Welcome! Login | Register
 

What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Panthers Preseason Game—What to Watch For: Patriots vs. Panthers Preseason…

Olneyville’s Mansion: Atlantic Mills—Atlantic Mills - Olneyville's Mansion

10 Great Things to do in RI This Weekend - August 26—10 Great Things to do in RI This…

Moody’s Upgrades North Providence’s GO Bond Rating—Moody’s Upgrades North Providence’s GO Bond Rating

Friday Financial Five - August 26, 2016—Friday Financial Five - August 26, 2016

Finneran: Pokemon Go—-Go Far Far Away—Finneran: Pokemon Go---Go Far Far Away

The Cellar: Argentinean Malbec—The Cellar: Argentinean Malbec

Ten RI Primaries to Watch in ‘16—Ten RI Primaries to Watch in '16

NEW: Patriots Acquire Linebacker Barkevious Mingo From Cleveland—NEW: Patriots Acquire Linebacker Barkevious Mingo From Cleveland

UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter Pan Bus in Providence’s Kennedy Plaza—UPDATED: Cumberland Woman Hit & Killed by Peter…

 
 

Children’s Museum Play Areas a Summer Hit

Friday, August 13, 2010

 

On a sunny weekday, GoLocalProv took a quick trip across town to check out two new exciting outdoor play structures at the Providence Children’s Musuem.

The first, Underland, is a subterranean world located under the museum’s entrance ramp, filled with tunnels, a musical sculpture, wiggly worms, and creature sounds. We were lucky enough to catch Underland’s designer, Chris Sancomb, to talk about his creation.

The second, The Climber, is a 24-foot tall structure that challenges kids to navigate an enclosed maze of interconnected platforms at various levels in order to make their way to the top. The Climber is designed by father and son duo Tom and Spencer Luckey. Both are nationally acclaimed artists and architects. This fun and safe structure is their first major outdoor installation.

And the kids love them both – GoLocalProv talked with a few of the many children playing on the structures, and the verdict was unanimous – they’re a great success!

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
 
:!