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About Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine in Portland, ME
At our organization, we are passionate about being a reliable and important resource to the community. Our mission is to provide a space for children to grow and learn, and to foster a network of support for families.
We believe in the power of relationships and collaboration. We work closely with parents, guardians, and a variety of partners to create a comprehensive foundation of educational resources for children and families across Maine and beyond.
Our team is committed to serving as a strong and dependable resource to ensure that every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We strive to support and enhance the learning and development of children and families in our community.
Programs at Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine in Portland, ME
Map It Out
There are so many kinds of maps, all around us! Maps help us find our way home, discover treasure, and explore new places. Have you ever wanted to create your own world? Whether it’s another planet, a magical Maine island, or a cozy hideout, maps can help us travel to new places. What kind of map will you create? Where will it take you?
A Children’s Museum &Theatre of Maine Visitor Program Associate will guide participants through the map-making process, including:
Creating a large group Mural Map and exploring it together! The Mural Map can be guided by the group’s imagination or it can be specific to your site or program them.
Using paper, glue, and markers to create land, water, roads, buildings, and even characters to populate your world, idea, or a space special to you.
Developing places names, titles, and legends for individual map creation.
Watershed Friends (Ages 8-11)
Learn about local watersheds through games, collaborative projects, and hands-on exploration.
Sensory Art: Pop and Fizz! (Ages 5-7)
Experiment and make artistic creations while exploring the scientific method!
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