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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Animal Encounters

December 16 & 17 at 1 p.m.
December 20 at 11 a.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!

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Eyes on the Skies

11-15 & 18-22 at 10:15 a.m.
December 23, 24 & 26-30 at 11 a.m.
December 26-30 at 10:30 a.m.

A planetarium show 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! First come, first served, maximum capacity of 50. Doors close at show time.

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Scavenger Hunt

December 11

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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Research Live!

December 16 & 17 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 December 2017 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all December KidSpark activities at a glance.
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.

  • Food Services Update

    Our Valley Restaurant is closed for roofing construction and will re-open on December 4. Other food service locations are available.