KidSpark Activities

Join us for a fun-filled spring 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

May 13, 14, 20, 27 and 28 at 11:30 a.m.
Saturdays and Sundays in June at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Get your brains in motion this spring! 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

May 21 and 29 at 1:30 p.m.
May 26 at 1 p.m.
June 9 at 1:30 p.m.
June 13 at 11:30 a.m.
June 21 at 10:30 a.m.
June 26 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.

Host-led Activity

Host-led Activity

May 16 at 1:30 p.m.

Join our hosts as they engage you through several different hands-on activities being offered throughout KidSpark. Check the schedule at the KidSpark main entrance for more information.

Scavenger Hunt  

Scavenger Hunt

May 24 and June 5

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.

 Come Learn With Me

Come Learn With Me

May 19 at 2:30 p.m.

Come play, learn and explore! Come meet our high school co-op students as they learn to engage our young visitors through several different fun hands-on activities. 

Research Live

Research Live

Saturdays and Sundays in May, 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 May 2017 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all May and June 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.