KidSpark Activities

Join us for a fun-filled fall of discovery and adventure in Toronto’s only children’s museum! From house-building to music-making, KidSpark’s engaging science activities will be sure to please the whole family!

All KidSpark activities are for children 8 years of age and younger WITH their caregivers. 

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Science on the Go

September 16 at 10:30 a.m.
September 20 and 27 at 11:30 a.m.

Get your brains in motion this autumn! Join us for "Science On The Go", a series of fun, hands-on activities being offered throughout KidSpark. Topics vary, so whether it's science experiments or cool art projects, join us for exciting science fun! Check the schedule at the KidSpark main entrance for more information.

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Animal Encounters

September 9 at 10:30 a.m.  
September 12 and 28 at 11:30 a.m.
September 22 at 1:30 p.m.

Join staff of the Live Exhibits Lab and learn about the Science Centre’s reptile collection. You’ll be invited to interact with reptiles from Ontario and around the world including slithering snakes, turtles and tortoises.

Research Live

Research Live

Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Help researchers from University of Toronto's Child Learning and Development Labs learn how children develop, make decisions, and use language to learn about the world around them! 



September 6 at 1 p.m.

Join our wonderful Host staff as they engage our youngest of visitors in a whirlwind of imagination through their storytelling, songs and so much more.

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

September 17 ONLY

Search high and low in KidSpark to solve each clue in this new scavenger hunt designed just for our youngest visitors. Explore the exhibits, complete your quest and earn a prize that's just for you! Get your card from our KidSpark Hosts.

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Come Learn With Me

September 29 at 11:30 a.m.
September 30 at 1:30 p.m.

Come play, learn and explore! Join out Ryerson Early Childhood Studies Students as they learn to engage our young visitors through several different fun hands-on activities. 


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Click to see the Summer 2016 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all Summer KidSpark activities at a glance.

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All events are free with admission to the Science Centre and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be accompanied by adults. Please gather at the KidSpark entrance. 
  • Guide Maps

    Download a copy of our What's On Flyer & Guide Map for visitors. Printed copies of this map are also available in English and French when you arrive at the Science Centre.