Learning Extends Beyond the Classroom

Get Creative with Hands-On STEM Activities

Our Ready, Set, STEM Handbook is filled with engaging, at-home activities for elementary and middle school-aged kids. Best of all, these brand new activities can be completed as a family, so everyone can learn, imagine and invent together.

Learning Activities - Turn Any Room Into a Classroom

Creating with Confidence

Batty for Sound

Spin Your Way to Summer Fun

Sea-ing Your Way Across

Inductee-Inspired Activities
These fun activities are a great way for children to unwind and learn more about our inspirational Inductees.
Discover Innovative Role Models
Encourage your child to take our Innovation Icon quiz to find out which heroic inventor is most like them. Then, take on challenges that can unlock their own innovative superpowers!

Innovation Icon Quiz

Shrink Anything Challenge

Hyper Connection Challenge

Super Freeze Challenge

Super Senses Challenge

Laser Focused Challenge

Take a Virtual Field Trip

Thanks to our partnership with Google Arts & Culture, your family can discover all that our museum has to offer from the comfort of your home. You can also explore these links to tour our exhibits, read about our latest exhibits, and learn more about visionary inventors — our NIHF Inductees.

Explore the History of American Innovation

NIHF is committed to sharing the stories of world-changing inventors — stories of perseverance, ingenuity and overcoming obstacles in challenging times.

Let us help your young innovator learn valuable lessons and discover limitless inspiration.