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Calling Baltimore City Families: Join Port Discovery’s Next Generation of Youth Advisors!

Youth Advisory Council 2019

Who: Port Discovery Children’s Museum & Baltimore City Families – children ages 6 – 10 years old.

What: Port Discovery’s youth leadership program – Next Generation Youth Advisory Council

A Kid's Port to Discovery: Healthy Habits

Children and families jumped, clapped, hooted and hollered with excitement at a recent assembly that took place at James McHenry Elementary/Middle School.

Port Discovery Children’s Museum: Connecting Purposeful Play & Learning Within Museum Walls & Beyond

Breaking Financial Barriers Through Numerous Community Access Programs

School Group of Children

Port Discovery Children’s Museum understands and celebrates the community diversity within Baltimore City and the surrounding communities. After just celebrating our 20th Birthday here in the historic Fish Market Building, what can we say - we love Baltimore!

Port Discovery Sparks STEM Learning for Baltimore City Students with Thanks to The Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Foundation

It’s electric!

Student putting together circuit board

Nope, we’re not talking about the song…we’re talking about the spark happening among third, fourth and fifth grade students around Baltimore City as they learn about electricity, chemistry, the importance of careful observation– as well as many other STEM topics!

Port Discovery Opens Free Interactive Play Space at the Shops at Kenilworth

Pop-Up Play Space Offers Free Admission & Educational Programs, Messy Art, and Building Activities for Children

Incorporating Arts into Play at Home & On-the-Go

From enhancing motor, decision making, visual learning and language skills to social-emotional development (just to name a few!) it’s easy to see that the arts - music, theater and art - can have a profound impact on little learners.

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!

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.

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