KidSpark Activities

Join us for a fun-filled winter 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 

Science on the Go

February 25 and 26 at 1:30 p.m.
February 25 at 3:30 p.m.
March 4, 5, 25 and 26 at 11:30 a.m.

Get your brains in motion this winter! 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. 

KidSpark Icon - Animal Encounters - Illustration of a frog 

Animal Encounters

March 2 at 1:30 p.m.
March 6 at 11:30 a.m.
March 24 at 10:30 a.m.
March 28 at 1 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.

Scavenger Hunt  

Scavenger Hunt

March 8

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.

 Eyes on the Skies

Eyes on the Skies

March 11-19 at 10:30 a.m.
March 11-19 at 11 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. 

Research Live

Research Live

Saturdays and Sundays in March, 1:30 p.m. to 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! 

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Click to see the February/March 2017 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all February and March 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.