Game Design with Minecraft

At a glance:

Ages: 7-12

Skill Level: Beginner

Prerequisite: No

Software:

  • Minecraft Education Ed.
  • xMind (mind mapping)
  • Pencil (Flow diagrams)

Hardware:

  • Laptop

All software and hardware provided.  Students are not required to bring any additional materials

Overview:

Game design is all of STEM wrapped up in a fun, easy to learn, activity for kids.  Our program focuses on the core principals of game design, teaching kids to think creatively and critically.  During our Game Design course your child will learn:

  • Basic story telling
  • Systematic approach to design, building and testing ideas
  • 3D modelling and layouts (using Minecraft)
  • Basics of coding (using Minecraft education edition)
  • Math (don’t tell them, we promise they’ll think it was their idea)
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving