Get Animated! Halifax
Educraft are working with Calderdale Council and Community Foundation for Calderdale this Easter in supporting the Government’s Holiday Activities and Food Programme which was set up with the support of Marcus Rashford MBE.
Our free Get Animated! coding and activity workshops in Halifax are now available to book on behalf of children and young people aged 8 to 14 who are in full-time education and receive benefit-related free school meals.
19-22 April 2022 – Holy Trinity Primary School, Saville Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2ES
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WORKSHOPS ARE REPEATED ON DAYS 3 & 4. THEREFORE WE RECOMMEND YOU ONLY BOOK ON A MAXIMUM OF 2 DAYS**
Attendees will also receive a free, healthy lunch or dinner.
Free tickets are available from educraft.uk/halifax
Our Get Animated holiday clubs let you…
- Get Coding – Design and animate video game graphics using BBC BASIC, the language of the original educational computer, the BBC Micro.
- Get Gaming – Take a break from coding to experience the sounds and thrills of a 1980s video Retro Computer Coding – Design and animate video game graphics using BBC BASIC, the language of the original educational computer, the BBC Micro. Then take the knowledge learned to customise and create video games for the class to enjoy. All attendees will receive a printed certificate to commemorate their achievement.
- Get Crafting – (1) Create unique or pre-designed pixel sprites using fuse-beads and turn them into beautiful keyrings or jewellery to take home. (2) Cut, fold and stick thin card to build a Papercraft replica of a classic computer to take home.
- Get Physical – Continuing the video game theme, our physical activity session lets you dance along to songs like the Super Mario theme and the Pac-man dance, or follow choreographed lightsaber sequences in time to music.
Attendees will also receive free meals (and healthy eating discussion). This will be breakfast on arrival (toast/cereal etc) and a nutritious, locally prepared plant-based lunch, as well as an informative and interactive talk about the benefits of a plant-based diet.