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January 19, 2022

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TSM Kids! Now Live Online

The Tennessee State Museum rolls out a new section on its website just for kids.

The Tennessee State Museum is the latest local museum to add online content and activities for kids during these safer-at-home days. TSM Kids! includes a variety of resources for different ages. There are five specific portals.

JUNIOR CURATORS BLOG
For Elementary Age Students

In this weekly blog, students can travel back in time to different places in Tennessee history. Discover priceless artifacts, pictures, videos and games. 

WATCH A STORYTIME VIDEO
For Pre-K Children

Join Ms. Morgan for weekly online book picture book readings covering topics like museum discovery, numbers, symbols and more.

DOWNLOAD COLORING PAGES
All ages

There are currently 19 coloring pages on the site. You can download them all at once as a PDF document. Print them out and the only other thing your child needs is a box of crayons or colored pencils. Be sure to share your child's finished creation on social media, and don't forget to tag the museum's social channels: 

Facebook: @tnmuseum.org
Instagram: @tnstatemuseum
Twitter: @tnstatemuseum

SOLVE MUSEUM JIGSAW PUZZLES
All ages

This is one of the most fun offerings. Have fun putting together 6 different virtual puzzles by dragging and dropping the pieces. Race against the clock to score the best time against other online players.

LEARN MORE ABOUT TENNESSEE AT TN4ME.ORG
For Middle and High School Students
This site has lots of fascinating educational Tennessee history at the ready for students. Topics include:

• First Tennesseans
• Indians & Cultural Encounters
• Frontier
• Age of Jackson
• Civil War & Reconstruction
• Confronting the Modern Era
• Depression & Word War II
• Civil Rights/Cold War
• Information Revolution

To access TSM Kids! click HERE. For general info about the Tennessee State Museum, click HERE.

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