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Make Time for Storytime

Make Time for Storytime

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.

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Play Helps Reduce Stress

Play Helps Reduce Stress

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.

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7 Winter Activities to Try at Home

7 Winter Activities to Try at Home

In need of fun home activities to keep your kids busy during the winter months? You’re in luck! Below are seven open-ended activities to help you keep your kids busy, while exercising their body and mind. See how many you can try! 

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2020 Exhibits Schedule

2020 Exhibits Schedule

Next year is sure to bring huge smiles, lots of memories and never-ending learning opportunities at Minnesota Children’s Museum. Now is the perfect time to give a special family in your life a gift membership.

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Cultivating Curiosity in Your Child

Cultivating Curiosity in Your Child

All babies are born curious and have a natural instinct to explore, discover, and learn about the world around them. Here are a few simple tips you can do to help nurture their curiosity and foster a love of learning.

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