Kids Code

Tech Hour

Tech Hour: Coding

Tech Hour: Coding is a great way to be introduced to the world of coding and design. From beginners to advanced coders, come along and create games, animations and more using block programming in Scratch. Work your way through the modules and earn a graduation certificate recognising you as a Scratch Coding Champion. 

This is a free programme for children aged between 9-14 years old. Numbers are limited to 12 per library branch, per term. 


Tech Hour (Coding) is offered at:


Tauranga Library

Monday’s from 3.30-4.30pm in the Learning Centre (Level 1)

Pāpāmoa Library

Friday’s from 3.30-4.30pm in the Library (Heritage Section)

Greerton Library

Thursday’s from 3.30-4.30pm in the Learning Centre

 

Exciting news! In Term 2 we will be offering two additional programmes.

 

Tech Hour: Junior 

Tech Hour: Junior is a fun, hands-on programme for younger kids. They will learn the basics of coding and sequencing using Scratch Junior on iPads. There will also be opportunities for them to code and play with robots. 

This is a free programme for children aged between 5-8 years old. Numbers are limited to 6 per term.


Tech Hour (Junior) is offered at:


Mount Maunganui Library

Friday’s from 3.30-4.30pm 

 

Tech Hour: Robots 

Tech Hour: Robots is a great way to get designers and creators into coding. These sessions will have a problem-solving focus and children will get a chance to learn about Edison Robots, Ozobots, Spheros, mBots, and circuit design. 

This is a free programme for children aged 11years and older. Numbers are limited to 10 per term. 

 

Tech Hour (Robots) is offered at:


Tauranga Library

Thursday’s from 3.30-4.30pm in the Learning Centre (Level 1)
 

Classes book out fast, so please complete this form to register your interest in any of the programmes listed above.

Please note: coding at Tauranga City Libraries has proven to be extremely popular, so we do ask that parents ensure their child attends all sessions.


Last Reviewed: 23/03/2021
 

 
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