Week of Dec 11th – 17th

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Winter Break Sessions!

We still have a handful of spaces available for our full-day programs happening over the winter break from 12/27 – 29! will give your child some fun activities to do over the holidays! Here are the deets:

  • Dates: Wed. 12/27, Thurs. 12/28, & Fri. 12/29
  • Time: 9 am – 3 pm (no extended or half day)
  • Projects include the Light Piano & AndroidBull Dozer & Wire Game, and Fortune Teller & Disco Wand.
  • Sign up for multiple full-day sessions over the break and into 2018 and get up to 16% off!

These spots will go quickly, so sign up for these sessions soon! Sessions available in South SlopeAtlantic Ave, and UES! Sign up here!

Family Club in Session:

Mondays on Upper East Side
Tuesdays in Tribeca and South Slope 
Thursdays in Atlantic

Trial Classes available for Tiny Builders:

Tuesdays in Tribeca
Wednesdays in South Slope 
Thursdays in Upper East Side
Fridays in Atlantic 

Dec 16th & 17th One-Time Weekend Classes

last weekend classes before the new year!

Tribeca:
Sat. 12/16: 1:00-2:30 PM Flinger (ages 5-10) & Door Sign (ages 6-10)

South Slope
Sun. 12/17: 1:00-2:30 PM Spinning Wand (ages 5-10) & Dancing Robot (ages 7-10)
Sun. 12/17: 3:30-5:00 PM LED Wristband (ages 5-9) & Fortune Teller (ages 6-10)

Atlantic Ave
Sun. 12/17: 1:00-2:30 PM Vibrating Box (ages 5-8) & Plow (ages 7-10)

Upper East Side
Sun. 12/17: 10:00-11:30 AM UFO (ages 5-9) & Lighthouse (ages 6-10)

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Lots of classes this weekend!

image_uploaded_from_ios_1024Build ornaments with us in Atlantic this Saturday!

We’re hosting drop-in building from 5:30 to 7pm this Saturday at Atlantic Ave – come build a custom light-up ornament for only $12! And then check out the rest of our amazing neighbors during the “Walk The Windows” Event. No registration necessary!

 

Upcoming One-Time Weekend classes:

South Slope:
Sat. 12/9:
10-11:30 AM Crown (ages 5-7) & Pom Pom Launcher (6-10)
Sun. 12/10 1-2:30 PM Inchworm (ages 5-10) & Glow Glove (5-10

Atlantic Ave:
Sat. 12/9:
10-11:30 AM Flinger (ages 5-10) & Door Sign (ages 6-10)
Sat. 12/9: 5:30-7 PM Custom Ornament Building – No registration needed, and just $12!
Sun. 12/10: 1-2:30 PM Inchworm (ages 5-10), Mailbox (4-7), Monster Car (5-10)

Tribeca:
Sat. 12/9: 1-2:30 PM Inchworm (ages 5-10) & Glow Glove (ages 5-10)
Sun. 12/10: 3:30-5:00 PM Vibrating Box (ages 5-8) & Plow (ages 7-10)

Upper East Side:
No classes this weekend!

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Winter Window Displays!

 

Upper East Side

Upper East Side

Atlantic Ave

Atlantic Ave

South Slope

South Slope

If you pass by one of our classrooms in Brooklyn or the Upper East Side, you may notice something new in our windows–our very first seasonal window displays, just in time for the holiday season! This season’s theme is Robot Wonderland.  We wanted to combine our love for all things mechanical with the fun of snowy winter weather.  Look closely at those tumbling snowflakes, and you may also notice that they are also shaped like gears! And you may notice that the snow caps on the mountains, the little snowflakes in the backdrop, and the green ball ornaments are all made from recycled gears!

Read more below on how we built our displays:

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Upcoming Events through December 3rd

Upcoming Weekend Classes: 12/2 & 12/3

 South Slope:
Saturday, 12/2 1:00-2:30 PM Flinger (ages 5-10) & Door Sign (ages 6-10)

Upper East Side:
Saturday, 12/2 3:30-5:00 PM Vibrating Box (ages 5-8) & Plow (ages 7-10)

Atlantic Ave:
Saturday, 12/2 1:00-2:30 PM Spinning Wand (ages 5-10) & Dancing Robot (ages 7-10)

 

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Classes this Weekend!

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Here are all of the super-fun classes coming up this weekend across our four locations. As always, the first two spots of our one-time weekend classes get great earliest- and early-bird discounts! Classes also make a great activity for a child and their best friend!

Tribeca

  • Sat. 11/18: 10-11:30 AM Spinning Wand (ages 5-10) & Dancing Robot (ages 7-10)

Atlantic Ave/Boerum Hill

  • Sun. 11/19: 1-2:30 Glove (ages 5-10) & Pumpkin Car (6-9)
  • Sun. 11/19: 3:30-5 Crown (ages 5-7) & Pom Pom Launcher (6-10)

South Slope

  • Sun. 11/19: 1-2:30 PM Pumpkin Car (ages 6-9) & Laser Bot (ages 5-10)
  • Sun. 11/19: 3:30-5 PM UFO (ages 5-9) & Lighthouse (ages 6-10)

Upper East Side

  • Sun. 11/19: 1-2:30 PM Pumpkin Car (ages 6-9), Airplane Launcher (ages 7-10) & LED Sabre (ages 5-6)
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Nov. 16th Half and Partial Day Sessions!

There are four great Half and Partial-Day Sessions UF_ROBOTFOUNDRY_016_smallcoming up on Thursday November 16th!

South SlopeAtlantic AveTribeca
12 – 3pm $100 // 3 – 5:30pm $65 // 12 – 6pm $150 Haunted Pumpkin and Car-on-a-Leash plus other fun activities! Ages 5-10.

Upper East Side  3 – 5:30pm $65 // Car-on-a-Leash plus other fun activities! Ages 5-10.

Extended Day Homework Help (5:30 – 6:30 pm) available in each location for $5!

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Upcoming Events! Week of 11/6

Tuesday November 7th – Election Day 

Full Day Sessions in all locations. 9am – 3pm Airplane Launcher & LED Sabre

South Slope | Atlantic Ave | Tribeca | Upper East Side

Tiny Builders! Trial Classes Available // $25 first time trial 

Tuesdays in Tribeca through 11/21

Wednesdays in South Slope through 11/15

Thursdays in Upper East Side through 11/16

Fridays in Atlantic Ave through 11/17

**New sessions begin week of 12/5**

Upcoming Weekend Classes: 11/11 & 11/12

 South Slope:

Saturday, 11/11 10-11:30 AM Vibrating Box (ages 5-8) & Plow (ages 7-10)

Upper East Side:

Saturday, 11/11 1:00-2:30 PM Biplane (ages 6-9) & Claw (ages 7-10)

Sunday, 11/12 1:00-2:30 PM Flinger (ages 5-10) & Door Sign (ages 6-10)

Atlantic Ave:

Saturday, 11/11 10-11:30 AM UFO (ages 5-9) & Lighthouse (ages 6-10)

Saturday, 11/11 1:00-2:30 PM Tricycle (ages 5-8) & Hopping Bunny (ages 6-10)

Thursday November 16th – Partial Day Sessions 

12- 3pm $100* // 3- 5:30pm $65 // 12- 6pm $150* 

Pumpkin Car and Car on a Leash plus other fun activities- for ages 5-10. Programming options and Extended Day Homework Help available.

*12-3pm session not available in UES location.

South Slope | Atlantic Ave | Tribeca | Upper East Side

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Election Day Workshops & Weekend Classes!

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Just a smattering of spots left for our upcoming full-day sessions this Election Day, Nov. 7th! Grab yours quick — sessions run from 9 am to 3 pm on the school holiday!

South Slope | Atlantic Ave | Tribeca | Upper East Side

Three awesome One-Time classes this Sunday, 11/5:

Tribeca
1:00-2:30 PM Crown (ages 5-7) & Pom Pom Launcher (ages 6-10)

South Slope
10:00-11:30 AM Robotic Claw (ages 7-10) & Tricycle (ages 5-8) 
1:00-2:30 PM Bulldozer (ages 6-10) & Disco Wand (ages 5-8)

Early bird discounts always available to the first two signups for every weekend class!!

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Fall School Events and Upcoming Classes!

Happy Almost-Halloween! Here’s what’s happening in the near future at the Foundry:

Check out our awesome student Petra with her electric cheerleader costume, with spinning pom poms that she made as part of our costume class! So amazing!

Check out our awesome student Petra with her electric cheerleader costume, with spinning pom poms that she made as part of our costume class! So amazing!

We’re excited to be participating in two school events this weekend! We’ll be showing off some fun flying floating bots at PS 124’s Fall Fest on Saturday, and we’ll also be down in lower manhattan with the Léman Halloween Bash. The Bash is open to the public and there’ll be a lot of amazing activities there for kids of all ages!

We’ve also got some great One-Time Classes coming up this weekend, and the weekend of 11/4 and 11/5!

Atlantic – 10/28: 1:00 – 2:30 PM Laser Bot (ages 5-10) & Tricycle (ages 5-8)

UES – 11/4: 10:00-11:30 AM Spinning Wand (ages 5-10) & Dancing Robot (ages 7-10)
UES – 11/4: 1:00-2:30 PM Screwdriver (ages 8-10) & Speed Racer (ages 5-9) 
Tribeca – 11/4: 1:00-2:30 PM Mini Golf (ages 6-10) & Crocodile (5-9)

Tribeca – 11/5: 1:00-2:30 PM Crown (ages 5-7) & Pom Pom Launcher (ages 6-10)
South Slope – 11/5: 10:00-11:30 AM Robotic Claw (ages 7-10) & Tricycle (ages 5-8)
South Slope – 11/5: 1:00-2:30 PM Bulldozer (ages 6-10) & Disco Wand (ages 5-8)

Finally, mark your calendars for our upcoming Election Full-Day Session! Check out all of our full-day sessions through the end of the year here!

 

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Three awesome UES classes this Saturday!

There are some amazing classes happening this Saturday (10/21) in the Upper East Side! All three projects are being taught in small groups of five from 1 to 2:30 pm! Weekend classes also offer amazing discounts for early bird signups! If you’re the first person to sign up for a session, get $35 off automatically, and if you’re the second to sign up, get $20 off! 

Check out our full UES one-time class schedule here or read more about this Saturday’s fun projects below!This miniature Lighthouse uses a magnet switch and motor for flashing lights!

Lighthouse (Ages 6-10)
This amazing tower uses magnet sensitive switches and a motor to make a periodic flash! Use it to bring boats safely to shore.

Robot Vacuum (Ages 6-10)
This project makes a real working vacuum with a sucking nozzle, great for collecting small legos or beads around your room!

 

Ride in style with this robot Tricycle!


Auto Tricycle (Ages 5-8)

This little automated vehicle zips around like you wouldn’t believe! Say goodbye to boring old four-wheeled cars and say hello to your new rad trike!

Plenty more to come before the year is out! Check out more upcoming classes in Tribeca, South Slope, Boerum Hill, and UES!

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