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5 Easy & Fun Fall Activities for Kids & Families in Maryland

Temps are beginning to change, the new school year is quickly approaching, and halloween costume requests are soon to follow...fall is upon us, Fans of Play!
 

5 Easy & Fun Fall Activities for Kids & Families in Maryland

Activities & Stories to Celebrate the Summer Solstice as a Family

Ahh...the summer solstice! Take advantage of the longest day of the year and make plans to celebrate this astronomical event with your family!


T-Mobile & Port Discovery Children’s Museum Brings 500 Free Educational PlayPacks to Harford County Residents

Port Discovery Children’s Museum and T-Mobile are partnering to bring educational PlayPacks directly to Harford County, Maryland residents in collaboration with the Harford County Public Library system.

T-Mobile PlayPacks for Harford County Residents

Port Discovery Children’s Museum at Robinson Nature Center - Spring 2021

Why Art is Important for Kids + Fun Art Activities for Kids

As parents and educators, we know that children not only crave – but need – opportunities for creative play, expression, and thinking. Here are some of the ways that Art Play helps children develop important skills - and some ideas for incorporating art and play into your child's routine! 

3 Self Care Tips for Kids (& Parents!)

No matter your age, it’s important to take time for yourself, de-stress and enjoy self care.

3 Self Care Tips for Kids (& Parents!)

Art at Home: How-To DIY: Washable Paint & Car Decoration!

Although Artscape may not be happening this year, people all over Baltimore City are finding ways to celebrate the annual summer tradition!

Art Everywhere Play Tips

A Kids' Guide: Exploring Your Emotions Through Colors

Easy Activites for Kids to Express and Explore Their Emotions

Health & Wellness Play Tips

Colors Can Show Feelings, Too! Here are some tips for encouraging your little ones to explore and express their emotions with colors!

STEM At Home: Beginner Science Vocabulary for Kids

Science Vocabulary for Kids and Parents with FREE PDF Download! 

STEM At Home

STEM at Home: Bouncy Egg Experiment

Would you believe us if we told you we could make an egg bounce without breaking? 

Fans of Play, get ready for an easy-peasy science experiment that will have you scratching your head wondering how, too! We'll be turning an ordinary egg into a rubbery-feeling bouncy-egg! 

Materials Needed: 

  • An Egg
  • Glass or jar 
  • White Vinegar 

Step 1: Gently and carefully place raw egg in shell in the glass or jar

Step 2: Fill the glass or jar with white vinegar until the egg is completely submerged 

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