KidsSTOP Science Centre

I signed up for a science centre kidsSTOP membership a while back and was invited to a members preview on Saturday.

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Getting warmed outside before entering

KidsSTOP, designed for children between the ages of 18 months to 8 years, is divided into many different zones (17, according to some reports). Each area has a different theme, for example, the critters room, where the children can see chicks, frogs, fish and hamsters, and a supermarket zone, where children can ‘buy’ ingredients and food, before going to the kitchen zone to ‘cook’ the food!

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Shop at the supermarket..

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..and pick up some meat..

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..to cook in the kitchen!

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Looking for the hamsters

Samantha particularly enjoyed the zone where she could pretend to be a performer on a stage – there are a few children’s songs you can choose to sing or dance to. Other children who are off-stage can also participate, by being the cameraman or the producer!

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Singing with the big girls

There is also an area where you can learn more about your body, and take part in surgery!

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A blur of action as children engage in organ harvesting

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Samantha checks the baby’s ears for otitis media

Here are some more images of the exciting zones in kidsSTOP-

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Toddler zone, with some physical activities and mega lego blocks

kids stop dino bones
dig up dinosaur bones

kids stop construction zone
Cart around balls and send them down a custom made contraption

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Slide down a ramp!

The Science Centre kidsSTOP opens officially on 6 June 2014. Do plan a visit if your child is under 8!

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