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November 01, 2012

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Engaging multiple generations in story sharing

The holidays are almost here which sometimes can add extra stress to our already busy lives. But let's remember that one of the most important parts about the holiday season is celebrating families and sharing experiences with them....more»
October 01, 2012

Lights-On or Lights-Off?

How to know which type of haunted house is right for your child

By the beginning of October, many children are already excitedly telling their parents what they want to be for Halloween and looking forward to a trip through their neighborhood to gather as many sweet treats as their bags can hold....more»
July 01, 2012

New Early Childhood Learning Experiences Coming to The Children's Museum

The closing of Playscape and the opening of a new gallery!

This summer, changes will come to The Children's Museum as the preschool-based exhibit Playscape closes in order to let museum staff prepare for a new early childhood learning gallery coming next year! Playscape has been serving children ages 0-5 for more than 30 years and has become a beloved space within The Children's Museum....more»
June 01, 2012

Kindergarten Readiness

Your child is five or soon will be five. You are excited for your child to begin "real" school, and you may be wondering "Is my child ready for kindergarten?" Children are not innately "ready" or "not ready" for school....more»
May 01, 2012

Cars with 'Tude - You Design It!

At-home activity provided by The Children's Museum

This month, The Children's Museum opens the new exhibit Hot Wheels For Real™ featuring both toy-size and life-size Hot Wheels® vehicles....more»
April 01, 2012

Make a Newspaper Seed Pot!

At-home activity provided by The Children's Museum

Children are never too young to get excited about helping Mother Earth. They love to learn about plants and even about growing their own plants....more»
March 01, 2012

Test Your Family's Skills with an Adventure Vehicle Challenge

At-home activity provided by The Children's Museum

At The Children's Museum we are gearing up for the opening of LEGO® Travel Adventure! In this temporary exhibit, visitors will be asked "Where do you want to go?" and "How will you get there?" Using LEGO bricks, children and their families will build vehicles to challenge their imagination and creativity to go to some fantastic destinations! In the Family Programs department we create programs for the entire family that tie into our museum exhibits....more»
February 01, 2012

Exploring the Science of Flight

CSI: Flight Adventures at The Children's Museum

On Feb. 25, The Children's Museum is opening CSI: Flight Adventures, a new experience exploring the science of flight....more»
January 01, 2012

At Home Archaeology Activity with Your Preschooler

'Hide and Seek!' activity helps develop observational skills

Check out this fun archaeology activity The Children's Museum Preschool students participated in. You can do this at home with your preschooler....more»
December 01, 2011

Museum Note

Enjoy Jolly Days at The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Celebrate the Holidays

Children's Museum - Indianapolis! What was the best gift Santa ever brought you? Was it a dollhouse? An Erector Set? An awesome bicycle? As a child, the holiday season is the highlight of the year and even as an adult you still remember your favorite presents, baking cookies with grandma, sledding with siblings and drinking hot chocolate in front of a fire....more»
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