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Make Ordinary TV Shows Extraordinary with Open-Ended Questions

Make Ordinary TV Shows Extraordinary with Open-Ended Questions   What is it like to be a pig?                    What makes someone a superhero?                                                  Is a hotdog a sandwich?   As parents, we struggle to feel good about our kids’ screen time. We …


Watch and Create: Friday, March 20th

Watch and Create: Friday, March 20th Updated every Friday with new featured videos and challenges   Are you and your kids spending a lot of time watching videos lately? Why not add some of your own creativity next time! The …


How can we support Girls in STEAM?

How can we support Girls in STEAM? A Conversation between Kelly Reina and Leah Henry about CCM’s Girls in STEAM Camps     K: Hello Leah! Let me start by introducing myself, my name is Kelly Reina and I, along …


Why we believe in nurturing #CreativityEveryday

Why do we believe in nurturing #CreativityEveryday?   It is commonly accepted that creativity is one of the most important skills to succeed in the 21st century– just ask the 1,500 CEO’s who rated it as the “most crucial factor …


DIY Mystery Box Challenge 

DIY Mystery Box Challenge The Philosophy Behind the Mystery Box Challenge The Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM)’s mission is to help visitors build creative confidence. To accomplish this mission, CCM builds its programs and exhibits upon its “creative pillars.” The Mystery …


3 Ways to Build Your Own Animation Studio

3 Ways to Build Your Own Animation Studio Curious about making stop motion animations at home? Stop motion animation doesn’t have to be just about making characters come to life in fun and wild ways. It is also a vehicle …


Building Your Creativity Toolbox

Building Your Creativity Toolbox When it comes to creating, we at Children’s Creativity Museum love to take inspiration from the materials we find around the museum. We love using up-cycled materials, common household items, and donated materials to create fun …


Update on Safety at the Children’s Creativity Museum

The Children’s Creativity Museum is temporarily closed until the end of the month. Our team is vigilantly monitoring COVID-19 developments with an eye to keeping our visitors and staff as safe as possible. Look for emails and updates via social …


New Year, New Screentime Habits: 3 Science-Based Tips for your Family

It’s not easy parenting in the digital age. For 2020, here are our recommendations for some New Year’s resolutions based on the latest child development research. (1)  Enjoy Digital Devices Together  Screentime can bring people together and allow for shared experiences. …


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