From December 01, 2023 Until January 07, 2024

A Christmas Gift for Birds

Töötoad
Make a nice and tasty Christmas treat for your birds! Hang it up and take a secret peek at the feathery friends who come to feast.
You'll also learn how birds overwinter or migrate and what they eat in different seasons.

More workshops

Aha, Germs!

Try your hand as a real microbiologist! Each participant can test the surfaces of their choice to make sure that the area is clean or find out that the area has an exciting life of microorganisms.

Oh No, a Scar!

Get your artist mode on and paint yourself a wound that looks just like a real one.

Balloon Guitar

Have you ever wondered how an acoustic guitar works? Why do guitars have strings? What is a bandstand and why is is necessary?

Let's learn to juggle!

In this fun workshop, we will properly test our brain - we will develop coordination, attention and reaction speed. By the end of the workshop, the participants will have a clear understanding of the basics of juggling, and those interested can continue training at home.

Yuck, slime!

Let's combine fun and science and dive into the world of slime science together! What are polymers? How does slime get to the shelves at the store? Come to the workshop and be ready to get your hands dirty, because each participant can make a pleasantly sticky and stretchy slime!

DNA Extraction

Extract the genetic material (DNA) from your cells and see it with your own eye! DNA is like a recipe with all the necessary information about what we look like and the way we are.

Let's Build a Catapult!

Let's put our engineering skills to the test and build a functioning catapult!

Elephant's toothpaste

You must have seen this experiment in our science theater. Now you can also organize a great foam explosion yourself in this workshop!

What are Enzymes?

What are enzymes? Where are they found and why are they needed? What does an enzyme called catalase do in our cells? In the workshop, we will find answers to these questions and find out what biological substances enzymes can be found in.

Toothbrush Robot

What do you get when you put together a toothbrush and a vibromotor? Could you use such robot to clean your room as well? Hmmm...

Ice Cream Laboratory

In this workshop you'll learn all about ice cream - and make some on your own! You'll also find out some cool historical facts about this tasty treat.

Christmas Ice Cream

Should you only eat ice cream in summer? Definitely not! In this workshop we'll make an icy treat and add delicious Christmas spices to make it more festive.

Vegetable Chemistry

What gives vegetables their colour? How can you extract these colours from the fruit? We'll be answering just these burning questions! As well as being a tasty treat, vegetables also make great test tools for the lab!

Falling from a height

If we usually break the eggs in the kitchen, then here in the workshop we build a protective costume for the egg. Can a fluffy cushion or a gliding parachute save the egg? Come to the workshop and find out!

Vegetable battery

We all use electricity in our daily lives, but do you know where electricity comes from?

Rising colors

This is a workshop for the smallest in the family. We will discover which household materials can be used to paint the first works of art and what happens to the colors when they are mixed.

Home Planetarium

People have always been captivated by starry sky. What stars can be seen on a dark night and how do you recognize them? This workshop gives you a chance to use your nimble fingers to create a simple planetarium that will bring stars in any dark room (as long as it's a small room!)

Caffeine Crystals

Extract caffeine from caffeine pills, create marvellous crystals and observe them under the microscope.

Cake chemistry

Have you ever failed at baking a cake? In this appetizing workshop, we'll break down the basics of cake science and explore how different components affect the process of baking a cake. We can also taste our creations!

Lung dissection

In this workshop, we will examine the lungs very closely and learn anatomy during dissection! Let's see with our own eyes what the lungs look like and what parts they consist of.

Nitrogen ice cream

See how a cold, melt-in-your-mouth delicacy is prepared before your eyes as if by magic - and with the help of pure science!

Synthesis of Smell

What do household chemistry and sweets have in common? Let's find out which chemicals make both great cleaning products and sweet smells. In the workshop, we'll create our own fragrances.

Soda Factory

Explore the history of this fascinating bubbling drink, and make some of your own as well! You'll also find out where soda comes from and how bubbles get in soft drinks.

Let's play with senses

Why is it much scarier to touch and taste unknown things? Why do screaming babies freak some people out? 

Microscopy

In this workshop we are going to see some of the smaller creatures really up close! We will see with our own eyes what is the body structure of insects and make certain what is the difference between spiders and insects. Moreover, we will discuss the reason behind so many people being afraid on these little animals.

Nuts and bolts explained

We all know the stories of the bolt and the nut, but how do they actually work and what's the difference? In this workshop, we'll make a fun keyring for the youngest ones using different fasteners.

Bridge Construction

Which bridge is the most stable? How much mass can a paper bridge hold? Where is the longest bridge in Estonia?

Catching the wind!

How does wind form? But how can we make the wind work for us? In this workshop, we will learn all about wind - from how it's created and Estonia's wind records, to how windmills and wind turbines work and how we can benefit. We'll also make windmills together that everyone can wave as they go home.

Pepper’s Ghost

What does hologram mean? How to create an illusion of something floating in the air? You will find it out in this workshop and also be able to build a small tool that creates a floating picture over your screen.

Periscope

What is a periscope? Where do we use them and what for? You will get the answers to these questions in this workshop and also make your own tool for peeking behind the corners by using two mirrors, as well as learn how to use it.

Photo Printing

We're going back to a time when there was no iPhone and pictures didn't come from a printer. Let's manually print images using old-fashioned techniques. 

Slingshot plane

Have you solved the mystery of how planes fly yet? But why do they stay in the air at all? In this workshop, we will get answers to the most burning questions about flying airplanes.

Rocket Launching

What makes rockets fly? What should a good rocket look like? In this workshop, we will learn how to get a rocket airborne with simple effort and what exactly you need to do it. We'll design our own rocket and fly it VERY high!

Christmas Decoration with a Spark

Ever notice how sometimes your hair is completely charfed with static electricity, or how you get a small "electric shock" when touching different objects. And especially in winter! Build a christmas decoration and put a real "spark" in it - let's find out what static electricity is all about!

Heart dissection

Find out what heart is and what it does, is it possible to replace or revive. In this workshop you can also dissect a real heart and see how firm is your hand while holding a real scalpel.

CO2 rocket

What is the jet force that makes rockets fly? How could we use carbon dioxide to fly rockets?

Soap Laboratory

Why do we need soap to get bubbles and how did people make soap in the past? You'll soon find out, and make your own soap - wonderfully bubbly and well-scented.

Eye Surgery

Find out how our eyes really work and who has the largest eyes in the world. In the end of the workshop, you can grab a scalpel and get a unique glance inside a real eye.

Squeeze the Stress Away

We'll talk about which stress balls and pinch pads are available and why they are so popular. Each participant will be able to make a stress reliever of their choice in the workshop.

Diving Squid

What is density? Why aren’t ships sinking? How do fish dive?

The Great Meltdown

Why do we throw salt and sand on the roads in winter? What's the fastest way for melting ice? Why do we need to de-frost the locks? How can something that's not warm still melt the ice? Come and find answers to all these questions, and many more!

Let's Make Beeswax Wrap!

How much packaging waste does 1 person generate per year? What are alternative materials to plastic? What is beeswax and where does it come from?

Building a tower

Have you thought why tall buildings don't fall over? Or how and from which fragile materials could you build a high tower? In this workshop you will learn how stable and tall buildings are built and can build one yourself!

Vacuum chamber

Have you ever wondered how a marshmallow would look like in space? Does vacuum even change the shape of things?

Building a racecar

Have you wondered which car is the fastest? What affects the speed of a car - streamlined body, size of wheels or is it something else? In this workshop you can build yourself a fast racecar!

Pillar of liquids

What is density? How do we measure density? Which units are used to measure density?

Blood Under Pressure

Do you know what a person's blood pressure is and how to measure it? How do blood pressure monitors and stethoscopes work?

Chocolate Laboratory

Get to know the colourful history of the world's most beloved sweet and make your own delicious chocolate. And then, of course, eat it!