Archive for June, 2015

A Glimpse into DCM Reimagined

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By: Kimberly Stull | DCM Director of Exhibits and Operations

Many inquiring minds want to know, “What can I expect when the Museum reopens?” Here is a glimpse into DCM re-imagined.

The Museum will have a look of whimsical sophistication: a beautiful space that has been designed with children in mind. Visitors will know they are walking into DCM, but they will be greeted with a fresh color palette, new flooring, and new paint. The exhibits, built upon a 25-year foundation in ...

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Summer Bucket List

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Summer is here and I am sure that many of you are trying to come up with different ways to make the most of your warm summer evenings as well as ways to keep the kids occupied long enough for you to put your feet up and enjoy an ice cold drink. This week I thought I would give you some ideas and/or inspiration for creating your own summer bucket list. Below you will find a mixture of ...

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Cultivating a Storyteller

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By Alix Tonsgard, DCM Early Learning Specialist children reading in the museum

Stories, for many of us, are the way that our brains store, organize, and recall information, and tie content together. Storytelling is an excellent way to build language, literacy, and other important cognitive capacities. In fact, as early as two years of age, “children begin to tell stories as a way to organize their experiences hold on to their memories ...

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