Playroom

  • For ages 5-14
  • (Other)
  • Instructor:Student Ratio
  • Every Wednesday 3-5pm
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For ages 5-14

At Saturday kids, we believe in play because play is the best way to learn.  We opened up Playroom for families to understand the power of play and how coding can help your kids build a better future for themselves.

Playroom is an environment we designed, with appropriate guidance and materials, where your kids can experiment with coding tools.  What we truly want is for your kids to see for themselves where their imagination and curiosity can take them.

The Playroom is beyond just spontaneous play, it is an experience that is only achievable in the environment we have designed.

All you need to know

Let kids experience constructive play via observing how things work in their surroundings.

For the premiere theme, we have chosen Play in the City – using Strawbees to recreate things we see in our city every day.

From City > Buildings (architecture) > Transport > Furniture > Wearables

Buildings in the City

Robots

Wearable

Oh! The stuff you'll learn

For the premiere theme, we have chosen Play in the city to enable kids to mimic things they see and feel around them.  So in the play sessions, we would inspire kids to:

  1. Explore various 3D structures and mechanisms
  2. Experiment with servo motors and robots
  3. Build your own creative project with Strawbees!

Life skills you'll learn

Creative Confidence
Design Thinking
Problem Solving
Self-Directed Learning

Pedagogy

No lectures. No memorisation. No ONE right answer. Like real life, we're all about trying things out yourself, failing, figuring what went wrong & trying again. These are the skills & mindset that will last a lifetime and how we learn in real life. 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 a meaningful impact.

Your kid will love it.

If your kid doesn't think it's the best thing ever after attending the first 2 days of holiday camps (or first 3 weeks of term classes), and would like to withdraw, we'll issue you a 50% credit note of the amount paid.

  • Maximum Instructor-Student Ratio
  • All equipment & materials provided
  • Open source tools: Continue the learning at home!

Frequently Asked Questions

My child has no coding experience, can he join Playroom?

Yes, all kids are welcome to tinker at the Playroom – the experience is designed to spark your child’s interest in creative coding and technology. That said, we do recommend your child attends a coding class prior to gain familiarity with the materials provided. Send us an email for a recommendation for a camp that’s suitable for your curious child.

Is there a structured curriculum in Playroom?

While there is no formal lesson plan, sessions are loosely anchored around seasonal themes. Kids are free to experiment & work on their own personal projects using the different software and hardware provided.

What will my child need to prepare for Playroom?

We’ll provide all equipment and materials, but you may want to bring a jacket and light snacks in case your child gets hungry.


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