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New traveling exhibit open January 15 –  May 8 at the Building for Kids! Based on the familiar characters in H.A. and Margret Rey’s classic stories, this new traveling exhibit inspires children’s natural curiosity as they explore science, math, and engineering concepts through hands-on, interactive play. The immersive exhibit environment takes place in the neighborhood […]

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On Friday, December 31, the Building for Kids Children’s Museum will be ringing in the New Year from 10am – 6pm with fun family activities planned throughout the day. The BFK will be doing countdowns, complete with lots of confetti and parades around the museum, at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. “New Year’s at the Building […]

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To celebrate our upcoming traveling exhibit – Curious GeorgeTM: Let’s Get Curious! – we’re offering a special membership sale! Sign up for an annual membership between November 29 and December 5 and receive a 15% discount on your membership (plus a free book)! To take advantage of this special offer, click here and be sure […]

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The pandemic has been hard on all of us – disrupted routines, stress and mental health challenges, isolation, economic challenges, and so much more. It is important to recognize that missed plans can be rescheduled and relationships with friends and family can be rekindled. However, brain development doesn’t wait and cannot be rescheduled for another time. 90% […]

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STEM Free Day is Saturday, October 23. Join us as we celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math with free admission to the BFK!   Sign up for a FREE 2-hour play session. Spend time exploring all of our exhibits and enjoy some hands-on STEM projects led by local STEM professionals.   Spots are limited and […]

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6 Teams. 3 Challenges. Who will be the Greatest BFK Maker of all?   You’re invited to tune in for the first annual Great BFK Maker Challenge sponsored by Boldt! Watch as six teams, comprised of kids and their adults, compete in three challenges that will premier on the BFK Facebook page this July. In […]

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Starting May 25, the Building for Kids will enter Phase 3 of their phased reopening plan and launch pre-registered play sessions. During a play session, families have access to all museum exhibits and can explore the museum freely during their 3-hour play session. Drop-in programs will open periodically during each session in our da Vinci […]

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The Building for Kids Children’s Museum joins many throughout our community in acknowledging and validating the experiences that local Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community members have faced in recent months. We are concerned by the impact that the delay to consider Resolution #6-R-21 condemning xenophobia, racism, and anti-Asian violence has had on amplifying […]

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April is Financial Literacy Month at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum! The BFK is highlighting the importance of fostering financially literate children all month long through virtual programming, a take-home family activity kit, and a socially-distant, in-person small group program. “Financial Literacy Month is a great opportunity to open a discussion about money with […]

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March is Storybook Stars Month at the Building for Kids! The BFK is celebrating books and the importance of reading through a take-home family activity kit and socially-distant small group programs. “Storybook Stars Month is a great opportunity to help foster a lifelong love of reading,” said Oliver Zornow, executive director of the BFK.  “Reading […]

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