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Want to find out who’s visiting your garden? Use creativity and learn digital skills to build your very own electronic Hedgehog House in this exciting one-day course. Design, code, build and decorate your house, and install a motion sensor to let you know when a spiky friend is visiting!

What will you learn on this course? 

This course introduces young learners to the realm of digital electronics, with elements of designing, coding and building, all within a creative and playful environment. Children will create their very own Hedgehog House using electronics and other regular craft materials. Participants will design and build their own unique house and install a motion sensor, raising a flag when a hedgehog is visiting! Working with a key industry professional in the Midlands children will engage with digital activities in an exciting and creative way.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for young people aged 6 to 11 years. It is open to all ability levels so is suited to beginners. The class will be tailored to the participant’s abilities. All our staff are DBS checked. 

The course may be accessible for children with disabilities as we provide a learning support worker and all classes are adapted to meet the specific needs of the group. The room is wheelchair accessible. Please contact us to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.

Do you need to bring anything? 

All equipment is provided.

The kit will be yours to take away so the children can continue to play with or reuse their project.

Are there any additional costs?

All components and materials are provided. 

Who teaches this course? 

James Hannam