Archive for April, 2016

Woodworking for Kids?

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Last week Dan Swick, one of our Public Program Facilitator Team Leads, highlighted our extraordinary partnership with both Home Depot and Kiwanis. Their continued support is instrumental in keeping the Construction House, one of our most popular exhibit areas, running smoothly.

The Construction House, while seemingly simple, beautifully demonstrates all of the philosophical underpinnings of everything that we do here at DCM. While one might think that this area is just about kids hammering nails, woodworking naturally promotes a ...

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What WOOD We Do Without Home Depot?

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DuPage Children’s Museum is packed full of exhibits that seek to ignite the potential of all children to learn through hands-on exploration in art, math and science. We endeavor to create environments for all children to reach their potential through play. Our philosophy stems from the power of play as a basis for constructing knowledge.

One such exhibit, the Moser Construction House, is a long-standing, hands-on exhibit where children create wood projects that stir the imagination and fire their creativity. Named ...

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