The Wind Tube

We’ve built a great new science exploration tool, which we’ll definitely be using in our new Family Inventors’ Lab class and we MIGHT premiere it at this weekend’s Healthy Kids, Healthy Families Fair if beta testing continues to go well. The Exploratorium shared a project idea for building a Wind Tube.It’s basically a clear tube […]

Building a Scarf Cannon

We’ve travelled to many children’s museums around the country, and our sons favorite exhibits are always the ones where fans or pneumatic tube systems shoot balls or scarves ¬†through tubes, like the “scarf poof” at Kidsquest, the Air-mazing Laboratory at Imagine in Everett, ¬†and this one at the Tacoma children’s museum: We started with the […]

Mindport in Bellingham

In Bellingham, WA, there’s a fascinating place called Mindport. It’s a little like an art gallery full of beautifully crafted exhibits… but unlike art galleries, you get to touch and interact with everything! It’s a little like a children’s museum where children are welcomed and can explore and play with everything… but the exhibits are […]

Bainbridge and the Kids’ Discovery Museum

Are you looking for a great car-free day trip from the Seattle area, perfect for kids age 1 – 7? Ride the bus to the ferry terminal, then hop on a ferry to Bainbridge Island, check out the Kids’ Discovery Museum, stroll into town for a snack, and catch the ferry and bus back home. […]