Is your child is more likely to cite Neil Degrasse Tyson as a hero rather than Batman or Superman? Does he love the Magic School Bus books or prefer Sid the Science Kid during her screen time? Do you have a board on Pinterest dedicated to at home science projects, causing you to run out of things like food coloring way too often? If you answered yes to two or more of these, then you should throw your little one a science-themed birthday party on his or her big day. Luckily, there are tons of options for you to create a hands-on, educational party that your child will love. Start with NYC’s top science-themed birthday party resources.

Customizable Fun for Little Explorers

Why it’s a Great Experiment: Party-goers are invited to play through hands-on learning. They may meet and examine collections of plants, animals and rocks, they might get a motor, a battery and a marker to build a robot that scribbles, or they could explore physics by creating and building marble race tracks or a marble roller coasters. Activities vary by age group and will be determined by founder Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone who has more than 20 years of science education under her belt.

The Scientific Method: Party packages for kids aged 3-4, 5-7 and 8 and up.You will get a 45-minute Storefront Science instructor led activity/demonstration at your location, a Storefront Science Tote bag with science-themed party favors for up to 15 children.

Cost: $500

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Have you ever thrown your kid a science-themed birthday party? Brag about it in a comment below.

–Christine Gibson