Keeping Elementary and Preschool Kids Active

Kids Activities Phoenix

In generations past, children were very active. Often employed in the home or fields of the family property, they were industrious by necessity. Children played outside and did physical chores to help their parents because the modern conveniences of today did not exist. They walked to and from school, had longer recess periods, and often[…] Read More

Playing Together as a Family

If you have kids, you want to get them involved with activities that don’t involve television or games on the computer or laptop.  It can be hard to organize activities that everyone in the family will enjoy, buy hopefully our tips will make planning learning activities for kids in Phoenix easier. Puzzles Puzzles are a[…] Read More

Fun Learning Activities: Museums

Fun Learning Activities: Museums

Kids are only young once. They grow up so quickly and our culture often forces them to grow ahead of their time. If you have kids and you’re looking to spend a few hours of fun with them, here’s why taking a trip to a children’s museum should be on the top of your list.[…] Read More

Educational Activities for Kids: Museums

Educational Activities for Kids Museums

In our museum, we want you to touch everything! One of the top three children’s museums in the nation is a wondrous place of imagination, inspiration, creativity, and just plain fun– Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Designed for kids ages birth to ten, this is not a typical museum. Here, we want you to touch everything.[…] Read More


In a recent ranking of the 25 Best American Children’s Museums across the nation, the Early Childhood Education Zone recognized the Children’s Museum of Phoenix as one of the top three children’s museums in the United States. For a full list of the top 25 children’s museums around the country go to

SandFest 2016!

We are full steam ahead in planning         March 4 – 6, 2016 See how much fun we had at our 2015 event!   For more information and sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Museum’s Development Director Debbie Paine at 602.648.2743 or

Summer Prep / Kinder Success

While most students think of summer as a break from learning, for young kids entering kindergarten, summer is the ideal time to instill the skills that will make transitioning to school smoother. Read more…