Idea Lab provides classes, camps and activities ranging from Cooking, Robotics, 3D Art, Engineering and Science. At Idea Lab children learn through inquisitive hands-on-activities utilizing Critical-thinking Skills and a great deal of IMAGINATION! Our STEAM curricula is carefully constructed to provide the ultimate Design-Based-Learning environment while providing a FUN hands-on experience.
Our Idea Labbers are provided the necessary tools to QUESTION, LEARN and INVENT "Out-of-the-Box" solutions through, Arts, Sciences, Technology, Creativity and Natural Play.
STEAM is an interdisciplinary approach which bridges STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) disciplines with Arts and Social Sciences in meaningful ways.
Anna Atencio, Mrs Engineer and advocate for kids education
Anna Atencio is the business owner of Idea Lab Kids - Calgary. Anna is a curious and innovative Engineer with an entrepreneurial spirit. After 15 years working as an Engineer she started to pursue her passion, encouraging kids to grow to their full potential in an enrichment environment. Mother of two, Anna delights in inspiring her children by exposing them to hands-on science activities that stimulate their critical thinking and problem solving abilities.
Anna strongly believe kids needs to be prepared to succeed in the 21st century, where scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important. Kids need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past and she is highly motivated and prepared to help kids to gain these skills.
Idea Lab Kids Calgary is the perfect after school plan for those curious and inventive kids willing to explore what science has to offer. My son is 9 years old and he is always excited to attend it. I recommend it 100 %
IdeaLab is great entertaiment for kids! We booked a Science Wizardology party for 10 kids and they all loved it! The kids were very happy with the magic wands they made; and loved learning how to make slime!
Samantha, the entertainer, was amazing with the kids; I’d recomend them 100%!!!!