KidSpark Activities

Join us for fun-filled 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 

Science Activity

July 22, 23 and 29 at 11:30 a.m.
August 19 and 27 at 11:30 a.m.

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

Eyes on the Skies

Eyes on the Skies

Weekdays in July and August at 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

For children 5 years and under WITH their caregivers. Learn about the nighttime sky through singing, connect-the-stars constellations and a journey to the moon!

KidSpark Icon - Animal Encounters - Illustration of a frog 

Animal Encounters

July 1 and 2 at 1:30 p.m.
August 12 and 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Join staff of the Live Exhibits Lab and learn about the Science Centre’s very own animal collection. You’ll be invited to interact with several of our resident animals including slithering snakes, turtles, tortoises, chinchillas, our sea creature touch tank and more!

 Outdoor Discovery

Outdoor Discovery

July 16 at 1:30 p.m.
August 20 at 1:30 p.m.

Come join us as we head outside and enjoy some play in a natural setting. Explore the wonderful world of nature through different activities and games. Whether we talk about bubbles, play board games or look up at clouds – enjoy some sun as you explore and have fun! Weather permitting.



July 15 at 5:30 p.m.
August 26 at 5:30 p.m.

Talented hosts immerse our youngest visitors in a whirlwind of imagination with stories, songs and much more!

Scavenger Hunt  

Scavenger Hunt

July 8 and 9
August 5 and 6

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.

Research Live!

Saturdays and Sundays in July and August from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Help researchers from the 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!

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Click to see the July/August 2017 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all July and August 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.