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Backyard Bugs & Beasties! Ages 4 - 6

bugsChildren explored the weird and wonderful world of their backyard bugs and beastie friends through daily activities exploring:

Day 1 Look what I grow into!

  • Learning about butterflies & butterfly lifecycles
  • Making your own lifecycle mobile
  • Storytime: The Hungry Caterpillar
  • Songs & Games: Floor Puzzle, caterpillars & Frank the Frog!

Day 2 Look what I like to eat!

  • Learning about Spiders, Moths, Worms & Frogs
  • Making your own spider & spider's web
  • Our 'Underground Farmers'! Observing our worm farm!
  • Join our frog food hunt

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'Bright Sparks' Summer Science Camp

The Science and Engineering Programme at Imaginosity until 2013 is kindly supported by Audi Ireland.

The Science and Engineering Programme at Imaginosity until 2013 is kindly supported by Audi Ireland.

Day 1: Monday - 'Planets'

  • Warm Up Games, Balloon Rockets, Planets Presentation, Floor Time
  • Activities, Papier Mache Planets!

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Enchanted Puppet Week

23rd - 27th April 2012

Imaginosity welcomes creche children from ages 2 to 5 to a week of enchanted puppet fun.  Visits cost €6 per child and include a puppet show, puppet making workshop and fun in the museum exhibit area! 

Spaces are limited so booking is necessary! Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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Seachtain na Gaeilge at Imaginosity 

March 12th - March 16th

building 1696School Groups are invited to celebrate Irish culture this week at Imaginosity with specially tailored celtic book-binding workshops.  For €6 each child can take part in the workshop in conjunction with fun on the museum floor!  

For creche an montessori groups we have two performances of Puca Puppets's Tic Teac, Tic Teac, a gentle and immersive introduction to theatre for little ones.  Entry to the show and 1 hour and 15 minutes of play in the museum is available at the brilliant price of €8 per child.  Spaces are strictly limited at these performances.  


Easter Trail!

6th, 7th & 9th April 

Imaginosity is excited to announce that this year our Easter Trail will be sponsored by the chocolate experts at Cadbury Ireland!   On the 6th, 7th and 9th of April the whole family will have lots of fun exploring Imaginosity’s Easter Trail (We are Closed on Easter Sunday, April 8th). The Imaginosity Easter Trail will lead families through every nook and cranny in Imaginosity searching for our cleverly concealed clues.  Use the clues to answer the questions on your answer sheet  and collect your prize of a delicious chocolate egg!  

Booking essential!  Get in early, we have lots of eggs to give away, but when they're gone they're GONE!

Big Science Weekends at Imaginosity!

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July 2012

Imaginosity is proud to be part of the official celebrations for Dublin's European City of Science for 2012. As part of our continuing commitment to science education and learning, we are thrilled to host an exciting array of activities and events to mark this special time in Dublin's 2012 calendar. All activites are free with entry to Imaginosity.

Join us to explore and celebrate the wonderful world of science on our 'Big Science Weekends' in July. There will be fun for all the family across three fantastic weekends of science discovery at Imaginosity. We will be encouraging Mums, Dads, Grandads, Grandmas, Uncles and Aunties and all other family members to roll up their sleeves, get their hands messy and somewhat gooey and check out science in action!

'The Science of Life' 7th - 8th July 2012

It's life Jim, but not as we know it!  Ever wondered how we breathe? How our bodies fight infection? How food gives our body energy? How we grow? Find out the answers to these questions and more while engaging in some family-friendly fun, educational and occasionally gooey experiments, as we explore 'The Science of Life' at Imaginosity on our first Big Science Weekend!

Saturday

10.30 – How I Grow:  Dance, Drama and Music Workshop

12.30 – Battling Blood Cells:  Hands on demonstration and workshop featuring "Little Red Riding Cell" and "Cell White!"

2.30 – Battling Blood Cells: Hands on demonstration and workshop featuring "Little Red Riding Cell" and "Cell White"!

4.30 – Fuelled for Fun:  Hands on demonstration and workshop 

 

Sunday

10.30 – How I Grow:  Dance, Drama and Music Workshop 

12.30 – Breathing Matters:  Hands on demonstration and workshop 

2.30 – Breathing Matters:  Hands on demonstration and workshop 

4.30 – Fuelled for Fun:  Hands on demonstration and workshop 

 

'Exploring Propulsion' 14th - 15th July 2012

This weekend inquisitive minds will explore the crazy world of propulsion as we investigate rockets, magnets and water. There will be fun for all the family with messy table top experiments and interesting facts and hands-on discoveries! Get set to blast off!

 

Saturday

10.30 – How I Move:  Dance, Drama and Music Workshop

12.30 – Dr Squiggly's Water Lab:  Step into Imaginosity's newest exhibit and explore the splishy, splashy properties of water!  

2.30 – Dr Squiggly's Water Lab

4.30 – Magic Magnets

 

Sunday

10.30 – How I Move:  Dance, Drama and Music Workshop 

12.30 – Dr Squiggly's Water Lab: Step into Imaginosity's newest exhibit and explore the splishy splashy properties of water 

2.30 – Dr Squiggly's Water Lab

4.30 – Air Rockets:  Demonstration and hands-on workshop 

 

'Kitchen Chemistry' 21st - 22nd July 2012

This weekend will see families exploring scientific scenarios using kitchen ingredients and equipment. Big questions will be explored and answered, like 'Can fruit power a clock?' or 'What happens when you put soap in the microwave?' There will be exploding paint and psychedelic milk! It's crazy kitchen chemistry. Joins us for some weird and wonderful stuff! Be prepared for some (possible) messiness! Fascinating fun for all the family!

Saturday + Sunday

10.30 – World in Action:  Dance, Drama and Music Workshop 

12.30 – Kitchen Chemistry:  Demonstration and hands-on workshop

2.30 – Kitchen Chemistry:  Demonstration and hands-on workshop 

4.30 – Kitchen Chemistry:  Demonstration and hands-on workshop