Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! Exhibit Opens for the First Time Ever at Minnesota Children’s Museum on Jan. 19
Wild Kratts®: Creature Power®! Exhibit Opens for the First Time Ever at Minnesota Children’s Museum on Jan. 19St. Paul, Minn., Jan. 11, 2019 – Minnesota Children’s Museum and the creators of the PBS Kids series Wild Kratts® joined forces to create a new...
7 Reasons to Give a Gift Membership Looking for that perfect gift for a special family in your life? Give the gift of play! A membership to Minnesota Children’s Museum is a gift that keeps on giving all year long. There are so many reasons to give a museum...
I’ve spent tens of thousands of hours taking care of kids of every age, with a diversity of needs, developmental stages, experiences and disabilities. I’ve also spent hundreds of hours just observing children and their caregivers. Over time, all of these children have taught me a ton, and as a result, I have grown as a caregiver.
New Horizon Academy CEO Chad Dunkley recently attended an early childhood conference in Baltimore. At the conference, a professor from Georgetown University spoke about recent research on brain development. She spoke to the importance of serve and return.
It’s all natural, easy to find, fun to take and totally addictive in a good way. It’s called “real play” and your family doctor may soon remind you to make sure your children get a healthy dose of it every day. In a new clinical report, the American Academy of Pediatrics confirms that play is a powerful teacher.
When kids tell me that they are bored, I usually ask them to wait until I can find a chair so I can sit down while they tell me all about it. I want them to know how interested I am in their boredom, considering they are in a classroom full of friends and activities. They usually do not hang around long enough to tell me their woes because the underlying message is clear: their boredom is their responsibility.