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Let us light up your night!

These quick and easy necklaces are always a huge hit at any event we visit. As a quick "make and take" this project can be completed in 20 minutes as a craft or preceded by a lesson in electricity, optical properties of glass and plastic and the differences between mixing colours of paint (Red, Yellow and Blue) and mixing colours of light (Red, Green and Blue). The expanded, hands-on experimental science lesson is approximately 75 minutes.

This program was developed and is run in partnership with Mindful Makers. It is a favourite at school STEAM faires and community summer picnics -- especially ones that last into the twilight of the evening.

Prices begin at $199/group*

Ontario Curriculum Intersections:

This program can be adapted to emphasize or demonstrate learning objectives in the following broad categories:

  1. Visual Arts

    • Drawing on clear surfaces

    • Use of positive and negative space

  2. Science & Engineering

    • Optical clarity and demonstration of how light travels in a solid medium

    • How and why we 'see' using light

    • How light behaves as it moves from one medium to another (plastic to air)

    • Simple electrical circuits, polarity and voltage

* $199/group for birthdays (up to 15 kids), $250/class (up to 25 kids). Additional kids can be added to either package. Discounts for multiple groups/day.