Looking for inspiration + ideas for things to do with kids in Metro Detroit? Tried and true suggestions that real…
Inspire innovation and engineering skills in your littles and sign them up for fun S.T.E.M. classes both online and in-person at these learning centers in metro Detroit.
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 Coder School
41624 Ann Arbor Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170
theCoderSchool in Plymouth is a coding and technology education center that helps kids ages 7-18 learn more about technology and coding in a fun and engaging way! The brand helps provide kids with a foundation of knowledge about coding and technology in a supportive environment with a 2-on-1 student to teacher ratio so students get the attention needed to grow their skills.
Brick It Up
948 S Baldwin Rd, Clarkston, MI 48348
Brick It Up now offers the Oxford Virtual Academy LEGO based education program with helpful videos for the builds and all new topics to delve into! The students won’t even realize how much they are learning with all the fun they’ll be having!
6445 N Canton Center Rd, Canton, MI 48187
At Code Ninjas, kids learn to code by building their very own video games. Our flexible coding programs for kids make it easy on parents with convenient drop-in hours on weeknights and weekends.
2914 W Maple Rd, Troy, MI 48084
As a technology and coding school, we equip children with the tools for success in today’s information-driven world. Immersing kids in real-world problems enhances understanding of math and science. This approach is effective in developing skills in logical analysis, creativity, and problem solving – skills that will help kids at school and in any future career.
The Robot Garage
637 S Eton St, Birmingham, Michigan
172 N. Adams, Rochester Hills MI 48309
Sign up for hands-on learning projects and games with The Robot Garage. From robotics to game design classes start for kids as young as 4. You can also stock up on LEGOS at their store.
If you’re not ready for a class but want to inspire engineering innovation at home. Plan a playdate at Stemville or stock up on supplies and shop local at Robot Supply Co. or Toyology.
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.
- Robot Supply Co.
115 East Liberty Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Robot Supply Co. offers a variety of hands-on activities and all sales of robot kits, apparel, and books support free writing programs for students in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, and Detroit.
6389 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield, MI 48322
208 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
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.
Photo credit: theCoderSchool
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.