Learning Through Play!

Programs and Events

Thu,

Feb 09

KidsPlay's Winterpalooza
KidsPlay's Winterpalooza

Thu,

Feb 09 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of our new exhibit, Sock Skating on Polar Pond!

Fri,

Feb 10

Sensory-Friendly Inclusive Playtime
Sensory-Friendly Inclusive Playtime

Fri,

Feb 10 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A judgement-free and sensory-friendly environment for play and learning!

Thu,

Feb 16

Bright Smiles Day with Brooker Dental
Bright Smiles Day with Brooker Dental

Thu,

Feb 16 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Visit Brooker Dental at KidsPlay for practice screenings and dental goodies!

Sun,

Feb 26

Sensory-Friendly Inclusive Playtime
Sensory-Friendly Inclusive Playtime

Sun,

Feb 26 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

A judgement-free and sensory-friendly environment for play and learning!

Museum News

Town Center

Modeled after our own city of Torrington, Connecticut, the town center provides community staples including a diner, grocery store, dentist office, bank, Pick’n Patch Garden, a stage designed after Torrington’s very own Warner Theatre, and much more. Perfect for dramatic play and big imaginations!

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Literacy Tree House

Discover the beauty of language and reading set in a native Connecticut forest where you can climb up, cross bridges, and slide down our rope slide! Follow along page by page in our monthly StoryWalk® featured book along with a series of interactive activities to promote STEM learning and literacy.

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Arts & Innovation Zone

Children are exposed and encouraged to explore artistic and scientific creation, innovation, and experimentation. They can develop the skills that can help to improve communication, collaborative skills, team working and perseverance in the combined setting of a science center and art studio.

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Physical Phenomena

Discover properties of air, lift, & weight at the Air Tubes and Bernoulli Box;  hone your motor & navigational skills on the Traverse Climbing Wall; play with the properties of light with our Light Lab and giant Lite-Bright; and challenge yourself and your children with the Wind Power exhibit to see how much energy you can generate!

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