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

December 3 at 11 a.m.
December 11 & 18 at 1:30 p.m.
December 14 & 15 at 1 p.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

December 9

Search high and low in KidSpark to solve each clue in this 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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Research Live

Saturdays and Sundays

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 and holidays 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.