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At the Iowa Children's Museum, our commitment to play extends beyond our museum walls. We bring active learning directly into neighborhoods, community organizations, and your home.

ICM2Go Summer Events

Come play with our team at various locations throughout the summer!

We host regular outdoor events in parks throughout the community each summer through the ICM2Go program. We are also an active participant in various festivals, markets, and community gatherings.

Details about Summer 2024 events will be available this spring.

Eye See ‘Ems

Visit each monster in the community and find the things they gobbled up!

What can you find?! Constructed from reused materials and found objects, each Eye See ‘Em Monster is a free-standing installment in this public art and eye spy experience.

Located in Coral Ridge Mall, between the food court and ice skating rink

Find the things Robin gobbled up:

  • a musical instrument
  • a paintbrush
  • a polar bear
  • a firefighter helmet
  • 2 ladybugs
  • 3 slices of watermelon
  • a little red frog
  • 5 cars
  • the number 6
  • a tiny red screwdriver

Hibernating at The ICM.
Returning to the community soon!

Find the things Mel gobbled up:

  • a toothbrush
  • a flashlight
  • a sandwich
  • a little yellow turtle
  • sunglasses
  • 2 musical instruments
  • 3 airplanes
  • the number 4
  • 5 bananas
  • a very small smile

Located at Green State Credit Union
2340 Edgewood Rd SW in Cedar Rapids

Find the things Irene gobbled up:

  • cob of corn
  • a pickle
  • a sideways squirrel
  • 2 dinosaurs
  • 3 brunches of broccoli
  • 4 cars
  • a 5 dollar bill
  • at least 6 frogs
  • a very small drink

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Located in the children’s section
of North Liberty Library

Find the things Lou gobbled up:

  • a musical instrument
  • a dinosaur
  • an egg
  • a teapot
  • a toothbrush
  • 2 skateboards
  • 3 astronauts
  • 4 sea creatures
  • the number 5
  • a tiny origami swan

Build Your Own Skatepark

Check out this Notion of Motion exhibit game at home as you experiment with how the shape and elevation of a ramp will affect the skateboard’s trajectory! Can you complete all 5 challenges?

At-Home Activities And Fun

When you’re looking for fun activities at home, check out ICM Coloring Pages & Activity Sheets or playlists on our YouTube channel. New videos are added all the time, so check back often!

At Home Activities

Check out activities that can be completed with a few basic household items.
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Art Club

Turn your craft dials up to 11. Let’s make some art!
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Kinder Sing Along

You can sing, dance, and get moving with us during Kinder Sing-Along!
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Let’s Learn ASL

Let’s Learn ASL

Join PLAYologists Alexa and Fatima as we learn about American Sign Language.
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Show & Tell

A sneak peek into our community to see what folks have been creating!
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Pete on the Street

Follow along with Pete as we learn more about businesses in our community!
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