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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Key People/Management at MakerKids

Ken Wong

Ken Wong

Professor, Consultant, Professional Speaker and Entrepreneur
Ian Monroe

Ian Monroe

CEO, Oroeco
David McConomy

David McConomy

Assistant Professor Smith School of Business at Queen's University
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MakerKids Office Locations

MakerKids has an office in Toronto
Toronto, CA (HQ)
2451 Bloor St W
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2010
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MakerKids Online and Social Media Presence

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MakerKids Blogs

MakerKids is Opening a Leaside Location

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Winter Camp Activities at MakerKids

The holidays are here which means the kids are home from school for winter break. While they may have plenty of toys to play with, we all know you’ll begin to hear those dreaded words, “I’m bored”, more quickly than you’d like. That’s why MakerKids is here to help. Winter Camp Program We offer many …

MakerKids Holiday Gift Guide

If you’re still searching for the perfect gift for your favorite little coder and engineer this holiday season, we’ve got you covered. We know that you’re probably looking for a gift that will capture their growing imagination and hold their attention. That’s why a simple board game just won’t do. T…

Give the Gift of Coding this Holiday Season

As the holidays approach and you begin your shopping, you may be stumped as to what to give your children this year. While the “hot toy” of the season may be tempting, we all know it will be forgotten in a few weeks and then what? Coding classes for kids are a great way to […] The post Give the Gift…

How to Make Sure your Children Are Using the Internet Safely

These days many kids are more tech-savvy than their parents. While parents may be excited to know their children are interested in technology, they also need to make sure their child is using the internet safely. Here are some questions to ask to make sure your children are being as safe as they onl…

Inspire Others with a MakerKids Franchise

When children take an interest in coding and STEM, it’s important to offer them a wide variety of options so that they can succeed. While schools may touch on these subjects, additional coding classes and activities are typically needed to foster that interest and allow children to thrive. That’s wh…
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MakerKids Company Life and Culture

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MakerKids Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was MakerKids founded?

    MakerKids was founded in 2010.

  • Who are MakerKids key executives?

    MakerKids's key executives are Ken Wong, Ian Monroe and David McConomy.

  • How many employees does MakerKids have?

    MakerKids has 33 employees.

  • Who are MakerKids competitors?

    Competitors of MakerKids include Azavea, Major League Hacking and Spiceworks.

  • Where is MakerKids headquarters?

    MakerKids headquarters is located at 2451 Bloor St W, Toronto.

  • Where are MakerKids offices?

    MakerKids has an office in Toronto.

  • How many offices does MakerKids have?

    MakerKids has 1 office.