Whether she’s dreaming up an umbrella for your pet cat or a car wash for toys, a kidventor’s thirst for innovation needs to be quenched. There are plenty of places where it’s easy for creative juices to flow and we’ve rounded up 10 of the best. From building robots to experiments with wind tables, our favorite spots are fit for LEGO lovers and explorative thinkers alike. Flip through the gallery and let your imagination take it from there.

The Thinkery – Austin, Tx

Calling all creative thinkers. The Thinkery in Austin is a must for kids with curiosity running through their veins. Devoted to innovators and creative problem solvers, The Thinkery brings science, fun and families together to play. And play they do in all types of unique exhibits from the light lab to the spark shop. Make sure you stop by the Kitchen Lab. Your kid won't want to miss out on a chance to invent an original dish or eat edible minerals!

Good to know: With so much to see and explore, we recommend planning to spend at least half a day here. Don't worry, you're kids will be entertained and it will be time well spent.

Online: thinkeryaustin.org

photo: Erica H. via Yelp

Where do you take your budding inventor? Share with us in a comment below.

—Meredith Mortensen


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