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Reach for the Clouds in Port Discovery’s New SkyClimber!

Climb Up, Up and Away in The SkyClimber!

Encourage children to dream – and test their courage – as you climb together and explore the four-story SkyClimber!

Here are a few unique activities and features you won’t want to miss!

1. Climb for the Clouds - Socks Required!

Benefits of Sensory Play for Infants & Toddlers

Did you know using all five senses to explore and learn is a vital part of early childhood development?

From the very first day they are born, children engage in sensory exploration to learn about the world around them. They use their senses to explore, discover, and learn, and as adults we can help them learn how to use their senses by engaging them in sensory play.

What is Sensory Play?

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!

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

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.

Share Your Port Discovery Story!

Port Discovery is in the midst of celebrating our 20th Birthday this December and it wouldn't feel right to celebrate without YOU! 

20 Years of Fun, 20 Years of Stories

Ways to Play December

Enjoy the most wonderful FUN of the year at Port Discovery!

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$2 Family Fun Night: December 21

Play & learn for just $2 per person!
$2 Family Fun Night December 21

$2 Family Fun Night is back this December! Visit Port Discovery on Friday, December 21 from 4-8PM and enjoy a night of family fun and learning for just $2 per person.

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