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Spring into a new season of after-school courses at KID! Our programs offer a variety of new opportunities for young makers to get creative and inventive, taking a deeper dive into maker learning.

Students will have the opportunity to learn from our professional maker educators, exploring new skills and ideas, all while having fun.

Seven Session Programs
Dates: Wednesdays, March 13 – May 8, 2024
Times: 4:30 – 6pm
Grades: K – 1st, 2nd – 4th & 5th – 7th

Members: $315
Nonmembers: $345

Members: Be sure to login prior to checkout to receive your discount.

See our Policies for more information about our programs.

Wednesdays, March 13 - May 8, 2024

K – 1st Grade | Mini-Makers: World Creators

Embark on a journey of creativity and discovery to design and create a magical custom world! Bring imagination to life using everyday craft and household materials, incorporating lights, batteries, and motors and even adding 3D-printed creatures and inhabitants to life. Students will learn the engineering design process, how to problem-solve, maker skills and the joy of bringing ideas to fruition.

This program is part of IDEAS and designed to be neurodivergent inclusive. KID Museum staff has been trained to work with students on the autism spectrum along with other divergent expressions.

Specific Dates: 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/08

2nd – 4th Grade | Maker Scientists

Investigate different fields ranging from biology to physics to chemistry while using maker skills to practice the scientific method and engineering design process. Build items to help make plants grow, use chemical reactions to create art, and explore the human body’s immune system through coding.

Specific Dates: 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/08

5th – 7th Grade | TechLab: MicroBit Deep Dive

Leverage tech skills and knowledge with the collective power of MicroBit, 3D printing, and laser cutting to solve real-world problems, from environmental challenges to inventive solutions for daily life. This integrated approach empowers students to discover the collaborative potential of programming, problem-solving, and innovation, fostering a generation ready to make a meaningful difference using new technologies.

Specific Dates: 3/13, 3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/08


K – 1st Grade | Putting the Art in STEM

Explore science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through art! Gain skills like coding and woodworking to delve into the world of Art of STEM and create beautiful, one-of-a-kind, pieces of artwork to display at home.

Specific Dates: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28

2nd – 4th Grade | Invention Convention

What does it mean to be an inventor? Discover how paper and cardboard are important materials for prototyping inventions while exploring how inventions can be created to solve problems or even spark joy. Get creative with different building materials and learn some fun fabrication techniques along the way. Plus: Make a wacky invention that can be purposeful and fun for someone else.

Specific Dates: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28

5th – 7th Grade | Out of the Woodwork

Dive into the KID Museum woodshop and learn how to use various woodworking tools. Build a custom upcycled wooden toy, learn how to integrate circuits into creations, and engineer unique wood projects.

Specific Dates: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28

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