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Curious Creatures, Chapter 2: Bunny Tales, [Ages 5-6] @ Online

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Curious Creatures, Chapter 2: Bunny Tales, [Ages 5-6], 30 Nov - 04 Dec Holiday Camp (2:00PM) @ Online

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For preschoolers new to the world of code, learn basic computational thinking to tell your favourite stories creatively through Scratch Jr!

  • Mon - Fri, 5 days, 45 mins/day
  • Perfect follow on to Curious Creatures, Chapter 1: Hungry Critters
  • Kids collaborate, co-operate and get creative with Scratch Jr
  • Learn new concepts in programming and apply your learnings to reimagine and recreate the The Tale of Peter Rabbit with code, together with your new friends
In this 5-day (45 minutes per day) bite-sized course, we will apply our creativity and learn new coding concepts to reimagine the story of a beloved bunny, using Scratch Jr!

Through bite sized daily lessons (45 minutes each) designed to match preschoolers’ attention span and interests, kids will collaborate with code to narrate Beatrix Potter’s beloved kids’ classic – The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Synergising offline craft activities that help kids visualise concepts in programming and application via Scratch Jr, preschoolers discover the relevance of code to different experiences in the world.

This 5-day class will be held online via Zoom; a set of printed worksheets will be needed and students will need access to an iPad or Laptop with webcam, microphone and wi-fi capabilities.

Your child will require:

  • A working mic and webcam, in order to participate in the class and for our instructor to check their understanding
  • Internet speed of 25Mbps or above. You can check your internet speed here: https://www.speedcheck.org/sg
  • Familiarity with basic computer functions, such as: typing on a keyboard, using a mouse, switching between desktop apps and navigating a browser (opening a new tab, entering URLs)
  • We also recommend that students have an adult member of your household standing by for Lesson 1 to assist with any technical difficulties that may arise.
  • A printer to print out accompanying worksheets (black and white is fine)
  • Scissors and glue.

Note for parents: if you feel your child is not able to use scissors and glue independently, please be available to assist.

OH! THE STUFF YOU'LL LEARN!

  1. Further develop computational thinking skills
  2. Learn new programming concepts through Scratch Jr
  3. Discover how programming concepts can be applied beyond computers

LIFE SKILLS LEARNT

  • Logical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

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Pedagogy

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

Parents love us

"...and for the first time he is not running to play other people's creations but his own... I am absolutely delighted in the 'mindset' change in my son's attitude." - Emma, Parent
"Thank you for a wonderful and exciting enrichment program that is so much more than academics.. it's fun but for me as a mum, an important future skill set for my son." - Rachel, Parent

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Got more questions on this course of awesomeness? Read our FAQ section below!

Frequently Asked Questions

1. My child is new to computers and programming. Will he / she be able to follow?

This course is targeted at kids ages 5-6 who have completed Curious Creatures, Chapter 1: Hungry Critters. As a bite-sized online course, Curious Creatures Chapter 2, Bunny Tales builds on basic concepts and integrate more advanced ones in a enjoyable, creative and accessible way so kids to have fun and get inspired while they learn in a playful way!

2. My child has some exposure to coding at school. Should he/she still attend this course?

In this course, we will be focusing on the basics of Scratch Jr, and we encourage kids who have already learned Scratch Jr to explore our other courses for preschoolers.

3.My child is younger than 5 years old . Can he/she join?

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate students younger than 5.

4. What will my child need for the class?

Classes will be conducted via Zoom conferencing. Your child will need an iPad or a laptop/desktop computer with webcam/video conferencing and their microphone enabled. We will be using password-secured classrooms which will be locked once the class has begun. Please note that kids will not be programming on their own devices, but will instead be collaborating and co-operating to providing instructions to their instructor who will be their arms and legs, coding on a separate device.

5. Is parent participation required and/or encouraged in this course?

Active participation is neither required nor encouraged; however we do recommend that a parent be present to supervise their child in terms of tech trouble-shooting where necessary.

Still curious? Ring us at +65 3159 0980 - we'd love to chat.

Or email us: hello@saturdaykids.com

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