Coding Classes For Kids In Valencia
Educational robotics and coding are an attractive way of teaching young people important concepts such as mathematics and science. This great learning tool allows students to apply content acquired from other disciplines in a playful way, motivating new enthusiasm for science and technology and for areas that may lead to incredible careers in the future. These classes encourage children to become future scientists, engineers and programmers and represent an innovative and fun activity designed to develop the skills and abilities needed to meet the challenges of this century. Bearing in mind the thirst for technology on the part of children and the advantages it brings, on this occasion we have prepared a list with nine places in Valencia where your little one can enter into an interesting technological adventure, where learning and fun are based on experimentation.
1. Coder Dojo
CoderDojo is a foundation established in 2013 by James Whelton. Its vision is that every child worldwide should have the opportunity to learn coding and be creative with technology in a safe and social environment. That is why they support and promote the creation of dojos in every corner of the world. Their aim is to facilitate communication and collaboration and to ensure that all members have the necessary tools to start and develop dojos in their communities along with the opportunity to learn programming skills. Every dojo covers different topics and makes its own rules around registration and attendance. In Valencia you can find a CoderDojo at Plaza de Manises every Saturday from 17:30 to 19 h. Learn more about this project on their website and Facebook page including local activities in Valencia.
In CodiMonkey fun and learning are the same as robotics. This robotics center promotes the learning of spatial concepts based on games and the building of confidence by creating robots in a friendly and enjoyable environment. They offer youth robotics workshops for kids from 3 to 5 years old and educational robotics for children from 4 to 15. All groups are divided by age with a maximum of 12 students per class. If you are looking to have a family experience, you can also choose the Family Robot workshop where you will have a unique opportunity to construct a robot with your entire family team. At CodiMonkey, you will find technological training for all ages and preferences!
3. Robótica para niños (Robotics for children)
Robótica para niños has been teaching robotics in Valencia since 2013. The teachers are experts in educational robotics and offer extracurricular classes for children from 6 years of age, both in their own centers or in other schools and institutes. The program has a methodology designed with professionalism and dedication. You can find workshops for children and families who like to enjoy technology together. There is a new group for 3, 4 and 5 year old children in the process of formation. All groups have a maximum of 12 students per class, and the students work in pairs, each with a kit for building robots and a laptop or tablet for programming. The activities are different depending on the age and level of each student. In these classes, children will learn concepts of programming and how to solve problems, overcome challenges and participate in competitions. In addition to the robotics classes, there are specific programming sessions for video games, electronics, mechanics with Lego and Minecraft and much more. Experience the universe of robotics with Robótica para niños!
4. Droide Comunidad
Droide Comunidad is the first STEAM teaching center in Valencia. It was created on May 3, 2013 and since then the #familiadroide has developed a large number of members. Its headquarter is in Castellón, where they develop projects with domotics, teddies, interactive t-shirts, teach programming with Android, Arduino and the design of 3D video games with Valve Hammer and Minecraft. The technological extracurricular activities are aimed for young people over 4 years old who like technology, robotics, video games, 3D design and 3D printing. This center works on projects with small groups and the training is personalized. Surprise yourself by seeing how children less than 8 are able to build and program a robot like the Lego Mindstorms, which helps them acquire and develop concepts of mechanics, physics, mathematics and programming. The children of Droide are definitely ready to change and conquer the world!
This fun-based programming school is for children aged from 6 to 18 years. Logiscool began its activity in 2014 in Budapest, Hungary and is currently teaching programming in more than 50 locations in 11 countries with more than 20,000 students experiencing how fun programming can be. Courses begin each school semester and take place in small groups of 6 to 12 children organized by age: from 6 to 8 years old, from 9 to 11 years old, from 12 to 14 years old and over 15 years old. They also offer courses in English with a modular study plan adapted to the preferences and needs of the student. In Valencia, you can find Logiscool’s headquarters in Campanar. Let your child create games, animations and more at Logiscool!
6. Escuela de Ciencia (School of Science)
This Spanish pioneering educational center specializing in science and technology has four major programs in which your children will be able to learn about science, technology and informatics. Its courses and activities are designed for children from 7 years to adults. In Escuela de Ciencia, the difficult things take some time to be made and the impossible things… take a little more time – that’s their philosophy. If your child is a technology enthusiast, this school will help him/her develop his/her full potential. Among its programs you will find: TecnoKids, to introduce children from 5 to 7 years old to science and technology; Tecnolab, also about science and technology for children from 7 to 9 years old; Robolab, to teach robotics, electricity, mechanics and electronics to children aged over 10 years; and Codelab, also for children aged over 10 years to teach them how to develop video games, apps, web pages, virtual reality, videos, 3D games and much more. In this science school, children and adults of all ages can satisfy their thirst for technology!
This wonderful place has been teaching coding, robotics and other technologies to children and young people from 4 to 17 years old since 2013. They focus on the personal and professional development of children through education in robotics and curriculum programming by providing extracurricular technology activities in schools, technology academies, summer technology camps, and Christmas and Easter workshops. Your children will be able to gather knowledge in robotics, video games, applications, IOT, Unity, Scratch, Roblox, Arduino and much more. ConMasFuturo has branches both in the city of Valencia and the northern part of the province of Valencia. Help your children acquire the skills of the 21st century with the help of ConMasFuturo!
Tecnoeduca offers after-school technological activities such as robotics, programming, minecraft, 2D and 3D design, mobile applications and more. In this center, students learn while playing thanks to the professional methodology. Robotics is presented to children in a playful way, encouraging them to be the future scientists, engineers and programmers of the world. Here you will find classes for children aged 5 years and up with innovative and fun activities especially designed to encourage the development of the skills and abilities necessary to meet the challenges of modernity. You can find classes with schedules available from Monday to Friday in blocks of one hour and a half. Stimulate your children’s enthusiasm for technology and help them get useful skills for the future in Tecnoeduca.
9. Robotets in the Museu de les Ciències
Robots are more and more present in our lives, not only exploring distant places and collecting data in adverse conditions for human beings but also in our homes and daily routine! The Science Museum brings you this workshop with the purpose of allowing children from 4 to 8 years old to discover all the secrets of the world of robotics. Here, little ones will be in charge of programming an insect robot, which will carry out basic arithmetic operations and also explore the confines of the solar system, following the orders of the programmers. This workshop, intended for schools, must be booked in advance or it can be held at your child’s school.
Hopefully, our list of 9 Coding Classes For Kids In Valencia will help you find the perfect coding or robotics class for your little ones.
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