Category Archives: Museum Fun at Home

How to take the fun of museums and re-create it at home or school

Bubbles!

I haven’t met kid yet who doesn’t like bubbles. Even if they don’t want to TOUCH it themselves they will usually get a kick out of chasing and popping them.  What I like about bubbles is that it is so … Continue reading

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Science Investigation with the Youngest Learners

I’ve been really lucky during my Cabinet of Curiosities adventure to have all kinds of people supporting me, giving me tips and “likes” and sharing contacts.  It has led me to some really interesting projects and made me stretch myself … Continue reading

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Ideas for a Budding Museum Founder

Someone wrote me a really intriguing message through Facebook the other day. I have a 7 year old son who often talks about running a museum with one of his good friends. I am just curious how you got interested … Continue reading

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Animals in Winter with Vienna Moms Inc.

This morning was, I think, the biggest program to date!  Vienna Moms Inc. (http://www.viennamoms.org/) hosted at Patrick Henry Library and we had a great turn-out of budding scientists! The biggest challenge with programs like that is to make sure that … Continue reading

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Animal Habitats with Burke Centre Library

I had so much fun working with the Burke Library on their “Animal Habitats” program!  It was  a really energetic crew of kids and they dove in without hesitation to the story and all the activities.  Weren’t able to make … Continue reading

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