We are the first and largest makerspace for kids in the world, and we run programs, camps and parties on topics like Coding, Minecraft, and Robotics. Thousands of kids have graduated from MakerKids! Our goal is to help kids ages 8-12 move from being consumers to creators. Designed and created by industry professionals and makers (NASA’s Singularity University graduate, engineers, entrepreneurs, teachers and speakers at Queen’s University). MakerKids was named Best Kids’ Workshops by Toronto Life Magazine and one of the top ten awesome birthday parties in Toronto by Today’s Parent. Thousands of kids have participated in our programs. In the past we have done Content and Curriculum Development for clients like Intel and 3D Systems, and Professional Development services for clients such as the Toronto Public Library. We’ve been featured in major media such as Wired, CTV and the Globe and Mail, and have spoken at SXSW, Maker Faire, MakerCon, and more. Our Board of Advisors includes Dale Dougherty (CEO of Maker Media, MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire) and Massimo Banzi (CEO of Arduino). We are proud to be a Certified B Corporation.
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TypePrivate
HQToronto, CA
Founded2010
Size (employees)33 (est)
Websitemakerkids.com
MakerKids was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Toronto, CA
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Toronto, CA (HQ)
2451 Bloor St W
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Why You Should Consider a MakerKids Franchise

When you come home from work, nothing is more rewarding than knowing you made a difference in someone’s life, especially if it’s the life of a child. People who work at MakerKids know that feeling very well because each and every day they are changing lives for the better by influencing children wit…

Why Do Kids Love Minecraft So Much?

If your kids are practically obsessed with Minecraft, you’re not alone. As of February of 2017, there were over 127 million registered users. Minecraft is also the second best-selling video game of all time, second only to Tetris. Minecraft drops players into different worlds leaving them to build e…

The Benefits of Learning Coding Young

If your child has an interest in computers and games, you may be thinking of taking their interest to the next level by introducing coding. Some parents think their children are too young to start that type of computer education. In reality, it can be extremely beneficial for children to start codin…

Social Benefits of Minecraft

When kids play videogames or any computer games, many times there is the stereotype that those kids are anti-social. When you’re talking about kids playing Minecraft, the opposite is actually true. There are many social benefits for kids who play Minecraft. Let’s take a look… Teamwork is encouraged …

School Success Tips

The school year is well underway which means now is the time to get your child on the right track for success. There’s no sense in waiting any longer. Setting good routines now will reap rewards for your children as the school year progresses. Here are some tips to help your child achieve school suc…

4 Things Parents Should Love About Minecraft

The thought of children playing video games leaves some parents uneasy. Many wonder if the games are making their children anti-social, hurting their eyes or maybe even causing other physical problems. While some parents could make an argument that those things could pertain to some video games, the…
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