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Experiences and activities are designed to shine the light of playful learning in an otherwise stressful world.
Make yourself @Home for open-ended explorations of materials through Museum Exhibits & Studios, Outdoor Learning (when air quality permits), and Digital Experiences.
Play, Learn & Grow Together: Parenting resources help to empower families and amplify children’s insightful voices. Embrace the challenges of distance learning and "new normal"—head-on and hands-on—in the following areas:
- Social & Emotional Learning
- Language & Storytelling
- Nature & Environment
- Health & Wellness
- Inventiveness & Problem-Solving
Issue #4: The Art of Shaving Cream
Issue #5: Celebrating with PRIDE
Issue #6: How to Build a Nest
Issue #7: Explorations of Freedom
Issue #8: National Recreation Month
Issue #9: Mandela Day + World Listening Day
Issue #10: Make Waves with Water Play!
Issue #11: The ABCs of Loose Parts
Issue #12: Hope & Resilience @Home
Combine basic art supplies with repurposed everyday materials found in your home, yard, or imagination! Suggested activities for children and their adults are guided by our Reggio Emilia-inspired learning approach called Playful Inquiry.
While nesting @Home, explore these recommended reads for early learners:
PRIDE Month: A Reading Rainbow
Books on Nesting: Stories to Cozy Up With
Explorations of Freedom: Tales of Independence
Ride the Reading Rapids: Books on Water
Stories on Stories: Nurture the Narrative
Resilience Reads: Stories for Stressful Times