[KidzMash] Become a LEGO Master Builder With Teamwork!

Presented by: Thomas Haver

LEGO(R) sets are amazingly fun to build, but who has attempted to build a complete set without looking at the instructions? In this session, the kidz & adults will form teams and try to build one of sixteen different Creator sets without the instructions. Only one person from each team will be able...

Tags: Career Development, Soft Skills, LeadershipFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Balloon Animals: Blowing things Up at Codemash

Presented by: Ilyana Smith

In this fun session, you’ll learn the basics of balloon animals, twisting your way to a variety of adorable creatures! We’ll bring the balloons if you’ll bring the imagination! Kidz of all ages are welcome (younger kidz – please assist your parents)! No experience necessary! You’ll leave...

Tags: Soft SkillsFormat: KidzMash Sessionz


Presented by: Vicki Glenn

In this hands-on session, Kidz will learn about the different types of clay, what they are used for, and basic sculpting techniques. Kids will make their own sculpture with air-dry clay using their newfound skills.

Tags: .NETFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Doodle with "Logo" the turtle

Presented by: Umang Nahata

Learn how to program and draw using "Logo" the turtle. The Logo programming language was invented over thirty years ago to make it easier for kids to learn how to program computers. ...

Tags: Soft SkillsFormat: KidzMash Divez

Earthquake Challenge

Presented by: Andrew Potozniak

What does it take to build a structure that can withstand a simulated earthquake with common house-hold items? During this session, kids will use their creativity and problem-solving skills to build structures to see how severe of an earthquake they can withstand on a shake-table. Kids will...

Tags: ArchitectureFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Into the Storm: Storm Chasing & Public Safety

Presented by: Laci Graham

This interactive talk about the weather is for anyone interested in the weather, open to all ages. In this session we’ll talk about the severe weather that Ohioans are most likely to encounter, and some we might encounter on vacations. We’ll talk about storm safety and the importance...

Tags: Accessibility, Data Science, ObservabilityFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

It's time to walk the dog...at Kidzmash...with a yo-yo

Presented by: Vicki Glenn

Yo-yos may be over 2000 years old but these tricks are trending. Kidz will become hands on experts on how to preform basic yo-yo tricks (including walk the dog) then learn modern and complex maneuvers using their own yo-yo.

Tags: .NETFormat: KidzMash Divez

Let's Build a Clock!

Presented by: Steven Swenson

What time is it? It's time to get creative and make an actual clock! ...

Tags: HardwareFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Now you see it, now you don’t! An introduction to magic!

Presented by: Andrew Potozniak

Have you ever wondered how a magician can make a sponge ball disappear in thin air? Or how a ball magically transports from one cup to another? Or how a handkerchief magically appears out of nowhere and into the magician’s hands? ...

Tags: Agile, PerformanceFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Prepare for the Eclipse!

Presented by: Steven Swenson

Attention budding astronomers!! ...

Tags: HardwareFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Product Thinking and Tinkering

Presented by: BJ Allmon

Do you aspire to be an inventor one day? Maybe you have lots of ideas and don't know what to do with them. ...

Tags: Career Development, Soft Skills, UI/UXFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Scrambled - Solving a Rubik's cube!

Presented by: Yajat Nahata

Have you ever wondered why solving a Rubik's cube is so much fun yet challenging! In this session, I will share how I solve a 3x3x3 Rubik's cube using the beginner's method and making it fun and exciting. ...

Tags: Soft SkillsFormat: KidzMash Divez

Talking to the Astronauts: Amateur HAM Radio

Presented by: Laci Graham

This interactive talk is open to anyone who is interested but suggested for older kids. In this talk we’ll learn about how radios work, how to get your amateur radio license, and we’ll talk to the astronauts in the International Space Station.

Tags: Hardware, System Design, ObservabilityFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

The Legends of CodeMash

Presented by: Christopher Judd

In 1986, the iconic fantasy action-adventure game, The Legends of Zelda, was released to the fanfare of video gamers across the globe. Everybody loved the 2D quests that Link would go on to rescue Princess Zelda. In 2024, it is your turn to create a classic, The Legends of CodeMash, video game. In...

Tags: JavascriptFormat: KidzMash Divez

What a Character!

Presented by: Matt "Kelly" Williams

What do games, stories, books, movies, and comics all have in common? ...

Tags: Career Development, Soft SkillsFormat: KidzMash Divez

When in Doubt... Improvise

Presented by: Matt "Kelly" Williams

Join us for a fun filled deep dive into the world of improvisation. In this hands on deep dive you will learn and practice techniques and skills to create something out of nothing. These skills, in turn, can help any time you need to speak in public or work in groups. Come ready to be a little...

Tags: Career Development, Soft SkillsFormat: KidzMash Sessionz

Wizarding 101: Static Electricity Magic Tricks

Presented by: Sean Wedig

Learn the summoning charm, and make inanimate objects dance! Bend the flow of water without touching it! Summon a golem to do your bidding! Learn the infamous "Wingardium Leviosa", and make things levitate! Grab your wizarding robes, cheer for your house, control the very forces of nature with...

Tags: Career DevelopmentFormat: KidzMash Sessionz