Join IKEA at the Museum of Discovery & Science on select dates for their IKEA Design Nation activities described below. The activities will be on February 18 – 20, 2017 and April 22 & 23, 2017 from Noon to 4 p.m.
IKEA Building Challenge
1:30 and 3:30
Learn all about teamwork as a family unit when you build a piece of IKEA furniture. If you’re the fastest family and build it first you get to take it home for FREE!
Build a structure that will stand tall during an earthquake
Build a City
Help us build the city of the future. You can customize it anyway you want using all the cardboards you can get your hands on.
Windy City Tower
Build a tower using paper and tape and see if it will stand strong in our wind tunnel.
Mission: Egg Drop
There is only one rule…. NO PARACHUTES! Build something that houses the egg when we throw it off the balcony to the floor below.
Little Engineers Zone
Need something for the small engineer? Head over to our Discovery Center and see how
high you can build a pyramid.
K’Nex Building Zone
Imagine and build your own engineering structure from our piles of K’Nex and see if it can withstand some of our tests.