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 15 at 1:30 p.m.
February 28 at 11:30 a.m.

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

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Come Learn With Me

February 22 at 1:30 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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Host Led Activity

February 14 at 11:30 a.m.

Cupid loves KidSpark! And we adore all our KidSpark visitors, so join us for heart-themed activities on his special day. Spread the love and put your heart into some cardboard crafts with a science twist.

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Research Live

Saturdays and Sundays 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Help research scientists from local universities learn how children develop, make decisions, and use language to learn about the world around them!

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Sensory-friendly Saturdays

First Saturday of the Month from 5-6 p.m.

Join staff from the Geneva Centre for Autism in an interactive sensory-based activity. You and your child will learn about different strategies to help address sensory needs and manage behaviour. 

More info on Sensory-friendly Saturdays.

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Eyes on the Skies

Weekdays at 10:15 a.m.
Weekends 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.

Level 4

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.