Crows Nest School Holiday Workshops

BRICKS 4 KIDZ Creativity Centre, Crows Nest

DECEMBER

TWO DAY WORKSHOPS ($190)

Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101

Monday 9 December – Tuesday 10 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

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, build a tricycle that changes direction and a robot that detects colours. Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 9+

Amusement Park Mayhem

Wednesday 11 December – Thursday 12 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Get your ticket to ride with BRICKS 4 KIDZ Amusement Park Mayhem!

Kids build their favourite rides, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. They will take what they have learned to design their own thrills and challenges.

Motorised models maximise the action and fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Mining & Crafting (inspired by MineCraft™!)

Monday 16 December – Tuesday 17 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Experience the world of MineCraft® with LEGO® in this creative 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®!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 6+

Teenage Mutant Brick Turtles vs Superheroes

Monday 16 December – Tuesday 17 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Grab your katanas and nunchucks as we prepare to fight crime with the Teenage Brick Turtles! On the first day, the children will practise engineering as they build two of the courageous turtles and their wise Japanese rat sensei, Master Splinter. Strengthen ninjitsu skills to defeat the villainous Shredder and his evil Foot Clan!

On the second day, children will will be building Super Heroes with LEGO® bricks. Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against all of the evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO® bricks. Let’s build and play … Teenage Brick Ninja Turtles and Superhero style!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS ($95)

Junior Robotics 101

Monday 9 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?  The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Junior Robotics 201

Tuesday 10 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

After the success of our Junior Robotics 101 workshop we now have Junior Robotics 201!

With new and exciting models to build and program, we will be introducing sensors to extend and challenge in this exciting workshop. This is sure to please any young budding programmer!

Open to students who have attended BRICKS 4 KIDZ Junior Robotics 101.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Wizards & Witchcraft (inspired by Harry Potter™)

Wednesday 11 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Golden Winged Balls, Giant Spiders, your favourite Wizard, his Magical Owl and more!

Start off the day when you get sorted into one of the four school houses and learn about the incredible things in the wizard world.  Join us as we explore the wizardly world of building with LEGO®!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 6+

Pirate Quest

Thursday 12 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Shiver me timbers as we explore the popular culture behind the life of a pirate. Build a motorised pirate ship, a helm and an anchor, as we batten down the hatches and prepare for mutiny!

Protect the hands on deck by building a launching trebuchet. Beware me mateys, if it’s too late, you must abandon ship and build a rowboat to escape. Anchors aweigh!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Jurassic Brick Park

Friday 13 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage … you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Park!

Kids will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T.Rex, and more. We’ll learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period, and other extinct, prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during that era and millions of years later!

Show us your building skills using our specialised project kits. Come learn, build and play at Jurassic Brick Park!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 5+

Junior Robotics 101

Wednesday 18 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

QUICK!  Just ONE spot left!

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?  The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Advanced Brick Challenge

Wednesday 18 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Calling all experienced BRICKS 4 KIDZ builders! Join us for this challenging workshop where you will be building all of our hardest Black Diamond Models. The clock is ticking… will your team be able to beat the countdown clock?

Try it if you dare! This workshop is open to all experienced builders!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Christmas BRICK-Tacular!

Thursday 19 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Come join BRICKS 4 KIDZ as we celebrate our favourite festive season… Christmas!  The kids will have a Brick-tacular time at our Christmas themed workshop building models of Santa and his helpers direct from the North Pole plus much, much more!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Minion Madness

Thursday 19 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Who doesn’t love those little yellow guys???

Come and build with us as we adventure through the Minions madcap world all made out of LEGO®!

Kids will use fascinating and challenging LEGO® components to create dynamic minion-inspired inventions, machines and more. This half day workshop is loads of fun for boys and girls alike!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Transforming Creations (inspired by Transformers™!)

Friday 20 December  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Get ready to build and discover how your model transforms! Children will love the mash-up of combination models that can be rebuilt into something different. These awesome 2-in-1 models will include robots, vehicles and more!

Follow the step-by-step building plans and ignite your inner engineer by using your imagination when you transform your model into something unique. Join us for this fun-filled camp where you’ll use your creativity and engineering skills to build and transform!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

JANUARY

TWO DAY WORKSHOPS ($190)

Extreme Ninjas

Monday 6 January – Tuesday 7 January  ✸  9am – 4pm 

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

The workshop that was inspired by the LEGO Ninjago movie!

Ninjas … GO!

There are new ninjas on the block, and they are ready to fight to defend their honour and establish peace! All ninjas attending this school holiday workshop will have their own important role to play in carrying on the legacy of spectacular ninja skill, self discipline, and courage. Join the team by using LEGO® Bricks, technic pieces, gears and motors to build the ninja domain of temples, dragons, awesome ninja spinning machines and more!

Children will use their imagination and creativity to dive into the world of Extreme Ninjas!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+ 

Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101

Wednesday 8 January – Thursday 9 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

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, build a tricycle that changes direction and a robot that detects colours. Our endless list of builds is sure to provide the complete fundamental components of robotics at best!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 9+

Galaxy Far Away (inspired by Star Wars™!)

Monday 13 January – Tuesday 14 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT! All spots taken!

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!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 201

Wednesday 15 January – Thursday 16 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Take it to the next level and expand your skills and knowledge in our Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshop! Children will be able to unleash their creative powers by extending upon their knowledge from our Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 workshop.

Students will use an array of sensors, motors, and intelligent units to design robots that accomplish various tasks. This workshop is fun and a challenging next step into the world of robotics for the advanced LEGO® enthusiast.

Participants are encourage to work as a team and think critically to apply these learned concepts to problem solve open ended challenges.

Please note it is a pre-requisite that children have participated in our Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101 workshop.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 9+

Advanced MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 301

Tuesday 21 January – Wednesday 22 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

After the amazing success of our Introductory and Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshops we are very excited to offer our BRAND NEW Advanced MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics workshop!

Children will be able to expand on their skills and knowledge learnt in our earlier programs and will be Introduced to mathematics programming blocks, exploring concepts such as random, probability, range and motion. This workshop is a challenge for the keen MINDSTORMS® LEGO® robotics enthusiast who is looking to sharpen their skills and explore more complex ideas.

Participants are encourage to work as a team and think critically to apply these learned concepts to problem solve open ended challenges.

Please note it is a pre-requisite that children have participated in our Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101 workshop and our Intermediate MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 201 workshop.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 9+

Brick City Engineers

Thursday 23 January – Friday 24 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Let’s build a CITY! There are many different types of engineering jobs, and building is one of the most fun! What would a city be without the architects and engineers who come up with the ideas, plans and building skills to make it all come together?

Children will put their engineering and architecture skills to work as they build city themed models using LEGO® Bricks. The sky’s the limit when campers are challenged to use their own ideas and skills to build a skyscraper taller than their heads! They’ll have a blast using custom-built cars to move the people of the city all around town – brick by brick!

What an accomplishment to be able to proudly exclaim “We built this BRICK City!”

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS ($95)

Pocket Brick Monsters (inspired by Pokémon®!)

Monday 6 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

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?

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 5+

Advanced Brick Challenge

Tuesday 7 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Calling all experienced BRICKS 4 KIDZ builders! Join us for this challenging workshop where you will be building all of our hardest Black Diamond Models. The clock is ticking… will your team be able to beat the countdown clock?

Try it if you dare! This workshop is open to all experienced builders!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Junior Robotics 101

Wednesday 8 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?  The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Junior Robotics 201

Thursday 9 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

HURRY!  Only FIVE spots remaining!

After the success of our Junior Robotics 101 workshop we now have Junior Robotics 201!

With new and exciting models to build and program, we will be introducing sensors to extend and challenge in this exciting workshop. This is sure to please any young budding programmer!

Open to students who have attended BRICKS 4 KIDZ Junior Robotics 101.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Bat League

Friday 10 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

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!

The good guys will ride into action as children build motorised models of the bat hero’s speedy vehicle and bat girl’s sleek Cycle. Keep the bat light searching for the evil jokester’s motorised low rider vehicle cruising through the city streets as well!

Send the bat hero swinging on his grappling hook technic model from one skyscraper to the next as he fights crime with his trusty super sidekick. Children will use their imaginations, building skills and crime fighting passion in this thrilling workshop of bat heroes and villains!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Teenage Mutant Brick Turtles vs Superheroes

Monday 13 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Grab your katanas and nunchucks as we prepare to fight crime with the Teenage Brick Turtles! In the morning the children will practise engineering as they build two of the courageous turtles and their wise Japanese rat sensei, Master Splinter. Strengthen ninjitsu skills to defeat the villainous Shredder and his evil Foot Clan!

In the afternoon, children will will be building Super Heroes with LEGO® bricks. Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against all of the evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO® bricks. Let’s build and play … Teenage Brick Ninja Turtles and Superhero style!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Wizards & Witchcraft (inspired by Harry Potter™)

Tuesday 14 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Golden Winged Balls, Giant Spiders, your favourite Wizard, his Magical Owl and more!

Start off the day when you get sorted into one of the four school houses and learn about the incredible things in the wizard world.  Join us as we explore the wizardly world of building with LEGO®!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 6+

Junior Robotics 101

Wednesday 15 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?  The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Junior Robotics 101

Thursday 16 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?  The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Jurassic Brick Park

Friday 17 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage … you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Park!

Kids will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T.Rex, and more. We’ll learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period, and other extinct, prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during that era and millions of years later!

Show us your building skills using our specialised project kits. Come learn, build and play at Jurassic Brick Park!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!!

Ages 5+

Minion Madness

Monday 20 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Who doesn’t love those little yellow guys???

Come and build with us as we adventure through the Minions madcap world all made out of LEGO®!

Kids will use fascinating and challenging LEGO® components to create dynamic minion-inspired inventions, machines and more. This half day workshop is loads of fun for boys and girls alike!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Spinning Ninjas

Monday 20 January  ✷  9am – 4pm 

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

LEGO® Ninjago® fans will spin with excitement in this action packed workshop! Come build motorised models including spinners using the BRICKS 4 KIDZ models and kits!

Compete in a Spinjitzu tournament, where Ninjas spin into tornadoes to defeat their enemies. Enter the Spinjitzu zone and show off your building skills. Imagination and creativity will abound as students build cool models, battle with mini figures, customise battle arenas, tools, vehicles and more!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

Junior Robotics 101

Tuesday 21 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

QUICK!  Just ONE spot left!

How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do?  The Junior Robotics 101 workshop offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks PLUS the challenge of software coding!

Using drag-and-drop icon-based LEGO® WeDo® software, the workshop provides an introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will equip children to succeed in a technology-based marketplace. This fun, action-packed one day workshop combines real-life skills with real-kid fun!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Junior Robotics 201

Wednesday 22 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

HURRY!  Only FIVE spots remaining!

After the success of our Junior Robotics 101 workshop we now have Junior Robotics 201!

With new and exciting models to build and program, we will be introducing sensors to extend and challenge in this exciting workshop. This is sure to please any young budding programmer!

Open to students who have attended BRICKS 4 KIDZ Junior Robotics 101.

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 7+

Transforming Creations (inspired by Transformers™!)

Thursday 23 January  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

Get ready to build and discover how your model transforms! Children will love the mash-up of combination models that can be rebuilt into something different. These awesome 2-in-1 models will include robots, vehicles and more!

Follow the step-by-step building plans and ignite your inner engineer by using your imagination when you transform your model into something unique. Join us for this fun-filled camp where you’ll use your creativity and engineering skills to build and transform!

All kids get to take home their very own BRICKTASTIC gift at the end of the workshop!

Ages 5+

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Common Questions about our Programs

How old does my child need to be?
As noted above, children are welcome at our workshops from as young as five, however all kids attending must be in kindergarten 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 Crows Nest, our popular workshops are capped at 14 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?
Please 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 look here for a full list of Frequently Asked Questions about our Workshops and Programs.

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