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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 …


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 …


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 …


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. …


Summer Learning and Back-to-School Success

Summer Learning and Back-to-School Success The Importance of Summer Enrichment Looking back, it’s easy to see why starting school again in the fall was always so difficult for me as a child. Growing up in a working-class community, I never …


Music’s Ability to Empower Self Expression

Music’s Ability to Empower Self Expression Can you think of a song that, no matter what, makes you happy? How about a song that helped you through the tough times of high school? Is there a piece of music that …


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