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Grand Rapids Children's Museum here to help keep kids learning

Posted at 5:50 PM, Mar 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-17 17:50:18-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Kids are out of school for the foreseeable future due to coronavirus concerns and parents might be struggling to make sure they are still learning.

While they may not be open, the Grand Rapids Children's Museum is putting their resources online to continue to support the community.

"On Monday, we will have something for you." said GRCM CEO Maggie Lancaster. "Tuesday we will have something science-y for you. Wednesday is Wild Wednesdays. All sorts of ideas."

Below is exactly what the Children's Museum will be bringing on their website.

It is slated to start this Wednesday, March 18 with Wild Wednesdays. That's is where they will introduce a fun activity you can do outside, if the weather cooperates.

If they are unable to begin on Wednesday, Thursday will begin the fun with the making of crayons at home.

The learning should happen both inside and out. On a sunny day like Tuesday, it is the perfect chance to let them get some energy out and learn in the process.

That is exactly what one neighborhood in Ada did, with a Saint Patrick's Day twist. Families colored shamrocks to place in their doors and windows, encouraging kids to get outside, walk around and see how many they can find.

If you need more ways to keep you kids engaged, alongside what the schools are providing, the museum says you can call or email them directly. You can find all of their contacts here.

Make sure you check with grcm.org or their Facebook Page beginning Wednesday, March 17 for daily activities you can do.