Homeschool Programs

Explore the Museum collections with other students and families through special programs scheduled throughout the year. The Museum also welcomes homeschool and cyber school groups to enhance student learning through our virtual and onsite field trip programs.

New to homeschooling or looking to stay connected with others learning at home?
Sign up for our Homeschool Programs mailing list to receive messages about upcoming homeschool programs, educator resources, or events for families. Let us know how we can help support your learning plans for this year by emailing us at education@pennmuseum.org.

Programs & Resources for Homeschooling Families

A young child participating in a virtual playdate.

At-Home Anthro Live

This free weekly virtual program is geared towards an elementary school audience. Join us at 1 pm every Tuesday for a 45-minute lesson that digs deeper into world cultures, archaeology, or anthropology with demonstrations of hands-on projects students can try in the classroom or at home.

A world map covered in passport stamps.

Virtual Passport Days

Choose from three Virtual Passport Days on select Fridays throughout the year. These low-cost experiences include two 45-minute live virtual sessions scheduled at 11 am and 1 pm. Registrants also gain access to a virtual classroom space full of digital activities, videos, and articles to further explore the theme throughout the day. Each student will receive a Virtual Passport worksheet to keep track of where they have “traveled” during each session.

Hands creating a piece of coil pottery.

Student & Family Activities

Browse activities designed for K-12 students and their families. Organized by theme, these resources include coloring sheets, word puzzles, hands-on activities, kid-friendly articles, and more!

Two people in the Lion Costume performing the Lion Dance in the Museum.

Family Programs

Our family-friendly programs—available all year!—broaden participants’ understanding of the world throughout history. Check out our Kids & Families page for upcoming virtual programs.

Schedule a program for your group

Can’t make it to our events? Groups of any size can schedule virtual or onsite programs with us at any time! Coordinate with a few families, invite your co-op, or let your cyber school or virtual learning team know about our programs for K–12 students. Get started by visiting our K-12 Programs webpage, or contacting our School Visit Coordinators at education@pennmuseum.org.