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3 Reasons to Expose Your Child to the Arts Early On

Dressing-up, putting on performances, creating music, painting…what do these things all have in common? These creative outlets all help children develop important social-emotional, physiological and cognitive skills according to the National Endowment for the Arts

Port Discovery launches new children’s theater series: Discovery Stage Series featuring Happenstance Theater's "Pinot & Augustine", Silly Goose & Val, & Story Tapestries with Arianna Ross

January 20th through March 31st, 2019 | Check event calendar for performance dates and times

Imaginations come to life in the Discovery Stage Series at Port Discovery Children’s Museum!

Port Discovery Celebrates Kick-Off of Construction on New Exhibits!

Port Discovery Children’s Museum officially kicked off construction on two new major exhibits – The Port Exhibit and a new four-story SkyClimber - on Friday, January 4, 2019 with a star-studded lineup of guest speakers and guests. 


Port Discovery & Guests Bid Farewell to KidWorks January 1, 2019

On January 1, 2019, Port Discovery and guests bid farewell to one of the Museum’s original exhibits, KidWorks.

 For over the last 20 years, KidWorks has encouraged children of all ages to be curious and take risks, while enhancing their social skills, hand-eye coordination and more!

 

Construction on New Exhibits Underway at Port Discovery!

Construction on New SkyClimber and Port Exhibit Underway;
Port Discovery to Remain Partially Open with Construction Zone Experience,
Pop-Up Play Space, and Educational Programs

 

Construction is Underway!

5 Reasons Why Music is Important for Early Childhood Development

When children are exposed to music and musical play, from the earliest of ages, the impact is quite profound.

As they explore music through play, they make discoveries about themselves and the world around them, develop a larger vocabulary and important pre-reading and math skills, and strengthen their social and emotional skills, as well as their actual musical development and appreciation.

3 Tips on How to Effectively Incorporate Music into Learning & Play at Home!

Children love music for numerous reasons like feeling competent when they learn the words to a new song, powerful when they bang a drum and proud when they create their very own dance.

3 Reasons Early Literacy Skills are Important for your Child

Did you know that early literacy development is an essential building block to your child’s future language, reading, and writing development and learning?

Family Reading Together in Here We Grow! Exhibit

Two Generations of Powerful, Purposeful Play

With your help, children who visit Port Discovery with big dreams can turn into parents who visit with dreams fulfilled!

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Written By: Matt Maher

John Shmerler on The Campaign for Port Discovery Children's Museum

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