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The DuPage Children’s Museum’s mission is to stimulate curiosity, creativity, thinking and problem solving in young children through self-directed, open-ended experiences; integration of the arts, science and math; the child-adult learning partnership.

Raise Your Play IQ – Smash, pinch, squish and poke your way to learning:...

by Alix Tonsgard A love of playdough seems to be timeless and understandably so! For sensory oriented people, it can be relaxing or even stress...

Raise Your Play IQ – Let’s make some noise!

by Alix Tonsgard If you have little ones in your life there is no doubt that you are very familiar with the fact that from...

Raise Your Play IQ – All dressed up with places to go!

by Alix Tonsgard I find dramatic or pretend play to be so fascinating in part due to the fact that it is universal. Research has...

New Year’s Eve Bubble Bash 2017 tickets now on sale

Above / The DuPage Children's Museum welcomes families to take a “Walk on the Wild Side” during its fun-filled New Year’s Eve Bubble Bash...

Raise Your Play IQ – Risk-taking and failure as the keys to success

by Alix Tonsgard Taking risks and failing are a natural part of childhood and perhaps, at times the most terrifying part of childhood from a...

Raise Your Play IQ – Clean-up time

by Alix Tonsgard The reality of all things fun and play-like is that there will be a mess to clean up. If you are like...

Hotel Arista is set to host innovation event for DuPage Children’s Museum on Sept....

Above / 'When Failure Fuels Innovation' event is set for Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, at Hotel Arista. Registration is now in progress. (Naperville, IL)…What do the Executive...

Raise Your Play IQ – Math with shoes!

by Alix Tonsgard Math concepts and skills naturally begin to develop very early in life. As a result of the interactions children have with adults,...

Raise Your Play IQ – AWEsome Water Play

by Alix Tonsgard We are so excited that our new AWEsome Water exhibit is open! Many years of planning and hard work have gone into...

Raise Your Play IQ – Splish and splash to critical thinking: water play

by Alix Tonsgard Few children can resist the draw to play in water, and who can blame them. Water is fascinating, fun, and multifaceted. Maybe...

DuPage Children’s Museum hosts AWEsome 30th Birthday Splash!

Above / Public is invited to walk through the Big Red Door to the 30th birthday party and opening of AWEsome Water Exhibit at the...

Raise Your Play IQ – Physics on board

by Alix Tonsgard Gravity, friction, inertia, and momentum. These are the physics concepts that can be explored with young children using a 4-to-5-foot board, a...

Raise Your Play IQ – Rainy day challenges

by Alix Tonsgard Spring can bring a lot of rainy days that keep us indoors. While the Museum is an excellent place to bring your...

‘Everywhere Math’ will be presented for adults May 19 & 20

Above / Located at 301 N. Washington St., DuPage Children’s Museum will offer two days of inspiration to empower everyone with children in their lives...

DuPage Children’s Museum welcomes $15,000 grant for AWEsome Energy exhibit

Above / DuPage Children’s Museum, located at 301 N. Washington Street, recently welcomed a $15,000 grant from The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley. (PN...

Raise Your Play IQ – Why?

by Alix Tonsgard Anyone who works with, takes care of, or parents children between the ages of two to four years knows that this is...

Raise Your Play IQ – Creative ways to combat the winter blues

by Alix Tonsgard It seems to be that time of year where we are beyond ready for winter to be over and the sun to...

Raise Your Play IQ – Brain Building through Repeat Experiences

by Alix Tonsgard Does your child have a favorite story that you now know by heart because they want to hear it read to them...

Raise Your Play IQ – Cultivating kindness

by Alix Tonsgard Anyone who works with or has young children knows that they are driven by an innate need to understand how the world...

Raise Your Play IQ – Fostering respect for cultural diversity

by Alix Tonsgard Communities all over the country clearly reflect the demographic changes in the U.S. population, which is resulting in an increase in the...

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