Year of Engineering

Welcome to the Activity Zone

Engineering is all about making, and this Activity Zone is packed full of challenges and projects to get kids thinking and building like engineers. With activities set by the RAF, the Science Museum, FIFA, and more, it’s the perfect place to bring out their inventive side.

Let’s get making!


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Racing Santas Challenge

Supercharge Santa to help him complete his deliveries on time!

The Gumdrop Tower Challenge

Have you got what it takes to build a super-strong structure?

Fizzing Christmas Trees

Get ready to discover a whole new way of decorating the tree!

More Heroes Needed – Engineering Super Heroes

Which Super Hero are you? Take the test to find out

Kids Invent Stuff Rube Goldberg Challenge

We're looking for your ideas for one stage of a giant chain-reaction machine!

Ghastly ghosts

Learn how you can use engineering to make ghastly ghosts dance!

Halloween slime

Make your very own super stretchy slime to spook all your mates!

Balloon rockets

Learn about propulsion with Bitz & Bob