Create Animated and Interactive E-Cards

Wow your friends and family with personalised e-cards

In this experience we’ll not only show you how to create amazing cards for your friends and family but also how to share them online so you can share them with anyone!

  • Ages:

    8-12

  • Equipment:
    Laptop required
  • Available locations:
    • Online
  • Pricing details
    Price:

    £10

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

Create Animated and Interactive E-Cards

For online courses: these require you to have a capable computer to work on and a broadband internet connection. Most PC/Mac computers from the last 5 years will be fine but you can view our recommended detailed system requirements here. For on campus courses: laptops are provided for all junior courses, as well as Music, Unity, Creative Design & YouTube senior courses. Laptop rental is available for all other senior courses (£50 extra).

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Create Animated and Interactive E-Cards

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In this course picker times will be displayed in timezone chosen above but all times shown elsewhere will reflect the UK Times these events take place.

March
Online - Remote Learning
Tue Mar 1st 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 Days
Total£10
April
Online - Remote Learning
Tue Apr 5th 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 Days
Total£10
May
Online - Remote Learning
Tue May 17th 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 Days
Total£10
June
Online - Remote Learning
Wed Jun 22nd 5:00pm-6:00pm 1 Days
Total£10

Course highlights

Interactive

Interactive

Learn how interactivity is put into E-Cards and why it can be so effective

Sharing

Sharing

We'll show you how to share (send) your project with people so they can view it from any browser

Coding

Coding

You'll learn how to code the interactivities and animations of your cards

Photo: Create Animated and Interactive E-Cards

Course Overview

E-cards are a great way to send personalised greetings to the people you care about. Whether it’s for a birthday, Christmas or sending congratulations on passing a test, a digital E-card is a great way to say you’re sending your special thoughts. You can include animations, interactions and even small games too.

In this fun and light-hearted Fire Tech Experience, we’ll show you some of the cool things you can do with E-cards. We’ll show you how to include quick and easy animations and explain how frame rates and coordinates work.

You’ll be shown how to create interactions using simple code blocks and also how to share your cards with your friends and family.  If you’ve never coded before, no problem. This session will simply focus on the basics to help you design your amazing E-cards!

FireTech Experiences are a new series of short, high interest, fun and engaging tech demonstrations and talks. These are delivered in webinar style, using Zoom, with the main expert tutor showcasing a new interesting aspect of technology and learning. Apart from Zoom, no other downloads are required.

What your child will learn

  • The basics of animation including frame rates and how they are used in Scratch
  • The basics of coding flow using sequences and loops to create animations
  • Code theory to add interactions to E-cards such as, loops and sequences
  • Sharing their cards, how to do it and make it successful
  • Basic design theory to do with positioning and layers

"Fire Tech Camp has helped me find my mistakes and learn from them, and pushed me higher with my creativity showing me the sky is NOT the limit! I will definitely come back for another camp!"

Rebecca, Age 11