GAME ON! Scratch Masters Design Your Own Game, [Ages 7-10] @ Bukit Timah

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Saturday Kids @ Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah Plaza #02-41

1 Jalan Anak Bukit

Singapore, Singapore 588996

Singapore

View Map

Refund Policy

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Event description
GAME ON! Scratch Masters Design Your Own Game, [Ages 7-10], 7 Dec - 11 Dec Holiday Camp (2:00PM) @ Bukit Timah

About this Event

What makes a game fun and engaging? How do game designers keep users entertained? In this course, students will learn how to create games using Scratch.

Keepin’ it short & snappy

  • Weekly Saturday classes, 8 weeks x 2 hours (total 16 hours)
  • Introduction into the world of Game Design
  • For ages 7 to 10
  • Requires Start with Scratch or equivalent block-based programming experience
All you need to know
Here’s what the inside of a simple Scratch game looks like.
Credit: Simple Fruit Ninja by 233www.
Using their knowledge from our Start with Scratch course, kids are able to create shooting games like this.

Credit: Shoot the Octopus by fong_kah_chun86.

Our instructors will guide students and help them understand what makes a game great. In this Game On! course, kids will learn basic concepts of game design with more advanced Scratch programming concepts to create games that are fun, engaging and addictive.

Credit: Roller Day v1 by gaomikado271.

With practice and patience, kids will be able to create simple motion activated games using the camera function like this:

Credit: Save the Minifigs! by ericr.

Then kids will put together what they’ve learnt, come up with solutions and brainstorm with their friends on how to make their games more engaging, creating an original game which players will enjoy.

Here are some of the projects our very own students have created!

Credit: mini monkey 1 by Ningja01

Credit: game on project back up by herobrine234345

Join us as we journey into the world of gaming and experience what it’s like being a game developer!

Oh! The stuff you'll learn

  • Factors to consider when making a game
  • Creating Game Variables
  • Understanding Nested + Concurrent “IF”
  • Using Camera Motion and Sound Detection
  • Creating a Multiplayer Game
  • Understanding Cloning
  • Using Gravity to create a platformer game
  • Understanding Define Block

Their very own original games that they can play with their friends!

Kids are just like sponges – the younger they are, the more they absorb. In this fun and interactive course, kids get an introduction to computational thinking through hardware and software programming. By being exposed to technology early, kids also learn to become creative thinkers and develop problem solving skills!

LIFE SKILLS LEARNT

  • Design Thinking
  • Creative Confidence
  • Game Design
  • Presentation Skills

.

.

.

Our 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.

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

.

.

FAQs

1.My child is younger than 7, can he join this course?

It is recommended that your child try their hand at one of our courses that is aimed at the 5 to 6 age group.

2. My child has not taken Start with Scratch. Can he join this course?

It is highly recommended that the child has prior background in block based programming as this course will refer to concepts taught in that course.

3. I’ve enrolled my child, what will he/she need to bring?

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

Have more questions? Visit our FAQs page here!

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

Or email us: hello@saturdaykids.com

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Saturday Kids @ Bukit Timah

Bukit Timah Plaza #02-41

1 Jalan Anak Bukit

Singapore, Singapore 588996

Singapore

View Map

Refund Policy

No Refunds

Save This Event

Event Saved