PLAYology Playbook

Development Perspectives

Developmental Perspectives of Cognition and Play By Bernice Callahan, Board Member, Founder of California Parenting Institute, and Former School Teacher  The Toddler Toddlers are consumed with curiosity. Their boundless energy...

bean sprouting and growing in soil

Bean Power

Help your child discover a better understanding of how plants grow and flowers bloom, with this fun science project!

red cabbage cutaway detail photo

Cabbage Soup

In this experiment, kids watch as "cabbage soup" turns different colors right before their eyes! This science project is designed to help kids observe chemical change!

Boy looking on crystals he grew through magnifying glass

Borax Crystals

Here's an easy and amazing way for your child to grow their own colorful borax crystal decorations overnight!

child's hands holding worms

Worm Bin

The worm composting project is a fun Earth sciences teaching tool that also promotes composting veggie food scraps from snack time, and other meal prep.

science experiment called egg in a bottle being demonstrated by an adult

Egg in a Bottle

WOW! your kids with this fun science trick! The egg in a bottle science experiment is a great way to inspire and intrigue young minds and get them to start…

Famous Scientists

Famous Scientists This list was researched and created for us by Kristyn Byrne for our Time To Wonder fundraising event held on September 23, 2010. Each scientist was used as a...

Finley-Foundation Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Children’s Museum of Sonoma County Receives $1 Million Grant from the Ernest L. and Ruth W. Finley Foundation SANTA ROSA, CA., August 5, 2013 – The Ernest L. and...

CMOSC Momentum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Children’s Museum of Sonoma County Continues Momentum with $100,000 SANTA ROSA, CA., September 25, 2013 – Three professional leaders in the North Bay have awarded the Children’s Museum...


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