You probably ask your child lots of questions every day. But did you know that how you ask your child questions has a big impact. By asking open-ended questions, you help boost critical and creative thinking, spark communication skills and much more. And, the best part is, it’s easy to do.
Minnesota Children’s Museum offers lots of exciting activities to make your MEA weekend extra fun this year. Explore our 10 memory-making permanent exhibits – such as the four-story climber, laser maze and wacky car wash – and be sure to check out our new special experiences as well.
If you haven’t made a trip to Minnesota Children’s Museum yet, you’ll want to get here before our special summer experiences are gone.
This summer, kids are experimenting, taking risks, problem solving and more as they step into the role of illustrator, storyteller and inventor in the Rube GoldbergTM: The World of Hilarious Invention! exhibit.
Summer camps, sports practices, music lessons and maybe a road trip or two. Is your family’s summer schedule getting crowded? It’s a good time to remember to carve out time for good old-fashioned play – getting dirty, goofing off and making up your own rules.
Visitors will explore the six types of simple machines, discover how they function and build their own machines using a variety of materials and tools in this new experience.