Never thought your little ones could code? In this course for beginners, preschoolers programme a robot to boogie, build their own game or animation, and learn about the importance of teamwork and collaboration through code! Get creative with code and discover the wonders of tech – inventing the future starts right here.
No experience necessary – this course is perfect for beginners with no experience with code, computers, or iPads
A fun, synergistic mix of tangible programming & on-screen programming
Demystify tech and spark curiosity about how the world works through digital literacy
All you need to know
Say hi to BeeBot!
Learn about code through tangible programming.
Beebot is an award-winning little robot that introduces young kids to programming concepts, directional skills, math and more.
Kids build on their critical thinking and literacy, meshing their creativity and technical understanding by programming BeeBot to…
Dance and draw cool geometrical shapes!
Complete an exciting quest that they’ve imagined and designed with their friends.
Learning about the importance of teamwork, communication and collaboration along the way.
Next, kids translate the tangible programming concepts they’ve learned onscreen with Scratch Jr.
Tinkering with the introductory programming language specially designed for young children, kids learn to code on an iPad, snappin’ programming blocks together to create projects like…
Animated e-cards to express their wishes to their nearest and dearest…
Original, interactive, animated games they can play with their friends!
Kids are like sponges – the younger they are, the more they absorb.
In this play-based course merging tangible and on-screen programming, kids get a fun-packed introduction to computational thinking via exposure to both hardware and software.
By being exposed to the workings to technology early, kids don’t just develop a new medium for creativity and problem-solving skills, but get an early peek under the hood of how digital experiences are designed and engineered.
Oh! The stuff you'll learn
Discover the magic behind simple programming algorithms
Code BeeBot the robot, and bring it to life
Build on basic numeracy and literacy skills
Design a course for BeeBot
How to code on an iPad
Animate characters to move about
Project time: Code your own game or animation
Presentation time: On your last day, share with your parents what you’ve learnt!
Life skills you'll learn
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who is this class suitable for?
Tots & Tech 1 is designed for preschoolers with no experience in programming; activities are designed under the assumption that participants have no prior experience with digital devices like computers and iPads. Please note that this class is not suitable for kids who have completed the holiday camp Bubs & Bees: Buzz with Beebot & ScratchJr as content overlaps; they should instead progress to Tots & Tech 2 if weekly classes are preferred or Tiny Travellers: Adventures on Code Islandfor a holiday camp option.