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08/29/2019
Going to the museum with your child over the summer can help them learn while they're on break. Read tips on the matter through this post by The Tutoring Center, Houston TX (Memorial).

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How to Visit a Museum with Your Child

Let Your Child Choose Where You'll Go

Of course, if you're going to a museum, you need to choose where you'll go. To make sure that your child will enjoy your day there and will want to learn about the exhibits, let them choose the museum you'll be visiting. Museums come in a variety of subjects (from science museums, to art museums, historical museums, and more), which means your child will have the chance to choose the one that speaks to their interests the most. To help them out in the decision making process, research the museums that area in your area. You can also take a look at the exhibits that are available during this time of year.

Get Ready for the Outing

In order to have the best experience you can at the museum, you need to get ready for the outing effectively. One of the first things to do is research. Search the museum's website to find out when it will be open, the entrance fee, the address, and other similar information. Likewise, it's suggested that you research the weather forecast for the day of the outing. If the museum you're visiting is outdoors, you should wear sunscreen (even if it's indoors), sunglasses, and a hat to keep your skin safe. Lastly, remember to prepare to be out all day: comfortable clothing and footwear, water, and snacks are a must to make it through.

Set Rules for the Day

For you and your child to enjoy and learn while you're at the museum, there need to be rules. If there aren't or they aren't enforced appropriately, your child could get into trouble and disturb other museum guests. Said rules should include the following: no running around, no yelling or being disruptive, no straying away from you, and no touching the exhibits (unless the museum allows interaction with the exhibits). Not only is it important that you talk to your child about this, but that you keep a close eye on them and that you correct their behavior when needed.

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Help Your Child Learn

Museums house knowledge which means that, aside from having fun, your child can take advantage of the visit to learn from the information available there. To make sure that your child learns, encourage them to read the information on the exhibits and talk to them about it. To motivate them further, you can quiz them at the end of your visit. If they answer most questions correctly, you can tell them to choose a small item from the gift shop to take home with them.

Take a Break Once in a While

Touring a museum can be very exciting and fun. However, if you and your child don't take breaks once in a while, you'll be exhausted by the end of it and you probably won't be able to enjoy all of it fully. Especially if the museum you're going to is a bigger one, your child may not be able to keep up with all of the walking. That's why it's suggested that you take small breaks. You can drink water, eat some light snacks, and rest for a bit. This will help them replenish their energy to keep going and learning.

Go to the Children's Section

Lastly, something that will get your child very excited to visit the museum and learn more is the children's section. As you may be aware, some museums have a children's section that's specifically designed to engage children with the information at the exhibits in a fun manner, in the way of activities, interactive games, and more. That's why, it's suggested that you research the museum you're visiting beforehand to find out if they have a children's section. If they do, take your child there to help them learn more!

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