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. 

Header featuring the KidSpark logo with three photos showing children drawing, playing in the Music Studio, and playing together in the play area.

Science On The Go

Science Activity

September 9 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. 

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Animal Encounters

September 13, 22-24 and 28

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!

Scavenger Hunt  

Scavenger Hunt

September 3, 16 and 29

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 September 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!

Host-led Activity

Magic Nuudles

September 17 at 11:30 a.m.

What's a nuudle? Take part in this fun activity and find out! They're soft and easy to build with. Let your imagination soar as you discover how to use this innovative material. 

Science On The Go

Cloud Exploration

September 10 at 11:30 a.m.

Join us for an outdoor adventure as we explore the sky! Gather with us under the Sun as we learn more about clouds and how to identify the different kinds according to their altitude. Each child will make their own hand-held frame to identify a variety of clouds.

(Weather pending. Check the KidSpark front entrance for further information.)

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Click to see the September 2017 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all September 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.