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Make And Play Engineers: Playing with Stars

Embark on a playful adventure of creativity, engineering and mathematical thinking with this hands-on workshop.

Best of all, no entrance fee for visitors booking onto one of our workshops!

Designed for age 4 - 7, but all are welcome

Book online in advance | £5.98 per child, including one accompanying adult

Playing around with measurements, symmetry and construction with fun equipment, you can see your own star take shape!

What children will need to bring:  

  • One very supportive grown-up to be them throughout their engineering adventure. We know from experience that all mums, dads, uncles, aunties, older siblings, grandparents, carers are perfectly qualified for this role as no previous engineering experience is needed. 

What we offer: 

  • A safe and relaxed space.  
  • Engineering Skills! The use of real tools to take apart real things. 
  • Permission to destroy! We let you break things AND not be told off*.  
  • Fun! A game of 'Randomly pick a challenge card of things you can make’ in case you are stuck for inspiration. 
  • Expertise! Our Learning Team will encourage you throughout. They are experts in playful engineering and will happily offer support when needed. 

*Please note we take no responsibility for the inspiration we evoke in your children to destroy and create their own inventions with your household gadgets. 

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