Typing 4 Kids is a computer coding workshop for children either looking to take their first steps in learning how to touch-type, or looking to improve on their existing typing skills.
This is an all-inclusive workshop, with Spark4Kids providing everything from the software and hardware that the children will use, to lunch and healthy snacks – just drop your child off in the morning, and pick them up at the end of the fun-filled, workshop day.
This course is recommended for children aged 8-12.
Using a gamified approach to learning to type, the challenges start out simple and progressively become more advanced. Using games, levels, badges, stars and leader boards, children learn to type interactively, building up their muscle memory and increasing accuracy and word-speed. Good seating posture and hand-placement are strongly encouraged during the sessions, ensuring a comfortable experience all round.
The workshop is designed to keep the kids engaged throughout the day. There will be sufficient breaks to ensure that the children spend some time away from the computer and weather permitting, there will also be breaks outdoors.
The focus is on creating a fun and supportive environment in which children learn about various aspects of technology and coding.
Food and Snack Breaks
All children on all-day workshops will be offered lunch. Children may also bring in a packed lunch if they have special dietary requirements. Healthy snacks and refreshments will be available throughout the day.
Children booked on the Extended Day option (not available on all workshops) will be offered breakfast on arrival.
Each workshop day will be punctuated with breaks to ensure that the children take time away from computers/computer coding. Short walks and trips outdoors will be taken, however this will be dependent on the weather.
We offer sibling discounts for parents who are registering more than one child on our workshops. The first sibling pays the full amount for the workshop, and any additional siblings attract a 10% discount off the original fee.
Spark4Kids accepts childcare vouchers as payment towards our courses from the following providers. To make payment using childcare vouchers, please complete this online form.
To book a place on the Typing 4 Kids workshop, use the booking form alongside, or call us on 020 8090 1444 if you have any questions.