Auckland Central West STEAM Holiday Programme

Ponsonby Community Centre

20 Ponsonby Terrace Ponsonby, Auckland

 

 

 

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Experience LEGO® like never before and join us as we dive into the wonderful world of STEAM

Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO® STEAM Holiday Programmes are a FUN and EDUCATIONAL way for children aged 5 to 12 to spend their school holidays! Your children gain key developmental benefits to help them cultivate their dreams and become the innovators of tomorrow!

 Every day offers a different theme to keep the holidays engaging, fresh and exciting. Come and build with us as we complete fun, themed hands-on LEGO® challenges, robotics, coding, experiments and creative activities to explore real-world Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths!

 DISCOVER more these July school holidays!

Budding scientists explore science through hands-on STEAM projects. Every day they get to conduct fun and exciting themed science experiments using LEGO and other tools to explore the world in just the palm of their hands!

Young engineers and technology enthusiasts enrich their LEGO® experience with our LEGO robotics and coding stations. Kids complete themed motorised builds and learn basic coding and programming principles to make their models come to life!

Young innovators and artists spark their imagination by completing epic creative themed model building and problem solving challenges. Children are inspired to unleash their creativity through the versatility of LEGO® bricks!


Key Details

Ponsonby Community Centre (Freda Stark hall)
20 Ponsonby Terrace Ponsonby, Auckland
July 8th – 19th I From 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Please provide a drink bottle and enough food for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.


Pricing

 Single-Day Registration: $85 / Day
*SPECIAL* Registration for 3 days or more: $80 / Day

You and your buddy can save 10% when your enrol together with our buddy-up special

July 2024 Holiday Programme
Ponsonby Community Centre: 20 Ponsonby Terrace, Ponsonby

Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO® STEAM Holiday Programmes are a FUN and EDUCATIONAL way for children aged 5 to 12 to spend their school holidays! At Bricks 4 Kidz, we’re passionate about cultivating well-rounded, innovative, and confident young learners through STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Maths.

Join us on a journey into the exploration of STEAM careers, where the possibilities are as limitless as their imagination!  

JULY HOLIDAY PROGRAMME WEEK 2
15 – 17 and 19 July 2024

Veterinarian

Monday, 15 July

Explore the animal kingdom through the lens of LEGO®, discovering the secrets of veterinary care! Dive into biology, empathy, and responsibility as you care for LEGO® creatures. Get ready for a day of hands-on learning and furry fun in this heart-warming STEAM escapade!

Scientist

Tuesday, 16 July

Unleash the scientist within as you conduct mind-bending experiments with LEGO®! Dive into the realms of chemistry and physics. Prepare for a day of explosive discoveries and endless scientific builds in this captivating STEAM adventure!

Animator

Wednesday, 17 July

Ignite your imagination in a world of LEGO animation and storytelling! Craft your own cinematic masterpieces, blending art and technology seamlessly. Prepare for a day of creativity, innovation, and animated fun in this dynamic STEAM extravaganza! 

Astronomer

Friday, 19 July

Blast off on an interstellar voyage through the cosmos with LEGO® as your guide! Explore distant galaxies, take on the floating brick challenge, and uncover the mysteries of the our LEGO® universe. Prepare for a day of cosmic discovery and astronomical wonder in this stellar STEAM odyssey!

BUDDY UP SPECIAL

Want to save 10% off?

Enrol your child with their buddy and you will both receive 10% off your booking! 

Our STEAM Activities

 With our engaging Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics stations your child gets to discover through learning, building and hands-on play! We empower today’s young learners, to become the innovators & problem solvers of tomorrow!

Check our holiday programme rundown!

Morning
9:00am  Sign in | Imagination Activities
9:30am  Roll call & Expectations
9:45am  First Station : Science | Technology | Engineering | Art |Mathematics
10:35am  Second Station: Science | Technology | Engineering | Art |Mathematics
11:35am  Morning Tea |Chill out Time | Team Building

*Timings may vary*

 

Afternoon
12:25pm  Lunch Time | Chill Time
12:50pm  Creative Challenges | Team Building 
1:10pm  Third Station: Science | Technology | Engineering | Art |Mathematics
2:00pm  Fourth Station: Science | Technology | Engineering | Art |Mathematics
2:50pm  Afternoon Tea | Chill Time
3:10pm  Final Station: Science | Technology | Engineering | Art |Mathematics

Frequently Asked Questions

What does my child need to bring?

Please pack morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a drink bottle. Hot lunches are available to purchase however please kindly still provide morning tea, afternoon tea and a drink bottle.

What is the staff to kids ratio?

We have a 1:8 ratio for our Albany Creativity Centre holiday programme.

Are your staff trained?

Our staff undergo a thorough recruitment process which includes reference checks and police checks. Our staff are experienced and highly trained to look after children of all ages and complete regular training assessments.

Will my child be put in a group for the day? Can they be with their friends?

At 9:30am during our roll call and Bricks 4 Kidz expectations, your child will be placed into age-appropriate groups. If your child has enrolled with a friend, we are more than happy to put both kids in the same group. When you enrol add it to the special instructions or notify one of our friendly staff members during sign-in on the day. 

Are the activities suitable for child's ability?

Your child will be put into age-appropriate groups, each activity is altered to the age of the group and to the skills of the child to keep your little one engaged. We have different difficulty levels for all activities which are guided by our friendly staff to ensure every child can complete a project within the given timeframe.

Do I have to enrol for the whole holiday programme?

Each day offers a different theme with new builds and projects, to keep your child feeling excited and engaged when they walk into our Creativity Centre. This means you do not have to enrol for the whole time, you can book on a day-by-day basis. 

Can my child take their build home?

Due to the copyrighted contents and expense of LEGO Supplies, students do not take home projects or pieces. However every day your child will create a take-home gift. 

Do you take photos?

Throughout the day we take photos of the station’s activities so you can see what your child got up to. However, unless requested we may not take photos of every child. 

Photos will only be taken of children whose parents and caregivers have agreed to the photo release consent upon enrollment.   

What is your holiday programme credit & refund policy?
Holiday programme Refund / Credit Policy:
  • Full refunds are available up to 2 weeks before the Holiday Programme start day. Once the Holiday Programme begins, refunds are not applicable.
  • No refunds or credits will be given if a student does not attend Holiday Programme without prior reasonable notice.
  • Credits will be given in value format (amount instead of days) and recorded in our system.
  • Holiday programme credits are only valid for future holiday programmes.

 

Benefits of Bricks 4 Kidz® Holiday Programmes

Children learn best when having fun! Play is our foremost objective

Inspires growth mindset through design and critical thinking

Reinforces science, technology, engineering, art and maths concepts

Shapes innovative and creative thinkers for the future

Builds self-confidence, presentation and communication skills

Develops information processing and problem-solving skills

Fosters teamwork and collaboration

Sparks imagination and creativity

Provides a safe, enriching environment to create and play

Holiday programme Refund / Credit Policy:

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