Drop in to DX for fun-filled days of FREE hands-on activities with inspiring lessons and DIY workshops led by creative and qualified DX Instructors.

Perfect for imaginative, curious and creative kids, all materials will be provided - markers, pipe cleaners, glitter, glue - even an app or two.

No previous design experience is required.

For questions, contact our education team:
education [at] dx.org    |    416.216.2111

Kids' Days are free to attend and are located at DX (234 Bay St.) unless otherwise noted.

Ages 7-13

1 PM - 4 PM


2019 Kids' Days
Now on Saturday afternoon!


JAN 26

Change the World by Design

How can we use design as a solution for some of the world's biggest challenges? Join DX and CD&I Associates for this special DesignTO Kids' Day where kids will explore the ideas, thoughts, and design concepts that are shaping our future.


FEB 23

Design The Future of Your Neighbourhood

Become an urban designer for the day! Kids will learn introductory urban design approaches and will put their creativity to the test and design the neighbourhood of the future.


MAR 30

Design Your Own Flag Challenge

We’re setting up shop at Jane & Finch Mall and inviting participants to reimagine the mall’s flags and banners! Learn about graphic design and flex your branding muscles in this fun drop-in activity. Plus, the top designs will be showcased at the mall from April to September.


APR 14


Help combat the environmental impact of waste materials by creating a beautifully biodegradable new product at our hands-on upcycling workshop at Evergreen Brick Work's Drop, Swap and Shop Event.


MAY 25

Doors Open Toronto​​​​​​​

Hands-on design activities during Doors Open that encourage kids to become creative problem solvers and design thinkers.


If you have any questions please contact our education team at
education [at] dx.org or 416.216.2111.


DX P.A. Day Camp Programs are full day sessions in which budding designers create projects based on the day's theme.


All themes are studio based and explore various design fields from graphic to architecture to industrial and mixed media. Each session is lead by our team of experienced educators from the design and creative field.

No previous design experience is required.

The end of each session will include a 30 minute showcase from 3:30pm-4pm in which family and friends are invited to check out what budding designers have worked on during the day.

For questions, contact our education team:
education [at] dx.org    |    416.216.2111

PA Days based on the Public school and most Catholic school calendars.

Program Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Complimentary before care is available starting at 8:30am.
Aftercare is available for $10 from 4:15pm-5:30pm

General $55  |  Member $49.50 (taxes included)
Ages 6-10


2019 P.A. Days


JAN 18

Intro to Design 

Learn about the universal design principles and train your mind to use the design process to solve any problem.

Campers will kick off the day learning about the various fields of design, such as industrial design, urban planning, and fashion design. Working with sustainable materials, designers wil be charged with dreaming up solutions to design challenges.

General Registration



FEB 15

Radio Canada 

Learn about the design principles behind iconic Canadian radio sets. Students will flex their story telling muscles as they record  and edit a short story for a podcast. In the afternoon, working with sustainable materials, designers will be challenged to follow in the footsteps of industrial designers and create an eye catching radio casing.

General Registration




Tasty Design: Preservation & Sustainability

Preserving food with home canning is a great way to enjoy the fresh flavours of local, seasonal food all year long. Come join DX for an exciting day of learning how to preserve and jar from food waste and foraged ingredients in this hands-on food design camp.

General Registration

Member Registration


If you have any questions please contact our education team at
education [at] dx.org or 416.216.2111.

DX Headquarters is
located at 234 Bay Street, Toronto

Call 416.363.6121


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