Posts Tagged ‘Children’s Museum in Easton’

Chinchillas and Bunnies and Frogs, Oh My!

The Children’s Museum was thrilled to welcome Matt of Animal World Experience on Thursday. After several weeks of voting for our favorite animals, the votes were counted and Matt brought in the winners! Including:Rudy – A Chinchilla whose breed has become endangered because they have the softest fur in the world and have unfortunately been…

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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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The Museum Serves Special Needs Students

You may not know . . . Since 2005, students from The Education Cooperative (TEC) in Dedham have worked as Museum volunteers. These students, with moderate to intensive disabilities, partner with Museum staff to teach arts and crafts, assist with science programs and offer special activities to Museum visitors. TEC works in partnership with school…

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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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Ahoy Mateys!

On Thursday, February 17th, the Children’s Museum hosted Awesome Robb’s very first Pirate Adventure! Robb took his young mateys on a journey from here to England, Hungary, and China. Some enthusiastic young pirates volunteered to help Robb overcome obstacles along the way, like finding his pirate flag and searching for treasure! Here, special helper Rafaila…

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Valentine Sweets

The Children’s Museum kicked off the weekend with all kinds of Valentine’s Day activities. Art Exploration (held most Fridays from 10-10:45am) kept kids busy creating all kinds of Valentine’s Day art at several stations. Kids learned how to beautifully blend colors to paint their paper hearts and created their own 3D collage, made entirely out…

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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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Laundry Basket Bonanza!

The snow was great for the first few storms. My kids were playing outside almost all day. In fact, they played outside so much that their ski pants and gloves are wearing out. Unfortunately the stores are no longer stocking winter items…but I guess that’s a good thing…it’s a sure sign that spring is on…

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Snow Clay – A Fun, Warm Alternative to Real Snow!

With all the snow we’ve been getting, it helps to have some fun indoor activities on hand that incorporate creativity and fun. The following is an excellent project to inspire kids to imagine and innovate, while also keeping them warm and busy. Easy to make and long-lasting, this snow clay is the perfect alternative to…

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Scarecrow Stomp

Summer is finally over, and this past weekend we celebrated the transition into Fall in a big way! On Sunday September 19th, we had a lot of Fall-themed activities and projects to kick off the season. The biggest attraction was the Scarecrow Stomp, where families brought in their old and used clothing and turned them…

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