The Studio

Join the Maker Movement

Join the Maker Movement

Real Stuff & Real Tools

  • Use real pottery tools to cut and shape clay
  • Experiment with electricity to create simple circuits (Squishy Circuits or circuit boards)
  • Mold and sculpt Kinetic Sand with tools and your hands

Boundless Creativity

  • Mix colors and paint on giant Plexiglass windows
  • Let your creations dry on the racks near the family bathroom
  • Open doors on the big wooden cabinet to find surprises

Skills in Action

  • Gaining confidence by taking responsible risks
  • Stretching ideas about what’s possible
  • Making plans and following through

Power the Play

  • Give kids a chance to tackle challenges
  • Resist the urge to show kids how to use tools
  • Enjoy the process of making and creating

©2017 The Studio was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum

Check out our other exhibits

THE SCRAMBLE

A four story, vertical adventure for scooting, climbing and sliding

IMAGINOPOLIS

Go anywhere. Be anything. This place is what you make it.

FORCES AT PLAY

Air-powered ball launchers and a wacky car wash

SPROUTS

In Sprouts, learning takes root.

CREATIVITY JAM

A million and one ways to create… together

OUR WORLD

Everyone plays a role in this vibrant Minnesota city

SUPER AWESOME ADVENTURES

Laser maze, balance boards and green-screen climbing wall

TIP TOP TERRACE

Rooftop patio where visitors make music, sketch and talk about the city around them – Open seasonally (spring, summer and fall)

THE BACKYARD

Quirky outdoor space for exploring the natural world – Open seasonally (spring, summer and fall)

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