Wed, 29 May | Hobbayne Primary School

Inventing & App Making (ages 8-11)

Children come up with their own idea for an app and then design how the app works and what it looks like, without needing to code.
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Inventing & App Making (ages 8-11)

Time & Location

29 May 2019, 09:30 – 16:30
Hobbayne Primary School, Greenford Ave, London W7 1HA, UK

About the Event


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Children start by coming up with their own innovative ideas for an app, working collaboratively in small groups. They then design and build their own clickable prototype of this app using child friendly software and without having to code. In doing so, they think about design and user experience and user test the app to improve their designs.

By the end of the day, children will have come up with their own idea for an app to solve a problem. They will have learnt about the ideas of user experience and app interfaces as they design and draw each screen of their app on paper. They will also structure the flow and structure of their app and conduct user testing, using online software. The basic app that they come up with can be shared online for parents to see after the class.

This one-day class is a quick introduction to the process of designing and building an app and mirrors many of the stages that actual app developers go through at a basic level only.

As always at Inventors & Makers classes, the learning will focus on promoting problem solving, creativity and collaboration, while children take part in engaging activities.

Our classes have an informal and relaxed environment and are limited to a small number of children to maximise teacher support. After each class, parents receive detailed feedback on their child's participation, including photos where appropriate.

We'd love to have your child join us at this class to learn new skills, make new friends and have a lot of fun!

All equipment and technology is provided for the class price.

Early drop off and late pick up available:

- Drop off from 9am

- Pick up until 5pm

If you would prefer to book and pay by email and bank transfer or you have any questions, contact us using the form below or by emailing

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