For Families

Workshops

COSI offers in-depth and hands-on exploration of science topics led by trained Team Members. Save on many workshops with your COSI Membership!

Workshop Categories

Afterschool Workshops

COSI offers 45-to-60-minute K-12 Afterschool Workshops designed just for afterschool providers that meet the Ohio New Learning Standards and the needs of each school and K-12 student. Each workshop accommodates up to 30 students.

Early Childhood Family Workshops

For Families With Children Ages 18 months - 6 years.

Bring your toddler and your preschooler to the same workshop! These family workshops were designed for children of mixed ages and their adult participants to engage together in hands-on activities exploring the world around them. We’ll be scientists together, as we dig deeper with the COSI floor team in our “Meet the Scientist” experience.

Infant Workshops

Early Childhood Workshops

Essential Resources for School Readiness
Infant Workshops: Science exploration for ages 6–17 months

COSI’s Infant Workshops are designed for infants and their favorite adult to explore their environment through hands-on sensory activities that help develop social, cognitive, and motor skills and allow for creative expression. COSI’s Infant Workshops meet once for one hour inside little kidspace™ on COSI’s Level 2.

Toddler Workshops

For children ages 18-36 months.

Each month’s workshop experience is designed for you and your toddler to investigate through hands-on activities that enrich the development of social, cognitive, and fine motor skills with lots of time creating and exploring together. COSI’s Toddler Workshops meet once for one hour inside little kidspace™ on COSI’s Level 2.

Preschool Workshops

For children ages 3-5 years.

COSI’s preschool workshops are specially designed for children ages 3-5 years and their favorite adult to explore the world around them. We’ll be scientists together as we dig deeper with the COSI floor team in our “Meet the Scientist” experience. Preschool workshops run from 10am to 11:30am.

Homeschool Workshops

Parents, learn with your children using materials that you might not have at home (LEGO® Mindstorm Robots, COSI’s Adventure and Labs In Life exhibits and more) to better understand real and relevant science concepts. Participants socialize with other young scientists while exploring science careers, too!

Homeschool Workshops for Elementary & Middle Grades, Homeschool Workshops for High School Grades