Play

Play

At Gilbert House Children's Museum we understand the educational value of play!

“Play is our brain’s favorite way of learning.” ~ Diane Ackerman

 

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Ready for Some Autumn Fun?

Reservations for three-hour blocks of playtime are available Tuesday - Saturday by clicking on the link to make a reservation.

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Next time you visit Gilbert House,  be sure to stop by the Creative Space. Arts and Craft supplies are available for you and your little to get a little crafty.

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Brain Break

Get Up and Get Moving with our Movement Video Series

Play and movement gives kids a chance to reduce stress throughout the day. Short periods of active movement throughout the day helps to activate the brain and improve cognitive function.

As adults, when we are feeling like a task is too daunting we often get up and stretch or take a short walk. It is the same for our kids. Teacher Valerie, a trained dancer and choreographer, has put together these movement videos to help get your kids up and moving in manageable time segments. It's okay, you can go ahead and join them...after all, it's fun to get up and get moving.

Scavenger Hunts

Don't let this rainy weather keep you from having fun. No need to go outside, we have put together this fun Scavenger Hunt of items from A-Z. These are items you should be able to find around your house or looking out your window, so you don't even need to worry about putting on your rain boots. Have fun and Happy Hunting.