Host your child's next birthday party at The Exploratory!  

Birthday parties are held on the weekends. We provide two time slots. 9:30AM-11:00AM or 11:30AM-1:00PM.

We currently offer the following birthday packages:

Mini-Makers: Flying Contraptions

Ages 4-6

90 Minutes

Opening Activities (a warm-up while waiting for everyone to arrive):

Squishy Circuits – a fun and squishy way to explore circuits and how electricity works using conductive and insulating doughs to light LEDs and power motors!

OR

Circuit Blocks –create simple and complex circuits using everyday objects and components like batteries, switches to power lights, buzzers, and motors!

Main Activities:

Wind Tunnel – using The Exploratory’s specially curated list of recycled materials, create something the will fly up and out of the wind tunnel.

Drop Zone – using The Exploratory’s specially curated list of recycled materials, create something that will fall back to ground as slow as possible

Price:

$350 - 10 kids (including birthday child) $20 each additional child

Food and decorations not included.

 

 

Mini-Makers: Rolling Wheeled Vehicles

Ages 4-6

90 Minutes

Opening Activities (a warm-up while waiting for everyone to arrive):

Squishy Circuits – a fun and squishy way to explore circuits and how electricity works using conductive and insulating doughs to light LEDs and power motors!

OR

Circuit Blocks –create simple and complex circuits using everyday objects and components like batteries, switches to power lights, buzzers, and motors!

Main Activity:

Nerdy Derby – create your very own vehicle to race down our 50ft 3-lane Nerdy Derby track that spans across the entire makerspace!

Price:

$350 - 10 kids (including birthday child) $20 each additional child

Food and decorations not included.

 

 

Young Makers: Bots Galore

Ages 7+

90 minutes

Main Activity:

Build your very own robot and take it home! Choose ONE from:

Bristle Bot (beginner) – create a robot with bristle legs that you can race with friends

Scribble Bot (beginner) – create a robot that draws and scribbles as it shuffles  

Balloon Popping [(advanced) extra cost; 8+ only] – create a battling robot that will pop your opponent’s balloon while keeping yours safe

Prices:

$650 - 15 kids $20 each additional child.

Balloon Popping is $900 for 15 kids $40 each additional child

Food and decorations not included.

 

 

Young Makers: Electrified Fashion Accessories

Ages 7+

90 minutes

Main Activity:

Needle Felted Accessories - create beautiful, one-of-kind accessories using wool to make headbands, and necklace, pin or earrings

OR

Stuffed Cuddly Creatures – make a soft and cuddly friend using felt and attach an LED to make it light up

OR

Make-Your-Own Stuffy Buddy– design and create your unique Stuffy Buddy and use conductive thread, switch, LED lights and a sound recorder to make it come alive (extra cost)

Prices:

$600 - 15 kids $20 each additional child

Make-Your-Own Stuffy Buddy - $850 - 15 kids $30 each additional child

Food and decorations not included.

 

Platinum Packages: Includes themed decorations, plates, utensils, sandwich or pizza, snacks, cupcakes or cake that is themed. We take care of everything.

 

Minecraft

Ages 7+

90 minute party 

Main Activities:

45 minutes of Minecraft on a computer – using our very own Birthday server created in-house

30 minutes of hands-on activity – Minecraft themed

Food:

Pizza from Grey Block

OR

Sandwiches from Mendocino Farms

AND

Minecraft Cake from Hotcakes  

Also Includes:

Minecraft Themed Maker Tin (party favor that includes materials to make a Minecraft Themed Bot)

Price: 

$1400 for 10 kids (including birthday child) $60 each additional child

 

More to come...