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Staff Highlight: Michael Kozicki

Meet Michael, our resident Play Ambassador here at Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Michael was born and raised in Georgia, and he has called it home for 29 years. Although he moved to North Carolina for college, he made his way back to Atlanta with a passion for inspiring young minds and imaginations.  Michael graduated from…

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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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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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Tuesday Tucks Me In

“Tuesday” is coming to the Children’s Museum of Atlanta this Friday! Don’t know who Tuesday is? He is the golden retriever featured in the new nonfiction children’s book “Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond between a Soldier and His Service Dog” by Luis Carlos Montalván. Montalván is not only a New York Times best-selling…

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The Harvest Moon Festival

Ch’usok, also known as the Korean Harvest Moon Festival, is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, which means the date changes yearly on our calendar. It is marked by the rising of the full moon and celebrates families’ ancestors for giving them a good harvest. While most people see this holiday…

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Imaginators on the Go!

As our community outreach programs have grown over the years, our Imaginators have performed mini-musicals in schools throughout Atlanta. Since the mini-musicals are geared toward the concept behind the exhibit, rather than the details of the exhibit itself, they are perfect to use in the Connected Learning: Connected Communities outreach, which we shared with you…

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