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JRA-designed science centre KidsSTOP debuts in Singapore

KidsSTOP – an interactive science centre aimed at children – has become the first such attraction to open in Singapore.

Designed and planned by Jack Rouse Associates (JRA), the centre is an addition to the existing Science Centre Singapore and comprises 17 zones and features areas designed around the themes of imagine, experience, discover and dream. The centre, reported to have cost around US$8.5m (€6.3m, £5m), aims to encourage learning through activity, play and exploration.

The imagine section of the centre uses the concept of innovative role play, encouraging kids to practice creative and communication skills to boost self-confidence, intellectual growth and social skills.

In the experience area, the centre will encourage art appreciation from children and appreciation of nature through interactions with live animals, stop motion animation and more.

The discover aspect centres around various aspects of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

KidSTOP’s most prominent feature is it ‘Big Dream Climber; – a 9m (29.5ft) climbing structure which allows children to ascend and explore different zones incorporating hanging leaves, doors and gears.

KidsSTOP – an interactive science centre aimed at children – has become the first such attraction to open in Singapore. Designed and planned by Jack Rouse Associates (JRA), the centre is an addition to the existing Science Centre Singapore and comprises 17 zones and features areas designed around the themes of imagine, experience, discover and dream. The centre, reported to have cost around US$8.5m (€6.3m, £5m), aims to encourage learning
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 The centre, reported to have cost around US$8.5m (€6.3m, £5m), aims to encourage learning through activity, play and exploration / KidsSTOP
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