Tinkering with Tools for Kids: Electronics and E-waste

Learn new skills using basic tools to learn about e-waste and the environment this school holidays!



8 to 13 years     2 hours Class size 1 to 12

label $45 - $50 (or 4 payments of $11.25 - $12.50 Afterpay)
($50 per guest when you book for 1 guest, $45 for 2+ guests. $100 per class surcharge applies for private classes)

Armed with some basic tools (screwdrivers, pliers, and wire cutters) and a little know-how, the children will be encouraged to gently and safely pull things apart to see what’s inside in this fun Sydney class!

During the class, we'll get into the basics of tinkering by practicing the skill of intentionally deconstructing old devices, and explore some of the mechanisms of what makes them work. We'll chat about E-waste in Australia and how we can be better manage our own waste, including how we can use reclaimed materials from this process in artistic creations.

This Sydney class is suitable for ages 8 to 13 years. If you are looking for fun kids activities in Sydney, then this is perfect.

Note: This is a structured workshop and may not be suitable for all children. Children with poor dexterity may find the use of tools frustrating but are welcome to come along and practise. Children will be partenered with another child in some situations; if this does not suit your child please choose another workshop.


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Knowledge required
None, perfect for beginners.
 
What you'll get
  • Small class size.
  • Opportunity to explore a range of objects and materials from different eras
  • A safe environment and instruction on how to pull items apart.
What to bring
Please bring along a snack and reusable water bottle.
 
Suitable for

Suitable for kids from 8 to 13 years old.

Adult accompaniment is not required.

This would also be a lovely gift for her, gift for mum or birthday gift.

Location

Education Maker Spaces - 30 Carrington Rd, Marrickville NSW

This venue is within walking distance from Tempe station (600m).

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Reverse Garbage
Reverse Garbage

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We are a creative reuse centre making a difference in the world by reducing waste and creating change in the way we look at resources.

We run workshops for kids, adults and community groups so everyone can learn how to consume less and make more! With us, you'll see the creative potential in leftover and castaway materials to save them from going into landfill.

At Reverse Garbage you’ll find the materials, skills and inspiration you need to live more creatively, more sustainably and more meaningfully.


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