Our philosophy starts with the simple belief that kids are capable of incredible things. Our job is to nurture that ability; our goal is to support kids' healthy development. Play is how kids learn--here, it is in both a STEM-rich environment and inviting outdoor experience.
Here at The Discovery Museums we like to point out the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in all things. From what you ate for breakfast, to the clothes you’re wearing, to how you got to the museum—there are rich STEM topics to explore... READ MORE
As we work with experts in pediatrics and neuroscience, child development, and early learning on our upcoming exhibit focused on early brain development, we are learning so much. That 85% of brain development happens in the first three years of... READ MORE
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
Play matters. Play Matters. We strongly believe the former but not everyone does. And so to bring awareness it, we’ve named this blog the latter. Why? We want a forum to share ideas about play: both what we know and what we continue to learn... READ MORE