Pretend City Children’s Museum is a one-of-a-kind space which allows children to learn how the real world works. The museum was fully constructed with children in mind and is dedicated to childhood education and personal development by challenging children to assume various real-world roles. Through interactive exhibits and activities, children foster curiosity and develop critical thinking skills.
Pretend City believes that imaginative play with other children is the ultimate way for a child to develop self-confidence and social skills. The museum is a non-profit organization that relies on community-based funding and guest support to continue its efforts. Essentially, the museum serves as a wonderful resource for children, their families, and the community at large.
The museum feature seventeen interactive exhibits and activities, all of which highly trained and professional staff guide. Through these exhibits, children will learn, foundational math, reading, and science skills while also developing their curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving, organization, teamwork, self-confidence, and socialization. The activities include:
- Art Studio
- Emergency Services
- Gas Station
- Marina Under Renovation
- Dentist Office
- Doctor’s Office
- Post Office
- Real Cafe
- Grocery Store
- Orange Plaza
In addition to these exhibits, Pretend City also has an “Imagination Playground.” This playground allows children to use blocks to make anything from animals and robots to houses and cities. Imagination Playground is vital for intellectual development and curiosity because it is child-directed and encourages self-expression through deep, joyful play.
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