THEMES AND ACTIVITIES Engineering for Kids® birthday party

1- Robotics Gear Up

First 60-minute activity: Sumobots 
Party guests design, build and program battle robots to push the opponent’s robot outside of the Sumo Ring utilizing various sensors and LEGO® pieces. 
Next 30-minute: Hungry, Hungry Robots 
party guests work together to design, build and program a robot to gather as many objects as possible. 

2- Robotics

First 60-minute activity: Wild Animals
Kids design, build and program wild animals using Lego, Sensors, and motor. Hungry Alligators, Roaring Lion, Drumming Monkey and more!

Next 30-minute: Secret Inkers 
guests use secret messages to make contact and to share information. In this activity, party guests write their own secret messages and use chemical engineering to uncover the message and discover the secrets found within.

3- Spy Sense

60-minute activity: Ultrasonic Hide and Seek 
You are a spy for the secret Kelvin Society and there’s a scientist who is trying to find you and steal the secrets of the Kelvin Society. Your task is to design, build and program a LEGO® robot that can hide far away from an enemy bot that will try and locate you. Can you successfully elude the enemy?
Next 30-minute: Secret Inkers 
Spies use secret messages to make contact and to share information. In this activity, party guests write their own spy messages and use chemical engineering to uncover the message and discover the secrets found within. 

4- Frozen Kingdom: Like Elsa in Frozen!

First 60-minute activity: Flub 
In this activity, we are going to discover ice powers of our own. Party guests will combine liquids and a solid to make a polymer: flub. To test our new magical powers, we’ll play a snowman relay race. 
Next 30-minute: Ice Cream Factory  
Turning water to ice is a neat trick but turning milk and cream into ice cream is cool and tasty! In this birthday party activity, party guests will make their own ice cream -- no machine or freezer required.

5- Fabulous Party

First 60-minute activity: Presto-Chango Dough Party
Party Guests will make their own play dough using simple household materials. 

Next 30 minutes:  Ice Cream 
Be ready for this lip-smacking activity where you make your own ice cream for a truly sweet finish! 

6- Race to the Finish Party

First 60-minute activity: Roller Coasters 
In this mechanical engineering activity, kids will work in teams to build the fastest roller coaster.
Next 30-minute: Vehicle Crash Test 
Taking cues from mechanical engineering, kids have the chance to design their own vehicle to protect a delicate passenger. 

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