Swinging Girl

A Season of Making

The weather outside is frightful, but our science is so delightful. Engineer the perfect holiday with these festive workshops and making activities running November – January! Check out what we have planned during this holiday season!

Spectacular New Year’s Spectacles

December 26 – December 29
Using a laser cutter, design your very own New Year’s glasses, then use a variety of tools and decorations to add some pizzazz.

Sensational Seasonal Structures

January 1 – 6
Construct abstract designs using dowel rods and rubber bands. Add a little garland for festive maker flair.  

Check out these other "cool" activities:

Think Tank

Think Tank Icon

Ugly Sweater Fabrication: 
Dress your best (or worst) this season! Get your holiday spirit on as you explore the basics of sewing and use crazy decorations to create a one-of-a-kind-ugly sweater.

Learn more>>

Tinkering Space 

Cardboard Pinball Tinkering:
It’s not just a box – it’s your very own new gaming contraption. Use everyday materials to create your own version of a pinball-like machine.



Temporary Exhibition: 
Land a Mars Rover; immerse yourself in nine different 3-D environments; test drive robotics and more as you trace the influence of pop culture on past, present and future technology! 

Learn more>>

Get in the holiday spirit and come out for these other events: