Invent, construct, and create in The Strong’s 800-square-foot Play Lab on the museum’s first floor (near the Field of Play exhibit). Unlock the educational power of play and enter a playful maker space with daily programming based around monthly themes.
Every month be introduced to a new topic of inquiry such as printmaking, sound, and circuitry. Gain scaffolding assistance from museum staff and guest creators. Experiment with related tools and equipment such as looms, saws, and Oculus. Take time to create, engage with others, and reflect. Additional programs focus on game and toy development, LEGO bricks, sound, printmaking, messy play, painting, and more.
Upcoming monthly themes include:
- December: Cardboard
- January: Games
- February: Paper
- March: LEGO bricks