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Bob the Builder and his Can-Do Crew Invite Aspiring Builders to the Canadian Children’s Museum



Bob the BuilderTM and his Can-Do Crew
Invite Aspiring Builders to the Canadian Children’s Museum

Bob the BuilderTM – Project: Build It Travelling Museum Exhibit
on-site from June 21 to September 7

Gatineau, Quebec, June 21, 2008 — There will be lots of work to do at the Canadian Children’s Museum this summer, and fun is at the top of the list! So put on your hard hat and get ready for Bob the Builder – Project: Build It Travelling Museum Exhibit, that will be presented from June 21 to September 7 in the Kaleidoscope Gallery.

Bob the Builder and his Can-Do Crew — including Wendy, Scoop, Muck, Dizzy, Roley, Lofty and Scrambler — will show that The Fun Is in Getting It Done as they star in an interactive exhibition based on the well-known books and top-rated television series. Bob the Builder – Project: Build It brings to life a world that invites exploration, inspires teamwork and celebrates environmentally friendly building themes.

“Bob the Builder and his friends promote a positive attitude, working together to solve problems,” says Dr. Victor Rabinovitch, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation. “The exhibition gives kids a wonderful, hands-on opportunity to practice what the stories advocate. It’s an example of the show’s motto: ‘Can we fix it? Yes we can!’ ”

Bob the Builder – Project: Build It, aimed at children ages 2 to 7 years old and their families, is made up of five immersive environments. After meeting Bob and other kid-sized characters in the entrance area, visitors will explore Bob the Builder’s Mobile Home, the Vehicle Shelter, Bob’s Building Workshop, Wendy’s Caravan and Farmer Pickle’s Water Pump.

Each area will feature interactive displays, games and hands-on activities that provide visitors with an opportunity to fix, build, count, explore, role-play and collaborate. Families will work together to fix a sink, help Bob build the Vehicle Shelter, “ride” some of the machines, and experiment with tools.

The Canadian Children’s Museum is planning a special series of activities to complement the exhibition, including meeting Bob the Builder at a construction breakfast, exploring life-size machinery in Adventure World, planting sunflowers, and crafting “nuts-and-bolts” construction wear. Children will also have a chance to spend time with Bob the Builder during his special appearances.

This travelling exhibition was created by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, in collaboration with HIT Entertainment, and is presented by Delta Faucet.

The Canadian Children’s Museum (CCM), one of the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s most popular attractions, provides a creative space in which children and families can learn about the world and broaden their cultural experience. CCM passports in hand, visitors discover one incredible destination after another. Whether on a visit to homes in the International Village, a trek to a desert pyramid, a jaunt to the Port of Entry to help unload a cargo ship, or a stroll through the bustling Market Bazaar, visitors encounter endless ways to learn about the world and each other.
 
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Canadian Museum of Civilization
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