Kids and Families

Monthly Archive: December Kids

The Lego Sphinx Concludes Today

Posted: October 30, 2011 - 13:20 , by admin

Today is the last day of the LEGO Sphinx build at the ROM.  There has been a lot of progress and it’s been great to have seen so many of you out to see the Sphinx near completion, and to join in on the other LEGO activities on this weekend.

Other LEGO activities? You bet, but first, let’s update you on the Sphinx. This is where we are now: 

The Bee Contest Winner Visits the ROM!

Posted: October 15, 2011 - 14:30 , by Sarah Elliott

I love sharing the cool secrets of the ROM with visitors, so it really made my day when our Name the Queen Bee Contest winner Kaitlyn visited the ROM with her mom and her brother Kynan (who also happened to be our third place winner). I got to show them around the Keenan Family Gallery of Hands-on Biodiversity and Life in Crisis: Schad Gallery of Biodiversity, as well as introduce them to a few special friends of mine who live behind-the-scenes at the ROM.

Burton and Isabelle Pipistrelle are out of the Bat Cave and on Book Shelves!

Posted: October 12, 2011 - 10:54 , by admin

Imagine you were a Pipistrelle Bat living in the ROM’s bat cave and one night, when all the lights went out, you snuck out of the cave to explore the wonderful galleries of the Museum. What would you want to see? Where would you go first?

Need a little help boosting your imagination? Check out the ROM’s very first children’s book – Burton and Isabelle Pipistrelle: Out of the Bat Cave.

Recipe for the Best Summer Camp Ever (aka ROM Summer Club 2011)

Posted: September 6, 2011 - 11:27 , by Kiron Mukherjee

A camper shows off his crafts for the camera.

In a World Class Museum, combine:

What’s your favourite part of Summer Club?

Posted: August 16, 2011 - 09:39 , by Kiron Mukherjee

Kids make creatures out of paper mache, colourful tissue paper and googlie eyes!

By Jovanna Scorsone, Program Coordinator of ROMkids Studio and Camp Director of ROM Summer Club.

Hydraulophones at the ROM – Making Water Sing!

Posted: August 4, 2011 - 10:00 , by Patti McCabe

The golden days of summer just wouldn’t be the same without water – going to the pool, eating popsicles, making a slip’n’slide across the back yard with a sprinkler and a plastic tarp – but have you ever used water to make MUSIC?

Session 2: Summer Club 2011 Heats Up!

Posted: August 2, 2011 - 09:08 , by Kiron Mukherjee

Kids swams the park behind the ROM armed with water balloons, wet sponges and spray bottles.

Things heat up at Summer Club with a waterfight as campers cool off.

ROM Summer Club bursts into Action!

Posted: July 17, 2011 - 13:00 , by Kiron Mukherjee

By Jovanna Scorsone, Program Coordinator ROMkids Studio and Camp Director of ROM Summer Club