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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Junior SkyWatchers

April 28 at 11 a.m.

Get your jetpack ready and become a Junior SkyWatcher in our new 4-week series geared for the youngest of voyagers! Take-off on a different out-of-this-world adventure each week as we learn about making observations, explore how shadows are made, observe the different phases of the Moon and then get ready to climb aboard and end with a trip into space!

No registration required, admission based on a first-come, first-served basis. Maximum 20 participants, ages 3-5 years.

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Research Live

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

May 2 and 15 at 1:30 p.m.
May 7 at 11 a.m.

Come play, learn and explore! Come meet our Ryerson 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

May 4,5, 26 & 27 at 1:30 p.m.

Get your brains in motion this spring! 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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Animal Encounters

May 9 at 1:30 p.m.
May 14 at 11 a.m.
May 31 at 10:30 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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Scavenger Hunt

May 12

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.

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Mother's Day Activity

May 13 at 1:30 p.m.

Bring mom, grandma, aunt or any special lady in your life for a special day of play! Get hands-on and make her a one-of-a kind gift to show her how much she means to you.

Limited seating: 20 children max (with their caregiver)

 

First-come, first served

 


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Eyes on the Skies

Daily at various 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!

Bring mom, grandma, aunt or any special lady in your life for a special day of play! Get hands-on and make her a one-of-a kind gift to show her how much she means to you.

Limited seating: 20 children max (with their caregiver)

First-come, first served

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