Young aspiring newscasters and meteorologists can learn how news is created and practice giving reports. 

What are we learning?

  • Imaginative play
  • Fine motor skills
  • Communication skills
  • Imaginative play
  • Self confidence 
  • Communication skills
  • Cooperative play
  • Creativity
  • Imaginative play
  • Communication skills
  • Self confidence
  • Cooperative play
  • Creativity
  • Encourage your child to type on the keyboards and press the buttons at the control station 
  • Ask your child to make up news and weather reports
  • Encourage your child to be creative in thinking of news reports 
  • Pretend to be a viewer of your child's news show and react to their news report
  • Use this experience to discuss careers in the newsroom
  • Ask your child questions about how the news gets to the viewer

Become a reporter at home by making your own newspaper or news report

Become a reporter at home by making your own newspaper or news report

Become a reporter at home by making your own newspaper or news report

Goodnight News
by Andrea Cuadra 
 
The Furry News: How to Make a Newspaper
by Lorene Leedy
The Daring Nellie Bly: America's Star Reporter
by Bonnie Christensen
 
Judy Moody and Friends: Amy Namey in Ace Reporter 
by Megan McDonald
 
Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Late-Breaking News
by Jane O'Connor
Muckrakers: How Ida Tardbell, Upton Sinclair, and Lincoln Steffens Helped Expose Scandal, Inspire Reform, and Invent Investigative Journalism
by Ann Bausum
 
12 Great moments that changed newspaper history
by Lori Fromowitz
 
Isabel Feeney, Star Reporter
by Beth Fantask
 
Darnell Rock Reporting
by Walter Dean Myers
Calendar
Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free