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Grandpa's Picture Show

Workshop Information

This workshop is made for inquisitive minds aged 3-5 and 6-12, this hands-on experience transports children into the world of zoetropes, where everyday objects transform into mesmerizing moving optical illusions. In this workshop, young visionaries will discover the magic of animation by crafting their very own optical illusions. Using simple, everyday objects, they'll witness the power of persistence of vision as their creations spring to life with a flicker of motion. From spinning tops to zoetropes and even holograms, each child becomes a budding animator in this immersive exploration of creativity and science. Grandpa’s Picture Show goes beyond entertainment, offering a sneak peek into the principles of visual perception and basic animation techniques. Our expert facilitators guide participants through the process, making this workshop an ideal blend of education and excitement. Unleash the imagination of your child as they embark on a journey of discovery, witnessing the enchantment of moving pictures.

Workshop Inclusions:

  • 1 x STEM Presenter (approximately 1.5 hour workshop)

  • 1 x Workshop

  • 1 x risk assessment Resources for up to 30 children, contact us about additional pricing for larger groups

  • 1 x PDF Educator Resource (includes Snapshot of workshop, Analysis of Learning, Follow on activity ideas and links to EYLF or MTOP and the NQF)

Workshop Requirements

  • Access to an electrical power outlet

  • Access to water

  • Access to tables and chairs

  • Chair for presenter


Suitable for ages:

This workshop is suitable for 2-5 years and 5-12 years.

We also tailor packages and workshops to your needs. Contact us today to discuss your STEM workshop needs!

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