The Museum’s Tinkering program encourages children to do what they do best – let their curiosity take over! Explore the world of engineering by building machines and creating processes, and then explore what happens when you make changes or do things differently.
Programming occurs select Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2 PM.
How do electronics work? It’s all thanks to circuits! Come discover the magic of circuits through different tinkering activities.November 7, November 9, November 21: Bridge Engineers
Oh no, the animals need your help! Can you design a tool the animals can use to safely cross the river?December 12, December 14, December 26, December 28: Snow Much Fun!
There are so many different ways to play in the snow! Join us as we complete design challenges connected to your favorite snow activities.January 9, January 11, January 23, January 25: Construction and Tools
Join us as we put on our construction hats! We will be tinkering with different tools such as screwdrivers, hammers and paint rollers as we learn about construction.February 6, February 8, February 20, February 22: Up, Up and Away!
Come read Unflappable by Matthew Ward and Scott Magoon and create a flying device to help the flightless birds!March 12, March 14, March 26, March 28: Playground Builders
Attention playground experts! Someone wants to create a new playground and needs our help to come up with ideas. Join us as we build prototypes of playground equipment!