Play At Home Blog

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

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!

Mother’s Day Craft: No-Mess Tape Resist Painting

May 8, 2020

Need a DIY idea for Mother’s Day? Educator Hilary has a no-mess craft that you can personalize for your special mom!

Toilet Paper Towers: Construction Play

May 6, 2020

Got kiddos who love to stack and build? Got lots of extra toilet paper? Then we have the activity for you! Join Jess and put all those extras rolls to work!

Raising Charitable Children

May 4, 2020

#GivingTuesdayNow is Tuesday, May 4th! We have some tips for how to help your community by raising charitable children.

Chia Slime (edible, but not tasty)

May 2, 2020

Watch this hyperlapse video then try making your own slime using safe taste-able ingredients!

PANDEMIC PARENTING – When Truth is Stranger Than Fiction…

May 1, 2020

Whitney Fogg, Director of Human Resources, shares her very real (and often hilarious) trials and tribulations of pandemic parenting.