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Sunday November 8th, 2020 is National S.T.E.M./S.T.E.A.M. Day – a day dedicated to inspiring kids of all ages to discover their passions for science, technology, engineering, art and math. Help your littles discover their love of S.T.E.A.M. at one of these fun places or events around town.
Don’t keep your S.T.E.M. learning to a day, enter to win a membership to Stemville in Northville for hours of educational and family fun.
Explore a Museum
Michigan Science Center
5020 John , Detroit, MI 48202 | 313.577.8400
Sit in a rocket ship, let loose at the STEM Playground and learn about the sciences of space, motion, health and engineering at the Michigan Science Center in Midtown Detroit.
Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, 48304 | 248.645.3200
Let your big kids witness science from centuries past at the Da Vinci Machines & Robotics exhibit featuring Leonardo’s amazing flying machines, nautical, hydraulic and architectural innovations, groundbreaking applications of civil engineering, artwork, and incredible war machines. Younger kids can watch Elmo and friends explore outer space. And everyone will enjoy seeing the dinosaur bones up close!
LEGOLAND Discovery Center
4240 Baldwin Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 | 248.409.6009
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground, perfect for families with children ages 3-10! You’ll enjoy two interactive LEGO rides, a 4D Cinema showing three different movies, MINILAND® where you can see dozens of Detroit-area landmarks built completely out of LEGO bricks, a children’s play area and more!
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI 48124 | 313.982.6001
Learn about science, technology, engineering ad mathematics at the museum founded by one of the greatest innovators of all time. The Henry Ford museum showcases the evolution of S.T.E.M. in American farming, flight, and, of course, transportation! Kids 8-12 can become inventors on Make Something Saturday – hosted each weekend – and tiny tots can tinker with engineering tools at Tinkering for Tots on November 12th.
Shop, Drop-In or Sign Up for a Class
28265 Beck Road, Suite #C17, Wixom, MI 48393
32640 Concord Drive, Madison Heights, MI 48071
AccelerateKID can teach your kids to code, build a robot, make a movie or a video game! They can also find friends who share their passion for S.T.E.A.M. at monthly club meet-up events.
The Robot Garage
637 S Eton St, Birmingham, Michigan
172 N. Adams, Rochester Hills MI 48309
Drop-in and enjoy some family time with Legos of all shapes and sized at The Robot Garage. Find what you like, buy some for home or come back another day to play. You can also drop your kids off for Kids Night Out on Friday, November 16th. In addition to shopping, drop-in and drop-off fun, the store also offers classes and camps for kids as young as 4!
141 N Center St, Suite 201, Northville, MI 48167
At Stemville, we believe in creating a play center for children that encourages the use of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Children will use creative thinking and problem solving as they explore the various play stations.
6389 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield, MI 48322
119 South Main St., Royal Oak, MI 48067
6558 Telegraph Rd. Bloomfield Hills, MI, 48301|
From a start-up circuit kit for babies to a coding bot for older kids, Toyology has plenty of technology toys to inspire S.T.E.A.M. fun at home. The experienced team can help you find a toy for any age and you can enter to win a giftcard to check out the shop on us.
Have Fun At Home
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About Alex Burnstein
Alex Burnstein is a Marketing Director and contributing writer for Little Guide Detroit. She has worked in the tech world for over 10 years. She lives with her husband, Jeremy, and son Dylan in Huntington Woods. She loves exploring the city with her family and is always up for checking out events and activities in and around Detroit.