Holiday Programme – Albany Creativity Centre

Tap into your child’s potential by encouraging their creativity with Bricks 4 Kidz® Holiday Programme, a fresh and fun way for kids aged 5-12 to spend their school holiday!

Students will show off their engineering skills, problem solving, creativity and imagination, explore the world of Science, Engineering and Architecture using STEAM principles. Your only limitation is your imagination!

Dates:
14 – 23 December 2020    Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
11 – 29 January 2021         Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Address: 325 Albany Highway, Albany, Auckland

IN-CENTRE DAYS: $80 / PER DAY
TRIP DAYS: $120 / PER DAY

December 2020

Albany Creativity Centre Holiday Programme

14th to 18th December

Ninja Power

Monday, 14th December

Haiiiiii-YAH! Join the team by using LEGO® bricks, technical pieces, gears and motors to build the ninja domain of temples, dragons, awesome motorized ninja vehicles, ninja spinning machines, and more!

Movie Mania

Tuesday, 15th December

Join us for a day filled with mashups from all of your favourite movies! Students will learn how to programme using LEGO® WeDo® 2.0 software to code, control and operate the unique BRICKS 4 KIDZ® models that they build!

Architecture Around the World

Wednesday, 16th December

Join us as we travel back in time to discover Architectural marvels across the globe. We will explore history, technology, architectural and engineering concepts of each landmark.

Jurassic Brick Land

Thursday, 17th December

Put on your hiking boots and camouflage… you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! Students will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T.Rex, and more.

World of Imagination

Friday, 18th December

At this LEGO Master’s inspired holiday programme, students will collaborate on their own Fairy Tale Adventures, building up the characters and scenes out of LEGO as the story evolves.

FULL WEEK ONE SPECIAL

Monday, 14th December to Friday, 18th December

Day 1: Ninja Power
Day 2: Movie Mania
Day 3: Architecture Around the World
Day 4: Jurassic Brick Land
Day 5: World of Imagination

21st to 23rd December

Race with Mario

Monday, 21st December

Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting day! Students will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO wireless remote controls. Jump into the world of classic arcade and video games! There are so many obstacles to overcome and levels to beat!

PokeBlade

Tuesday, 22nd December

Come join us as two worlds crash in the ultimate PokeBlade mashup! We’ll build up Team Ash and his team of adorable pocket friends to take on Team Bladebreakers by creating out of this world spinning creatures. Speed building, fantastical creatures and ultimate victory is the aim of this day. Show off your skills as you battle for power in the ultimate PokeBlade mashup . Do you have what it takes to be a PokeBlade Master?

Christmas Spectacular

Wednesday, 23rd December

Merry Christmas builders! Come join us for a magical day filled with Christmas spirit. Build snowmobiles, a reindeer deer sleigh, presents, elves, and even Christmas creepers! Join us as we celebrate the holiday season by building our unique holiday copyrighted LEGO® models!

January 2021

Albany Creativity Centre Holiday Programme

11th to 15th January

Building Our Future

Monday, 11th January

How do architects, engineers, construction workers and city planners create our cities? Join us as we use LEGO to experience these roles and design amazing cities, structures and buildings. Experience 3D design and model building (CAD with Studio 2.0) and make your 3D Future City.

PokeBlade

Tuesday, 12th January

Come join us as two worlds crash in the ultimate PokeBlade mashup! We’ll build up Team Ash and his team of adorable pocket friends to take on Team Bladebreakers by creating out of this world spinning creatures. Speed building, fantastical creatures and ultimate victory is the aim of this day. Show off your skills as you battle for power in the ultimate PokeBlade mashup . Do you have what it takes to be a PokeBlade Master?

Prehistoric Inventions

Wednesday, 13th January

As inspired by the Croods, along with beloved Jurassic creatures, join us on a journey to the prehistoric world.

Race with Mario

Thursday, 14th January

Making it move is the name of the game at this exciting day! Students will love to see their creations in motion using LEGO wireless remote controls. Jump into the world of classic arcade and video games! There are so many obstacles to overcome and levels to beat!

Transformation Creations

Friday, 15th January

Would you like to see your creations in motion? Students will use fascinating and challenging LEGO® components to create dynamic vehicles, inventions, machines etc. Get ready to build and discover how your model transforms!

FULL WEEK SPECIAL

Monday, 11th January to Friday, 15nd January

Day 1: Building Our Futures
Day 2: PokeBlade
Day 3: Prehistory with the Croods
Day 4: Race with Mario
Day 5: Transformation Creations

Click here to enrol for week one!

HOW ARE STEAM CONCEPTS APPLIED IN REAL CAREERS?

Combined career days are best enjoyed together. When selecting a field trip, look out for the day which follows, this theme is an extension of the career focus.

18th to 22th January

ARCHITECT - Modern City Adventures (TRIP DAY)

Monday, 18th January

We’re headed for the big city to learn about Sky Tower and high-rise buildings. Join us for a half-day field trip to explore modern city architecture concepts and building challenges in-centre upon our return.

ARCHITECT - Defying Gravity

Tuesday, 19th January

Explore architecture concepts to defy gravity, can you build up-side-down like your favourite TV master builder? You won’t know which way is up!

ENGINEER - Interesting Inventions (TRIP DAY)

Wednesday, 20th January

Come along with us to MOTAT to explore engineering and mechanic principles, and be inspired to create interesting inventions.

ENGINEER - Aviation

Thursday, 21st January

Take to the sky in a day filled with curious creations that fly.

Time Machine Travellers

Friday, 22nd January

Take a trip through time and space to wonderful words of machines of old to futuristic innovations.

FULL ARCHITECT & ENGINEER WEEK SPECIAL

Monday, 18th January to Friday, 22nd January

Day 1: Modern City Adventures
Day 2: Defying Gravity
Day 3: Interesting Inventions
Day 4: Aviation
Day 5: Time Machine Travellers

Click here to enrol for our exciting Architect and Engineer career week!

25th to 29th January

SCIENTIST - Kiwi Critters (TRIP DAY)

Monday, 25th January

Come on a trip to Butterfly Creek and learn about our precious Kiwi creatures. 

SCIENTIST - Diggin’ Dinosaurs

Tuesday, 26th January

Put on your hiking boots and camouflage… you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! Students will build a world that comes to life with gentle Brontosaurus, ferocious Velociraptor, terrifying T.Rex, and more.

Mythical Creatures

Wednesday, 27th January

Explore mythical creatures and myths such as Unicorn, dragons, mermaids, etc.

ENVIRONMENTALIST - Rumbling Rainforest (TRIP DAY)

Thursday, 28th January

Come on a trip to Arataki, deep in the Waitakere Ranges, to explore the rainforest environment and learn about New Zealand wilderness, plants and creatures.

ENVIRONMENTALIST -Conservation & The Environment

Friday, 29th January

Sustainable energy, conserving our precious resources, caring for our planet. Many inventions and innovations serve this goal, let’s learn what part we play together.

FULL WEEK SPECIAL

Monday, 25th January to Friday, 29th January

Day 1: Kiwi Critters
Day 2: Diggin’ Dinosaurs
Day 3: Mythical Creatures

Day 4: Rumbling Rainforest
Day 5: Conservation & The Environment

Click here to enrol for our exciting Scientist and Environmentalist career week!