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Resources for Families

Boston Children’s Museum is here to help you support your child as they learn, play, and grow. We have been creating curriculum, activities, and resources for parents and educators for over 100 years, rooted in our understanding of how children learn most effectively and how adults can best support that learning. Explore our many resources for families designed to support your child’s healthy development and engage them in joyful discovery experiences.

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Psychedelic Milk online activity

Museum at Home

Explore hundreds of play and learning activities, games, videos, kits, and our virtual tour so you can continue to play and learn with your children even if you can’t get to the Museum.

School Readiness

Going to school is a big step for all kids, and being prepared can make all the difference in a child’s introduction to formal education. Our school readiness resources were designed to help parents, caregivers, classroom teachers, and daycare providers give every child the best opportunity to learn and grow. 

The Power of Play

Play is the vital activity that children use to learn about and interact with their world and gain the mental, physical and social skills necessary to succeed in their adult lives. Explore the extraordinary power of play.

100 Ideas for Play