Zilker Elementary


Fall Sessions 2018

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American Robotics

American Robotics Academy aims to excite, inspire and motivate children about the importance of robotics technology. Our hands-on classes offer an introduction to the fundamentals of engineering design, helping children understand “how things work.” Students work in age-appropriate teams and learn how to design, build and test remote-controlled miniature robots and pneumatic powered machines. We use simple, motorized machines – all made from LEGO® bricks! – to demonstrate mechanical movements and other effects.

Tuesdays, 3-4pm


Coding with Kids – Computer Programming

Give your child an opportunity to learn how to create fun programs and games. Coding with kids classes are updated with new projects each session so that your student can continue to advance their coding skills. We teach kids real programming skills in a fun and engaging way.

Grades K-2, Tuesdays 3:05-4:05pm

Grades 3-5, Thursdays 3:05-4:05pm


Film Kids Movie-Making (Grades 4-5)

Film Kids Movie-Making for Grades 4, 5. We pitch, plan, film and act in original movies that show in a film festival at the end of each semester. Snacks and equipment are provided and everyone gets a DVD of their work.

Wednesdays, 3-4:45pm

To sign up, e-mail your information to austinfilmkids@hotmail.com
or call 512-567-0778


iPianoLab – Keyboard Club

iPianoLab Keyboard Club is the fresh, fun way to lear piano or keyboard right at school. While most traditional methods concentrate on months of drills and “baby” tunes before a student gets to play real music, iPianoLab teaches kids basics on songs they really love like Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons right from the first lesson. We break music down into simple, great sounding arrangements kids like to play.

Fridays, 3:05-4:05pm


Mariposas Spanish (Grades Pre-K-2)

Mariposas’ unique curriculum is one of kind. It has been crafted and finely tuned after many years of research, trial and success. Our program has had such great results that many teachers and language schools now use our methods when teaching Spanish.


Grades Pre-K-K, 2:10-2:50 (parents welcome to join for $20/month)

Grades 1-2, 3-4pm


Play-well TEKnologies – LEGO Engineering

What can you do with over 20,000 pieces of LEGO®? In our Engineering with LEGO® enrichment program,take on real-life engineering challenges. In our classes, explore concepts in physics, architecture, mechanical and structural engineering. Find inventive solutions in a fun-filled context that supports the growth of young minds through hands-on, minds-on learning.

Thursdays, 3:05-4:05pm

Contact: J. Alan Love



Sticky Fingers Cooking

Let your child release their inner chef! Students will prepare and eat healthy, globally-inspired recipes all while learning to cook in a fun, engaging and real-world way that will turn even the pickiest eaters into avid food explorers!

Mondays, 3:05-4:05pm


Young Rembrandts – Drawing

Young Rembrandts is back with all new drawing classes. Whether your kids are new to art or seasoned pros – they will love this class, full of bountiful fall imagery.

Mondays, 3-4pm


Catherine Greenlaw
(512) 795-4753

Wicked Workshop

Explore architecture! Design & build space
for humans, mythical creatures and favorite
pets from the architect’s point of view
through storytelling, drawing and model making.

Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 starting 1/23

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