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The Power of Open-Ended Questions

The Power of Open-Ended Questions

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.

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Make Memories Over MEA. Come Play!

Make Memories Over MEA. Come Play!

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.

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The Art of Face Painting

The Art of Face Painting

One of the museum’s most popular activities — Paint Your Own Face — provides such freedom and empowers kids to build creative thinking and social skills, confidence and coordination while they doodle, draw, color and create masterpieces on their own faces.

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Making Machines in The Studio

Making Machines in The Studio

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.

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