MADE for Kids Field Trip Programs
MADE for Kids features 7,000-square-feet of interactive space including four areas: a Makers Workshop, an Artists Studio, a Designers Lab and an Entrepreneurs Marketplace. Students will have the opportunity to engage in real-world, hands-on STEAM experiences they can’t participate in elsewhere, from designing for a 3D printer to learning simple robotics.
Reservations required, scholarships available.
Check back for 2021 – 2022 field trip opportunities!
MADE for Kids
5127 Delmar Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108
Kindergarten through Grade 8: Private Guided Field Trips
Students are invited to the STEAM-infused makerspace where they will explore, create and collaborate, plus participate in a special grade-level specific design challenge, inviting students to sharpen their problem-solving skills. Available September through May, Tuesday through Thursday 9:00 to 10:30 am.
Preschool: The Three Little Pigs Design Challenge
Featuring the classic story The Three Little Pigs, preschoolers are invited to join us for an interactive field trip experience where they won’t huff or puff, but they might just blow us away with their ideas!
In this new field trip experience, preschoolers will create unique solutions to a hands-on design challenge. With LEGO bricks, sticks or wood, they will combine literacy and design thinking to build a structure to withstand even the biggest baddest wolf!
How can I receive free admission for our school group?
The Magic House, MADE for Kids provides free field trip programs to Title 1 schools, as well as schools that serve 50 percent or more of students that qualify for free and reduced lunch. If your organization qualifies, please select “Scholarship Funded” when making your reservation here.
How many chaperones are required for a field trip?
One adult chaperone is required for every five children.
Where can buses drop-off and pick-up my group?
Buses may pull to the front of the building for drop-off and pick-up, a staff member will provide direction upon arrival when arriving for a reserved field trip program. Buses will not have access to our parking lot, street parking is available.
May my group explore the makerspace after their reserved field trip program?
Groups with at least one adult chaperone for every five children may explore The Magic House, MADE for Kids after their field trip at 10:30am. Please note that your group will also have time during their scheduled field trip for free exploration of The Magic House, MADE for Kids.
What suggestions can you share regarding planning for lunch?
Teachers and group leaders are advised to enjoy lunch at an offsite location. The Magic House, MADE for Kids does not have any outdoor picnic areas and outside food is not allowed in the makerspace. Groups bringing lunches should store them on their buses or in their cars.
May memberships, passes or coupons be used toward admission for a field trip?
Memberships, passes and coupons are for public hour use only and cannot be used during a reserved field trip program.