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A Hub of Creative & Critical Thinking

What Kids Do

  • Make a reflection journal to use throughout the museum
  • Create optical illusions with giant tangrams and mirrors
  • Work together to move a ball through a maze
  • Contribute to a collaborative courage wall
  • Make an origami fortune teller
  • Rest and reflect in a dreamer’s corner

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Skills Kids Build

  • Creative Thinking → Seeing new or different possibilities
  • Critical Thinking → Planning, experimenting and thinking through a process
  • Confidence → Daring to be different and take a chance on an idea

How to Support Your Child

  • Focus on the process, less on the outcome
  • Give kids time and space to explore wild ideas
  • Get in there and create! Kids pick up on your eagerness to try new thingse

Our Exhibits!

The Scramble

Forces at Play

Super Awesome Adventures

Imaginopolis

Creativity Jam

Sprouts

The Studio

Our World

Tip Top Terrace (Seasonal)

The Backyard (Seasonal)

Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment logoOur exhibits are funded in part with money from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund that was created with the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

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