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

February 24 & 25 at 1:30 p.m.
March 1, 9, 24 & 25 at 1 p.m.
March 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Join staff of the Live Exhibits Lab and get up close with some of the Science Centre’s very own animal collection. You’ll be invited to interact with several of our resident animals. You may encounter a slithering snake, turtle, tortoise, chinchilla, our marine invert collection, insects or among others Zippy our dwarf bunny – come join us and see who we bring out next! 

 

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Research Live

March 19 & 26 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
March 7 & 21 from 2 - 4 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays from 1:30 - 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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Come Learn With Me

March 2 at 2:30 p.m.

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

 

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Science Activity

March 31 at 1:30 p.m.

Get your brains in motion this winter! Join us for a series of fun, hands-on science activities being offered throughout KidSpark. Topics vary so whether its science experiments or cool art projects, join us for exciting science fun! 



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Eyes on the Skies

Daily at varioous times. See calendar below.

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.


KidSpark
Level 4

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

Get your brains in motion this winter! Join us for a series of fun, hands-on science activities being offered throughout KidSpark. Topics vary so whether its science experiments or cool art projects, join us for exciting science fun!

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  • 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.