MAKE the World a Better Place
Come explore the newest permanent addition to the Creative Arts Center: Maker-Space!

Children and families can use real materials and tools that will encourage creativity curiosity. Guests will be encouraged to tinker, repurpose, upcycle, take apart, put back together and anything else to make a discovery or creation all their own. 

Our Wish List
Omaha Children's Museum programming often uses household items in new and exciting ways for kids to imagine and create a one-of-a-kind project. If you have any of the following items you'd like to donate, please contact

  • Buttons               
  • Empty thread spools
  • Puzzle pieces
  • Scrapbook paper
  • Plastic lids (clean)
  • Shoe boxes and smaller gift boxes
  • Stickers               
  • Wheels from old toys
  • Old jewelry
  • Matte board
  • Silk flowers
  • CDs
  • Plastic containers (clean)
  • Toilet paper and paper towel tubes (free of any paper)
  • Magazines
  • Calendars
  • Greeting cards
  • sewing fabric
  • Plastic gears
  • Ribbons
  • Rick-rack and other trim               
  • Washers and nuts (medium sized)