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Enrichment Articles

Ask the Teacher

Smooth back to school transitions, speech self-consciousness and vacation absences By Deb Krupowicz The first few weeks of school seem to wreak havoc on my family....more»

Research to Real World

Mommy, Daddy, Read it Again! Tonya Bergeson-Dana, PhD You may have seen the newest recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics that pediatricians include reading to babies and young children ...more»

The Merits of Music

Do you play CDs during car rides or allow your toddler to bang pots and pans together while you cook? You may be doing more for your child than you think....more»

Preschool Enrichment Programs

The preschool years are a special time in a child’s life. If your little one falls in the two-to- five age group, you’re probably ready to explore some new ways to help him or her learn and ...more»

Investing in the Arts

Thoughts of back to school often have parents also contemplating the best way to fill all of those after school hours....more»

Six ways for families to enjoy the new Indianapolis Cultural Trail

More than ten years in the making, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick celebrated its official opening in May with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and "Get Down On It," a day-long ...more»

Get creative at the IMA!

Encourage your child’s creativity at the IMA’s new Star Studio — a fun space for play and art-making (like using Hot Wheels as stamps to create tire tracks on paper in the artwork pictured ...more»

Exploring Summer Interests

Summer break is fast approaching, and while kids relish their first structure-less days off, it’s only a matter of time before restlessness sets in. Parents: listen up! Summer is the perfect time ...more»

Interview with Jeff Kinney, author and illustrator of The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

Following his great success, one of Jeff Kinney’s personal indulgences was purchasing the home next door to his Plainville, MA residence. The space has become his office and studio, A Diary of ...more»

Introducing Your Child to the Arts

This summer, 6-year-old Uma Manning and her brother, 10-year-old Jackson, took a week-long art camp at the Indianapolis Museum of Art....more»
Indiana Historical Society: circus day
Childrens museum