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With cardboard tubes, boxes and other recyclables, kids can experiment and build critical thinking skills in this fun STEM activity.
Kids and families everywhere are decorating their windows with hearts, rainbows and other art to spread messages of love and hope. Here are some ideas you can try at home and then hang in your windows.
Through art, kids build motor skills, communication, creative thinking and more. With school closed, you may be wondering how to include art instruction at home. Here are some ideas to try.
Coloring reduces stress and anxiety, improves focus and builds creative thinking skills. We’re grateful an amazing local illustrator we’ve, Kelsey King, has shared some of her original coloring pages with us.
Just because the zoos and aquariums are closed doesn’t mean you can’t see and learn about animals and sea life from around the world.
Since schools have been closed, many libraries, authors and even celebrities have been offering virtual storytimes via their websites and social media channels. Here are some of our favorites.
You may be wondering if your kids are stressed or how this will affect them. To get expert advice on this topic, we reached out to Megan Gunnar, a Regents Professor and Distinguished McKnight University Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. She’s also the chair of the museum’s Research Advisory Council.
Minnesota Children’s Museum is closed for now, but we are still committed to helping kids and families grow and learn through play.
We know this is a challenging time.
One of our exhibit developers created a list to help shape her 7-year-old son’s day while school is closed. This list has received a lot of positive responses on social media. We recently asked Michelle her intention behind this list and tips she has for other parents.
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