Your creative brain will be in great company at our hands-on after-school making sessions. You’ll get to play and create with the latest robotic toys and digital and electronic gadgets. There are 4 workshops to build different digital and making skills suitable for kids 8 to 12 years old.
Circuits and sensors: Tuesday 17 October
Kids will get to combine our littleBits electronic building blocks with sensors and motors to create fun electrical circuits.
Sphero maze challenge: Tuesday 31 October
Young kids will have fun learning about coding with the world’s first app-enabled robotic ball. They’ll get hands-on with their own Sphero ball to navigate mazes and complete challenges.
Ozobot map challenge: Tuesday 14 November
Kids will use our Ozobot robots to code their way around a historical map of Sydney. Each Ozobot represents a historic character from the city, allowing kids to step back in time and follow their path. This activity was developed as part of the Our City: 175 Years in 175 Objects major exhibition curated by the City Curator, City Archivist and City Historian.
Chain reaction Christmas: Tuesday 28 November
Use different objects, circuits and bits and pieces like dominoes and marbles to make your own over-engineered contraption with a Christmas theme.
Sessions are free and run for 1 hour. Bookings are essential.
Parents or guardians are required to stay during the session.