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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.

Salute the Troops: November 11th, 2019 - January 1, 2020

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

Here We Grow! Exhibit at Maryland State Fair

Here We Grow! Exhibit to be Featured in the 137th My Maryland State Fair Innovation Station

 
Baltimore, MD –  Port Discovery Children’s Museum’s agricultural-themed Here We Grow! Exhibit will be on display in the Innovation Station at The Maryland State Fair beginning Friday, August 24 through Monday, September 3. Designed to teach children about agriculture through fun, playful activities, the exhibit encourages children to climb aboard a wooden tractor, build push-pull tools based on actual farm tools, and more.
 

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!

Profile of Devon

Written By: Matt Maher

The A, B, C’s of visiting Port Discovery this Summer

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

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