Design's cool!

Creative Design and Tinker workshops for kids 7-13 yrs

Hands-on Skills + Tools

Making + Creating

Exploring Sustainable Materials

Design-thinking + Problem Solving

Fun + Encouraging Learning environment

Thurs afternoon 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Limited places - 8 per Class

$280 per 10 week term block

Book now for Term 4 2020

Plastic Re-use Fundamentals

 design, explore + create using recycled plastics

This term our Design’s cool! kids will be discovering

numerous ways to re-use discarded plastics to make

a number of toys and designer objects including:

Making a jump rope.

Creating their own lanterns.

Designing and making fused plastic purses/wallets.

Learning some basic printmaking techniques.

Melting and moulding plastics into forms,

and much much more!


Design’s cool! - Program details

Have you got a budding designer, engineer, artist or inventor in the making?

Make&Meld’s design school for kids and teens (7 – 13 years) is a unique program focusing on hands-on skills, the exploration of materials, and the design-thinking approach to making, creating, and designing.

The program aims to develop kids’ confidence and skills using a range of mainly low-tech tools and techniques to design and make their own creations using low-cost sustainable materials.

Key skills for the future developed in a fun learning environment

By introducing the design-thinking approach, kids are inspired to think creatively, to experiment, to plan, analyse and reflect, to consider the environment and society in their design solutions, and to have the confidence to shape their world for the better.

Throughout the program we focus on using the design-thinking approach to problem solving and link creativity and the arts with principles of science and engineering, all within the context of a fun and engaging hands-on learning environment.

Timetable and Enrolments

Design's cool! weekly classes are held from 3:30 – 5.00pm on Thursday afternoon.


With places limited to 8 students – Make&Meld Design's cool! classes are required to be booked in 10-week term blocks – $280 per term (10% discount for second child)


& Problem solving
  Making & Creating
Hands-on Skills
Exploring Sustainable Materials
Exploring Sustainable Materials
Hands-on Skills


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