Category: PlayBlog

Why We Talk about Racism and Racial Justice

Why We Talk about Racism and Racial Justice

Why does Minnesota Children’s Museum talk about the serious and challenging topics of racism and racial inequities? The museum’s vice president for external relations tackled these questions in the latest issue of Hand to Hand, a newsletter published by the Association of Children’s Museums.

Play Kits Spark Joy for Kids in Community

Play Kits Spark Joy for Kids in Community

Since Fall 2021, we’ve packed up and distributed almost 400 free Tinker Kits to organizations around the Twin Cities area – with hundreds more being packed and sent out over the coming months. And the response so far has been overwhelmingly positive!

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Celebrating Black History Month

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Celebrating Black History Month

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Celebrating Black History Month The month of February is nationally recognized as Black History Month, a month dedicated to exploring the stories and accomplishments of African Americans throughout U.S. history. Below, we’ve gathered some...
Fizzy Bubbles

Fizzy Bubbles

Play Activity Idea: Make Fizzy Bubbles Learn about basic chemical reactions with this easy and entertaining science experiment. Three simple ingredients combine to create a surprising and colorful bubbly reaction. What You’ll Need Baking Soda White vinegar Food...
Bringing the North Shore to Life

Bringing the North Shore to Life

The Making of Shipwreck Adventures Home Bringing the North Shore to Life Although exploring a sunken ship at the bottom of the lake is central to Shipwreck Adventures, the exhibit reaches beyond the water. By stepping into cliffs and coves and walking under...

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