AFTER-SCHOOL

Spring 2020: March 30 – June 11

Registration is OPEN!

Develop real-world skills through imaginative, maker-based programs. KID Museum’s after-school programs are multi-week sessions offered Mondays-Thursdays, and are led by our professional Maker Educators. Hands-on experiences will spark creativity and design-thinking, as makers explore the tools and materials of electronics, coding, robotics, woodworking, textiles, and more.

Grades K – 1, 2 – 3, 4 – 5, and 6 – 8
10-week sessions | 4:30pm-6pm (K – 1 programs run from 4:30pm-5:30pm)
Members $330 | Nonmembers $370

Choose a program based on your child’s current grade level. If a program is full, call us at 301-897-5437 or email info@kid-museum.org to be added to a waitlist.

Winter 2020 attendees: please note, Monday programs consist of eight sessions and Tuesday programs consist of nine sessions. Prices have been adjusted accordingly and dates being skipped have been listed.

Mondays, March 30 - June 8

K – 1st Grade | Kinder Maker Science

Think like a scientist! Young makers will explore physics, biology, and chemistry through hands-on maker projects that let them make hypotheses, collect data, and draw conclusions. Learn about aerodynamics by making and launching rockets, explore human biology by building moving models, and even discover the chemistry needed to create slime.

*Class will not be held on April 6, 13, or May 25.

Maker Educator: Kevin
Class Size: 10

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Tuesdays, March 31 - June 9

2nd – 3rd Grade | Simply Magnificent Machines

Can’t find a machine that works the way you want? Make your own! Start by designing and building simple machines like catapults, conveyor belts, marble runs, and zip lines. Then, learn how to improve those machines using more complex designs. Pull together what you’ve learned by making a useful or fun machine of your own to share at our Magnificent Machine Fair!

Class will not be held on April 7 or 28.

Maker Educator: Maya
Class Size: 10

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4th – 5th Grade | Digital Design & Fabrication

Take your maker skills to the next level using our array of digital design and fabrication tools. We’ll use 3D printers, laser cutters, and CNC routers to bring advanced precision to more complex projects. Discover what’s possible in the world of digital design and fabrication.

Class will not be held on April 7 or 28.

Maker Educator: Warren
Class Size: 10

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Wednesdays, April 1 - June 10

K – 1st Grade | Kinder Maker Science

Think like a scientist! Young makers will explore physics, biology, and chemistry through hands-on maker projects that let them make hypotheses, collect data, and draw conclusions. Learn about aerodynamics by making and launching rockets, explore human biology by building moving models, and even discover the chemistry needed to create slime.

Class will not be held on April 8.

Maker Educator: Julie
Class Size: 10

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2nd – 3rd Grade | Game Time!

Make your own fun! Develop skills in woodworking, electronics, and coding as you create board games and video games. Then, combine it all to design, build, and program your own arcade game complete with a custom MakeyMakey controller. Optional: purchase a MakeyMakey to take home.

Class will not be held on April 8.

Maker Educator: Gavin
Class Size: 10

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Thursdays, April 2 - June 11

6th – 8th Grade | Secret Agent Makers

Calling all Secret Agent Makers! Modern spies rely on high-tech tools to look at the world around them. Here students will learn advanced circuitry and use the laser cutter, drill press and more to make secret compartments, audio devices, and other super-spy tools. Will you accept this mission? This program includes a $30 material fee.

Class will not be held on April 9.

Maker Educator: Warren
Class Size: 10

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Questions? Call us at 301-897-5437 or email info@kid-museum.org.