two women wearing museum uniforms stand in front of a large green dinosaur statue
Cara Lonardo-Roy
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 12:00am

The Discovery Museums are creative, inventive environments designed to inspire children to explore the world around them through play—and to learn about themselves and build skills in the process. Using their senses and imaginations, children... READ MORE

a boy holds a rod with something attached to it by a string over a clear bucket of water, seemingly trying to fish something out
Neil Gordon
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 12:00am

Simply put, play matters because it is how young children learn. It is as simple as that. Not learn in the “accumulation of information” sense, but more holistically, in the sense of finding their abilities and interests, learning about their... READ MORE

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