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Online Classes - 4th & 5th Grade |
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Classes for Rising 4th & 5th Graders

Custom crafted for 4th & 5th graders, these classes offer kids the independence they crave, balanced by just the right amount of guidance in tackling new things. Fun, friendly instructors lead them in inspiring challenges from crafting to coding to cooking as they master next-level skills, explore what it means to be innovative and make each project they undertake uniquely their own.

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MORE OOMPH THAN YOUR AVERAGE ZOOM

We know your kids have done a thousand Zooms by now. These are different. Our small group classes are led by enthusiastic instructors who know how to connect with kids, empowering them to express their ideas and share their designs. Engaged in fantastically fun hands-on projects, kids of every age build lasting innovation skills, game-changing confidence and the inspiration to keep creating long after class ends.

Single-Session Classes

Cardboard Designers: Surprise Confetti Box

Make your holiday presents pop. Use the propulsive power of rubber bands to engineer a gift box that springs open when it’s unlatched. BE DETERMINED to calibrate your contraption so it bursts opens at the rate you choose, ready to dazzle and delight your lucky giftee.

Graham Cracker DIY: Edible Architecture

Create a candy-covered graham cracker house filled with sweet memories. Learn deliciously strong construction techniques using homemade royal icing, then BE VISIONARY as you imagine inventive ways to build, hide written memories inside and decorate your tasty creation for the season.

Paper Engineers: Pop-Up Joke Cards

Deliver witty winter wishes to your favorite people with a playful pop-up card. Learn to craft three types of paper pop-ups, brainstorm jokes and BE VISIONARY as you make your funniest joke pop in a one-of-a-kind 3D greeting.

Cardboard Designers: Surprise Confetti Box

Surprise someone you’re thankful for. Use the propulsive power of rubber bands to engineer a gift box that pops open when it’s unlatched. BE DETERMINED to calibrate your contraption so it springs opens at the rate you choose, ready to dazzle and delight your lucky giftee.

Graham Cracker DIY: Edible Architecture

Create a candy-covered graham cracker house filled with sweet memories. Learn deliciously strong construction techniques using homemade royal icing, then BE VISIONARY as you imagine inventive ways to build, hide written memories inside and decorate your tasty creation for fall.

Paper Engineers: Pop-Up Joke Cards

Deliver gratitude and giggles to your favorite people with a playful pop-up card. Learn to craft three types of paper pop-ups, brainstorm jokes and BE VISIONARY as you make your funniest ideas pop in a one-of-a-kind 3D greeting.

Digital Artists: Zoom Background

Add some awesome to your online interactions. Dive into design app Canva, create compelling personalized patterns and BE DETERMINED to perfect your own virtual background before giving it a whirl on Zoom.

Duct Tape DIY: Summer Sandals

Step up your duct tape design skills with a pair of durable DIY sandals. Fashion custom soles and straps, then BE REFLECTIVE as you test for fit, tweak for comfort and embellish with personalized patterns or decals.

Culinary Kids: Gourmet Popsicles

Create your own icy artisanal treat! Make a custom simple syrup to pair with your favorite fruits and juices. BE REFLECTIVE as you blend, taste and tweak your recipe to achieve refreshing, ready-to-share popsicle perfection.

Duct Tape DIY: Cool Cases

Craft a cool, convenient carrying case using just duct tape and paper. BE DETERMINED as you master the tricky, sticky basics of duct tape construction—plus some awesome upgrades—and persevere until your case is complete.

Virtual Worlds: Chase Scene Coding

Get your coding skills up to speed with an animated virtual chase scene. Use interactive app CoSpaces and some simple code to create a custom 3D chase. BE DETERMINED as you perfect your immersive experience.

Cardboard Designers: Stellar Spaceships

Blast off into innovation with a spectacular spaceship sculpture. Learn cutting-edge cutting and folding techniques, and BE VISIONARY as you transform paper and cardboard into a space-ready rocket with inventive custom features.

Virtual Worlds: Dream House

Invent your own immersive virtual world and a dreamy dwelling to go in it. Learn the fundamentals of 3D modeling in CoSpaces, then BE VISIONARY as you imagine an entirely unique house you can create, populate and walk through.

Paper Engineers: High-Flying Rockets

Launch a mission to the moon with your own air-powered rocket. Engineer a paper launch tube and rocket body with aerodynamic nosecone and fins. BE DETERMINED as you test and tweak your rocket until it’s mission-ready.

Paper Engineers: Majestic Castles

Make a mighty castle fit for a monarch. Master advanced paper-construction techniques to engineer drawbridges, towers, windows, walls and more. BE COURAGEOUS by sharing your royal residence with your fellow builders.

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