Make Something Saturdays: Hands-On Animation at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

This weekly Saturday event immerses kids in all kinds of innovative fun, and November's theme is based on the museum's 'Pixar' exhibit.

Looking for a fun and educational event that will spark your tot’s imagination this weekend? Then why not try this November’s Make Something Saturday at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation?

Every Saturday of the month, from Sept. 9, 2017 until May 19, 2018, the museum invites kids 8-12 for a “learning by doing” experience that has kids exploring the world of innovation and turning their own ideas into reality.

November’s theme, Hands-On Animation, is inspired by the museum’s featured exhibit, The Science Behind Pixar, and showcases the people and careers that brought some of the most lovable Pixar characters of our time to life, including Dory and Buzz Lightyear. Plus, kids will get to try their hand in some hands-on animation projects like circuit board-building and skitter bot-animating.

Make Something Saturdays: Hands-On Animation happens Saturday Nov. 4, 11 18 and 25, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. This event is free with museum admission, which is $22/ages 12-61, $20/seniors and $16.50/kids 3-11. Parking is $6/vehicle.

For more information on Make Something Saturdays: Hands-On Animation, see the Metro Parent calendar. And for details on all upcoming Make Something Saturdays, visit

Photo by KMS Photography.