Jun. 27, 2016 at 8:00am

Good to Grow Capital Campaign Update

See what has been done!

Each day the GLY Construction Crew arrives at KidsQuest Children's Museum's future home. The team is busy working on every room of the new museum. Enjoy this insider look at projects that have been done in the past few weeks.

The inside of the north wall is being built. This wall will become the backdrop to the museum climber and can be seen when you first enter the museum. 

G2G 6.27.16


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Jun. 20, 2016 at 8:00am

Nutrition and Fertility

by Erika DeRooy, RD, CD, Registered Dietitian

So often we think that a baby’s health starts from the moment of conception – however, emerging research shows it actually starts long before. So, let’s learn more about what you can eat to help increase your fertility and the health before you are pregnant. 

Nutrition and Fertility


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Jun. 13, 2016 at 8:00am

The Game of Sorting

Turn a chore into learning!

Sorting. We all use this skill every day. It is also an engaging and educational activity for children 2-6 years old! Let's walk through how to set up a sorting activity and keep it interesting for your little one.

sorting activities


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Jun. 6, 2016 at 8:00am

Listening Ears, Helpful for Parents Too

by Deb Grover, Representative from Community of Mindful Parenting

I consider myself a well-intentioned, and mostly mindful mommy. That said, I can think of a time (or twelve) when I did not practice my best listening skills with my daughters.Yesterday I felt the impatience of the morning routine, of getting out the door. I spend the first part of the day trying to my make my kids ready; fully dressed, backpack stocked, shoes on and (with some luck) hair brushed. My voice raising I asked (no TOLD) my 7-year-old to “PUT ON YOUR SHOES”.

Winter family walk

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May. 29, 2016 at 8:00am

Got a science question?

Ask Dr. Universe, the coolest cat in science.

Kids ask great questions about our world and how it works. But what do you do when an answer is nowhere to be found? Ask Dr. Universe! 

Dr. Wendy Sue Universe is the world’s most inquisitive cat. She teams up with her friends at Washington State University to tackle tough questions from kids around the world. 

Dr. Universe


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May. 23, 2016 at 8:00am

Good to Grow Capital Campaign Update

Take a Hard Hat Tour!

Construction is underway at the future location in downtown Bellevue. Every day progress is made towards completing this amazing state of the art museum. KidsQuest was able to visit this week, once the construction team had finished for the day. The tour showed that the museum space is starting to take shape, and we wanted to share! Check out what the rooms look like right now and learn about our plans for the space. 


G2G work
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May. 16, 2016 at 8:00am

When Washington Gives You Rain, Make Rainbows!

Rainbow themed activities to try at home

Spring is a rain time of year, especially in the northwest, KidsQuest Children's Museum always find a way to make it fun! Here are some simple ideas for rainbow themed activities to try at home! 


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May. 9, 2016 at 8:00am

KidsQuest is here for you this summer!

By Jenn Boesenberg Museum Educator

KidsQuest Children’s Museum made the big announcement last week that we will close our current museum space on November 27, 2016 and open at our future location on January 12, 2017. Until then KidsQuest will have awesome activities at our current location all through the summer and fall. Plus, KidsQuest is doing a ton of outreach around King County this summer. 

Did you know that KidsQuest Children's Museum puts on hundreds of outreach events year round? This summer I will be leading many different programs that you can visit, as well as going into preschools and summer camps to enhance students' learning. It is very exciting to complete KidsQuest activities in new places - possibly even in the sun! While you may not be able to see us at your camp or school this summer, there are many places to see KidsQuest this summer other than at the museum. 


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May. 2, 2016 at 8:00am

Robots that Play Ball!

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create a robot? A local group of students has done just that!

Robot


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Apr. 25, 2016 at 8:00am

Five Tricks of the Trade: Storytime

by Heather Paul

Every Tuesday afternoon, I turn into a rainbow.

I enter the restroom at work in my professional attire, and exit a few minutes later in a rainbow tie-dye tunic and shawl. A goofy headband with springy pink, green, and orange bopper tubes, and a large tie-dye backpack complete the ensemble. A child who recognized me in my costume on my way to KidsQuest called out, “Look Mom! It’s the Storytime Lady.” 

Reading


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