8 Things to Teach Your Children about Water

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By Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

Water is literally everywhere you turn: in your house, in the air you breathe, and even in your body. To celebrate National Drinking Water Week (May 1-7), here are eight things you can teach your children about water and how we can all make sure there’s still plenty of it for years to come. Continue reading →

Museum Spotlight: Countdown to Kindergarten

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By Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

They might not know all of their numbers just quite yet, but rising kindergartners across Chattanooga will soon be counting down the days until they start big school thanks in part to our Countdown to Kindergarten program. Continue reading →

Museum Spotlight: Senior Play Night Delivers Fun for All Ages

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By Curtis Jolley
Public Relations Coordinator

Local non-profit, Causeway, recently posed a question to all of  Chattanooga: “How can more opportunities to play make Chattanooga a stronger city?”

You might think as a children’s museum that specializes in learning through play, a day at the Museum might have been enough to answer the question. But, three teens in our
Museum Apprentice Program (MAPs) wanted to take it a step further and reach a group that is unfortunately frequently left out of the play conversation: senior citizens.   Continue reading →

Growing Up in Korea: Q & A with Cathy Palisoc

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For our traveling exhibit, Heart and Seoul: Growing Up in Korea, we’ve been very fortunate to work with Seoul-native Cathy Palisoc as a consultant to help establish relationships in the Korean community and dive more into the Korean culture. She sat down to talk with us about what it was like to grow up in Korea and the influence it has on her life today. Continue reading →

Out of Control: The Need for Executive Function Skills in Today’s Hectic World

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By Jayne Griffin
Director of Education

“What do you think my daddy will say?” These were the words my sad faced grandson asked his as his grandfather was driving him home. Our precious grandson, Hill, is blessed with the capacity to talk to anyone, anywhere and at anytime, and sometimes he uses this capacity at the wrong times, especially when he is in the kindergarten classroom where his mommy is his teacher. This particular day, Hill’s card had been moved which meant he was in the “danger zone” and, of course, he knew his teacher mommy would give full Continue reading →

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