Holiday Hackafun Program

What to expect from the Holiday Hackafun program

Learn about our Holiday Hackafun program. These are full-day school holiday programs. The program runs from 9am to 4.30pm, with supervision from 7am to 6pm. This is how we break up our day.

Feel free to arrive from 7am. We will have various activities available including robots and Scratch projects.

  • Welcome and introductions
  • house rules
  • what’s the plan for the day

Let’s get started! Icebreaker games to get to know each other.

Morning class options include unplugged computational thinking activities and engineering projects.

Computational thinking activities:

  • Binary numbers
  • Command games e.g. Naughts and crosses
  • Sorting numbers
  • Boolean guessing game

Engineering projects:

  • Marshmallow tower challenge
  • Paddlepop stick bridge challenge

Fresh-air time and a snack!

Let get coding! Select one of the class options:

  • visual programming with Scratch: build computer games, animations or digital artwork
  • programming with Python: build computer games, animations or explore maths and geometry
  • app development: building our own iOS or Android apps using drag and drop coding blocks
  • 3D modelling and printing: create 3D designs and then get them 3D printed
  • programming Ozobot robots: program robots to solve challenges
  • programming Micro:bits: program tiny computers with built-in LEDs and button to create your own games and artwork

Adventure time! Kids will fill their hungry tummies and let off some energy with outdoor activities.

Let’s explore! Choose from our various afternoon activity options: electronics, coding art, graphic design, inventing musical instruments, robotics and much more.

  • program Micro:bit (tiny, programmable computers) with Python
  • Makey Makey: build circuits using lollies, fruit and aluminium foil and create musical instruments and game controllers
  • Kano Make Art: coding for graphics and artwork
  • Canva: graphic design and branding activities
  • Ozobot robots: program robots to complete challenges

 

Time for some fresh air and a snack!

Extend and Grow! Kids will have the option to work on an existing project or create a new project from various subjects.

  • visual programming with Scratch: build computer games, animations or digital artwork
  • programming with Python: build computer games, animations or explore maths and geometry
  • 3D modelling: create 3D designs
  • programming Ozobot robots: program robots to solve challenges
  • program Micro:bit (tiny, programmable computers) with Python
  • Makey Makey: build circuits using lollies, fruit and aluminium foil and create musical instruments and game controllers
  • Kano Make Art: coding for graphics and artwork
  • Canva: graphic design and branding activities

 

Pick up from 4.30pm. Children are supervised until parents/guardians arrive.

Feel free to contact us if you have any queries.

Always First.

Be the first to find out about the latest programs, promotions and online exclusives.

 


 

Coding Kids is empowering children to be creators, innovators and change makers.