Build-it Day

July 21st at TCMU-Greenville!

Join us for this annual day of building! Check out activities happening below.

All activities take place from 10 am–3 pm unless otherwise noted.

1st Floor
Animal Homes - Discover It –
Investigate the world of animal homes and how they are created to provide shelter and warmth. Participate in a special make-and-take project to create your animal home.
10 am–3 pm

Build-a-Robot – Imagine It – Build your own robot in this hands-on workshop! Children will learn simple steps to create their own robots and will develop skills to continue the learning at home. This workshop is sign-up only for ages 6 and older.
10 am, 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 2 pm

Imagination Playground – Be Anything Place – Our favorite building blocks will be setup in Be Anything Place today. Imagination Playground consists of oversized blocks to encourage creativity and collaboration. What will you build on Build-it Day?
10 am–3 pm

Dominoes – Off the Wall – What can you do with 1000 small dominoes? How about giant foam dominoes? Visit Off the Wall today to build domino runs of all shapes and sizes – and get ready to knock them down!
10 am–3 pm

Water Blocks – Bib’s World – Cool down in Bib’s World by building with floating water blocks. Splashing is allowed!
9 am – 1 pm

2nd Floor
Build a Snack – What’s Cookin’ Kitchen – We are taking off our chef hats and putting on construction hats to make our Build-it Day snacks! Replace your forks with hammers and join us for all the tools you need to create your snack. This is sign-up only for ages 4 and older.
10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm

3rd Floor
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site – Get Up and Grow –
Join us in Story Time and More for our Build-it Day Sensory Activities. Children will read Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site and will dig into their own construction sites through engaging sensory tables. This is sign-up only for ages 5 and under.
10 am, 11 am, 1 pm

Build-it in Spark!Lab –
All month long, children are learning about inventions related to construction, building, and more! Join us today in Spark!Lab to participate in building activities and develop your own idea for an invention.
10 am–4:30 pm

Circuit Building – Tool Time – Join us in Tool Time for our favorite circuit-building activities! From squishy circuits and snap circuits to energy sticks and makeymakey, children will learn about complete circuits,.
10 am–3 pm

Popsicle Sticks – Creation Station – Enjoy a Popsicle stick and build with Popsicle sticks of all shapes and colors! Let us take a picture of your final building to post in our Build-it Day Popsicle Stick Album on Social Media!
10 am–3 pm