Classes and Activities for Kids & Teens
At MODA, we recognize that kids are some of the best designers among us. We think that given the opportunity to play and learn about design in a welcoming and encouraging space like MODA, kids can do (and make) great things.
Learn the basics of 3D modeling by making some 3D jewelry. In this workshop students will get to create a unique design for a pendant to get 3D printed. Come with a few ideas and we’ll show you how to make your design a reality. We will walk you through the basics of a beginner-friendly, browser-based 3D modeling program called Tinkercad. You’ll learn all you’ll need to know to design your pendant and have it printed.
During this vacation week camp participants will learn the process of designing and making a fingerboard from start to finish. They will also study skateboard graphics from their beginnings in the 1960’s to current time. They will also broaden their design skills and woodworking skills!
Is Atlanta a habitat even though it is a city? Absolutely! In this workshop, students will learn about urban habitats and the animals which live in them. They will look at the effects of urbanization of natural habitats, how designers plan and renovate spaces to include wildlife within the built environment. Students will learn about threatened and endangered ecosystems in Georgia and the challenges facing the organisms that make them up, then they will design wildlife habitats/microhabitats for their own homes and communities.
Join Max, one of our awesome MODA educators and fellow skateboarder to explore the design process behind making a skateboard graphic. Use digital tools to plan and design a work of vector art that will be applied it to a deck that we will provide.
Design a skatepark for your backyard, neighborhood, or school using CAD. Communities all over benefit from skateparks and outdoor play spaces being built by and for their residents. Learn about projects both DIY and professional going on in Atlanta and around the world, how they get made, and their impact.
In this workshop, students will learn the basics of digital embroidery. This technology is used in garment production, branding, and many different forms of product design. We will use digital software to design a graphic that can be converted into stitches and sewn into fabrics.
This February, MODA invites scouts from Daisies to Cadettes to come earn their Robotics 2 badge!
Ever wonder how stickers you see everywhere are made? Join us as we share the process behind making stickers. Then students will get to design and print some of your own. Students will go from drawing to a finished vector graphic using the free and open source software - Inkscape .
This March, MODA invites scouts from Daisies to Juniors to come earn their Mechanical Engineering badge!
Young Designers with learning differences and behavioral needs are welcome at MODA! Please contact Alice Vogler at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can have a conversation and discuss your camper’s unique potential, and how to best celebrate their strengths and accommodate their challenges.