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Explaining the Pandemic to Children

Children ask a lot of questions. We encourage them to be inquisitive. We try our best to answer their questions, or depending on their age, steer them to the right place to find answers. Sometimes their questions are challenging. Explaining why they can’t play with their friends, or go to school or why we need […]

Encouraging Creativity for Kids

Research has proven that creativity helps kids be more confident, develop social skills, and learn better. Albert Einstein said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Because it is a key to success in nearly everything we do, creativity is a key component of health and happiness and a core skill to practice with kids. Creativity […]

Boredom Busters for Kids (of All Ages)

For most everyone, staying at home to help slow the spread of COVID-19 is the new normal. All those fun activities your kids were doing—sports, visiting friends, dance, museum trips—have all been shut down to keep everyone safe. We know you love your kids, but they’re probably going nuts being confined to the house, which […]

Play-Based Learning

That box your new television was in is now a castle for your daughter and her friends (she’s the queen, of course). The hammock in your backyard is a ship sailing the high seas with your son as its captain, using an empty paper towel roll as a periscope.  Research has shown that when children […]

Miss. Meghan and Why Toast, Toasts!

Here’s a fun weekend experiment that will show the science behind one of our favorite flexible foods – toast! CML’s Miss. Meghan will take you through some fun, kitchen science and you can do it too. Try it at home and share your results with us on Facebook or Instagram. Have fun! Please consider supporting […]

Read Dragons Love Tacos and Make a Fire-Breathing Dragon with Ms. Meghan

Hi friends! DooDash here. I asked my friend Ms. Meghan to read one of my favorite books, Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin. It’s a true story, y’all. I have to be careful with spicy food! Please consider supporting CML if you can. We appreciate you! #FireBurps #ItsAProblem #ScorchMarksOnMyKitchenTable #WorthIt #DooDash #CHSPlays #PlayHasNeverMatteredMore #MuseumAtHome #ChildrensMuseumsAtHome […]

Miss Meghan reads My Heart is a Zoo

Join Miss Meghan for a fun, creative, storytime when she reads ‘My Heart is a Zoo’ by Michael Hall and then demonstrates symmetry with hearts! What will you create? Share with us on Facebook and Instagram! The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is a private, nonprofit organization. Over 85% of our annual operating budget comes […]

Mr. Kevin’s Spring Shelter Brown Bag STEM Challenge

What a great day to experiment with shelters that can keep us dry! Get out your at-home STEM kit and join Mr. Kevin in this Brown Bag STEM Challenge. Don’t forget to share your results with us here on FB or on Instagram! #chsplays #ChildrensMuseumsatHome #MuseumatHome #STEM #100WaystoPlay

Mr Kevin’s Paper Airplane Brown Bag STEM Challenge

Can you build a paper airplane? Join CML’s Mr. Kevin and explore different styles of planes and experiment with different types of paper to see how far your plane can fly! Don’t forget to share your planes with us in the comments so we can see your results! Need help getting started on how to […]

Mr. Kevin’s Brown Bag STEM challenge – Tennis Ball Tower

Join CML’s Mr. Kevin for another great Brown Bag STEM challenge – the Tennis Ball Tower! Can you create a tower strong enough to hold a ball on top? How tall can you make it? Gather some materials from home (with permission of your caregiver, of course!) and share with us your results. #100WaystoPlay #chsPlays […]