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.

Innovation Planet at Discovery World – Milwaukee, Wi

Tell your kids to grab their astronaut helmet and prepare to blast off to Innovation Planet at Discovery World. Explore the inner workings of esteemed innovators like Warren Johnson and his awesome inventions. Not only did he invent the thermostat, but he also built cars and super huge clocks—learn how he did it and more in this stimulating exhibit.

Good to know: Budding designers will dig the Kohl's Design It! lab. Open on the weekends, kids can use various tools and materials to bring projects to life.

Online: discoveryworld.org

photo: <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/DiscoveryWorldMKE/photos/a.174123374948.26653.145389304948/10150607875644949/?type=3&theater&quot; via Facebook

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

—Meredith Mortensen


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