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October 11, 2018

This summer I had the wonderful experience of having two young brothers bring an envelope full of money to me at Treehouse. It was bills and change donated by their friends and family in lieu of...

July 23, 2018

At Treehouse we see thousand of children and parents every week (175,000 visitors a year) and so we see lots of great parenting in action. We have learned a lot about what parents can do to...

June 1, 2018

“Summer Slide” sounds like a fun activity, but in reality it represents the learning loss many children experience during the months when they are not in school. Research by John Hopkins...

April 19, 2018

Two of the staff of Treehouse Children’s Museum had the opportunity to hear former First Lady Barbara Bush give the keynote address at the Association of Children’s Museum Conference in...

April 18, 2018

Treehouse Children’s Museum is all about “stepping into a story” and encouraging children and adults to share good stories from around the globe. From our story-based exhibits to our...

March 22, 2018

Last year Treehouse celebrated 25 years of providing exhibits and programs to families and schools in Northern Utah. We asked our members to volunteer to help us as “Silver Celebration Families,”...

February 13, 2018

Right now at Treehouse we are hosting a display of vintage comics in our Gazebo on the main staircase landing. We have giant comic book pages, original comic book art, figures, lunch boxes, and...

January 2, 2018

Visitors have noticed some big changes happening on Treehouse’s second level. The beloved Music Room exhibit has disappeared for a time to make way for a new exhibit based on early natural science...

October 30, 2017

Each year Treehouse Children’s Museum offers three or four Artists in Residence experiences, introducing children and their parents to working professionals in the arts who share how they make...

September 12, 2017

Every year Treehouse closes for three weeks in September, but it's not for a vacation! Instead, we do a deep, thorough cleaning of the entire Museum and take care of painting and maintenence...

August 14, 2017

At Treehouse we have a quote on one of our walls above an art collection of works created by children from around the globe. The quote is from Mahatma Gandhi who said, “If we are to reach real...

May 23, 2017

It seems old-fashioned in this age of digital data, but children need to hand print to be better readers. A recent article in Psychology Today by Dr. Victoria L. Dunckley asserts, based on newer...

April 12, 2017

“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and...

April 12, 2017

Visitors often comment on how beautiful and unusual Treehouse Museum is. They tell us Treehouse isn’t like other museums, even other children’s museums they have visited, and they want to know why...

April 12, 2017

Not too long ago the New York Times published a story about the American Academy of Pediatrics urging parents to read aloud to their children from birth. That’s right: read aloud to your baby....

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