Come dig in the dirt and discover the world of plants! Learn together with hands-on activities that show us why plants are such an important part of our daily lives. Munch on some snacks while learning the different parts of plants. Explore our amazing collection of Glass Flowers with a botanical eye. Do a real flower dissection as a family and compare the diversity of flower configurations. >>
Make simple circuits, test conductors and use citrus to create electricity. Watch a Van de Graaff generator demonstration and learn all about energy saving tricks! Recommended for ages 5 and up; presented in partnership with online parent resource Kidoinfo. Free with admission. >>
Our traveling exhibit, Design! Build! KEVA! is back! What will you build with 15,000 KEVA planks? Every hardwood maple KEVA plank is the same—no sorting, no glue, no special pieces, no connectors—just simple stacking. Join us for our opening day for a chance to win a 200 piece KEVA set of your own! Participate in special KEVA challenges: KEVA and Cups. Two materials, endless possibilities. >>
The vibrant community of Healthyville® is home to residents of all ages who try every day to live active, healthy lifestyles. This exhibit provides children and adults with hands-on opportunities to explore nutrition and fitness in ways that help them understand their bodies, understand the importance of making healthy choices and apply concepts in everyday situations. Through September 7. >>
This summer, Providence Children’s Museum hosts My Sky, a temporary exhibit visiting from Boston Children’s Museum that encourages families to look up and be inspired by the wonders of the universe. My Sky invites children and adults to investigate the sun, moon and stars together in an immersive environment as they explore close-up images of the sun; gaze through a telescope to study the >>
This summer, Providence Children’s Museum hosts My Sky, a temporary exhibit visiting from Boston Children’s Museum that encourages families to look up and be inspired by the wonders of the universe. My Sky invites children and adults to investigate the sun, moon and stars together in an immersive environment as they explore close-up images of the sun; gaze through a telescope to study the stars and planets; invent new constellations; meet scientists, artists and others who are inspired by the sky above; and much more! Through Sept. 7. Free with admission. <<
This was a great article written by Dr. Anne Paris. I love the ideas and tools she gives to use. I have all three of the Empathy Way books and can't wait to read them to my Grandkids so that they can become Caring Empathetic Children and later teens, which is so important, especially in this world we live in. I can't wait to see what Dr. Paris has for us next!
Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.