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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

Allegis Volunteers at Port Discovery during Global Day of Service

Thank you Allegis for dedicating your time and talents to Port Discovery!

volunteers around table

Hundreds of Families Countdown to Kindergarten at Port Discovery

Hundreds of children and families from around Baltimore and beyond visited Port Discovery on National Kindergarten Day for Countdown to Kindergarten presented by Maryland 529!

Children dancing

5 Tips for Helping Your Child Transition to Preschool or Kindergarten

Starting preschool or Kindergarten is an exciting time for both you and your child – but as with any new experience, it can be a bit overwhelming.

Our Education Team has put together some tips to help you transition your child to preschool and Kindergarten so they are excited and ready to learn on their first day of school!

8 Skills To Work On to Prepare Children for Kindergarten

Do you have a child that will enter Kindergarten soon? Wondering what skills they should have before they enter the classroom and how you can help them work on those skills in fun, playful ways?

Check out tips from Port Discovery's Education Team below: 

Benefits of Preschool Programs

Ensuring a child is ready for Kindergarten – and school in general – starts long before Kindergarten registration gets underway.

The earlier your child is immersed in activities and environments that help them learn new skills, develop socially, and think of learning as fun, the more likely they are to have a successful start to Kindergarten.Enrolling children in preschool is a great way to prepare children and ready them for Kindergarten.

Preschool and Kindergarten Registration Checklist

We’ve teamed up with our partners at Baltimore City Public Schools to share tips and resources with you to help you prepare for preschool and kindergarten – including registration.

Here is a handy checklist of items you’ll need to prepare so that you can register your little one for preschool or kindergarten programs with Baltimore City Public Schools:

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