Play At Home Blog

Keep checking back every week for new activities, videos, and resources!

Talking with Children About Racial Injustice

June 1, 2020

We’ve gathered some resources to use when talking to young children about racial injustice.

Meet the 2020 Volunteer Scholarship Recipient

May 29, 2020

Each year, the Children’s Museum awards a $1,000 scholarship to a volunteer that has been active during the past year.

Splatter Painting Fort Fun

May 27, 2020

Join Pamela as she plays with paint ala Jackson Pollock to make a fancy fort!

Make Your Own Paint

May 25, 2020

No paint at home? No problem! We’ll walk you through how to make your own.

Sink or Float?

May 23, 2020

Pamela teaches us all about Archimedes and making predictions as we test to see if objects sink or float!

Bringing the Basics to Baking (Talk, Sing & Point)

May 22, 2020

Children’s Museum educator Hilary shares some simple strategies to making baking a great learning opportunity with your child…and it’s fun!

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

May 20, 2020

Get ready to go on a scavenger hunt!

Crafting with Cans

May 16, 2020

Get ready to upcycle those used food cans!

A bedtime story by Judy Sierra, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Talk & Point with The Sleepy Little Alphabet

May 11, 2020

Tired of the same old approach to bedtime stories? Join Hilary as she uses The Basic: Talk Sing and Point to share a book in a slightly different way- no reading required!

Dyed Noodle Necklaces

May 9, 2020

a colorful spin on a classic project! HINT: These would make wonderful Mother’s Day gifts!