Crows Nest School Holiday Workshops

BRICKS 4 KIDZ Creativity Centre, Crows Nest

ONE DAY WORKSHOPS ($90)

Bat League

Wednesday 2 October  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

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+

Junior Robotics 101

Thursday 3 October  ✷  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

Friday 4 October  ✷  9am – 4pm

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+

Advanced Brick Challenge

Thursday 10 October  ✷  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

Thursday 10 October  ✷  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 101

Friday 11 October  ✷  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 201

Friday 11 October  ✷  9am – 4pm

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+

TWO DAY WORKSHOPS ($180)

Galaxy Far Away (inspired by Star Wars™!)

Monday 30 September – Tuesday 1 October  ✷  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+

Introductory MINDSTORMS® EV3 Robotics 101

Thursday 3 October – Friday 4 October  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

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

Test your 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+

Remote Control Mania

Tuesday 8 October – Wednesday 9 October  ✷  9am – 4pm

This workshop is SOLD OUT!  All spots taken!

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.  Each day, they 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!

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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