KidSpark Activities

Join us for a fun-filled fall 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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Host-led Activity

Saturdays at 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.*
Sundays at 3 p.m.

Get your brains in motion this autumn! 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.

*The Centre will close at 5 p.m. on the following Saturdays: October 29, November 26, December 24 and December 31. 

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Animal Encounters

October 6, 11, 19 and 28 at 11:30 a.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.

Research Live

Research Live

Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30 p.m. - 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! 

Scavenger Hunt  

Spook-tacular Science

October 31 ONLY at 11:30 a.m.

Come in costume for a ghoulish good time in KidSpark! From Gross Science experiments to hands-on fun with our resident creepy crawlies, you're sure to have a boo-tiful time!

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Come Learn With Me

October 7 and 20 at 11:30 a.m.
October 21 at 1:30 p.m.

Come play, learn and explore! Join our Ryerson Early Childhood Studies Students as they learn to engage our young visitors through several different fun hands-on activities. 


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Click to see the October 2016 KidSpark CalendarClick on the calendar for all October 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.