EdVenture Children's Museum:  Columbia   |   Hartsville   |   Myrtle Beach

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Hours:

Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

We are closed on the following days: Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

Admission:

Members   -   Free

Children and Adults   -   $11.95

Seniors (age 62+)   -   $10.95

Military (with ID)   -   $10.95

Educator (with ID)   -   $10.95

Groups (15+ w/RSVP)   -   $8.50

Children under two    -   Free

The News Room

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

What are we learning?

0 - 4

  • Imaginative play
  • Fine motor skills
  • Communication skills

5 - 7

  • Imaginative play
  • Self confidence
  • Communication skills
  • Cooperative play
  • Creativity

8 - 12

  • Imaginative play
  • Communication skills
  • Self confidence
  • Cooperative play
  • Creativity

Ways to Engage

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  • Encourage your child to type on the keyboards and press the buttons at the control station.

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  • 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

8 - 12

  • Use this experience to discuss careers in the newsroom
  • Ask your child questions about how the news gets to the viewer

EdVenture at Home

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

5 - 7

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

8 - 12

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

Literacy Resources

0 - 4

  • Goodnight News
    By Andrea Cuadra
  • The Furry News: How to Make a Newspaper
    By Lorene Leedy

5 - 7

  • 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

8 - 12

  • 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
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