Children's Museum of the Highlands

Trip Guide

To help you as a teacher decide what the museum has to offer to your class, we have listed the different areas of learning that are available and which exhibit uses that concept.

Archaeology
  • The Way We Were
Art appreciation
  • Art Show
Career awareness
  • Doctor's Office
  • Fire Station
  • Grocery Store
  • Post Office
  • Bank
  • Theater
Cause and effect
  • Newton's Cradle
  • Waterworks
  • Golf Ball Raceway
Climbing
  • The Amazing Maze
  • Trolley
Colors
  • Post Office
  • Spell It Out
  • Imagination Station
Computer literacy
  • Computer Area
  • Bank
Cooperative interaction
  • Note Nook 
  • Waterworks
  • Bank
  • Post Office
  • Doctor's Office
  • Grocery Store
Creativity
  • House of Design
  • Sand Pendulum
  • Face Painting
  • Mask Area
  • Theater
Cutting
  • Mask area
Decision-making
  • Golf Ball Raceway
  • The Amazing Maze
  • Art Show
Electricity
  • Joe's Garage
  • Pedal Power
Experimentation with different types of music
  • Note Nook
Florida history
  • The Way We Were
  • Orange You Glad We Live in Florida
  • WKID TV Station
Gears
  • Joe's Garage
Geography
  • WKID TV Station
  • Travel Agency
Gravity
  • Sand Pendulum
  • Newton's Cradle
  • Golf Ball Raceway
Gross and fine motor skills
  • House of Design
  • The Way We Were
  • Sand Pendulum
  • Bubble Machine
  • Newton's Cradle
  • The Amazing Maze
  • Mask Table
Hand - eye coordination
  • Note Nook
  • Video Racer
  • Computer Area
  • Mask Table
Imagination
  • All Exhibits
Increased self confidence
  • Amazing Maze
Language and reading
  • Word Wall
  • Travel Agency
  • Grocery Store
  • Computer Area
  • Book Area
  • Sniff It
  • Spell It Out
Listening skills
  • Speed of Sound
  • Computer Area
Logical thinking
  • Golf Ball Raceway
  • The Amazing Maze
Magnets
  • Joe's Garage
Manual dexterity
  • Note Nook
Math
  • Bank
  • Grocery Store
  • Post Office
Measurements and shapes
  • Speed of Sound
  • Imagination Station
Mechanics of music production
  • Note Nook
Memory
  • The Way We Were
Mirror images
  • Bubble Machine
  • Make Up Table
  • Mask Table
  • The Theater Area
Money
  • Bank
  • Grocery Store
  • Post Office
Music Appreciation
  • Note Nook
Newton's law
  • Newton's Cradle
Olfactory discrimination
  • Sniff It
Patience
  • Pedal Power
  • Bubble Machine
Perseverance
  • Pedal Power
Physics of motion
  • Sand Pendulum
Positive reinforcement
  • Computer Area
Pulleys
  • Bubble Machine
  • Bank
Rhythm
  • Note Nook


Role playing
  • WKID TV Station
  • Grocery Store
  • Fire Station
  • Bank
  • Doctor's Office
  • Theater
Self presentation
  • WKID TV Station
Shape identification
  • House of Design
Share and take turns
  • All exhibits
Sorting
  • Grocery Store
  • Bank
  • Post Office
Sound
  • The Speed of Sound
  • Telephone Tubes
Spatial relationship
  • House of Design
Surface tension
  • Bubble Machine
Texture
  • House of Design
Tone discrimination
  • Note Nook
Transportation
  • Trolley
  • Airplane
  • Pedal Power
  • Orange You Glad You Live in Florida
Travel
  • Travel Agency
  • Airplane
  • Trolley
  • Imagination Station
Visual discrimination
  • Computer Area
  • The Amazing Maze
Water flow
  • Waterworks
  • Bubble Machine
Weather
  • WKID TV Station
  • Orange You Glad You Live In Florida
Weights and measures
  • Bank
  • Grocery Store
  • Post Office
"What a Great Place! Had to drag the kids out."
-  Reynolds Family, Lake Placid, Florida

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