Sid the Science Kid Exhibit

Sid the Science Kid Treehouse


The Sid the Science Kid exhibit at the Minnesota Children’s Museum is a perfect way to discover the extraordinary scientific secrets hidden in our ordinary world.

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Creative Thinking

I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives.  This month I am writing about creative thinking and applying the strategy LENS while engaging during play with your child. It’s … Continue reading

Executive Function

Stella and Wes playing school. I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives.  This month I am writing about the topic of executive function (the regulation of emotion, thought … Continue reading

Self-Control

I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives.  This month we are exploring the concept of self-control.  Whether it’s words or action, self-control among the preschool crowd is a … Continue reading

Communicating with Kids about Play

I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives.  This month we are exploring the concept of communication.  I remember last year in ECFE talking about how as parents do … Continue reading

Collaboration

I am currently serving as a Smart Play Ambassador with the Minnesota Children’s Museum and each month we explore various topics and share the educational learning opportunities at the museum as well as apply it to our own lives.  This month we are exploring the concept of collaboration. The Minnesota Children’s Museum shared the following video with … Continue reading