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This year, the Building for Kids is reimaging our annual Children’s Parade into a parade of yards! Much like the driving tours of light displays during the holidays, the BFK’s Parade of Yards will feature creatively decorated yards throughout the community. Families will come together to brainstorm their theme and will engage with each other […]

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We miss having you and your family playing and learning inside the museum during this time of social distancing. While the building has been closed, our team remains hard at work—updating and cleaning our exhibits, installing a new mural by local artist Gretchen Wood, and developing new ways to engage and empower through our virtual […]

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March 13, 2020, Appleton – Out of care and concern for our community’s families, the Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM) will be closed until further notice as of 5:00pm Friday, March 13, 2020. After monitoring COVID-19 developments over the past few days, we feel it is our responsibility to prioritize the health and safety […]

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At the Building for Kids, our community isn’t just the people who live and work around us. Our community is an active and influential part of who we are. It’s a part of our mission statement: to empower children, engage parents, and energize the community. We live in a diverse community, full of individuals with […]

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The board of directors of the Building for Kids Children’s Museum announces that Oliver Zornow will be the organization’s next executive director. In an innovative arrangement, Zornow has been serving as the director of community engagement for both the Children’s Museum and the Fox Valley Symphony Orchestra since 2016 in a half-time capacity for each. […]

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Science, Technology, Engineering and Math will take center stage at the Building for Kids Children’s Museum’s (BFKCM) STEM Free Day. Presented by Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, this free admission day on Saturday, October 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. will have hands-on STEM activities, visits from Professor Gizmo with amazing science, and all the excitement […]

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Something big is coming to the Building for Kids Children’s Museum (BFKCM). Big League Fun, a traveling, interactive baseball-themed exhibit will be opening Saturday, September 21. Sponsored locally by the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers, this exhibit will include a pitcher’s mound to try and pitch into the strike zone, a batter’s box for kids to master […]

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