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“Let’s Play!” Signs Promote the Amazing Power of Play

MUSEUM NEWS “Let’s Play!” Signs Promote the Amazing Power of Play Bob Ingrassia, VP of External Relations 19 August 2016 It’s no surprise that we’re huge fans of play here at Minnesota Children’s Museum. We especially love seeing children get the time, space and...

Creativity Jam: The Best Children’s Exhibits Nationally

Creativity Jam: The Best Children’s Exhibits Nationally SARA KERR Director of Content and Communicationst Drills. Sewing machines. The curiosity cabinet. Do you remember our Creativity Jam prototype exhibit in 2014? A fabulous permanent version will return in our new...

Focused: When You Just Can’t Stop Playing!

It’s inevitable. It’s going to happen…..often. Your child will be completely engrossed in something when it is time to do something else. You kindly ask them to wrap up what they are doing, and their reaction appears as if they didn’t hear you. You remind them again. Still nothing. One final plea to finish up and this time, without even stopping what they are doing and looking up, they beg you for “5 more minutes.” As frustrating as this may be to us as parents for other reasons, this situation is also your child showing their ability to focus.

Museum Welcomes All Families for Eid Celebrations

NEWS Museum Welcomes All Families for Eid Celebrations Sara Kerr, Director Content & Communications 1 July 2016 Each year at the end of Ramadan, a day known as Eid, Muslim families around the world celebrate the breaking of their fast with a wonderful meal and a...

Play is More than “Just Fun” — It’s How Kids and Adults Learn

Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester is taking a powerful position that says one of the keys to helping our community tackle the challenges of today and the future will come from an unlikely source – and that’s play. Raising Awareness on the Power of Play “JUMBOJenga...

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