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Little Makers: Spray Chalk

Get ready for summer fun as you make your own sidewalk spray chalk and use it to make colorful designs.

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June 29: Little Makers: Bugged Out

Sunday, June 29 Explore the fascinating world of insect habitats. Use recycled materials to design and create a home for our crawly friends! Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership). For more information, please visit: nysci.org/little-makers This…

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June 15: Little Makers: Seed-Studded Paper Making

Sunday, June 15 Let your imagination bloom as you discover the fun of papermaking. Transform recycled paper scraps and sprinkle seeds to sprout flowers or herbs in your garden! Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership) For…

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June 8: Little Makers: Wood Works

Sunday, June 8 Practice your woodworking skills while using real tools. Design and make a wooden creation to take home. Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI membership). For more information, please visit: nysci.org/little-makers This program is supported…

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Little Makers: Exploring Circuitry

Explore the basics of circuitry with copper tape, coin batteries and colorful LEDs. Repurpose everyday objects, such as cardboard and paper, into illuminated works of art.

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Little Makers: Butter Up

Explore new ingredients and invent your own flavor as you shake up a batch of delicious homemade butter.

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Little Makers: Pencils

Use simple everyday materials to make your own pencil. Create a colorful pencil case with recyclable materials to take home.

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Little Makers: Exploring Circuitry

Explore the basics of circuitry with copper tape, coin batteries and colorful LEDs. Repurpose everyday objects, such as cardboard and paper, into illuminated works of art.

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Little Makers: Colorful Kaleidoscopes

Explore the colors and fascinating patterns inside of kaleidoscopes. Use natural and man-made materials to make one of your very own.

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Little Makers: Sound Science

Discover the physics of sound as you make your own musical instrument with recycled materials and join in a jam session of cool rhythm and beats.

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Little Makers: Sun Catchers

Explore light and color while experimenting with prisms, flashlights and filters. Plus, create your own sun catcher to take home.

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Little Makers: Sensational Sand Play

Hold it, mold it, squeeze it, pour it! Mix simple household ingredients to make a batch of moldable sand.

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Little Makers: Ball Run Fun

Sunday, March 23   Ready, Set, Go! Explore the properties of mass, force and motion as you use cardboard, tubes and other household materials to create an exciting ball run.   Materials Fee: $8 per family (with paid general admission) $5 per family (with NYSCI…

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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: Locomotion Commotion

Calling all future engineers! Discover how vehicles move while playing with cars, trains and ramps.

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Little Makers: Birds Nests

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 in this drop-in workshop.

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Little Makers: Lighten Up

Discover how fireflies light up the summer nights, as you learn about bioluminescence in this drop-in workshop.

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Little Makers: In Stitches

Join us for a colorful intro to the patterns and practices of sewing. Recommended for ages 18 months and older.

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Little Makers: Bouncy Balls

Bounce your way into learning as you explore chemistry in a fun new way. Mix and mold everyday household ingredients to create your own bouncy ball in this drop-in workshop. Recommended for ages 18 months and older. Sometimes creativity can get messy, so dress your…

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Little Makers: Bubble Trouble

Design and make your own bubble blowing tool and use it to create colorful bubble artwork in this drop-in workshop. $8 per family, plus NYSCI admission ($5 per family for members). Preregistration is recommended.

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