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…

Top US Museums

The Children’s Museum of Phoenix has done it again. TravelPod has selected the Museum as part of their latest blog post: “Editor’s Choice – Great Museums for Your US Trip!“ highlighting a great museum or cultural destination from each state.  Check out the series HERE.  The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is listed at #3!  


Great blog post on about the importance of block play. Visit the Museum’s new BlockMania! exhibit and see for yourself how free-range play excites a child’s mind. Read it now….

Best Family Getaways has featured the Children’s Museum as one of the “Best Science Museums & Planetariums to Visit on Your Family Weekend Getaway”. Read the article here! 

Play is Important

Read this article about the importance of open-ended, imaginative play experiences for children. A great read! The Washington Post – Feb 6, 2014