In times of uncertainty, kids need to play more than ever. Through play, kids often solve their problems and help bring order to their hearts and minds.
Since 1989, we’ve been that resource for Kearney’s kids. Over the years we’ve watched whole generations create imaginary worlds, build entire cities out of blocks, forge lasting friendships, and own their own tiny businesses, if even for an hour or two. And then, once they’ve grown up, those same kids have brought their own children to the museum because of the amazing memories they had created at the museum when they were kids. That is the power of play.
Now, however, that chance for our Kearney kids to grow, develop, and create memories is in jeopardy. Because of the precautions we’ve had to take for COVID-19 this year, the museum is in a dire financial situation.
We know this time is hard for all of us. But if we work together, we can help our community’s place for play to be here for the next generation of children.