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Make a Video Game Controller Electronics Code

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Date & time

20th of April 2018 at 10:00am
until 11:00am

Additional dates

  • 17th Apr 2018 10:00am
    until 11:00am

  • 18th Apr 2018 10:00am
    until 11:00am

  • 19th Apr 2018 10:00am
    until 11:00am

  • 20th Apr 2018 10:00am
    until 11:00am



51-57 Market Street    
WA 6160
  • Cappuccino Strip


A 1-Hour School Holiday Activity making a working push-button to run a video game you can re-program. This is an introductory activity to get a taste of learning about electronics and coding, or 'Physical Computing'.
Groups are kept small, maximum of 6 (please contact to accommodate a big group).

All Ages 7+ years Introduction to Physical Computing with Video Game Electronics!

{Under 10's will require parental supervision}

Learn by doing a fun hands-on activity making a working push-button switch to decorate and take home. Interface the push-button to a Raspberry Pi computer’s input/output wiring to drive a video game character. Instead of children being limited to playing yet another video game, they can also make the game controller, colour & re-animate the game characters, and change the program through simple Scratch block coding. 

Limited space, booking is essential. Cost $28

When: Several 1-hour sessions available during School Holidays, 16-24 April 2018.

Where: Thinklab Fremantle (3 blocks from the train station, upstairs next to National Hotel on the Cappuccino Strip)

  • $28
    • Kids
    • Youth
    • Family
    • Adult
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    • Internet facilities / Wifi
    • Toilets
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    • EFTPOS