Weekend Workshops



2 Booker Street
Spotswood, Victoria, 3015
What's On

In pairs of one adult and one child, participants will work together to build skills in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths).

All workshops take 90 minutes and numbers are limited for each session. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Adults are not charged for the workshop – max one adult attending per child.

Entry to the museum is required (entry is always free for Museum Members).

Ticket prices vary between workshops from $25 to $40.

Storytelling With ScratchJr

Ages 5–7

ScratchJr is a programming app for tablets, based on Scratch, which allows young children to ease into coding by telling stories with animated characters.

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Makey Makey

Ages 6-10

Makey Makey connects computers to the real world using anything you can find – even your skin!

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Sphero Rollbots

Ages 6–10

Learn to program a Sphero® rolling robot to overcome different challenges.

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Open Play – Robotics

Ages 6-12

A supportive environment to program robots without the guided structure of our other workshops.

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Coding with Scratch

Ages 8-12

Use this drag-and-drop-based programming language to create your own animations and games.

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Lego Robotics & Coding

Ages 8-12

Find out how robots move, sense their environment, and ‘think’ with a pre-built LEGO Mindstorms®EV3 robot.

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