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Fun and Easy Ways to Connect Math with Literacy


Math is a way of measuring, sequencing, patterning and exploring shapes, volume and size.  Math for young learners should not be complex and can be incorporated into their daily routines. Below are various books that help teach mathematics to children. There are also activities listed to connect math with the literature.   Fish Eyes:  A Book You Can […]

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Prevent the Summer Slide


Prevent the Summer Slide No school, the main reason why kids love summer.  To kids no school means all fun and no learning.  As a result, kids often lag trying to get back in the swing of learning when they return to school in the fall.  The last thing that kids want to do during […]

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Fun STEM Boredom Busters for Vacation Week


by Krissy Cannizzo, Education Coordinator As a parent of two boys under ten years, I am always looking for fun, hands-on, educational activities to keep them engaged during vacation weeks.  Here are five of our  low-cost boredom busters your kids will be sure to enjoy! #1 DIY Mystery Maker Kits These are brown lunch bags filled […]

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Teach Your Family the Value of Giving Back This Season


As the leaves begin to change and the temperature starts dropping, it’s safe to say that the Fall season is officially underway.  Halloween costumes fill the stores and kids are bringing home more crafts coated with the colors of the season than can fit of the refrigerator door.  Plans of apple picking, pumpkin carving and […]

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Backyard Winter Fun!


“Did it snow?” The first words out of my daughter’s mouth in the morning when she’d heard there was a chance of snow the night before. “When can I go play in the snow?” Ever hear those words at your house? You can have so much winter fun outside!  After you’ve built the snowman, scourer […]

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Celebrating Robots


To wrap up mini-maker week at The Children’s Museum in Easton, innovator and designer Steve Norris was our special guest maker who helped us celebrate robots!   Steve brought three robots for the kids to interact with; Huey, Frank, and Butler-Bot. Huey: Color chasing robot Butler-Bot: robot made from a trashcan Frank: Face-detecting robot Huey is […]

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7 Movies for 7 Days of Fun!


Would you enjoy escaping the snow for a few hours? Luckily you have come to the right place. The Children’s Museum in Easton has created a list of movies that will have your whole family laughing, during these wintery times. You will enjoy the laughter these seven movies will bring to your family, as we […]

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How to Stay Active and Healthy in the Summer Time


Summertime is the best time to start becoming more physically active. With all the extra time your child has its important to make sure they have fun during summer vacation but also that they stay happy, active and healthy. Here are some ways to stay active and healthy in the summer: Keep them Hydrated: It’s […]

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Visitors have “Snow much Fun” at the Children’s Museum in Easton


 Who doesn’t love to cool down in the summer? The Children’s Museum in Easton recently had the Snow Queen as our special guest. Although she didn’t use her Ice Powers her performance provided a nice escape from summer.   The Snow queen sang three of her most popular songs and also read a story to the […]

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Summer Fun for Everyone: Tie Dye, Magic, and Smiling Faces


Summer can be a fun but difficult time. The weather is nice, there are tasty cold treats, and beach trips can consume your weekends. However, in between enjoying all the summer fun there are days when children get bored and antsy. Sometimes playing at home isn’t enough for them and they want to do more. […]

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