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Changsha to open first toy block-themed science park

Updated: 2017-08-08

 

The Children's Science Park in the Hunan Science and Technology Museum is set to reopen to the public before Jan 1 next year, after refurbishment which got underway on Aug 7, Changsha Evening News reported.

 

When it reopens, the Children's Science Park will feature toy building blocks of all shapes and sizes, designed to encourage kids to use their imagination and become more creative – it is said to be the first of its kind in China.

 

Children will be able to construct model buildings such as schools and parking lots by grouping, adding, and subtracting toy blocks.

 

The science park opened on June 25, 2011 and has welcome nearly 300,000 children and teenagers so far, and plays an important education role for young people in Changsha.

 

The new entertainment venue, with an area of 1,430 square meters, will be divided into two parts. The first part is aimed at kids aged between zero and six and will feature 31 exhibitions, while the second, for juveniles aged between six and 10, will have 30 exhibitions.

 

A rendering of the renewed Children's Science Park in Hunan Science and Technology Museum, which is slated to reopen before Jan 1, 2018. [Photo/icswb.com]

 

Source: Changsha Evening News