You can visit the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine daily to check out a Casco Bay Touch Tank program. Catch a crab, test for salinity, and search for microscopic creatures hiding in plain sight, all while discovering the interconnected nature of life on earth.Read More
The Children’s Museum & Theatre will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticket holders on Saturday September 21, 2019 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 15th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington D.C.-based museums.Read More
Three beloved Maine treasures have teamed up -Sea Bags, the Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, and best-selling author Chris Van Dusen.
Sea Bags has brought to life a magical moment from Chris Van Dusen's Down to the Sea with a new design to enliven your family adventures. And a portion of the proceeds supports us; what could be better?Read More
It’s hot, sunny and totally summer in Maine. I grew up spending many summer nights with my family slurping up sweet, sticky ice cream. This summer we are making many batches of ice cream at the Museum & Theatre, and I want to share a special recipe that will be perfect to make at home to satisfy most any picky eater and all who love cool summer treats.Read More
The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine is thrilled to announce a $500,000 leadership commitment from IDEXX to create The IDEXX STEM Learning Hub in the new Museum & Theatre on Thompson’s Point, scheduled to open in 2020. This creative collaboration is designed to enhance opportunities for experiential STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) learning for Maine kids and families.Read More
Our camps are off to a delicious start at the Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine! Our first camp of the summer was Candy Cook Camp, for ages 4-6. I had the sweet opportunity to join camp mid-week as a photographer and camp reporter.Read More
The Children’s Museum & Theatre of Maine welcomes the many newly arriving asylum seeking families to Portland. We stand with the City and all of those helping children and families with their needs of food, shelter, and health care. We exist to inspire discovery and play for all children, and we are ready to offer educational and play opportunities to all new families in our community when they are ready for us.
Usually, we define substances as solid, liquid, or gas- the three states of matter. Solids, consist of tightly packed molecules that move very little. Liquids, have molecules that flow and move around each other. And in gasses, the molecules are very fast and far apart... Which raises the question, what do we do about something that can look and feel solid but actually moves more like a liquid?Read More
Easy and so much FUN to make (and eat, of course)!
Here are the ingredients you'll need to perfect this salty and sweet snack:
Saltine Crackers (1 box)