Kids Birthday Parties

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Looking for a birthday party that’s both fun and educational?

Choose from Coding, Robotics or Minecraft!

Sampler Birthday Party

Try all three of MakerKids’ topics.

Skills Learned: Resilience, Confidence, Internet Safety, Logic, Game Design, Beta-Testing

Sampler Party: Make it Electric!

Moving through all three of the topics we offer at MakerKids, kids discover the role that electricity plays in each. Starting off by making an interactive Microbit robot, kids continue on to program a video game in Scratch, and finally work together to build a custom world in Minecraft.

Grades 1+

No experience required


Coding Birthday Parties

Video games can open up a whole new world of imagination and creativity. Coding your own video game pushes kids to explore different possibilities and scenarios. Kids will create their own games and play other kids’ games too!

Skills Learned: Resilience, Confidence, Internet Safety, Logic, Game Design, Beta-Testing

Video Game Coding Party: Arcade Games

Working in Scratch’s block based coding environment, kids follow along programming and customizing their very own arcade video game. Once their game is fully functional, more experienced makers have the chance to keep on adding an endless array of features or even design their own.

Grades 1-23-5 & 6-8

No coding experience required

Virtual or in-person

Video Game Coding: Platformers (Gr. 5+)

Stencyl is professional 2D game development software that includes a physics engine, collision detection, and a block based option for writing behaviours.  While learning what goes into making a video game, kids create their own Nintendo-like platformer that look ready for the appstore.

Grades 5+

No coding experience required


Minecraft Birthday Parties

Minecraft birthday parties with Makerkids have something for everyone. Hop into a block-based virtual world with your friends and work together to build amazing creations.

Skills Learned: Social Skills, Patience, Communication, Teamwork, Problem-Solving, Coding, 3D Design

Minecraft Multiplayer Party: Zoo Keepers

Kids work together to design a zoo, build the appropriate environments, populate it with creatures, and outfit it with some redstone automation.

Grades 1-2, 3-5 or 6-8

No Minecraft experience required

Virtual or in-person

Minecraft Multiplayer Party: Amusement Park

Using World Edit plugin commands and redstone circuitry, kids design, build, and get to enjoy all the activities you would find at a theme park.

Grades 5-8

No Minecraft experience required

Virtual or in-person

Robotics Birthday Parties

In our Robotics parties, kids will design, plan, program, and build an electronic invention while using a robotic microcontroller and learning how to code. They can create their own robotic invention and make it light up.

Skills Learned: Self-Confidence, Creativity, Teamwork, Coding, Electronics, Math, Reading, Writing, Design

Robotics Party: Robotic Pets

Using the Microbit microcontroller, kids learn the basics of controlling electricity while making robots into their own interactive pets. For more experienced makers the functionality they can add to what their pet can do grows increasingly complex.

Grades 1-2, 3-5 & 6-8

No robotics experience required

Virtual or in-person

Robotics Party: Virtual Light Show

The Arduino is a prototyping microcontroller popular with both hobbyists and professionals. Kids learn to use a breadboard to wire up circuitry the Arduino can connect to, and then to program their robot to interact with their lights and switches creating their very own customized light show.

Grades 5-8

No prior robotics experience required.

Virtual or in-person

Technology that inspires creativity.

Join our Award-Winning Kids Programs: Robotics, Coding or Minecraft

Real-World Technical Skills

Kids learn industry-leading technologies, equipping them for high-earning careers of the future.

Putting Projects into Practice

Kids don’t just learn programming concepts – they get to use them to make real projects like games.

Confidence & Social Skills

Embedded in all our programs are social skill lessons, and the chance for kids to socialize with like-minded peers.

A Positive Approach to Tech

We want every child to leave MakerKids with the belief that they can use technology to shape the world around them.

Sample Birthday Party

4:00-4:10 Welcome to MakerKids party and ice breakers
4:10-4:50 Robotics Discovery
Instructors will guide students through key robotics functions while kids try it themselves and collaborate
4:50-5:00 Break
Kids can take a break, have snacks, play games and more.
5:00-5:40 Let’s get Making!
Kids will experiment and create their own project and invention from the lesson
5:40-6:00 Virtual Cake and Gifts

“A great spot for a party”

“One of the top 10 awesome birthday party places”

“MakerKids was perfect for my son ‘s birthday party. He and his friends love to build stuff so the hands on activities kept them engaged the whole time. The staff member who helped was fantastic and it was a breeze to arrange. I’d highly recommend MakerKids and their birthday party packages” – Alison

“Thank you for existing so my son could have his best birthday party ever. The instructor, Graham, was awesome! So friendly and knowledgeable and patient. A great time was had by all!” – Heather

Why Parents and Children
Love MakerKids

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Expert Facilitators

With a passion for youth and technology, our Maker Mentors recognize the uniqueness of your child and fosters their creative side and joy for STEM. Maker Mentors are trained to have students focus on the why and discover the logic behind the code instead of following a prescriptive set of instructions.

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Engaging Curriculum

Programs are built for all interests and experience levels. See the excitement in your child as they watch their work come to life. All classes include mini-lessons on internet safety and computer literacy so your child is better prepared to navigate the digital world.

Social Connections

With a 5 to 1 child to staff ratio and a focus on collaborative problem solving our classes are designed for your child to actively participate. Parents are amazed at how fast their child opens up socially, as they connect and build friendships with like-minded children.