Winners of 2017 Houston Public Media PBS KIDS Writers Contest Announced

Posted on · Thirty-one local children from grades K-3 were named finalists in the 2017 Houston Public Media PBS KIDS Writers Contest, which offers children the experience of writing and illustrating their own book.

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Kids Become Superheroes to Fight Summer Boredom at Children’s Museum

Posted on · Boredom can often be a problem for kids during the summer months. Kids also love superheroes. What do those two things have to do with each other? Well, kids can get the chance to create their own superheroes, suit up and battle the evil villain Dr. Boredom this summer at the Children’s Museum of Houston‘s […]

Houston Matters

In Houston, Celebrating Ice Cream Day Comes in All Sizes

Posted on · Most Houstonians probably don't need a reason to indulge in some ice cream, but this coming Sunday is National Ice Cream Day. Houston Matters' Maggie Martin reports on how a local museum is combining science and creativity to create the sweet treat. MORE: Pres. Ronald Reagan Declares National Ice Cream Month and National Ice Cream […]

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First Shift, Hot Dogs and Ice Cream: Thursday’s Show (July 16, 2015)

Posted on · For most Houstonians, life follows a fairly predictable schedule. Wake up around sunrise, work or go to school during the day, run errands, socialize, or decompress at night, then sleep, and start all over again. But that pattern – and the environment that is Houston – looks and feels very different if you work the […]

Houston Matters

Merry Grinchmas! New Exhibit Chronicles the Art of Dr. Seuss

Posted on · A new exhibit at the The Children’s Museum of Houston chronicles the artwork and career of Theodor Geisel — aka Dr. Seuss. Merry Grinchmas! – The Art of Dr. Seuss is on display now through Feb. 23. The exhibit features a combination of original artifacts and reproduced artwork chronicling the common artistic links found throughout […]