CREATE origami, concertina books and 3-Dimensional structures.
INVESTIGATE construction with sticklebricks, magnasticks and Lego
PLAY with colour and pattern using concentric circles, hexagonal paper and graph paper
DISCOVER more about our exhibitions through workshops with BOM Fellows
Each Saturday will have an activity for kids, you can drop in at any time between 11am and 5pm, enjoy a coffee whilst they get hands on with a fun art, science/tech activity! We also have different science and maths games, Number puzzles and Lego.
Once a month we will be running workshops led by an artist or creative technologist. It’s free but it is essential that you book.
Contact email@example.com for more information and for booking.
|29th September – Maths Paper Doodle
Come and have a play with colour and pattern using a collection of maths papers to create different shapes, tones, colour combination. There are also some helpful prompt sheets to help you to turn your maths doodle into 3D shapes. We’d love to hang them in our café to show what you have created! Take photos of your work and post them on Facebook www.facebook.com/birminghamopenmedia
|6th October – Programming Chatbots
This is a Mini Makers day to Book!
Join our BOM Fellow Ben Neal to programme some funky chatbots. Chloe will also be helping you to create chatbot character designs with different emotions and expressions. Read all about the chatbots that our young Inventors created during Summer Camp this year.
We will upload your chatbot to our website so your family and friends will be able to ‘chat’ with your chatbots
Book this day by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
|13th October – Polydrons and Stickle Bricks Construction
This week you can investigate 2D and 3D shapes using Polydrons. Try different combinations of shapes to construct new 3 Dimensional forms. We’d love to take some photo’s of what you have created and display them up on our working wall. We have also got Stickle Bricks out – fun that you can have at any age! Join the bricks together to make space ships, boats, people or just a really cool symmetrical pattern. The choices are endless.Take photos of your work and post them on Facebook www.facebook.com/birminghamopenmedia
|20th October – Becoming The Kitty AI.
Spend the day becoming a fully fluffed Kitty AI. Join BOM+ member Tamara Francis to make your very own Kitty AI ears. Once your photo is taken with your Kitty Ears you can then create a Kitty Litter Propaganda digitally designed poster.
Copies of your poster will be posted on Facebook and Instagram .
Check them out on www.facebook.com/birminghamopenmedia
|27th October – Concertina Books
Concertina books are really fun ways to bring colour and shape You will start by creating ‘scribble’ designs then cut and fold to make spiralled concertina books. Make a couple of them so you can take one home and leave one here on our mobile display. It would be great to take a video of how your spiral book works and post it on Facebook. www.facebook.com/birminghamopenmedia
|3rd November – Kitty Sketchbooks
Our current exhibition is The Kitty AI. Create your own sketchbook about The Kitty AI. Use the template to fold, cut and design your own sketchbook. Draw your own Kitty character, write a story about Kitty and design a poster, Take photos of your work and post them on Facebook www.facebook.com/birminghamopenmedia
|10th November – Digital Kitty Character
BOM+ member Rosa will be showing her Kitty AI inspired Kitty’s Litter character so you can create your own. Chloe will help you to create a profile for your character too. They will be a photo album created on the BOM web and instagram page too.
You can #BOM on your facebook page so all our followers can see your work.
|17th November – Make your own Steady Hand game.
Today come and create your own Steady Hand game. Learn how to make a circuit, design your own Kitty maze and play your game. Take videos of your child playing their Steady Hand game and post it on Facebook.
|1st December – Origami
Origami – The art of paper folding. Sculpt your paper into the most amazing 3D shapes, birds, animals and plants to create a mobile display in our café. We have some amazing Japanese papers with origami books as well as prompt sheets to help you make your designs. Take photos of your work and post them on Facebook www.facebook.com/birminghamopenmedia