A play center that encourages learning, social development, movement, and fun.

Creation Play allows children to move beyond simply looking at a fixed object, like monkey bars, to unlocking the minds creative imagination by creating something completely new. Creation Play centre encourages learning, social development, movement and fun. This is achieved through child-directed play, free play and group play.

creation play is big block play

Researchers have long known that playing with blocks helps children develop cognitive and social skills. Creation Play Centre combines all the benefits of block play on a larger than life scale.

creation play is loose parts

Creation Play Centre is a play space with a difference. Located in Melbourne and using the modern Imagination Playground block system designed by US Architect, David Rockwell, Creation Play Centre fosters learning through play.

At Creation Play Centre, kids build a new world everyday. They make objects like animals, rocket ships and robots. They make imaginary places like houses, factories and cities. They create dramatic scenarios, settings,  and games to play. Most importantly, they make the rules.

Because Creation Play Centre is child-directed and open ended, it encourages problem solving and self-expression through deep, joyful play.

a play centre that empowers children to reconfigure the space around them and design their own course of play.


children love it

“It is really fun because you get to build obstacle courses, towers and even a bed to sleep in. I got to make a tiny piano and many different things…”
– Olivia, 8 year-old child

parents love it

“When I watch my kids play, I’m looking to see them smile. And that’s all I saw today, just big grins. They’ve been running around. They’ve had a great time. At the end of the day, that’s really what’s important.”
– Regina, parent

educators love it

“When I see the kids engage with this and I see them having fun and I see them problem solving, I have to believe that it’s doing something to improve the quality of their thinking.”
– Dominic Randolph, Head of Riverdale Country School