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Rockets: Workshop For Children With ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Discover the wonders of outer space as you build and launch your own high-flying rocket. Free. Workshop full; waitlist available.

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Little Makers: Spook-tacular Monster Making

Transform socks, buttons, fabric and everyday household materials into a spook-tacular monster to call your own.

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Fall into Autumn: Workshop For Children With ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Create nature-inspired art and make an outdoor bird feeder for our feathery friends. Free. Workshop is full; waitlist is available.

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Little Makers: Shrinky Dinks

Design a work of art on recycled plastic and shrink it down into an itty bitty, homemade shrinky dink. This workshop is recommended for children ages 18 months and older and will be held in the museum’s Maker Space.

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Little Makers: Sink Float Flink

Discover what sinks, floats or flinks (neither floats or sinks.) Experiment with a variety of materials and design your own boat to sail on the high seas- or in your bathtub!

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Little Makers: Paint Party

Mix up your own batch of washable paint from everyday ingredients to make a work of art.

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Dino Hunt: Workshop For Children With ASD

Join us for a workshop designed for young children, ages 3–5, with autism spectrum disorder and their parents and siblings. Become a junior paleontologist and uncover the secrets left behind by dinosaurs! Learn to identify various dinosaurs and make a fossil of your very own. Free. Workshop full; waitlist is available.

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Little Makers: Harvest Time Jam

Smash and stir seasonal fruit into a yummy batch of homemade jam.

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Little Makers: Cardboard Creations

Design new ways of joining cardboard pieces to transform them into cool creations.

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NYSCI Village at World Maker Faire

With World Maker Faire just days away, NYSCI staff are putting the final touches on their maker projects that will be exhibited at the Faire. Stop by the Faire’s NYSCI Village (located in Rocket Park) to engage in hands-on activities and to see the imaginative…

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Little Makers: Block Printing

Carve groovy designs into foam blocks and use colorful ink to create a one-of-a-kind print.

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Little Makers: Superhero Science

Pow! Zoom! Wham! Discover the science behind superhero powers. Design, make and build your own super gadget to ward off villains and help you save the day.

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Little Makers: Chill Out with a Fizzy Drink

Cool off this summer with a cold, refreshing citrus drink. Explore the science behind citrus fruits and invent your own fizzy drink to enjoy.

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Little Makers: Chill Out with a Fizzy Drink

Cool off this summer with a cold, refreshing citrus drink. Explore the science behind citrus fruits and invent your own fizzy drink to enjoy.

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Little Makers: Bird Nesting

Birds have unique ways of using special materials to make their homes. Explore the science behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.

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Little Makers: Bird Nesting

Birds have unique ways of using special materials to make their homes. Explore the science behind nest making and transform recycled materials into a nest of your own.

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Little Makers: Water Works

Splash into science as we explore the properties of water. Tinker with household materials to create a fun water wall.

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Little Makers: Water Works

Splash into science as we explore the properties of water. Tinker with household materials to create a fun water wall.

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Little Makers: Ice Cream, You Scream

Invent your own flavor as you shake up a small batch of healthy homemade ice cream.

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Little Makers: Ice Cream, You Scream

Invent your own flavor as you shake up a small batch of healthy homemade ice cream.

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