Tagged with "play"

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  1. Strong National Museum of Play

    Strong National Museum of Play


    by Jason Jay Stevens Published October 01 2009

    Strong National Museum of Play I came to visit Rochester's Museum of Play on a sunny, balmy summer afternoon. Attendance was brimming, significantly with children and groups of accompanying adults. Engagement was high along every vector. There is...

  2. Giant Marimba

    Giant Marimba


    by Joanna Fisher on April 08, 2010

    This is a real Marimba at Discovery Gateway in SLC, UT, but it applies all 7 of the characteristics of family learning as identified in the PISEC study. And it really works -- Family groups and different...

  3. Designing environments for play-based science learning

    Designing environments for play-based science learning


    by Wendy Pollock on January 31, 2011

    The Fall 2011 issue of the journal Children, Youth, and Environments will explore multi-disciplinary perspectives on the role of play in science learning with a focus on out-of-school spaces designed...

  4. Underland



    by Justine Roberts Published February 15 2011

    The outdoor exhibit space in Providence strikes me as a real challenge. It is long and narrow, wrapping around the corner of the building in an L. It is sandwiched between the building and the parking lot without much buffer - no break of trees for...

  5. Wizard of Oz

    Wizard of Oz


    by Daniel Zeiger Published April 01 2011

    This exhibit is currently on display at the Children's Museum of Manhattan. The Wizard of Oz exhibition provides an exciting twist on common elements found in traditional children’s museums. Billed as an exhibit for all ages, much of this indoor...

  6. Museums: "a safe meeting ground for families"

    Museums: "a safe meeting ground for families"


    by Wendy Pollock on April 21, 2011

    Jeri Robinson reflects on the Boston Children's Museum's pioneering development of playspaces for very young children. "Just do something that's right for families and kids...Copy this, create something...

  7. TapeScape



    by Jeanne Vergeront Published April 28 2011

    ‘Who would think to build something like that?’ That’s what Eric Lennartson thought when he saw a photograph of a sculpture in a weekly e-mail from an architecture magazine. Eric is an architect in Mankato (MN) and on the board of the emerging...

  8. Invention at Play

    Invention at Play

    Case Study

    by Gretchen Jennings Published June 07 2007

    Developed by the Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation at the National Museum of American History in collaboration with the Science Museum of Minnesota, this exhibition aims to bring a fresh perspective to the topic of invention,...

  9. Psychology Exhibition

    Psychology Exhibition

    Case Study

    by Gretchen Jennings Published May 03 2007

    By Gretchen Jennings The Psychology Exhibition was created as the major public education initiative of the American Psychological Association (APA) in celebration of its centennial in 1992. The Ontario Science Centre in Toronto was selected by APA...

  10. My Sky

    My Sky

    Case Study

    by Margaret Middleton Published January 31 2015

    My Sky is a 1,500 square-foot traveling exhibit developed by Boston Children’s Museum (BCM) in collaboration with NASA, and in partnership with the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. Designed for children ages 5-10 and their adult...