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May Events and Programs at Port Discovery

Join Port Discovery in May for “Once Upon a Book” with activities, events and programs inspired by all things books! Tot Tales: Story time for Toddlers will feature books from the American Library Association’s “Notable Children’s Books” lists. Watch short, interactive puppet cooking shows combining abbreviated versions of famous children’s books, real food facts and pretend food props right in Tiny’s Diner!

April Programs and Events at Port Discovery Children's Museum

April at Port Discovery is Nature Month, featuring nature-focused educational content, Spring Break and Play it Forward. Join us for “Week for the Young Child” for a few activities geared just for little ones. Learn about nature through Robinson Nature Center programs, Wildlife Adventures, a Bird Talent Show from Port Discovery’s own Performing Arts Specialist, and more! See special performances during spring break, like Eric Energy’s magic show and the award winning Silly Goose and Val puppet show.

10 Kids’ Museums in and Around Maryland

Looking for some fun things to do with your kids in Maryland? We’ve compiled a list of 10 kids’ museums in and around Maryland, starting with yours truly!

Children’s museums are valuable for children. Exhibits are designed specifically for age-appropriate immersive experiences that allow your child to experiment, make mistakes, learn and play! Most children’s museums also create special activities, events and programs to make the learning even more fun and interactive.

6 Amazing Black Americans We Should All Know About

February is Black History Month, a time to focus on celebrating, learning about and understanding Black History. From pioneers to writers to activists, this list is a great starting point of Black Americans to learn about this Black History Month.

30 Fun Things To Do in Baltimore With Kids

Oh, Baltimore. A city many call home, and an amazing spot to spend the day together exploring as a family! Offering attractions and destinations that family members of all ages and with a variety of interests will love, Baltimore City is the perfect day trip, weekend getaway, or week-long exploration.

Need help figuring out kid-friendly activities in Baltimore? Take a peek at our list of 30 Fun Things to Do in Baltimore with Kids...starting with yours truly!

Fall Activities for Kids & Families at Port Discovery

Fall is a great time to spend time making memories filled with family time, fun, and festive adventures that the whole family will enjoy.  If you’re looking for some festive and fun activities to enjoy with kiddos this fall – look no further than the play and excitement you’ll find at Port Discovery Children’s Museum! Here’s a look at some of what’s happening at Port Discovery this fall:

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 

Become a Captain of the S.S. Friend Ship as you Explore The Port

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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