The Autumnal Equinox has come and gone! Though it may not feel like it yet, fall is here. Shop for seasonal must-haves at the Museum Store. Pick out some indoor after-school activities or outdoor supplies to put to use when the weather cools down.

After-School Activities

left to right: 100 first words for little artists, for little geniuses, for little geeks

Practice reading with these made-for-kids books! The 100 First Words board books are tailored to a variety of interests and include pages of fun illustrations. Or introduce your little one to classic novels with the Lit for Little Hands books. Read a simplistic version of the classic story in the form of an illustrated board book. Find all these and more at the Museum Store!

four boxes of tiny building blocks in a grid. going clockwise from top left: grasshopper, ladybug, butterfly, bumblebee

These tiny building blocks are a great way to stay occupied. Pick a favorite insect and follow the instructions to assemble a new friend!

These kits bring out the fun in science! Discover paper chromatography, acids and bases, DNA and more. The kit comes with all of the supplies needed to conduct the experiment, including safety equipment. Choose a new scientific adventure by bringing these kits home from the Museum Store.

Inspired by the Outdoors

Vincent van Gogh’s Sunflowers paintings are iconic in pop culture. The Museum Store carries a line of items in this theme, from stationary to clothing. Find notebooks, notecards, pens, earrings, magnets, tote bags, and even umbrellas in this print. Sunflowers bloom in summer and fall, so now is the perfect time to share these items.

two woodcut puzzles, one facing up and one on its side

Puzzles are a great indoor activity for the incoming rainy, dreary days. This woodcut puzzle box includes 3 300-piece puzzles in different designs. Complete each design separately, or mix the pieces together for a challenge.

left to right: Pair of green binoculars, shiny green metal flashlight, green rubber flashlight

Explore the outdoors at any time of day with flashlights and binoculars from the Museum Store! Take these on camping trips or use them to explore your own backyard. The opportunities for adventures are endless when you have the right tools!