Chengdu Museum: DIY rhino for colored painting
Do you like being creative? The Chengdu Museum in Southwest China’s Sichuan province recently rolled out a DIY rhino for colored painting. The rhino originates from a stone rhino dating back from the Warring States Period (475-221 BC) to the Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220), which is the most precious treasure of the museum. You can use your wild imagination and creativity to help this lovely creature dress in gorgeous clothes!
Tsinghua University Art Museum: Tube-packaged puzzles
As solving jigsaw puzzles can help children develop intelligence, the Tsinghua University Art Museum has launched four puzzles with beautiful and auspicious traditional embroidery patterns originating from the museum’s collections. By the way, the puzzles can be stored in a tube, making it less likely the kids will lose some pieces.
Xinjiang Museum: Dolls in gorgeous ethnic costumes
Wow! How beautiful the dolls are! Dressed in gorgeous Xinjiang ethnic costumes and wearing matched Xinjiang ethnic caps, these four charming dolls with big enchanting eyes and black bushy hair have just been launched by the Xinjiang Museum. Which one do you like best?
Hunan Museum: “Vase” puzzles
Do you like solving puzzles in your free time? The Hunan Museum just rolled out three “vase” puzzles. With 80 pieces each the “vase” puzzles were inspired by three ancient Chinese vases with flower motifs. It’s worth mentioning that two cups come with the puzzles for placing in the vase to retain water. By the way, they can also be used as pen holders. What creative and practical products!
Sanxingdui Museum: Playing cards
As recent discoveries at the Sanxingdui Ruins site in Southwest China’s Sichuan province have attracted people’s attention, the Sanxingdui Museum just launched a pack of playing cards. The precious cultural relics unearthed from the site have been printed on the cards to demonstrate their rich historical, cultural, and scientific value and help people understand the ancient civilization in Sichuan province.
Xinjiang Museum: Magic cube
The “Five stars rise in the East” arm protector from the Han Dynasty (206 BC- AD 220) is a brocade armband embroidered with the words “Five stars rise in the east, benefit China” and is also the most precious treasure of the Xinjiang Museum. To develop people’s spatial thinking skills, the museum designed a magic tube with the motifs of this national first-class artifact excavated from Hotan in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.
Xi’an Museum: Building blocks
As building blocks of city landmarks have gained popularity among Chinese people in recent years, the Xi’an Museum has launched a toy based on the architectural components of the Drum Tower of Xi’an in Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. Through playing with the building blocks of this cultural icon, people can not only cultivate patience but also feel the architect’s sense of achievement.