Skip to main content Buy Tickets
Online

Port Discovery is open for play! Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance of your visit. All COVID-19 protocols remain in place at this time, including required mask wearing for all visitors ages 2+. Find Hours of Operation and Plan Your Visit and Purchase Tickets Today! 
 

Content geared towards parents of school-age children

Spring Family Fun: Painting With Slinkys!

Enjoy this new spingtacular way of painting! 

Painting with Slinkys

This is a colorful and fun art activity that can be done inside (providing there is enough floor space) or outside (which is probably better because it is MESSY, Fans of Play)! 

How-To Paint with Slinkys:

Outdoor Activities For Families

Enjoy the fresh outside air with your family when you enjoy these hands-on activities! 

Nature printing

Spend time outdoors with your family as you enjoy these new activity ideas great for all ages! 

Sensory Play: DIY Activities for Home!

The best part? Most of the things you'll need you probably already have!

Sensory Wall

Sensory play is not only easy-peasy, but it helps develop your kiddo's senses of sight, taste, sound, touch and smell and ability to learn using them in day to day life! Port Discovey loves sensory play - so we're sharing some of our favorite sensory play activity ideas to enjoy right at home!

Puppet Play Tips for Parents

3 tips about how puppets help children learn 

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 below: 

Spring Activities for Families

Winter blues, be gone!

Boy holding up puppets on sticks

Spring is on its way and we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy blossoming flowers, fresh sunshine and all new family fun!

Looking for ways to get out and about this spring season? Take a peek at our list of five spring activities for kids and families!

Celebrating Black History Month with Your Child

Celebrating Black History Month with Your Child

Since the 1970s, the month of February has been devoted to recognizing the heritage, accomplishments and culture of African Americans.

$2 Family Fun Night presented by Maryland 529 – January 17, 2020

Play & learn for just $2 per person on Friday, January 17th!

$2 Family Fun Night presented by Maryland 529

Kids Eat Free at Phillips Seafood with Port Discovery Wristband!

Played up an appetite at Port Discovery? We’ve got a yummy treat for you!

Phillips Seafood logo

Making the Most Out Of Repeat Visits to Port Discovery

One of the best parts about visiting Port Discovery Children’s Museum time and time again? Each day of play is different and full of all new adventures, learning experiences and opportunities for your little learner to enjoy!

BIG New Exhibits at Port Discovery - The SkyClimber and The Port!

Port Discovery Children's Museum innovative work is recognized by Harvard

The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education has announced the winners of its 2019 Zaentz Early Education Innovation Challenge.

The Challenge recognizes promising new ideas and strategic approaches that have the potential to accelerate quality improvement and drive transformation in early education.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - School Age
Back to top