Educational Activities for Kids, Families, and Educators

It has been a goal of the Loveland Museum for years to provide online educational content for parents and teachers, but with the current situation our communities are facing, the need for this resource has become even more apparent. There are many online resources for homeschooling and arts education, but when it comes to local relevance as it relates to curriculum and learning, we feel we have a vast amount of resources to share.

Our plan for the next several weeks is to update this page with several types of educational tools including:

  • Walking tours for families (art and history)
  • Fun history videos made for kids, by kids (from our archives)
  • Virtual exhibits
  • Resources for 2nd grade teachers and parents who will be missing their annual field trip, and will still need to teach this content at home

Please check back regularly from now until at least the end of April for updated content.

GET OUTSIDE & HAVE SOME FUN WITH ART AND HISTORY!

 Benson Sculpture Garden iSpy/Scavenger Hunts

Choose one or complete all of our new outdoor Benson Sculpture Garden activity cards. These activities will allow you to get outside, learn something new – all the while being safe. Check out the new downloadable cards below. Click here for a map of Benson Park.

Please be sure to practice social distancing while walking in Benson Sculpture Garden. For more information on social distancing in parks, please click here and click on “Parks and Recreation”.

Benson Park

Make sure to check back as we will be adding more Benson Park  fun, downtown Loveland scavenger hunts, Foote Lagoon Art exploration, and MORE!

Loveland History Fun

Learn more about Loveland’s history and the people who settled here with these activities. More will be coming soon!

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AWESOME ACTIVITIES BY THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION

The city’s Historic Preservation Commission, in partnership with the Loveland Museum, the Loveland Historical Society, and other local preservationists, created these historic walking and biking tours, as well as these awesome historic building activities.

Create Your Own Loveland Buildings

Walk/Bike Historic Downtown

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OUR PARTNERS

Check out these other links for more lessons, story times and more!

Loveland Public Library

Loveland Historical Society

United States Census Bureau- resoces for nts

Loveland Visitor’s Center

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HISTORY LESSONS

Learn more about Loveland and northern Colorado

Take this time at home to learn more about Loveland! These lessons provide background materials and activities. While several of these lessons are geared toward second graders and their local history curriculum, everyone will learn something from them!

Arapaho Tribes Coming soon

Mining and Gold Coming soon

Homesteaders and Pioneers Coming soon

Mountain Man Mariano Medina

  • Mariano Medina – read about this early settler and have fun coloring things and places related to him

Colorado Central Railroad Coming soon

Cherry Industry in Loveland Coming soon

Water and the CBT Coming soon