Join a midwinter feast celebrating light in the darkest part of the year. Sample ancient festive beverages, search out art from many cultures featuring light and fire and drive out the darkness with music and dance. $10; Salem residents, free. >>
Kids and adults work together to find buried bones, hidden messages, a sneaky snake, a literally shocking machine, a musical zebra, live animals, and a book by a cat. Kids must be accompanied by adults, and vice versa—teams with only adults or only kids are not permitted on this hunt. Kids must be accompanied by adults, and vice versa—teams with only adults or only kids are not permitted on >>
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays this summer from July 7 through Aug 21 "Come Play with History" Tuesdays and Thursdays: Old fashioned games on the lawn at 10:30 a.m.
Fridays: Old Fashioned Fun “Make it & Take it” at 10:30 a.m.
The Claflin-Gerrish-Richards House in Wenham has stood on Main Street since the 1660s. Along the way, it has been home to four families, withstood the tensions of >>
Bring the whole family and celebrate Labor Day Weekend with games and excitement for everyone!
You're invited to join the fun on these days! You will be able to:
Play baseball the way early New Englanders did
Make a craft
Join a game of French and English (Tug of War)
Meet the oxen in training
Try your hand at marbling paper
Watch 19th-century magic with Bob Olson
Chemists from all over the United States will be in Boston for their annual conference, and they want to come to Boston Children’s Museum to play with you! Find out what it’s really like to be a chemist, explore the chemistry of candy, use the science of density to create a beautiful toy, and discover what “iron fortified cereal” really means. >>
Join us on the Wharf for our first ever Boston Children’s Museum Craft Fair! Support local craftspeople and artists as you find that one-of-a-kind item for your own family or for a friend. All of our vendors will hail from the Boston area and will offer a wide range of both useful and whimsical goods created by local families, for local families. You’ll even have a chance to develop your DIY >>
Shop a wonderful assortment of crafts, artisan goods, jewelry, and vintage finds from over 40 vendors. Check out the fire safety demonstrations by the Wenham Fire Department and enjoy family activities and games on the museum lawn. The food truck from Fat Belly BBQ will also be on site! >>
Summertime veggies are great for eating, but also fun for exploring! Experiment with a variety of food found in the garden to compare and contrast, look at the inside and outside, and create a work of art almost good enough to eat! Drop in. 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.