2018 Summer School Holiday Workshops with LEGO®

BRICKS 4 KIDZ Creativity Centre, Blackburn South

Melbourne Super Summer Holiday Promotion!

Enrol your child/children in any One Full Day School Holiday Workshop Two Half Day School Holiday Workshops  before 15 December 2017 and choose a BONUS six month subscription from a selection of Australia’s Favourite Magazines, valued at up to $59, for yourself or to give to someone special for Christmas!

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HALF DAY WORKSHOPS  $45

Video Game Adventures✷  9am – 12pm

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Jump into the world of classic arcade and video games without screen time!

Eat flashing dots, collect coins and rings, avoid getting killed by enemies…there are so many obstacles to overcome and levels to beat ! People today have games with graphic animations and three dimensional capabilities. Let’s take it back to when it all started, the 1980’s! That was the time of 8-bit and later 16-bit technology, which gave these old games their classic appearance.

Attendees will build the famous plumber brothers, a Brick Eater, a jumping  hedgehog, alien invaders, and more! Can you guess which classic vidoe game each model represents?

Ages 5+

 

Movie Madness ✸  1pm – 4pm 

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From Frozen® to Minions® to Superheroes® and Galaxies Far Far Away. Are you ready to be transported into a world of all your favourite movies?

Build 3D & Mosaic models of your favourite characters, and create cool TECHNIC Lego models that are motorised to MOVE!

Ages 5+

 

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

Junior Robotics ✸  9am – 4pm 

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How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?

The BRICKS 4 KIDZ® new Junior Robotics workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® bricks, PLUS the challenge of computer programming! Using drag-and-drop icon-based software, WeDo® software provides an introduction into the world of computer-programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace.

It may be holidays but learning never stops!

 Ages 7+

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

Advanced Robotics with LEGO

®Mindstorms® Robotics  ✸  9am – 4pm 

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Experience the cutting edge of technology with this introduction of LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics.!  Students will be captivated as they incorporate the newest generation of motors, sensors and software by programming their commands directly into the intelligent brick.

Test their capabilities by moving an object with a robotic claw, building a robot that draws, or a creating a mouse trap.

Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!

This program is suited to both new students and those with some EV3 experience.  Advanced students check out our programs later in January!

 Ages 9+

HALF DAY WORKSHOPS $45

Mining & Crafting ✷  9am – 12pm

(inspired by MineCraft™!)

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Experience the world of MineCraft™ with LEGO® in this creative Mining & Crafting school holiday program! Kids will begin by crafting their shelters and some of the mobs, critters and tools using traditional bricks and mosaic builds.

Kids will face new challenges each day building motorised BRICKS 4 KIDZ®models and crafting key elements from MineCraft™!

Ages 5+

Pocket Brick Monsters ✸  1pm – 4pm 

(inspired by Pokémon®!)

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Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon®! Capture wild Pokémon® 

creatures and train them for battle!

Improve your accuracy and power as you learn new moves and use special abilities. Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poké Balls, and more!

Show off your skills as you battle for power in your journey through the Pokémon® universe. Do you have what it takes to become a Pokémon®Master?

Ages 5+

 

FULL DAY WORKSHOP ($80)

Remote Control Mania ✸  9am – 4pm 

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Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting Remote Control Mania workshop!

Kids will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO® wireless remote controls. Attendees will use fascinating and challenging LEGO® components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines and more.

As they enjoy the fun of building, kids will understand the basic working principles of many ingenious devices that are part of our everyday lives.

This workshop is loads of fun and learning for budding builders!

Ages 7+

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

LEGO® Movie Mania ✸  9am – 4pm 

 

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Budding Master Builder looking to spend hours building with UniKitty and Wyldstyle? Or are you more of a Spinning Ninja Master? Ok, that look tells me you’re a Batman lover!

Well we’ve got all your favourites covered with this fun mash up of the popular LEGO movies!

 

Ages 5+

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

Stop Motion Animation ✸  9am – 4pm 

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Lights, camera, ACTION!  Make your own movie with Bricks 4 Kidz.

Create imaginative storylines, use your minifigures to act it out, and design amazingmovie sets using LEGO bricks.  Add your finishing touches in the editing room, and you will take home your completed movie to show your family and all your mates!

Ages 7+

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

Scratch Coding & Junior Robotics ✸  9am – 4pm 

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Scratch is one of the most powerful ways to teach coding to kids, used by millions of students across the world to make games, animations and all manner of fun interactive pieces.

But wait? Isn’t this BRICKS 4 Kidz? Where is the LEGO?

Scratch is so powerful it can be used with LEGO WeDo so attendees will not only learn to code with Scratch but they’ll also make cool LEGO models that INTERACT with their games!!

 Ages 7+

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

Super Advanced EV3 Robotics ✸  9am – 4pm 

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In this class there is No Safety Net! No instructions! and No Idea what comes next!!!

A class for those with extensive EV3 experience to explore and create.  Seen a cool EV3 Model on YouTube or Facebook? Want to try and match it? In this class we’ll spend time looking at cool models online and together try to find a way to reverse engineer them.

Ages 11+

EV3 Experience Required – Contact Mic 0408 747 644 for details

HALF DAY WORKSHOPS  $45

Mining & Crafting II ✷  9am – 12pm

(inspired by MineCraft™!)

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Steve is jumping for joy as he introduces the newest members of his Minecraft® world.

Whether your child has attended our first session or not, reward them with the creativity and excitement this new camp has to offer.

Attendees will be challenged to bring their virtual designs to life by building new mob figures, mosaics and custom models, incorporating LEGO® Bricks.

So, are you ready for the challenge?

Ages 5+

Superheroes vs Bat League ✸  1pm – 4pm 

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Children will use their imaginations, building skills and crime fighting passionin this thrilling workshop of bat heroes and villains!

Children will enter the dark city where a dangerous jokester and other evil villains wreak havoc – thankfully there is a bat hero who comes out each night to fight against these evil-doers!

Ride into action as children build motorised models of the bat hero’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek Cycle.

Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against all the evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO®!

Ages 5+

FULL DAY WORKSHOP  $80

Galaxy Far Far Away ✸  9am – 4pm 

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Have you got a Star Wars™ fan in your house?  They will feel the FORCE in this workshop!

Inspired by Star Wars™, our Galaxy Far Away school holiday workshop is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Build awesome 3D models of all of your favourite characters. Trust your fighter pilots building skills to pilot a rebel fighter to bring you back safely to the resistance. We’ll build motorised models that represent the amazing spacecraft from the worlds most popular movie and so much more!

Come experience this stellar journey to a Galaxy Far Away!

Ages 5+

 

 

Public Holiday

Common Questions about our Programs

How old does my child need to be?

As noted above, children are welcome at our holiday workshops from as young as five, however all kids attending must be in primary school at least in order to attend.

What is your Cancellation policy?

Cancellations made at least THREE weeks from the start date of the school holiday workshop will receive an 80% refund. Cancellations made TWO to THREE weeks from the start date of the workshop will receive a 50% refund. There are no refunds for workshops cancelled LESS than TWO weeks prior to the scheduled date of the workshop.

How many children are attending?

At our Creativity Centre in Blackburn South, our popular workshops are capped at 16 children.

What is your policy on Missed Workshops?
  • If your child is visibly sick or carrying a high temperature on the day of the class, please keep your child at home! We will make up the class at the next opportunity.
  • Make up classes & transfers for other reasons will be accommodated as long as there is room in the class.
  • We reserve the right to cancel a workshop due to low registration.
  • Space is limited, so please enrol your child today.
What should my child bring?

Kindly note that food is not provided. Please provide a nut-free snack for your child to enjoy during every day of the workshop. If staying for the full day children will need to bring their own nut-free lunch. Please make sure your child wears covered shoes, sunscreen and brings a hat! We will supervise them outside at breaks. While activities in BRICKS 4 KIDZ® workshops with LEGO® Bricks are very safe, we place a very high focus on child welfare – at least one staff member at every one of our activities will have a valid First Aid certificate!

How do I make payment?

Payment is made using a credit card online through our secure payment gateway. Your child’s place is confirmed when payment is made. All transactions are processed in Australian dollars (AUD).

What if my question is not answered here?

Don’t worry – these are just the most common questions!  Please contact us if you have any further queries about our Workshops and Programs.

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