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NEW: A Museum For All

On average, children with disabilities make up 10 percent of a public school system’s total student population, but field trip curriculum is often lacking for these students. That’s where we want to make a difference. The Museum encourages multi-sensory, tactile and experiential learning for all children through its programming and social and emotional development exhibits,…
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Staff Highlight: Ian Geary

Meet Ian, a Guest Experience Guide here at the Children’s Museum of Atlanta.  Ian was born in Atlanta, but raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his bachelor’s degree in theater and writing from Drury University in Springfield, Missouri. Ian’s first job was at a community theatre, where he worked as a theatre technician. Although…
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The Impact of Imaginative Play

In society today, there seems to be so much focus. We focus on work, money, social media, technology and more. But through all the hustle and bustle of life, we tend to forget to focus on something important to health and well-being— we forget to focus on play. According to a clinical report from the…
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Time for School! Traditions from Around the World

It may be hard to believe, but the first day of school is just around the corner! It’s time to pick out new lunchboxes, get one more haircut, and choose a perfect first-day of school outfit. Perhaps you treat your child to a special breakfast, place notes in her lunchbox, or take a Pinterest-worthy photo…
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Balloon & CD Hovercraft

Over at Scientific American, they have simplified the hovercraft in to a fun project that can easily be completed in an afternoon. You might even have the materials lying around the house! Check out the materials list below and then hop on over to Scientific American for the step-by-step process to make your very own…
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