This PowerPoint slideshow explains how two processes –explaining and exploring –occur in parent-child museum play, and how these patterns contribute to children’s learning.

Created by Maureen Callanan, David Sobel, and Cristine Legare. All rights reserved.

Callanan, M., Sobel, D., & Legare, C. (2020) Main Findings of Exploration, Explanation, and Parent-Child Interaction in Museums [PowerPoint]. Retrieved from