Mistakes, mix-ups and mishaps. They’re powerful learning experiences. It’s important to view mistakes as opportunities. Making mistakes helps us grow, even at a very young age.
People communicate in different ways, and nowhere is this more true than with children.
When kids have the time and space to explore freely, they find their own interests, enhance their curiosity, make new connections and discoveries, and become passionate about learning.
This summer, kids are experimenting, taking risks, problem solving and more as they step into the role of illustrator, storyteller and inventor in the Rube GoldbergTM: The World of Hilarious Invention! exhibit.
One of the museum’s most popular activities — Paint Your Own Face — provides such freedom and empowers kids to build creative thinking and social skills, confidence and coordination while they doodle, draw, color and create masterpieces on their own faces.
Visitors will explore the six types of simple machines, discover how they function and build their own machines using a variety of materials and tools in this new experience.