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Does your little one love putting on plays? Are they interested in puppets? Do they enjoy make-believe and pretend? If you answered yes, be sure to check out our theater activities custom made for kids to try out at home! 

Port Discovery's At Home Play Tips & Resources is generously sponsored by M&T Bank

Puppet Play Tips for Parents 

Puppet Play Tips for Parents

Why should we celebrate puppets? Not only do puppets spur the imagination of children - and adults - when played with, but little learners are also developing and enhancing essential early childhood skills! Check out Port Discovery's three tips on why to add puppetry and puppets into playtime with your kiddo! 

Puppet Play Tips for Parents

At Home Theater: Level 1 

At Home Theater: Level 1

Join Ms. Cailin and walk through creating at-home theater characters (think a mermaid, dragon, and more!) together with simple objects you can find around your house!

At Home Theater: Level 1

At Home Theater: Level 2

At Home Theater: Level 2Join Mr. Derek as he walks through creating different types of transportation (think cars, spaceships, submarines and more!) with simple objects you can find around your house for at-home theater shows!

At Home Theater: Level 2

A Storytelling Opera-Tunity: Exploring Nessun Dorma 

A Storytelling Operatunity - Exploring Nessun Dorma

Opera is a form of storytelling, but the story is told by singing instead of talking. Pretty cool, right? If your little one likes stories about adventure, heroes and princesses, pirate ships, monsters, and funny moments of people pretending to be other people, opera is for you!

A Storytelling Opera-Tunity: Exploring Nessun Dorma

At Home Theater Level 3: Puppet Making

At Home Theater Level 3 Play Tips: Puppet Making

Puppets are a great tool to help children use their imagination, convey emotions, and develop fine motor skills. Check out our blog for fun and simple ways to create puppets using household items!

At Home Theater Level 3: Puppet Making

At Home Theater Level 4: Sound

At Home Theater Level 4: Sound

Check out our blog for easy-peasy ways to add awesome sound effects to your at-home theater productions! 

At Home Theater Level 4: SoundCreate Your Own Instrument & Name That Sound Free PDF Download

A Storytelling Opera-Tunity 

A Storytelling Operatunity with Port Discovery Children's Museum

Port Discovery Educator Miss. Cailin’s in-house performance has been adapted for online! Enjoy an activity to dive into the wonderful, exciting world of opera from the comfort of your own home!

A Storytelling Opera-Tunity

Original Character Design Challenge

Original Character Design Challenge with Port Discovery Children's Museum

Port Discovery Friends, gear up for a fun activity that’s all about self expression! In this activity, you're going to design some ‘Mini Me’s’ and Original Characters, or “O.C.’s”.

Original Character Design Challenge

3 Ways to Celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day

3 Ways to Celebrate Talk like a Pirate Day

Celebrated every year since 1995, this silly holiday is a great chance to let your imagination fly. Put on your peg leg and eye patch, because we have some great ways to have pirate play!

3 Ways to Celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day

Port Discovery's At Home Play Tips & Resources is generously sponsored by M&T Bank

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