Spinning Toy Top & Yo-Yo Museum; Logic Puzzle Museum; Teacher Place & Parent Resources........all at this address, downtown Burlington, Wisconsin
THE SPINNING TOP MUSEUM Unique! 2,000 item exhibit of tops---yo-yos---gyroscopes; top videos, hands-on tops and games at scheduled program times PLUS a fun and lively presentation. Fun and learning for kids and grown-ups. And/or we bring programs to your school or event. Information below* (For times to visit with families, individuals, and small groups, CLICK HERE FOR MUSEUM HOURS)
THE LOGIC PUZZLE MUSEUM more than 50 hands-on brain, logic & mechanical puzzles to work and play with, exhibit, make a puzzle to keep. A 90 minute visit. Thinking fun and challenges for kids and grown-ups. www.logicpuzzlemuseumAnd/or we bring programs to your school or event. Information below*
TEACHER PLACE & PARENT RESOURCES educational center for people who teach and/or help others with learning, birth through adult levels. The center is a storehouse of ideas, practical educational resource library, hands-on teaching examples, tools, equipment, helpful staff, recycle materials, family programs, inservices, staff development programs, advisory and support. And/or we bring programs to your school or event. Information below*
OUR GIFT SHOP endless unique items related to the above three organizations: 180 different tops(modern & antique), 90 kinds of yo-yos, diabolos, 9 types of gyroscopes, 80 different hands-on brain & mechanical puzzles (for kids & grown-ups!), new & used books, new & used teaching resources, game making parts, blank books, classic skill toys, math practice materials, parenting resources, rubber stampers, National Geographics to cut apart, blank books, and an eclectic assortment of collectibles: all for sale. Sales help support the non-profit, educational center and museums.
All three non-profit, educational organizations are located at the same address, but each one has its own hours, so please: always call ahead for admission and free parking information and very specific hours of each organization you wish to visit. Please call us to confirm hours: (262)763-3946
SPINNING TOP MUSEUM famous, unique 2-hour program: hands-on, exhibit, tour & live presentation for children, family and definitely adult groups. Meet the tops expert from an MGM film, and try the optional I Spy scavenger hunt. Group tours, senior groups, and everyone else really, really likes this museum!
LOGIC PUZZLE MUSEUM 90-minute visit, hands-on figure-them-out puzzles, exhibit, plus make a puzzle to keep. For adults, children, families, groups. www.logicpuzzlemuseum.org
WORKSHOPS for teachers, Scout leaders, activity directors, homeschooling groups, camp staff, parents, Sunday school teachers, and those who teach others
ANNUAL EVENTS bring your tour group or family to the Yo-Yo Convention, Rebus Valentines, the EGGS dyeing event, Whatchamacallits (mystery objects) & the Tongue Twister Contest, Brain Twister Day, the Gyroscope Contest, and the Tangram Challenge.
+MUSEUM PROGRAMS BROUGHT TO YOUR SCHOOL : *HANDS-ON SCHOOL & EVENT PROGRAMS (a nice change from an assembly program) -------Fees are based on distance, number of students, time, materials.------
Logic Puzzle Museum the Logic Puzzle Museum visits you: hands-on thinking with more than 50 different mechanical puzzles, & several BIG hands-on puzzles set up in a large, plus make a brain puzzle to keep www.logicpuzzlemuseum.org
Behind the Scenes meet the Top Lady who has worked in Hollywood on a TV show, a feature film, and appeared on Ripley's TV; presentation, clips, scene re-enactment, audience participation
Optical Illusion Tops hands-on experiments, play, & observations with optical tops, design one to keep
Inventing Labs with an inventor-in-residence, invent a toy or silly physics-based device, very unusual materials provided, active and hands-on experience.
Science Turns Tops the Top Museum visits you with hands-on tops, games, & demonstration by the Top Collector
Mystery Objects:150+ items to try to figure out!: a do-touch and try things, try to figure out what these items are. Challenges thinking and observation skills. (Or bring your group to Burlington for this at the annual offering:
International Games learn traditional games & try universal toys from around the world. Hands-on, active participation
Multi-Culture Spinning Top Games hands-on play & learning from around the world: learn top spinning techniques, geography, cultural variety, history; and experience universal play
Make an African Strategy Game Learn to play this strategy game and each one makes one to keep.
533 Milwaukee AV, Burlington, WI 53105 USA
+EDUCATORS: INSERVICES AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS:
LOGIC & BRAIN PUZZLES for teachers of grades 1-12; make a classroom hands-on set of your own.
QUESTIONING TECHNIQUES for teachers of every level and any subject. Motivate real interest, more participation in discussions, & higer level thinking skills.
INTERNATIONAL & MULTI-CULTURAL TOYS & GAMES for teachers K-9, K-12 social studies teachers. Make a set for your classroom.
VICTORIAN TOYS & GAMES Learn history, play with history, make versions for your classroom.
SKILL & CONFIDENCE development with a yo-yo class for teachers, and learn how to teach a successful yo-yo class to your students
..................................................... Everyone, everywhere in the world: FREE TO DO: Take part in the Free International Top Spinning Day Oct. 8, 2008 wherever you are in the world that day. Click for Details
~ Spinning Top & Yo-Yo Museum ~ 533 Milwaukee Avenue, historic downtown Burlington, Wisconsin 53105 USA (262) 763-3946 [email protected]
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