Behind the Scenes – Forces at Play

Behind the Scenes – Forces at Play

Behind the Scenes - New Forces at Play Gallery It won’t be long before we open the first new permanent exhibit in our expanded and renovated museum in downtown St. Paul. Forces at Play in the 3M Gallery will welcome visitors in August. This exhibit will be a blast –...
Parents Agree: Let’s Make More Time for Play

Parents Agree: Let’s Make More Time for Play

Does your family have a hectic schedule? Do you wish you could find more time for your children to run around and play? Does it seem like you played more when you were a kid? If you answer “Yes” to any of those questions, you’ve got a lot of company. Minnesota...
Play Under Pressure Media Release

Play Under Pressure Media Release

Children Often Too Busy to Play, Survey of Parents Finds Hectic Family Schedules Crowd Out Play Time; Less Play Reduces Opportunities for Children to Develop Essential Skills St. Paul, Minn. – Busy family schedules, screen time and safety worries are putting a...
More Proof that Play Unlocks Innovation

More Proof that Play Unlocks Innovation

Minnesota Children’s Museum hosted our second Pints & Play event on Tuesday evening at Bauhaus Brew Labs in northeast Minneapolis – and ran a fun experiment. Here’s how: We split people into two groups and gave each a set of Rigamajig building materials (wooden...
What Is #PlayMoreMN All About?

What Is #PlayMoreMN All About?

Ever feel in your gut that we’re putting kids under too much pressure these days? Hurry up or we’ll be late. Did you practice today? Where’s that assignment you’re supposed to turn in? Pay attention or you’ll never learn. Not now. At...

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