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Workshop for Ages 11-14: Shrinky Lab – Plants

April 18, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

“Honey, I shrunk the house plants!” Let’s explore the math and material science of thermoplastic polystyrene – the plastic used for making shrinkable art! Think green for this workshop, as our inspiration will be all things botanical as we make adorable plant-themed pins and charms.

We ship supplies after registration. You will also need these items:

  • oven
  • baking sheet
  • oven mitts
  • aluminum foil or parchment paper
  • scissors
  • hole punch


Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh believes that cost should never be a barrier to inspiring kindness, joy, creativity and curiosity. We offer a sliding ticket price model to accommodate all learners.

Registration deadline is April 4, 2021. Register Here.

Teen/youth workshops are generously supported by the Howmet Aerospace Foundation.


April 18, 2021
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm