Outdoor Play

Kidspace offers hands-on exhibits and learning environments which provide a variety of sensory and physical experiences in the natural world. Families investigate the properties of water as they interact with our water features while MuseumEducators are always close by to facilitate interactive programs such as leaf rubbing by the Wildlife Pond or a nature hike. Children can also strengthen their motor skills by climbing the Rootwad Climber, traversing the Strata Wall, or role-playing on the Spider Climber.

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Trike Tracks

Learn the rules of the road! Weave your way through the Wisteria Courtyard on any one of the special Kidspace tricycles.

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Stone Hollow Amphitheater

This outdoor arena is the perfect setting for Kidspace facilitated explorations, music performances and other activities, surrounded by the beauty of the interactive gardens and historic Wisteria pergola.

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Kirby's Kids Corner

The companion exhibit to the ECLC – Kirby’s Kids Corner is a fun and safe outdoor learning space. Hours of experiential play and discovery awaitfor infants and toddlers.

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Outdoor Climbers

Get ready, get set, climb! Kidspace offers children the chance to test their agility with fun outdoor climbing structures.

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Water Play

Kidspace's outdoor water features invite and encourage kids to splish splash to their heart's content - but bring an extra change of clothes and a towel!

The Arroyo

Kidspace’s "Interpretive Arroyo" is a mini model of Pasadena’s own Arroyo Seco and provides a perfect setting for children to learn about the water cycle and wildlife habitats.

Kidspace Gardens

Take a stroll through our two acres of gardens surrounding the Interpretive Arroyo and Wildlife Pond. Discover plants native to the Arroyo setting, feel bumpy and fuzzy bushes, and help sustain a vegetable garden.

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Harvest Corner

Nestled in at the end of the gardens path, get your hands dirty while exploring the origin of food, and plant harvesting and preparation techniques.