Merlin's Magic Space Unveiled at Bryan's House, USA

Merlin’s Magic Wand

Merlin’s Magic Wand
27th April 2018

MERLIN’S MAGIC SPACE UNVEILED AT BRYAN’S HOUSE TOGETHER WITH

 LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER AND SEA LIFE GRAPEVINE

 

Two New Therapy Rooms For Children Facing Challenging Circumstances

Unveiled On February 23RD

 

DALLAS, TEXAS (February 23, 2018)LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth and SEA LIFE Grapevine have teamed up to put some magic into the lives of those who need it most. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of Merlin’s Magic Wand, the attractions have customized two therapy rooms at Bryan’s House creating a SEA LIFE ocean adventure and LEGOLAND Discovery Center® train-themed experience.  

 

The first of its kind in Texas, these rooms are part of Merlin’s Magic Spaces, an initiative designed to ensure that local children, who are unable to visit the attractions due to serious illness or adversity, still have the opportunity to experience the unique magic of Merlin.

 

Bryan’s House provides children in North Texas with specialized medical, educational and therapeutic care, and holistic support services for families. The rooms will be used by over 160 families annually, and serve as a space for early childcare education and therapy programs that include speech, occupational, physical and feeding therapies.

 

The SEA LIFE inspired room will be a calming space, geared for children with a sensory processing disorder – immersing them into a serene, underwater world with seabed floor, tactile fish, interactive submarine, and magnetic octopus tile puzzle. The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center space incorporates all things LEGO DUPLO® complete with a child-size train running through the room, foam balance beam, and hands-on wall featuring farm animals that make noises when touched. Dalworth Cleaning also donated lifelike epoxy floors to help further engage the children in these captivating spaces.

 

“We are thrilled and honored to be the first nonprofit in the southwest of the United States selected as a beneficiary by Merlin’s Magic Wand Philanthropic Foundation, LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth and SEA LIFE Grapevine for our therapy room make-overs,” said Abigail Torres, CEO, Bryan’s House. “The opportunity to transform our therapy areas, not only physically, but conceptually and environmentally to meet the sensory and play-time needs of underserved children ages five to fourteen who live with social, emotional and physical in North Dallas is transformational. It all goes together to enhance our unique education-medical-therapy model experience and why our programs have been so successful – we are always looking for great ideas and partners to meet or exceed our mission.”

 

Please see a video showcasing the launch of this NEW Magic Spaces Project. Click Here

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The Charity makes FUN accessible to children with three Magic Spells: "Magical Days Out" providing tickets and funding travel grants to families to enjoy their day at a Merlin Entertainments’ attraction; "Merlin’s Magic On Tour" working with our local communities at hospitals and hospices to bring the magic to the children wherever they are; and "Merlin’s Magic Spaces" designing and creating amazing projects in hospitals, orphanages, learning Centres and more all around the world.

Merlin’s Magic Wand is a charitable trust registered with the UK Charities Commission, registration number 1124081. Merlin’s Magic Wand Trustees Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with registered number 06511344.


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