Archive for February, 2015

Zen and the Art of Messy Play

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Zen and the Art of Messy Play: the significance of sensory activities
By: Alix Tonsgard

Childhood is often loud and messy, and while it may seem that this is the case merely to test our patience, it actually has developmental significance. Children learn best and retain the most information when they are actively exploring their environments as well as the materials in them in ways that engage their senses.baby with color water

The Sensory Stage By providing children ...

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Come Play with Us

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Come Play with Us! [email protected] Mall is Open!


Mayor Pradel at [email protected] Mall opening



By: Alix Tonsgard, Early Learning Specialist at DuPage Children’s Museum

On February 6, we officially opened our home away from home at Westfield Fox Valley thanks to the generosity of Scott Samson, general manager and museum member, and the hard work of the DCM team! From the moment of the ribbon cutting, members and museum newbies have ...

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