Little Sparks

Get stuck into circuits and discover what electricity does, as you create an electric-powered device.

Little Sparks

About Little Sparks

Age 5+

Get stuck into circuits and discover what electricity does, as we challenge you to create an electric-powered device! Start with a simple Electro Dough circuit, before advancing to the next level with a snap circuit board. Finish by using all the skills and knowledge you can muster to build a fantastic final electrical device!

Please note: This event is part of our family science playground at City Art Centre - a day pass is required for entry

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