Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley

Children's Museum of the Ohio Valley (CMOV) strives to stimulate the creativity and imaginations of young learners through interactive play. Exhibits at CMOV include a kid-friendly rock-climbing wall, a circuitry makeshop, soft play areas, woodworking makeshop, sand boxes, sewing makeshop, and more. Educational programs focus on topics in science, art, and cooking. Activities include making gooey slime, becoming a paleontologist to dig for dinosaur bones, and making art out of recycled materials. Scout badge programs in science, communication, and innovation are also available. Lunchtime can be accommodated for your group during your field trip visit.
 
Contact Info
Address: 1000 Main St, Wheeling, WV 26003. Ohio County. Tel: 304-214-5437. Website: www.cmovkids.org. Hrs: Vary, by appointment.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-5th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Science, Art.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Children's Museum Lesson Plan

Gravity, robotics, health and fitness, culture, engineering, environment, and art are just a few of the educational topics that young students can learn about and experiment with at children’s museums. Children’s museums provide hands-on, colorful, interactive exhibits that help young students learn about a variety of topics.... Continue