Educational Value of Toys and Games at Bahrain Science Centre


Natasha at BSC

During July and August 2013, Bahrain Science Centre, a part of the Ministry of Social Development is bringing in an exciting line up of educational toys and games to celebrate the theme ‘Play2Learn’ and to entertain visitors from all walks of life.

The theme “Play2Learn” is introducing a new activity under the title of “Educational Value of Toys and Games “in which visitors, young and old will have the opportunity to play a variety of games from around the world.

An Educational Games Gala will be organized throughout the two-month period with competitions for all ages, as it is equally important that adults learn to play games with their children. Organised activity schedules can be downloaded from the Bahrain Science Centre website and Facebook pages.

The Bahrain Science Centre is located in Building 334, Road 109, Block 801, Riyadh Avenue, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain and can be contacted on 17686466.

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Press release issued on behalf Bahrain Science Centre. For further information, please contact Shereen Shabnam on +971 507690087/ 504828177/ shereen@mtestudios.com. For information on the weekly programmes at the Bahrain Science Centre, please contact Amna Aldoseri at amna@mtestudios.com.

About Bahrain Science Centre (BSC):

The Bahrain Science Centre (BSC) is an interactive educational facility that targets children, youth and families of Bahrain. It is located in building 334, Road 109, Block 801, Riyadh Avenue, Isa Town, Kingdom of Bahrain. The science centre has six interactive exhibition galleries, an auditorium, four laboratories and a café/shop.

The role of the BSC is to promote awareness of the importance of science and technology, complement the school curriculum, stimulate curiosity and innovation, and create a forum for public debate on science and technology issues. The topics covered by current exhibitions include junior engineering, human health, the five senses, earth sciences and biodiversity.

Focusing on hands-on learning using interactive displays and people-centred programmes, such as science shows, Bahrain Science Centre also strongly promotes creativity and innovation as well as cross-generational learning. The science centre will also endeavour to promote an awareness of Bahrain’s contributions to science and technology and a strong Bahraini identity. It is an ideal family edutainment destination

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