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Port Discovery is open for play! The Museum is open on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. We are operating at less than 25% capacity and have made a variety of other updates to provide you with a safe, fun experience. Plan Your Visit and Purchase Tickets Today! 

At Home Play: Parenting Tips & Resources 

Port Discovery is Open for Play!

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Boredom Busters and Powerful Play to Enjoy At Home!

AT HOME PLAY ACTIVITIES & TIPS  VIRTUAL LEARNING FOR SCHOOLS, GROUPS & MORE 

We're here to help. Find activity ideas, tips, and virtual programs designed to help you with this adventure called parenting! From art activities and musical programs to science experiments, theater, storytimes and more, you'll find fun and easy activities that children can follow along with alone - or that you can do together. Check back often for new information! 

Creative Art Activities

Creative Art Activities

Enjoy fun activities and crafts that you can do with kids - or that they can do on their own! Allow your little learner's creative mind to soar through these easy-peasy colorful at-home activities, and check out helpful blogs for parents! 

Creative Arts At-Home Activities

Music & Movement

Music & Movement

Get ready to bust a move, Fans of Play! Check out videos like At Home Music Time with Port Discovery, learn about Port Discovery's Spotify playlists, enjoy helpful blogs just for parents and more!

Music & Movement At-Home Activities

Theater

Theater

Become the star of the show in your very own home! Check out Port Discovery's At Home Theater Creation Level One and Level Two videos, helpful blogs for parents and more! 

At-Home Theater Activities

Early Literacy & Storytimes

Early Literacy & Storytimes

Read, read, and read some more! Learn more about the importance of Early Literacy skills, follow along with Port Discovery Story Times, browse helpful blogs for parents and more!

Early Literacy At-Home Activities & Storytimes

Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness

Staying active and maintaing and healthy lifestyle is so important for growing minds! Check out Port Discovery's Mindfulness & Meditation videos, blogs and more!

Health & Wellness At-Home Activities

STEM

STEM

Explore all things STEM right at home! Enjoy some easy-peasy at-home experiments, inspo from our friends at NASA and more! 

STEM At-Home Activities

Sensory Activities

Sensory Activities

Sensory Play is so important for little learners! Learn how you can enhance the senses right at home with our helpful videos and blogs!

Sensory Play At-Home Activities

Free 15+ Free Activity Sheets for Kids

Play at Home Downloadables

Whether your little learner is interested in Science, Creative Arts or Reading, you'll find more than 15 free printable activity sheets that will keep your little learner engaged - and give you a few minutes of me time! 

Check Out the Downloadable Activity Sheet Archive

zoomAroom - Videos for Kids 

zoomAroom, a series of family-oriented videos designed to support the mental health of children, parents and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, features new episodes each month full of music, games, puppetry, dance and more! 

ZOOMAROOM

Tip & Activity Ideas for Families

Tip & Activity Ideas for Families

Being a parent is hard. We're here to make that easier. Enjoy helpful parenting inspiration, must-have kiddo hacks, how-to activities you can enjoy together, and more! 

Tip & Activity Ideas for Families

Port Discovery Children’s Museum student visits and programs are supported in part by the Maryland State Department of Education. Programs and exhibits at Port Discovery are made possible in part by the Citizens of Baltimore County and by the Howard County Arts Council through a grant from Howard County Government. Programs and offerings have also been supported by the Baltimore Nonprofit Relief Fund. 

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