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KidZania London, an indoor city run by kids!
Based in Westfield London, Shepherd’s Bush, KidZania is a 75,000-sq. ft child-sized city where kids aged 4-14 can become firefighters, pilots, radio presenters and lots more! Here at KidZania, children are encouraged to independently explore our range of exciting real-life activities and ‘work’, earn and play in the city whilst also developing important skills such as critical thinking, entrepreneurship, team-work and more!
Every activity at KidZania has been developed and supported by qualified teachers with reference to the National Curriculum, to help bring the classroom to life! Whatever they choose, all children will be able to enjoy a full learning experience in an interactive and safe environment.
Bring your classroom to life with KidZania London’s Year of Engineering Festival!
The Year of Engineering is a government campaign which celebrates the world and wonder of engineering! KidZania is working with the Year of Engineering to showcase the exciting engineering industry to kids who will shape the future of the world we live in.
Discover Remap on Wednesday 23rd May – Thursday 24th May & Wednesday 20th June – Friday 22nd June!
National charity, Remap, works with the Year of Engineering campaign to highlight the value of engineering, especially when practical skills are applied to transform the lives of disabled people, helping them to live more independent lives. Remap volunteers work hard to design and make bespoke equipment for those who need it free of charge!
In integration with Middlesex Cricket, Remap will run an activity in the KidZania Stadium exploring blind cricket and engineer-able solutions that need to be created in order to play cricket blind - allowing children to think up clever solutions and become engineers themselves! Remap will be in the Stadium on Wednesday 23rd - Thursday 24th May 2018 (as part of our Step Into University event) & Wednesday 20th - Friday 22nd June 2018!
Explore Usborne Books on Wednesday 20th June!
Usborne is the UK’s #1 independent children’s publisher, specialising in creative, innovative, engaging books! Usborne is delighted to be a landmark partner of the 2018 Year of Engineering, helping children understand more about engineering through our wonderful range of inspiring and accessible STEM books.
Fantastic Usborne authors Alex Frith, Alice James & Jerome Martin will be at KidZania on Wednesday 20th June during our STEM Fair event to host an exciting STEM Quiz throughout the day.
Check out Aviation Skills Partnership from Wednesday 20th June – Friday 22nd June!
Aviation Skills Partnership is an independent umbrella organisation dedicated to transforming the approach to aviation skills and creating career pathways into aviation at all ages and stages.
Aviation Skills Partnership will run a short workshop activity at KidZania during our STEM Fair event from Wednesday 20th - Friday 22nd June 2018! This unique workshop is designed to get young people thinking about what it takes to be a pilot, in particular what effects being a pilot has on the body both physically & mentally. The workshop will include elements of STEM learning, science of the body and maths challenges!
Visit Sea Cadets at KidZania on Monday 20th August - Sunday 2nd September!
Sea Cadets help teenagers develop into resilient, confident young people who can thrive in today’s complex and sometimes overwhelming world – helping them to go far when they leave school!
At KidZania, Sea Cadets will be teaching children all about Marine Engineering, showcasing real engines and teaching children how engines works through hands-on learning experiences!
Meet Abrams & Chronicle Books on Thursday 21st June
Abrams & Chronicle Books is the London-based European arm of acclaimed publishing houses ABRAMS (New York) and Chronicle Books (San Francisco).
Abrams & Chronicle Books will be celebrating the bestselling, STEM-tastic books by dream-team Andrea Beaty and David Roberts, including Rosie Revere, Engineer, Ada Twist, Scientist and Iggy Peck, Architect (Abrams Books for Young Readers) at KidZania’s STEM Fair on Thursday 21st June. Look out for the pop-up stand and inspire young engineers with activity kits, Rosie Revere bandanas, goodie bags and more!
School visits to KidZania are suitable for KS1, KS2 and KS3 pupils that are aged 4-14. Bring your classroom to life with KidZania!
Interested in booking a School visit? Please email or call us.