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10:00 am

Open Explore: President’s Day

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

KID Museum is open to the public with workshops in our Maker Studios, Open Build time, and over a dozen Open Explore activities. Each weekend offers something new, providing unique...

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11:00 am

Maker Studio: Textiles

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Develop your sewing skills while learning to use essential tools, and making a hand-sewn felt bag with a double drawstring closure. 3rd - 5th Grade

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Intro to Woodshop

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to measure and cut wood with precision, use sandpaper to shape and smooth, and connect pieces of wood together using a hammer and nails, power drill and screws,...

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1:00 pm

Intro to Electronics

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn to design and build simple circuits. We’ll focus on the big questions: What is electricity? What is a circuit? How can I use circuits to make my project ideas...

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Intro to Fab Lab

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Designed especially for younger makers, this workshop introduces the basics of 3D design and printing using programs that are fun and age-appropriate. Practice changing 2D drawings into 3D objects using...

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Maker Studio: Woodshop

February 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Ramp up your carpentry skills. Learn how to cut accurate angles with a mitre box, advanced drilling, and fastening and shaping techniques. Then, smooth it all out with a power...

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3:00 pm

Maker Studio: Electronics

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Learn how to splice wire using wire strippers and heat shrink, then build your own circuit with a homemade switch. 3rd - 5th Grade

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Maker Studio: Fab Lab

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Advance your 3D design and printing skills as you build in 3D using Tinkercad. We’ll 3D print your creations at the museum (available for pick-up within two weeks of the...

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Intro to Textiles

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Designed especially for younger makers, this workshop will introduce basic sewing tools as you hand-embroider an alphabet letter on an embroidery hoop. We’ll focus more on process rather than product--but...

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