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EV3 Lego Robotics
Design, construct and program interactive,
autonomous robots using EV3 LEGO®
motors, sensors, microprocessors, and
MindStorms® software.
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Coding | Game Design
Children will create their own
engaging and interactive video
games using Scratch, a software
developed by MIT Media Lab.
LEGO® PRE-ROBOTICS
Share an hour with your preschooler constructing
and creating with LEGO®
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LEGO® WeDo Robotics
Students are introduced to robotics by building and
programming LEGO® projects, using sensors, motors
and LEGO®'s playful WeDo software.

Our Mission

We ignite kids’ desire to explore, solve
problems and learn. We invent, build
and have fun with cool technologies.

SPRING PROGRAMS


ABOUT


Registration for Spring 2018 is now open!

Your child will learn engineering, coding, problem solving and creative thinking as they build robots, design video games, and develop stop motion animations. Robofun nurtures children’s innate passion and curiosity. Our classes allow children to become makers and designers. Our programs are geared towards beginner and returning students in grades Pre-K to 6th.


SCHEDULE


We offer after-school, daytime, weekend and vacation day classes for students enrolled in Pre-K to 6th grade.



REGISTRATION INFORMATION



  • Children should register based on their current grade for the school year 2017-2018.
  • Extended day hours are available for vacation day programs from 8:15-8:45 AM (for $15) & 4:00-5:00 PM (for $25). If interested, please call us at 212-245-0444 or email us at robofun@vemny.org at least 24 hours prior to the date you need extended care.
  • LEGO® projects cannot be taken home but we encourage pictures and videos to be taken during Parent Presentations.
  • Student Scratch games will be uploaded to the Scratch website so they can continue working on their projects at home or show their friends and family.
  • Student animations will be uploaded to VIMEO so they can continue view their animations at home or show their friends and family.


  • HOW TO REGISTER


    To register, please select the program you’re interested in below and the grade your child is currently enrolled in for the school year 2017-2018.

    Little Engineers

    Preschool age children are natural scientists, ready to explore and experiment. Our Little Engineers classes engage children’s curiosity and unique interests with a hands-on and playful curriculum. Using specially designed LEGO® DUPLO® (big LEGO®) building …

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    LEGO® Pre-Robotics

    Kindergarten students will have a blast building robots (such as the alligator, turtle, train, and car!) by building Legos around a battery box and motors. In the process of making their constructions move, they will …

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    SCRATCH JR: CODING & GAME DESIGN

    Kindergarteners in this class will interact on iPads to design their own video games from Scratch (pun intended!). Using Scratch Jr. coding software, they will learn what a “game” is, what different types of games there …

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    WeDo LEGO® Robotics

    First and second grade students will enjoy using LEGO® WeDo USB hubs, motors and software to build and program a variety of projects. They will master using different LEGO® parts to build robots like the …

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    SCRATCH 2.0: CODING & GAME DESIGN

    Students will design their own video-games using Scratch, a software developed by MIT media lab. They will learn how to think like programmers, use logic, and piece together different codes to make their characters move, …

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    EV3 LEGO® Robotics

    In this class students will learn to build LEGO® robots around a central computer brick called the EV3. They will learn how to attach motors and sensors to the EV3 and build constructions ranging from …

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    SCRATCH 2.0: CODING & GAME DESIGN

    Students will design their own video-games using Scratch, a software developed by MIT media lab. They will learn how to think like programmers, use logic, and piece together different codes to make their characters move, …

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    Stop-Motion Animation

    Students create storyboards, write their scripts, and design characters to make their own stop-motion animation videos. They will explore animating multiple types of media including clay, paper, toys, and found objects. They will learn about the different principals …

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    Minecraft & Circuits

    Students will use the beloved and popular Minecraft platform as a gateway to learn about the intricacies of electricity. They will learn to think like engineers by designing machines that use pistons, levers, buttons, traps, …

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    *Please note that LEGO Robotics projects cannot be taken home, but the fun and excitement generated will always be with you!
    * RoboFun is not sponsored by or affliated with LEGO®