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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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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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Curious Creatures


This past Friday there were animals, feathered, scaled and fluffy at the Museum courtesy of Curious Creatures.  Not only did visitors have the chance to see the animals and learn about them, but they also had a chance to pet the animals as well.  Some of the many awesome animals that were at the Museum […]

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Tie Dye At Home


Who doesn’t love tie dye?  It’s a fun way to create a colorful piece of clothing that is unique every time.  Tie dyeing with kids however can feel complicated and get a little messy.  Here are some ideas and tips to help you make the most of tie dyeing a new piece of clothing. You’re […]

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Things To Do This Summer Part 3: Sunny Day Fun


Warm summer days are easy to plan for; no matter what, the kids can always have fun playing in the yard.   Trips to your local park, the zoo or one of the many wonderful museums in New England are always a fun way to fill up your summer.  Sometimes though, you just want to let […]

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Things To Do This Summer Part 2: Rainy Day Activities


It’s not as easy to keep kids entertained on rainy summer days. They don’t enjoy being cooped up inside the house all day long. Sure, they may enjoy watching a movie or playing a board game, but eventually they need a way to get that energy out. With all the recent rain, you and the […]

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Things To Do This Summer Part 1: Places to Go


Summer is here which means that kids are out of school and looking for ways to be entertained. If you’re looking for different ways to keep your kids entertained then we’ve got you covered. We’re starting with a list of different places that you can take the kids for some summer fun but we also […]

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Happy Birthday to…US!


We invite you to celebrate the 20th birthday of The Children’s Museum. Your participation and continous support in helping children and families become lifelong learners deserves applause..and cake! The Children’s Museum in Easton was founded in 1986 by four Easton residents, all mother of young children in search of hands-on educational experiences with their kids […]

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Hannaford Helps the Museum


February has been full of fantastic family-friendly programming, made possible thanks to Hannaford Supermarkets – this post is to show our gratitude! With winter outside and kids out of school, parents and caregivers are seeking fun, affordable activities for their kids. The Children’s Museum is a favorite choice for families from throughout Southeastern Massachusetts. Sponsored […]

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Dino-mite Dinosaurs


Museum Educator Michelle came by to teach a creative Dino-mite Dinosaurs arts and crafts class on Wednesday February 9! There were four tables of activities for children to have fun at and learn about dinosaurs. During one of the activities the children used brushes, scraping tools, and their hands to maneuver through molds to find […]

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