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Minecraft Maker – Week-long

Become a part of the Maker Movement using Minecraft! You will be thrown into an intensive mix of creativity, gaming and engineering.

Ages:

9-12

Equipment:

Laptop required

Currently available in:
  • Online
Pricing details
Price:  

£150-£350

Course highlights

Minecraft is a learning environment

Minecraft is a learning environment

Learn to customise your Minecraft environment by learning the best shortcuts and understanding the Redstone programming and electronics platform

Digital and physical design

Digital and physical design

Students learn the fundamentals of 2D and 3D design and modelling to turbocharge the creation of their worlds. Learn about electronics inside the Minecraft world.

Turn play into serious fun

Turn play into serious fun

Harness your enthusiasm for Minecraft into a creative superpower as you learn new design skills and tools.

Featured FAQ

Is Minecraft educational?
Minecraft itself teaches many skills that can be gained from gaming such as resource management, co-ordination, strategy etc. However, this course uses tools outside of Minecraft for teaching and the game …
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Course Overview

Become a part of the Maker Movement by using Minecraft! In this course you will make your own world, blocks and structures. As a Minecraft Maker with Fire Tech, you will be thrown into an intensive mix of creativity, gaming and engineering. Each student finishes with an impressive command of important computing concepts, practical making skills, and an enhanced understanding of how to expand and enjoy their Minecraft universe.

This is an engaging course for 9-12-year-olds that will get them building, designing, coding, and making, all using the Minecraft “sandbox”.

Minecraft is an incredibly popular block building game, the second most-downloaded game of all time. Through this course students can gain experience in core computing concepts such as Computer Aided Design, conditions, loops, and iteration.

We have explored more of the educational and computing benefits of Minecraft in our blog post on  The Benefits of Learning with Minecraft.

This is an online course taught live by an expert tutor who is fully DBS-checked. You will join a small group of other young learners online, working together and making lots of progress in fun and interactive sessions. All classes are monitored and recorded for safety.

This course is also available in part-time formats.

What your child will learn

  • Enhanced understanding of STEM fields such as coding, game design and computational thinking
  • Create a 3D world using third party tools
  • Customise blocks using skins, attributes and behaviours
  • Create in-game electronics circuits with Redstone
  • Build and import complex structures with MCEdit

Minecraft Maker – Week-long FAQs

Questions and answers of the customers


Meet Sean

Sean studies Design Engineering at Imperial College London but you'll often find him buzzing around camp teaching our Video Game Design courses. He loves seeing campers push through challenges and publish a game to show their friends and family. 

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"I really enjoyed my self. It was extremely informative but at the same time very fun."

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