Kano Quest: Animate Farm Friends with Code, [Ages 7-13], 2 Sep (Sun 9:30AM) @ Bukit Timah
Draw and animate your favourite farm critters with code and use motion sensors to make them come alive!
Coding isn’t about all bore and no play. In this 3 hour introductory workshop, get your first taste of creative coding by drawing with code blocks. Then, learn how to code a motion sensor and watch your 2D farm friends respond to your touch!
KEEPIN’ IT SHORT & SNAPPY
For kids ages 7-13
One-time 3 hour workshop
Create art and animate it with code
Incorporate motion sensors to make your code respond to touch
No programming experience required
“My children, ages 10 and 7, found the class creative and interesting, and I was impressed by the games they managed to create. Most importantly, they're now excited by the world of programming. Highly recommended!” - Maya, Parent
So what’s in a computer anyway?
Explore how different parts of a computer come together with Kano – the DIY computer kit designed to teach kids how to code.
Code to Draw
Learn programming concepts while snapping code blocks together to create a picture drawn with code.
Make it move!
Now that you’ve created your new farm friend, learn how to make use of sensors and computer inputs by turning your code into an interactive work of art.
When you combine code with a little imagination, there’s so much you can create. Come discover the magic of creative coding and take your first steps into the world of programming!
OH! THE STUFF YOU'LL LEARN!
Explore the endless possibilities of creative coding
Understand the components of a computer
Computational thinking and programming concepts
How to use code blocks to draw
Get introduced to inputs: Motion Sensor
LIFE SKILLS LEARNT
No lectures. No memorisation. No ONE right answer. Like real life, we're all about trying things out, failing, figuring what went wrong & trying again. These are the skills & mindset that will last a lifetime. Let's get kids to learn how to learn.
Because the kids who learn to learn become curious, inventive, resourceful human beings who solve real world problems to make meaningful impact.
Parents love us
"My kids had a blast & came home armed with knowledge & information which they were excited to share with us." - Joanne, Parent
"Thank you for a wonderful and exciting enrichment program that is so much more than academics.. it’s fun but for me as a mum, an important future skill set for my son." - Rachel, Parent
Got more questions on this course of awesomeness?
Read our FAQ section below!
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Frequently Asked Questions
1. My child is new to computers and programming. Will he / she be able to follow?
Absolutely! No programming background is required for this workshop.
2. My child is younger than 7. Can he/she join?
Kano Quest: Animate Farm Friends with Code is recommended for kids who are 7 and above. If your child is still in preschool, we recommend Curious Cubs or Tiny Techies which can be found on our schedule page.
3. I've enrolled my child, what will he/she need to bring?
We’ll provide all equipment and materials, but you may want to bring a jacket and light snacks in case he/she gets hungry.
This camp will proceed with a minimum of 4 tickets sold. We will inform you in advance if the camp is cancelled. Refunds will be made accordingly. Unless otherwise notified, the camp will go ahead.
We will be filming and taking photographs of the children in our workshop. By registering a child's attendance at this camp, parents/guardians grant Saturday Kids a perpetual licence to use the student's work, photographs or videos of the student, and other materials for purposes such as publicising or promoting our workshops/events and the students’ accomplishments on Saturday Kids' website or on our partners' websites.
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