Electronic Gadgets


Elementary Engineering, Electronics, Programming & Design Thinking   Class-based 

During this creative workshop students will learn to create electronic gadgets designed to meet the well-being and safety needs of the elderly.

This course will call on participants to become creative, critical problem-solvers through a design and make approach. In this course, participants will learn about and apply different areas of technology, namely the engineering design process, electronics and programming to create an innovative product that will address the needs, wants and values of the intended user.

P.S To maintain our courses fresh course projects may change from time to time.

Application: Open
Ages: 9-12; 13+ | Duration: circa 30hrs
Mode: Project-based (projects change from time to time)

Commencement: Week starting 4th July until 16th September 2022 (10 Weeks)  *Places are limited

Session Time: Every Thursday between 5PM-8PM OR Saturday 1:30-4:30PM

P.S St. Maria shut-down: No sessions will be held between the 8th-21st August 2022

Enrollments made before 15th March 2022 benefit from Early Enrollment Discounts. Use coupon code: EarlyCourseEnrollmentS22 

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Course Description

Course Overview

Can students design and create an innovative product to help with the needs of the elderly?

This course will call on participants to become creative, critical problem-solvers through a design and make approach. In this course, participants will learn about and apply different areas of technology, namely the engineering design process, electronics and programming to create an innovative product that will address the needs, wants and values of the intended user.

First, they research the well-being needs of the elderly individual and brainstorm innovative ways electronic gadgets can meet those emotional, physical or cognitive needs. To refine the design, the students present mock-ups to the elderly person, family and/or carers to collect feedback. As they build the gadget, students learn to use different tools and technologies.

During the course students will learn how to program directly onto a circuit which will make use of a programmable microcontroller (PICAXE-08) which will determine how the circuit operates.

During the manufacturing process, participants will learn the necessary procedures to work safely and effectively. After producing their final product, participants will engage in an analysis and evaluation of their work and work of others, taking in consideration the social, moral, economic and environmental impact of their product. This course will foster independent learning and critical thinking in participants, which are the skills needed for today’s fast changing modern society.


Areas of Study: Engineering; Entrepreneurship, Elements of Design; Humanities


*ADDITIONAL INFO: All resources for general use are included in the course fee. Other complementary personal resources for customization purposes must be supplied by the individual.

Throughout this Learning Experience each student will:

 Cultivate a problem solving mindset while researching new solutions and design methods.

✓  Learn how to use effective Design thinking to create toy mock ups for testing and analysis.

✓ Learn how to use mathematical concepts and elements of engineering in a fun and creative way.

✓ Use design insight to create User friendly and easy to use toy functionalities.

✓ Engage with different technologies 

✓ Earn an Official Certificate of Course Completion and Skills acquired. This is a trusted and brilliant way to showcase their new skills!

This course is developed and designed by InnovativeKids an innovative educational hub aimed at promoting Creativity and Innovation through a wide spectrum of subject areas. With its founding mission biased towards 21st century skill-acquisition and multidisciplinary learning.

All workshops are designed and delivered by professionals in their respective fields.

For more information about Innovative Kids Malta you may visit: innovativekids.akmalta.com

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InnovativeKids by AK Malta was conceived as an idea to promote INNOVATION and CREATIVITY through inter-disciplinary learning experiences aimed at 21st century knowledge and skills.


In today and tomorrow’s world students require multidomain knowledge and skills. We break the mould of teaching by subject. Through our project-based system students are able to learn mathemathics, literacy and history through the arts. They are able to mix knowledge from different domains to come up with a creative solution or outcome.


Our competence-oriented approach allows students to learn through their own mistakes, reflect and improve. It allows students the space and time for errors and correction. A system which aims to reshape how students portray Failure.


Motivation like in anything else in life is a key aspect in a child’s learning experience. When learning is joyful and desirable, students are hungry to learn on their own, without outside persuasion

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