See, Hear and Talk about the City – Open seasonally (spring, summer and fall)

See, Hear and Talk about the City – Open seasonally (spring, summer and fall)

Take in sights and sounds of the city
  • Notice, hear and describe the city around you
  • Make music by plunking, strumming and tapping with gongs and mallets
  • Test your balance on a stand up swing
Under the Sky
  • Unwind, have a chat or gaze at the clouds
  • Sit on the most Minnesotan bench ever #stateofhockey
  • Explore familiar objects used in unexpected ways
  • Use brushes and water to create impressions of the city
  • Open seasonally (spring, summer and fall)
Skills in Action
  • Expressing wonder and curiosity
  • Using words and gestures to deliberately offer ideas
  • Observing closely to discover details beneath the surface
Power the Play
  • Ask questions to encourage a child’s observations
  • Let children lead the way
  • Give children time to explore

Art students at Minnesota State University, Mankato fabricated Sounds of the City, the bike sculpture, the snowboard bench and the planters.

©2017 Tip Top Terrace 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.
THE STUDIO
A playful workshop with real tools and authentic materials
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

FORCES AT PLAY
Air-powered ball launchers and a wacky car wash
THE BACKYARD

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

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