Learning Through Play!

Programs and Events

Thu,

Oct 13

Dance across Latin America with New Opportunities
Dance across Latin America with New Opportunities

Thu,

Oct 13 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

See some spectacular dance demonstrations from across Latin America for our final Hispanic Heritage Month at KidsPlay program!

Fri,

Oct 14

Inclusive Playtime!
Inclusive Playtime!

Fri,

Oct 14 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Provides a sensory-friendly and judgement-free environment for play and learning for children with disabilities, on the autism spectrum, and/or sensory-processing disorders and their families.

Thu,

Oct 20

Spooky Science Night
Spooky Science Night

Thu,

Oct 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a night of spooky and exciting chemistry experiments!

Sun,

Oct 23

Inclusive Playtime!
Inclusive Playtime!

Sun,

Oct 23 | 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Provides a sensory-friendly and judgement-free environment for play and learning for children with disabilities, on the autism spectrum, and/or sensory-processing disorders and their families.

Museum News

A Day to Remember!

KidsPlay celebrated its 10th Birthday Extravaganza on August 4 with more than 750 guests enjoying fu...

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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