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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is a favorite field trip destination for both students and teachers. The museum provides exhibits, enriching learning experiences, and inquiry-based programs. Professional educators design museum experiences around Indiana’s Academic Standards in

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Program description

Grades K–2
Tuesdays, August 2018–May 2019
10, 10:45, and 11:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m.
40 minutes, 30 students
Every character has a story! In this interactive experience, students explore comic book characters and their “biographies.” They use art and literacy skills as they create a visual image of their character and construct his or her backstory.

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Program Detail

Program type: Field Trip
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Visual Arts
Subject: Fine Arts: Visual Arts, Language Arts
Population served: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Tuesdays, August 2018–May 2019
10, 10:45, and 11:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m.

Available times:

Tuesdays, August 2018–May 2019
10, 10:45, and 11:30 a.m.; 12:15 p.m.

Length of program: 40 minutes

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis

Fees / Ticketing:

Students: $6.50 each. One adult for every five students is free.


RL.2 – Key Ideas and Textual Support: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by identifying, describing, and making inferences about literary elements and themes
RL.4 – Connection of Ideas: Build comprehension and appreciation of literature by connecting literary elements and themes and analyzing how sensory tools impact meaning


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes
Connects to State (IDOE) and/or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes

Cancellation Policy

Please call 317-334-4000 to cancel a field trip reservation.


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