Kids

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A2

Cosplay for Kids

Cosplayers share how to get started in cosplay for our youth-aged cosplay fans!

Moderator: R Karch Photography

Panelists: R Karch Photography, Jovial Juggernaut, Lollalotus, the Lo-Fi Ky

Tracks: Kids, Cosplay

2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Finer Arts of Oklahoma Presents: I've Made a Monster

This performance is suitable for Pre-K to Middle School audiences. In one hour or less, the Finer Artist before you will turn into a monster! Perfect for spooky occasions, this assembly program uses costume drama, demonstrations, and audience participants to share stories of creatures from around the world through interactive entertainment. With each monstrous change – bigfoot's feet, minotaur’s horns, vampire’s teeth – the Finer Artist shares tales ideal for all audiences.

Moderator: Barrett Huddleston

Panelists: Barrett Huddleston

Tracks: Performing Arts, Kids

Noon | Location: Oklahoma A2

Kids lmprov

Kids expand their creativity with warm-up exercises and social improv games.

Moderator: EBA Comedy

Panelists: EBA Comedy, Crazy Red Artist

Tracks: Kids, Performing Arts

1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Make Your Own Monster

Kids try some different art supplies and odds and ends to create monstrous artwork.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids, La Blanke

Tracks: Kids, Art

Noon | Location: Oklahoma A

Open Coloring & Empathy Exhibit for Kids

SoonerCon kids coloring area and hands-on empathy exhibit by Heroic Inner Kids org. Runs hourly in the Kids area during SoonerCon's daytime programming hours.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Kids, Art, Maker

3:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Paper Crafting: Clothespin Puppets and Corner Bookmarks

Kids learn origami techniques for making a corner bookmark and make clothespin creature puppets in this creative crafting session.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Kids, Art, Maker

2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Summertime Stargazing

Come find out what constellations are up in the summer sky, and when the meteor showers happen. Plus, make and take a distance scale model of the solar system that will fit in your pocket. (Geared toward ages 8-12)

Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Panelists: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Tracks: Maker, Kids, STEM

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

What's Your Superhero Costume?

Kids make-and-take. Assemble and embellish your own superhero cosplay. (Supplies provided.)

Moderator: Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay)

Panelists: Lauren Howard (Stellae Cosplay), Alice-of-Hearts, La Blanke, Fae Mullens

Tracks: Kids, Cosplay

11:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Agents of SHIELD Shield Making

Have you got what it takes to be an Agent of SHIELD? Join veteran agents to make your own shield and join SHIELD!

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Maker, Cosplay, Kids

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Circuits for Kids

Learn how electric circuits work as you build some super projects that you can take home! Limit 12 kids in this session, and their adult assistant is needed to help with this make-and-take project.

Moderator: Julie Barrett

Panelists: Julie Barrett

Tracks: Maker, Kids, STEM

1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Harry Potter Sorting Ceremony

"There's nothing hidden in your head The Sorting Hat can't see, So try me on and I will tell you Where you ought to be." - Sorting Hat's Song, 1991 Come first-year wizards and witches! Get sorted into your Hogwarts house by the Sorting Hat!

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids, Fae Mullens, Robert Mullens, Raiva

Tracks: Kids, Fandoms, Cosplay

1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Hogwarts Potions Class

Witches and Wizards—gather around for potions class! Join us as your favorite professors teach you some useful potions!

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Maker, Kids

Noon | Location: Oklahoma A1

Kids Writing Spooky Stories

Join award-winning author Kim Ventrella for an interactive spooky-story workshop. Young storytellers will learn how to choose the right main character for their spooky tale, how to plot for maximum chills, and how to get creative with their villains. Answer burning questions like, how do you make oatmeal scary? We'll walk through the brainstorming process from beginning to end, even touching on that scariest of all topics: writer's block. Our session ends with time for questions. Students will leave ready to write their own terrifying tales.

Moderator: Kim Ventrella

Panelists: Kim Ventrella

Tracks: Writing & Publishing, Kids, YA

4:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A

Muggle Quidditch

Muggle Quidditch is a sport based on Quidditch, the fictional sport developed by British author J. K. Rowling in the Harry Potter series of children's novels, as governed by the International Quidditch Association. As in the fictional sport, muggle quidditch has seven players on each team: 3 chasers, 2 beaters, 1 keeper, and 1 seeker. Muggle Quidditch has been adapted for play on the ground, with game play confined to a playing field comparable in size to an ice hockey rink. The sport is adapted using elements of rugby, dodge ball, tag, and lacrosse. Visit the game room for rules and to sign up.

Moderator: Crazy Red Artist

Panelists: Crazy Red Artist, Jager

Tracks: Kids, Gaming

5:30 PM | Location: Oklahoma A

Nerf War

Bring your favorite foam-dart blaster and join the fun. Visit the game room for full rules. Didn't bring your blaster? Don't worry! A wide selection of blasters (with darts) are available in the Charity Store. Charity sales and donations benefit Bridges of Norman.

Moderator: Phillip Grimes

Panelists: Phillip Grimes, Josh Updegrove

Tracks: Gaming, Kids

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma A

Open Coloring & Empathy Exhibit for Kids

SoonerCon kids coloring area and hands-on empathy exhibit by Heroic Inner Kids org. Runs hourly in the Kids area during SoonerCon's daytime programming hours.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Art, Maker, Kids

2:30 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Summertime Stargazing

Come find out what constellations are up in the summer sky, and when the meteor showers happen. Plus, make and take a distance scale model of the solar system that will fit in your pocket. (Geared toward ages 8-12)

Moderator: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Panelists: Joey “Okie Space Queen” Rodman

Tracks: STEM, Kids, Maker

1:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Build Your Own Comic-Book Hero/Villain

Join the fun—help cast a villain or hero in the next big comic book. We'll create a superhero or supervillain in under an hour. (Supplies provided. Kid-friendly.)

Moderator: Jerry Bennett

Panelists: Jerry Bennett, Chaz Kemp, Mike Kennedy

Tracks: Art, Kids, Comics

3:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Cartooning for Kids

WingNuts cartoonist Teddy Harvia shares his line-art tricks for youth-aged funnies makers of all ages. Drawing supplies provided.

Moderator: Teddy Harvia

Panelists: Teddy Harvia

Tracks: Kids, Comics, Art

10:00 AM | Location: Noble

Fairy Build-a-Tale

Kids choose raw components from a list of story elements to assemble their own Heroic Journey. (Adults welcome too. Limit 14 participants.)

Moderator: Steven E. Wedel

Panelists: Steven E. Wedel, Teddy Harvia

Tracks: Art, Kids, Writing & Publishing, YA

12:30 PM | Location: Oklahoma A2

Fortnite Dance Break!

Feel like you got a #1 Victory Royale? Come emote your way into a fun Fortnite Dance Break!

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Kids, Gaming, Music

11:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma HIJ

Kids Costume Contest

SoonerCon's annual Kids Costume Contest on the main stage (ages 5-12), featuring costumes imagined and made by younglings. Participants can pre-register online or onsite Friday and Saturday during registration hours at the Costuming Info Table. Sign-ups are first come, first served with a cap of 30 participants. Prizes sponsored by Bernina of OKC.

Moderator: John Eads

Panelists: John Eads, Aoi Kitsu, Heroic Inner Kids, Kekkuda, Knightmage, Leslie Raymond

Tracks: Contest, Cosplay, Costuming & Fashion, Kids, Maker

2:00 PM | Location: Oklahoma A

Kids Jedi Training

Is the Force with you? Do you have what it takes to become a Jedi? Make your own lightsaber, duel with Jedi masters, and practice your target skills. - Lightsaber Making: Kids will receive a pool-noodle lightsaber to decorate and customize. - Lightsaber Duels: Jedi Masters will teach the Padawans how to duel. - Nerf Herding: Kids will face various Star Wars characters and, get target practice with Nerf blasters.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids, Fae Mullens, Robert Mullens, Oklahoma Garrison of the 501st Legion, Raiva

Tracks: Maker, Fandoms, Kids

11:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma A

Muggle Quidditch

Muggle Quidditch is a sport based on Quidditch, the fictional sport developed by British author J. K. Rowling in the Harry Potter series of children's novels, as governed by the International Quidditch Association. As in the fictional sport, muggle quidditch has seven players on each team: 3 chasers, 2 beaters, 1 keeper, and 1 seeker. Muggle Quidditch has been adapted for play on the ground, with game play confined to a playing field comparable in size to an ice hockey rink. The sport is adapted using elements of rugby, dodge ball, tag, and lacrosse. Visit the game room for rules and to sign up.

Moderator: Crazy Red Artist

Panelists: Crazy Red Artist

Tracks: Gaming, Kids

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma A

Nerf War

Bring your favorite foam-dart blaster and join the fun. Visit the game room for full rules. Didn't bring your blaster? Don't worry! A wide selection of blasters (with darts) are available in the Charity Store. Charity sales and donations benefit Bridges of Norman.

Moderator: Phillip Grimes

Panelists: Phillip Grimes, Josh Updegrove

Tracks: Kids, Gaming

10:00 AM | Location: Oklahoma A

Open Coloring & Empathy Exhibit for Kids

SoonerCon kids coloring area and hands-on empathy exhibit by Heroic Inner Kids org. Runs hourly in the Kids area during SoonerCon's daytime programming hours.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Maker, Kids, Art

12:30 PM | Location: Oklahoma A1

Villain Scavenger Hunt

Villains have invaded SoonerCon! It's up to you to stop them! Help the heroes defeat the villains by finding their locations through the convention center.

Moderator: Heroic Inner Kids

Panelists: Heroic Inner Kids

Tracks: Kids