Wellington Hutt Valley STEAM Holiday Programme
Experience LEGO® like never before!
Students get to explore real world Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths through exciting hands-on STEAM based learning!
It’s a Fun and Educational way for kids aged 5 to 13 to spend their school holiday! Step into our LEGO® discovery centre and explore the wonderful world of STEAM.
Every day is filled with a unique variety of activities to keep the creativity rolling. Let your child’s curiosity explore as we empower them through STEAM based challenges that provide many developmental benefits through problem solving, team work, and innovative thinking.
December 2023 Holiday Programme:
Week 1: December 18th- 22nd
January 2024 Holiday Programme:
Week 2: January 8th- 12th
Week 3: January 15th- 19th
Week 4: January 23rd- 26th
From 9:00am to 4:00pm
Single Day Registration: $72 / Day
Please provide a drink bottle and enough food for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea.
Hutt Valley December/January 23/24 Holiday Programme
Journey Through Time and Space
Come along for an epic LEGO® holiday programme where your imagination is your superpower!
We will embark on a fun-filled journey where hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths will unlock our creativity. We will use design thinking, problem-solving skills and teamwork to discover the endless possibilities of our creativity and minds! It’s the perfect way for your children aged 5 to 12 to spend their school holidays!
Come with us as we discover the wonderful world of STEAM!
December 2023 Holiday Programme
Week 1: 18th – 22nd December 2023
Monday, 18th December
Our Journey begins at the time of the first adventurers, the brave pioneers who roamed the Earth long ago. Discover the incredible inventions that kickstarted creative thinking and paved the way for amazing future discoveries. Get ready to explore their fascinating world and it’s endless possibilities.
Tales of the Tombs
Tuesday, 19th December
Join us on a captivating journey where you’ll embark on a ancient egyptian adventure unravel the secrets of the past and ignite your curiosity as we transport you to a time when civilization and wonders beyond imagination were born.
Technological Time Warp
Wednesday, 20th December
Imagine a world where technology and imagination have merged seamlessly, where robots and artificial intelligence are an everyday part of life. Construct towering skyscrapers with LEGO architecture, design and program your own LEGO robots, explore the endless possibilities that technology and LEGO bricks can offer.
Thursday, 21st December
Prepare for an interstellar adventure as we rocket into space and venture into the mysterious realm of extraterrestrial wonders. Hop aboard a flying saucer and meet lightning-fast aliens whose cutting-edge technology, engineering genius, otherworldly creativity and propel your knowledge to uncharted heights.
Friday, 22nd December
As our journey through time and space nears its end, we land in a magical Christmas wonderland. Get ready to join Santa and his merry master builder elves for a world of brick-tastic surprises and joyous moments that will ignite your holiday spirit!
January 2024 Holiday Programme
Week 2: 8th – 12th January 2024
Monday 8th January
Immerse yourself in the Marvel Universe for a day filled with superheroes, boundless bravery, and unparalleled strength—all in LEGO form! Hear the click of LEGO Thor’s thunder, witness the building blocks of Captain America’s unwavering valor, and unlock the extraordinary secrets of the LEGO Avengers. Join us for a day of heroic inspiration and experience the magic of Marvel brought to life through the colorful world of LEGO like never before!!
Tuesday 9th January
Dive into the DC Universe for a day filled with legendary superheroes, indomitable courage, and extraordinary powers—all in LEGO brilliance! Experience the snap of LEGO lightning with the Flash, witness Batman’s unyielding inventions, and uncover the amazing secrets of the LEGO Justice League. Join us for a day of inspiration and immerse yourself in the captivating world of DC brought to life through the enchanting magic of LEGO!
Teenage Turtle Takeover
Wednesday 10th January
Training in the LEGO sewers has begun! The sinister Shredder and his LEGO gang have unleashed chaos, our Teenage Turtles, assembled with precision, swiftly rise to the challenge. Join us for a brick-filled adventure with these radical LEGO reptilian defenders as they showcase their ninja prowess and unwavering determination to keep the city safe from the shadows!
Guardians and Galaxies
Thursday 11th January
In this brick-built galaxy, the Guardians face off against cosmic threats and dance their way through epic space battles. When the notorious villain Thanos sets his sights on chaos, our LEGO Guardians are ready to defend with style and humor. Brace yourself for a day filled with LEGO-fied interstellar marvels, as our Guardians of the Galaxy prove that even in the vastness of the LEGO universe, friendship and teamwork can conquer any challenge!
Friday 12th January
Get ready to unleash the extraordinary X-Men, a group of unique heroes guided by the wise Professor Xavier. They’ve conquered countless challenges to become some of the world’s most beloved superheroes. Whether it’s Wolverine with his unbreakable claws and remarkable healing powers, each mutant hero brings something incredible to the table. Who’s your favorite mutant hero in this action-packed adventure?
January 2024 Holiday Programme
Week 3: 15th – 19th January 2024
Tales from the Trolls (Trolls - Band Together)
Monday 15th January
Join us on an imaginative journey with your favorite Trolls characters. Feel the magic as your creativity comes to life, building enchanting LEGO creations that capture the whimsy and charm of the Trolls universe. From crafting your own friendly Trolls with colorful personalities to constructing troll-tastic settings that sparkle with LEGO brilliance, every moment is an adventure in creativity and expression.
Infinity & Beyond (Toy Story)
Thursday 18th January
Join us on an intergalactic journey inspired by the beloved characters of Toy Story. Unleash your imagination and creativity as we build, create, and explore the infinite possibilities of LEGO! From building your own friendly LEGO aliens to constructing spaceships that can defy gravity, every day brings a new adventure.
Magical Migration (Migration: New Film)
Tuesday 16th January
A Day of Epic Migration Adventures!” Join Mallard and his feathered friends for a day filled with awe and wonder as they set off on their incredible migration journey. Let’s soar through the skies, overcome challenges, and discover the beauty of nature. Spread your wings and experience friendship, and unforgettable migration adventures!
Grand Line Gala (One Piece)
Friday 19th January
Sail into the whimsical Grand Line Gala, a pirate’s paradise where the spirited essence of the Straw Hat crew collides with the playful world of Lego. Join the celebration, filled with camaraderie, treasure hunts, and devil fruit delights, capturing the building blocks of the epic journey from East Blue to the New World.
Speedway 95 (Cars)
Wednesday 17th January
Take part in a LEGO racing journey inspired by the high-speed world of Cars. Let your creativity zoom as we build lightning-fast LEGO cars, design epic racetracks, create your own stories and defeat villians. Every day promises a new lap of excitement!
January 2024 Holiday Programme
Week 4: 22nd- 26th January 2024
Wellington Anniversary Day
Monday 22nd January
Thursday 25th January
Marooned on an unexplored isle, embark on the ultimate Island Escape challenge, where young adventurers are thrust into a world of teamwork, creativity, and daring escapades. As the day begins, children are sorted into different island camps, each set to face a series of thrilling challenges that will put their LEGO-building skills and teamwork to the ultimate test.
Fun Fair Fiesta
Tuesday 23rd January
Welcome to the Fun Fair Fiesta! Step right up to a world of whimsical wonder, where the laughter of children mingles with the cheerful tunes of a merry-go-round. Experience the thrill of heart-pounding rides, delight in cotton candy’s sugary clouds, and revel in an unforgettable day of pure carnival joy.
Cirque du Soleil
Friday 26th January
Step into the enchanting world of our LEGO Cirque du Soleil— a theme that combines the mesmerizing artistry of the circus with the limitless possibilities of LEGO. Immerse yourself in a realm where creativity takes center stage, and the extraordinary comes to life in a symphony of colors, shapes, and imaginative play.
Wednesday 24th January
Lace up those LEGO cleats, grab your brick-built equipment, and join us for a Summer Showdown like no other. Whether you’re a die-hard sports fan or a LEGO enthusiast looking for a new adventure, this theme promises a day filled with the thrill of competition and the joy of creative building. Let the games begin!
With our engaging Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics stations, children get to experience the awesome world of STEAM!
Hands-on Science and Engineering Projects
Students experience the hands-on fun of science and engineering projects, from concept to completion. Explore principles of engineering, physics and more while developing creativity, problem solving and innovative thinking.
- Hypothesise and test predictions through hands-on experiments
- Experiment with gravity, motion and various forces to understand cause and effect
Robotics and Coding
We offer an excellent introduction into the world of computer programming and robotics that will ignite your child’s imagination and introduce them to the possibilities of today’s technology world.
- Logical project based programming and coding
- Design thinking process
- Problem solving and Critical thinking
- Shapes innovative and creative thinkers for the future
Creative and Building Challenges
A creative building provides children with the opportunity to design, develop, construct and implement their innovative ideas. We motivate children to follow their creative direction and inspire them to build their imagination.
- Foster teamwork and collaboration
- Sparks imagination and creativity
- Builds self-confidence, presentation and communication skills
Each lesson provides kids with a new scientific vocabulary. Lessons that focus on topics such as laws of motion, employ the concept of physical science, requiring children to apply what they’ve learned to their hands-on projects.
Technology implements the use of science to invent and problem solve. Children use their creativity and analytical skills to discover viable solutions to problems presented at the start of each lesson.
Engineering uses the practical application of science to design and create. Although they may not realize it, kids use engineering skills to construct models, such as simple machines, vehicles, architecture buildings, etc.
Arts provides children with the opportunity to design, develop, construct and implement their innovative ideas. At Bricks 4 Kidz we allow children to follow their creative direction and inspire them to unleash their imagination.
Children are given the opportunity to invariably utilise math skills as they count, measure and build with LEGO® Bricks. Students build numeracy and problem solving skills through abstract mathematical concepts.