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Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity

August 13, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free - £5.00

You’re invited to… Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity

Join us at London’s only summer experience dedicated to the imagination, where families can tinker, experiment and play together. Imagined by young minds for the next generation of inventors and makers – everyone is invited!

Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity is a day where the Mega Maker Lab environments are adapted to be quieter and calmer. This is particularly to help enjoyment of the experience for those with special educational needs and those that prefer to explore the experience with fewer distractions. Anyone can attend Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity, it is a celebration of all neuro-diverse needs.

What can I expect at Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity?
Included with entry to Mega Maker Lab, you can explore across five creative zones designed to inspire creativity, invention, making…and fun!

Imagine and Play Zone
Unleash your imaginations as a family with building activities and challenges.

–       Try out a communal LEGO Build the Change challenge
–       Create a giant collaborative sculpture using Stixx Machines to tightly twist paper into structural materials
–       Add your course to a mega marble run to work with others to keep the ball rolling

Ideas Zone
Be inspired in this creative, focussed zone to come up with ideas to change the world.

–       Get inspired by fun prompts to encourage you to think up ideas – anything goes no matter how whacky or bonkers!
–       Explore the Invention studio with a showcase of other young inventors’ ideas

The Ideas Zone is sponsored by Black Heart Foundation

Challenge Zone
Take on challenges to make new ideas, that you dreamt up in the ideas zone

–       Try out junk modelling with up-cycled materials to create things that fly or move
–       Bring your own recycling and use our Plastic Shredder to make your own materials
–       Take on wire making challenges inspired by Super City, our mini-city in the sky

The Challenge Zone is Sponsored by Rolls-Royce Plc

Tools station
You’ve got the ideas now how do you make them a reality? At the tools station you can try out tools in a safe space to bring ideas and inventions to life or get help from experts if you need tools you’ve never used before. Glue guns, screwdrivers, hobby motors, LEDs and more can be used or checked out so you can get your creations moving.

Test Arena
You’ve built your creation, what now? Test them out, find out what works and what needs upgrading and learn all about prototyping. You can test your inventions in the test arena with wind machines, ramps, flight spaces and more.

There will also be a pop-up show and tell area where you can get tips from experts and share your ideas.

When is Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity?

13 August 2019, from 10am-5pm.

If you want to attend Mega Maker Lab on a different day – visit the Weekday booking page or the Weekender booking page.

How much does Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity cost?
Entry is £5 per person and carers go free.

If you are a Lambeth resident there are a limited number of discounted tickets available – email hello@ioi.london to request the code.

Who is Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity for?

Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity is a day where the Mega Maker Lab environments are adapted to be quieter and calmer. This is particularly to help enjoyment of the experience for those with special educational needs and those that prefer to explore the experience with fewer distractions. Anyone can attend Mega Maker Lab: Celebrating Neurodiversity, it is a celebration of all neuro-diverse needs. The experience is designed for children 5-12 years old.

Do I have to book in advance?
As with all our events we recommend you book in advance, as we cannot guarantee entry if we are fully booked. Walk up tickets will be available if tickets are not sold out.

Details

Date:
August 13
Time:
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free - £5.00
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Venue

Imagination Lab
The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street
London, England SE1 7AG United Kingdom

Institute of Imagination is a registered charity, number 1109276
and a company limited by guarantee, number 04921852.

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Second Home, 68 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JL

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The Workshop, 26 Lambeth High Street, London

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