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8 Tips to Get Ready for Kindergarten

8 Tips to Get Ready for Kindergarten

The transition to kindergarten can be emotional for kids and for their caregivers. At the North Shore Children’s Museum, we’re happy to be a resource to help set children up for success. Here are some of our top tips to help you get ready for kindergarten.

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Exhibit Spotlight: Bring the Outdoors Inside

Exhibit Spotlight: Bring the Outdoors Inside

Play is important for learning, and that’s particularly true for outdoor play. Time spent in nature is important for children’s emotional and physical development and can help children understand concepts such as where their drinking water originates, what species live in the local area, and how food is grown.

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Five ways to help fight summer learning loss

Five ways to help fight summer learning loss

For kids, summertime can be a welcome and long-awaited respite from school. But among summer’s beach days, ice cream cones, and backyard games, the long break can also have an unwelcome side effect: summer learning loss,

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Museums Are For Everyone: Explore Our Sensory-Friendly Options

Museums Are For Everyone: Explore Our Sensory-Friendly Options

At the North Shore Children’s Museum, we believe in the power of play to help all kids practice new skills, build social connections, and enhance their curiosity. But for kids with autism or other sensory processing difficulties, a museum experience can be overwhelming. That’s why we offer special tools, exhibits, and designated play sessions designed to foster a safe and welcoming place for all children.

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A Special Message from Executive Director Ali Haydock

A Special Message from Executive Director Ali Haydock

In the past two years, North Shore Children’s Museum has secured and renovated space, hired a team of passionate employees, and has welcomed over 50,000 visitors from across the Commonwealth and beyond. The museum has met, and far exceeded any of our expectations.

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Children’s museum celebrates 30K tickets sold in first year

Children’s museum celebrates 30K tickets sold in first year

Children's museum celebrates 30K tickets sold in first year By Caroline Enos | Staff Writer, The Salem News PEABODY — The North Shore Children’s Museum will celebrate its first birthday this weekend with a special ticket deal for local families. and what a year it’s...

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