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Workshop for Ages 11-14: Shrinky Lab - Geometric

Youth/Teen Workshop Series for Ages 11 - 14

February 27, 2021

Let’s explore the math and material science behind polystyrene - the thermoplastic used for making shrinkable art! Turn fun geometric designs into wearable pins and charms. Can you design a 3D shrinkie?

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.

Please review our sliding scale model and select the amount that suits you and your family best.

  • I can pay it forward: $30.00
  • I can pay: $15.00
  • I can pay $0.00

registration deadline is february 13, 2021.

register here

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