Bring out the aspiring astronomer in your children with amateur telescopes and spaceship models. City-based amateur astronomers’ group Akashmitra has fun day-long astronomy classes for children that teach them how to make telescopes with refractors and models of celestial bodies. The club will even play short films on phenomena like eclipses and solstices to explain the developments in the skies.
HIGHLIGHTS Your child can make his own telescope and understand how it works, making astronomy more accessible and fun
COST Rs 600 for a two-day basic astronomy session
WHERE National Institute of Ophthalmology, off Ghole Road, Shivajinagar
12 years and above
1 to 2 days