Available Workshops & TrainingBeing able to program is the closest you will get to having a superpower: you understand technology much better and can write your own instructions for it. Anyone can learn the basics of coding in a creative and fun manner, thanks to the following 8-Bit Magic workshops.
Press START to build your own game
Imagine and build the game of your dreams. Flying hippos? Check. Jumping around in the clouds or a futuristic world on a strange planet? Check. Racing the fastest being in the universe? Check.
In this workshop, you will learn to program your own game with the Scratch coding language in just 2 hours time.
Party time with Scribble Bot
Liven up your birthday party by building a cool ScribbleBot with just a motor, a battery and some crafting materials (90 minutes). All the robots will then collaborate to create a giant masterpiece artwork for the birthday boy or girl.
At the end of the party, everyone gets to take his or her robot home.
Digital Dream Animal
The BBC Micro:Bit may look small, but it sure is mighty. It has built-in LED lights, buttons and lots of sensors. This make it perfect to build your own ‘Tamagotchi’ style game.
In just 2 hours you will learn how to program a pet on the Micro:Bit, that you can take care of and play with.
Are you already a code ninja and know the ins and outs of Scratch? You obviously don’t want to code “Hello World” over and over again.
Luckily, all of our workshops can be scaled up for the experienced code ninja, with more complex games, sensors and motors, written Python code and so on.
Enter Player Two
Have you always wanted to join those cool programming workshops to learn together with your son or daughter? Now you can!
In this series of 3 workshops (2h each), you will collaborate to build a game or application. Together, you will learn what it’s like to code and have tons of fun at the same time. In short: quality family time.
Creative coding in education
Learning to program is entering education and here to stay, whether you are ready for it or not. Luckily, you are not alone.
In this 1 day workshop, you will learn the basics of computational thinking and how to start programming with your students in a creative way.