Each year the department includes extracurricular workshops that nurture the students as individuals and, in turn, benefit their design process.
FIT Students have journeyed with children out into nature to learn about the environment.
Through a unique educational program called Discover Together, students work as teaching assistants for the Pre-Kindergarten program in the local community.
Twice a year, FIT Toy Design students participate in a storytelling event with children from a local school. A professional storyteller share’s traditional stories and the children write and illustrate a book with the help of Toy Design students.
A Nutrition component, engaged students with a clinical nutritionist, who taught seven sessions on the health and eating habits of young people. Students then designed toys to educate children about food, with the nutritionist acting as consultant.