Courses 8-13 years

FSK 8-12 years

These holidays dive deep into some awesome tech with 2 virtual workshops for kids age 10+

  1. Web Development for Beginners – Creating webpages using HTML and CSS
  2. 3D Model Making for Beginners – Creating 3D objects with online CAD software TinkerCAD

 

WEB DEVELOPMENT FOR BEGINNERS FOR AGE 10+ (ONLINE)

$50 + GST per Student

About

Join the Flying Start Coding educators for a journey into web tech wizardry! Explore the fundamentals of text based coding in HTML and CSS. This course is aimed at students who are curious to explore the world of text based programming and understand how web pages are created. Learn the basics of web development and how to construct, style and embellish your own webpage with the power of code!

What you’ll learn

  • How to use headings, lists and work with images
  • Coding and Debugging
  • Styling Text and Elements with CSS
  • Write code for your own project

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WORKSHOP DETAILS

Session 1: 1pm – 3pm, Tuesday July 7

Session 2: 1pm – 3pm, Tuesday July 14 (repeat)

Your place is reserved on payment. Sessions will run over Zoom. You will be emailed joining details once your payment has processed.

HTML CSS Web Dev course

Web Dev for Beginners – Session 1

We look forward to seeing you online for session 1! Please read the course requirements below to make sure you have everything you need on the day.

A$55.00

HTML CSS Web Dev course

Web Development for Beginners – Session 2

We look forward to seeing you online for session 2! Please read the course requirements below to make sure you have everything you need on the day.

A$55.00


Coming soon!!
We are are launching level 2 HTML, CSS & Javascript courses shortly. Please email us to join the mailing list if you are interested in more advanced Web development sessions.

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What you’ll learn

  • The fundamentals of text based coding in HTML and CSS
  • Debugging skills
  • How to create your own interactive webpage on a topic of your choice
  • Computer science concepts in relation to coding and debugging
  • How to format, design and add interactivity to webpages.

Requirements

  • Computer / laptop
  • Optional (but useful) – second screen for Zoom, so the coding screen and Zoom are on separate devices.
  • Some coding experience is useful but not essential
  • Competent computer skills (Windows or Mac)
  • Competent math skills
  • Strong internet connection

Who this course is for

  • Students who are interested in web development and how websites are made
  • Creative kids looking to make websites about their interests
  • Anyone curious about programming
  • Children age 10+

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3D MODEL MAKING FOR BEGINNERS FOR AGE 10+ (ONLINE)

$50 + GST per Student

About

Ever wondered how 3D printers work? Perhaps you’re interested in how game designers make all the weird and wonderful creatures and landscapes in your favourite game? Come along and wonder no more as we answer your questions in this exciting journey into the realms of 3D design – a wonderful and creative technological world where you can make your very own 3D creations.

We’ll explore how 3D printing works and cover the foundations of 3D design in TinkerCAD – a free to use web-based tool that encourages creativity and critical thinking. Your educator will take your through challenges designed to turn you into a skilled 3D ninja designer – no prior experience necessary! We’ll explore new methods and strategies each session so you can practice honing your design skills and customise and personalise your designs. 

What you’ll learn

  • Creating 3D objects from scratch
  • Things to consider whilst designing
  • Manipulating objects in a 3D environment
  • Basics of 3D printing and how 3D printers work
  • Using the Shape library
  • Grouping and ungrouping shapes
  • Aligning and flipping 3D shapes

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WORKSHOP DETAILS

Session 1: 1pm, Wednesday July 8

Session 2: 1pm, Wednesday July 15 (repeat)

Your place is reserved on payment. Sessions will run over Zoom. You will be emailed joining details once your payment has processed.

TinkerCAD course

3D Model Making for Beginners – Session 1

We look forward to seeing you online for session 1! Please read the course requirements below to make sure you have everything you need on the day.

A$55.00

TinkerCAD course

3D Model Making for Beginners – Session 2

We look forward to seeing you online for session 2! Please read the course requirements below to make sure you have everything you need on the day.

A$55.00

Coming soon!! We are are launching level 2 Tinkercad courses. Please email us to join the mailing list if you are interested in more advanced 3D design sessions.

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What you’ll learn

  • Students will learn skills useful in innovative careers such as architecture, animation, game design, engineering, industrial design and building.
  • Students will understand the process of turning their ideas into 3D models. 

Requirements

  • Computer / laptop
  • Mouse – wired or wireless (not trackpad on laptop)
  • Ideally the students have 2 screens – Zoom can run on an iPad for example whilst they practice on the laptop/computer.
  • Competent computer skills (Windows or Mac)
  • Competent math skills
  • Strong internet connection
  • Tinkercad needs to run on a laptop or computer (not iPad)

Who this course is for

  • Students who are interested in game design or 3D printing
  • How products are designed
  • Creative kids looking to explore 3D art
  • Anyone curious about cutting edge technologies
  • Children age 10+