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PreRobo for Kindergarten

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Ages

5 yrs

Dates

Fri, Sep 24, 2021 - Oct 29, 2021

Time

4:00pm - 5:30pm EDT

Instructor

Takema F.

Capacity

4 students

Discounts

Sibling Discount


Class Experience

Kindergarten students build robots (such as the alligator, turtle, train, and car) using LEGO® building blocks and motors. In the process of making their constructions move, they will learn basic engineering and simple machine principles. They will learn about electricity and how gear meshing works to transmit energy. They will also engage in pairs and work with their mentors to develop critical teamwork and collaboration skills. Students use their imagination and apply newly learned mechanical skills to either build their own creations, or follow a blueprint.

Our STEM Education Difference:
Our core educational philosophy centers around an intimate interaction with our students. Because we know that each child learns differently and at their own pace, our 'mentors' assess and monitor your child's skill level; each class they take is matched with their skill and interests. Our curriculum and mentors focus on mastering current skills then challenge each student to get to a higher level.

Regardless of which class they take, or how many times they have taken it, our students do not repeat previous projects - they are always challenged and when they are ready they work on a new and interesting assignment.

Notes

1. Health assessment survey: to ensure the safety of the other students, this must be filled each morning before attending Robofun.

https://forms.gle/6B2w73gdcmi4Qrmn9

2 Safety protocols. Here is a link to view all of Robofun's safety protocols. Please ensure you read this carefully so you come prepared.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/16dW8dz36f2_Te2px7s7xbNbFlntpSq4t/view?usp=sharing

Other Things To Know

Holiday Schedule
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for onsite Robofun Programs must be made within 1 week pf the program date to receive a full refund, less a twelve percent processing fee. There are no refunds for programs cancelled less than 1 week prior to the start date.

Reviews for PreRobo for Kindergarten

5.0 out of 5

Based on 2 activity ratings

Ivy L.

Jan 3, 2020

Loved:

The birthday party was perfect! Robofun did everything. All we had to do was supply the cake. The kids loved the activities. There was a perfect amount of instruction and creative/free time. The t-shirts and bag are the perfect party favor.

Improvements:

I can't think of anything.

PreRobo for Kindergarten
Location: Robofun

Reviews for Robofun

4.7 out of 5

Based on 52 provider ratings

Earlean M.

Nov 12, 2021

Loved:

It started on time. Activity was okay, just more beginner than anticipated.

Improvements:

1:1 lesson with monotone, unsmiling, autopilot instructor was unbearable Need people who have fun teaching 6/7s Fun-free and impassive, we quit after 45 minutes, I made up an excuse and said my nephew wasn’t feeling well All black background for a 10:30 with a 7y/o comes off intimidating Have parents pre-register for Scratch rather than during class Terms like X and Y coordinates are foreign to 6/7s Breaks every 20mins are ideal for this age group.

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Michael B.

Aug 20, 2021

Loved:

Angelica says it was fun and the instructor did a great job helping her do coding better and always talked about what she did right and how to do things better.

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Erin V.

Aug 19, 2021

Loved:

Jordan is a great instructor. He is knowledgeable and patient, and is guiding my son through Minecraft Creative mode while teaching him about electricity and circuitry. My son loves the class so much that we are taking it again in two weeks!

Improvements:

Nothing

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Sarah F.

Aug 11, 2021

Loved:

Thoughtful nice staff and the kids love their time.

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Robofun Location

Robofun

2672 Broadway, Loft A, New York, NY 10025


About Robofun

RoboFun offers dynamic workshops for children using cutting edge technologies. Children ages 3 – 12 (Pre-K to 6th grade) come to our studio on 102nd Street and Broadway in Manhattan to build and program robots, design and construct video games and make stop-motion animations. Your child will learn about engineering, coding, and creative thinking. Our work is based on children’s innate passion and curiosity and our workshops allow children to become makers and designers. We run creative after-school programs and train teachers in over 100 schools in the New York City area.