Build It Up

A destination for the hands-on maker and builder in every child.


The name says it all... let’s build it UP! In this area, STEAM-based activities invite trial-and-error design, construction, and crafting that build thinking skills and a growing awareness of the designed/built world around us. Activities here are filled with loose parts of different scales for building and engineering.


  • “Deconstructed Constructed” House
  • Brick Conveyor Belt
  • Electricity Wall
  • Plumbing Wall
  • Siding Wall
  • Design Station
  • Builder Boards


  • Imagination
  • Planning
  • Fundamental STEAM concepts


  • Building with various materials
  • Expression of ideas
  • Planning and designing


  • Collaboration
  • Problem solving
  • Risk taking