Get in some quality family time with these interactive outings with KA-POW! For parents and kids who love to learn together here are some great activities that will get you out of the house and expose you to some hands-on learning activities. Here’s our list of some of the best STEM events taking place around the UK and US this month.
Science Museum: Power Up 6-22 April
This hands-on, fully interactive gaming event features the very best video games and consoles from the past 40 years. Get inspired to go home and design your own tech toys.
Afrotech Fest: 12-16 April
A tech festival by and for Black people of African and Caribbean heritage. Featuring talks, workshops and hands on activities for people big and small! Checkout the Tech Will Save Us Workshop.
Fire Tech Camp
The leading tech courses for kids 9-17 is offering Tech Will Save Us customers 10% off Spring and Summer courses. Promo code: TWSU10.
Cambridge Science Festival! – 12-21 April
A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.
MIT Museum – Idea Hub
Offers a wide range of workshops every weekend this month. We stumbled upon these on our last visit and the teachers are super smart and the projects such as “App Inventor” and “Chain Reaction” are fun and accessible to young kids.
Chicago Science Museum – We Are All Makers Workshops
A beginner-friendly guided workshop, you’ll get hands-on with circuit building, analyze a prototype, and build fabricated materials into your own wearable LED circuit band.
San Francisco, CA
Exploratorium – Tactile Dome
We highly recommend that you check out the Tactile Dome – Journey through total darkness in this twisting, turning, tactile sculpture.
San Diego, CA
Fleet Science Center – Make-It Workshops
Running 12-27 April. They have a super cool workshop for 7+ on Rube Goldberg Tracks and another workshop making Rubber Band Powered Cars.
The Science Museum of Minnesota – GAME CHANGERS through May 5th
Play your way through the evolution of gaming with: 100+ playable games, arcade classics, immersive multiplayer experiences, rare concept art and In-depth interviews with game designers!
Johnson City, TN
Hands On Museum
Celebrate National Robotics Week 10-17 April with a range of workshops and activities including a Reverse Engineering workshop where you break down old computers and robots to see how they are built!
Looking for fun, educational toys you can use at home with the kids? Look at our gift guide for STEM toys and coding kits for kids 4-12 years old!