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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Chapter Seven Reading Tips

Chapter Seven Reading Tips
 

Dorothy and her friends use their skills to escape a sticky situation!

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Chapter Six Reading Tips

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Chapter Five Reading Tips

Chapter Five Reading Tips

 

We’re moving right along in our reading of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Port Discovery Friends! 

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: 

Port Discovery Children’s Museum Certified as Sensory Inclusive & Launches Sensory Friendly Times

Port Discovery Children’s Museum Certified as Sensory Inclusive;
Launches Monthly Sensory Friendly Time

Baltimore, MD (February 5, 2020) - Port Discovery Children’s Museum has been certified as sensory inclusive by KultureCity, a nationally recognized nonprofit that provides sensory inclusion training and tools to venues and large-scale events.

Leave the Party Planning to Us!

Overwhelmed about planning your child’s birthday party? We know it all too well!

Birthdays at Port Discovery!

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!

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