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MakerKids’ Minecraft Program2021-07-16T14:01:21+00:00

Minecraft for Kids

Turn your kid’s love for Minecraft into a fun coding experience.

Our Minecraft classes for kids are best suited for grades 3-5 & 6-8

Join over 10,352+ students

About the Minecraft for Kids Program

In our Minecraft program, we leverage kids’ interest in Minecraft as a way to introduce them to other STEM topics like robotics and coding. This is also a great way to teach communication skills.

All of the children who participate can give and receive feedback about projects as they work to improve their projects and help their peers.

Key activities in our Minecraft program for kids:

Teamwork

Patience

Communication

Coding

3D Design

Minecraft

Grades 1-2, 3-5 & 6-8

We leverage kids’ interest in Minecraft as a gateway to introduce them to other STEM topics such as Robotics and Coding. Minecraft is also a great medium for teaching positive netizen skills and communication skills.

Skills Learned:

Social Skills
Patience
Communication
Coding
Teamwork
Problem Solving
3D Design

Why choose MakerKids to teach your child Minecraft?

We have an award-winning curriculum that is second to none. Your child will experience a curriculum built by engineers, entrepreneurs, and graduates of the Singularity University program at NASA. We have been named “Best Kids Workshops” and have a curriculum that will redefine your child’s relationship with technology.

You can count on MakerKids to provide the best instructors because we use a 7-step vetting process. This includes background checks, multiple reference checks, and extensive technology training.

21st Century Skills

Our classes teach kids about teamwork and help to build the confidence they will need to become our future technology leaders.

Technical Skills

Your kids will learn from NASA-educated entrepreneurs, teachers, and engineers. They will teach them valuable skills they will build on their entire lives.

Social Skills

Kids learn to make friends and interact with their peers. They also learn how to give and receive feedback.

MakerKids Success Stories

12 year old Serena joined the MakerKids after-school coding classes for kids and four weeks later, used wearable technology to program a hat that lights up, and published a tutorial about it in OWL Kids magazine!

Serena (12) , Published in a Magazine

After taking a MakerKids Robotics class, 10 year old Alex started his own business repairing neighbours’ audio equipment. He also makes and sells audio speakers to his neighbors. This surely didn’t go unnoticed, and Alex’s success was covered on national television. Imagine what Alex’s career possibilities could be.

Alex (10), Started a Business

12 year old Leif, who says “coming to MakerKids is like Christmas every day!” built an underwater robot and was featured on Breakfast TV and published in OWL Kids magazine

Leif (12) , Built an underwater robot

After taking a MakerKids Robotics program for kids, Artash built an autonomous rover that can transmit data wirelessly to the NASA Space Apps competition – and won the NASA nominations People’s Choice Awards. Imagine the impact Artash can have on the world and his future career prospects.

Artash, Built an autonomous rover and won a NASA prize

After taking the robotics program at MakerKids, Sienna built a “Bob the Blob” robot and presented her project ast the TIFF Digiplayspace exhibition which was featured on national TV. Imagine what she can do when she grows up!

Sienna , Presented at the TIFF Digiplayspace exhibition

After starting classes with MakerKids, Goran started teaching kids at his school about electronics! Goran loves airplanes so he designed an entire airport on Minecraft and is now in the process of building a robotic airplane.

Goran, Taught his classmates electronics

After starting classes with MakerKids, 11 year old Max started teaching kids at his school about coding. Max taught a Scratch coding class to a class of over 60 kids. When he grows up, Max wants to be an engineer, a doctor or an orthodontist. Time will tell what great accomplishments Max will have when he grows up.

Max (11), Taught Coding to a class of 60

Minecraft Classes Pricing

All classes are VIRTUAL (learn from home) and taught by live instructors.
Select the location nearest to you to ensure you are enrolled with a MakerKids community near you.

Grades 1-2, 3-5 & 6-8

Month-to-month

$199/month & /student (+HST)
  • Flexibility of month-to-month payments
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

3-month plan

$194/month & /student (+HST)
  • 3-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

6-month plan

$189/month & /student (+HST)
  • 6-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

9-month plan

$184/month & /student (+HST)
  • Our best deal! 9-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

Private

$75/session & /student (+HST)
  • Ideal for students who thrive in 1:1 settings, with classes tailored to their needs
  • 1:1 class with a dedicated, recurring instructor
  • 60-minute session

5-Day Camp

$249(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 5 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

4-Day Camp

$199(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 4 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

PA Days

$49(+HST)
  • 2 hours of fun
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

Virtual Party (2 hours)

$250for up to 5 kids (+HST)
  • Kids create their own invention from start to finish!
  • Learning new skills while having fun
  • Hands-on experience
  • Grades 1-8

Custom Program, Camp or Party

$XXfor custom length
  • Choose between our topics, or inquire about other topics
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Pick time(s) that work for you and your group
  • Quality learning time

Grades 3-5 & 6-8

$179/month & /student (+HST)
  • Flexibility of month-to-month payments
  • 2-hr team session per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

Private

$XX/session & /student (+HST)
  • Ideal for students who thrive in 1:1 settings, with classes tailored to their needs
  • 1:1 class with a dedicated, recurring instructor
  • 60-minute session

5-Day Camp

$249(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 5 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

4-Day Camp

$199(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 4 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

PA Days

$49(+HST)
  • 2 hours of fun
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

Virtual Party (2 hours)

$250for up to 5 kids (+HST)
  • Kids create their own invention from start to finish!
  • Learning new skills while having fun
  • Hands-on experience
  • Grades 1-8

Custom Program, Camp or Party

$XXfor custom length
  • Choose between our topics, or inquire about other topics
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Pick time(s) that work for you and your group
  • Quality learning time

5-Day Camp

$249(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 5 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

4-Day Camp

$199(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 4 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

PA Days

$49(+HST)
  • 2 hours of fun
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

Grades 1-2

$129/month & /student (+HST)
  • Flexibility of month-to-month payments
  • 1-hr team session per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

Grades 3-5 & 6-8

$179/month & /student (+HST)
  • Flexibility of month-to-month payments
  • 2-hr team session per week
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

Private

$XX/session & /student (+HST)
  • Ideal for students who thrive in 1:1 settings, with classes tailored to their needs
  • 1:1 class with a dedicated, recurring instructor
  • 60-minute session

Virtual Party (2 hours)

$250for up to 10 kids (+HST)
  • Kids create their own invention from start to finish!
  • Learning new skills while having fun
  • Hands-on experience
  • Grades 1-8

Custom Program, Camp or Party

$XXfor custom length
  • Choose between our topics, or inquire about other topics
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Pick time(s) that work for you and your group
  • Quality learning time

Grades 1-2, 3-5 & 6-8

Month-to-month

$199/month & /student (+HST)
  • Flexibility of month-to-month payments
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

3-month plan

$194/month & /student (+HST)
  • 3-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

6-month plan

$189/month & /student (+HST)
  • 6-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

9-month plan

$184/month & /student (+HST)
  • Our best deal! 9-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

Private

$75/session & /student (+HST)
  • Ideal for students who thrive in 1:1 settings, with classes tailored to their needs
  • 1:1 class with a dedicated, recurring instructor
  • 60-minute session

5-Day Camp

$249(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 5 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

4-Day Camp

$199(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 4 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

PA Days

$49(+HST)
  • 2 hours of fun
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

Virtual Party (2 hours)

$250for up to 5 kids (+HST)
  • Kids create their own invention from start to finish!
  • Learning new skills while having fun
  • Hands-on experience
  • Grades 1-8

Custom Program, Camp or Party

$XXfor custom length
  • Choose between our topics, or inquire about other topics
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Pick time(s) that work for you and your group
  • Quality learning time

Grades 1-2, 3-5 & 6-8

Month-to-month

$199/month & /student (+HST)
  • Flexibility of month-to-month payments
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

3-month plan

$194/month & /student (+HST)
  • 3-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

6-month plan

$189/month & /student (+HST)
  • 6-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

9-month plan

$184/month & /student (+HST)
  • Our best deal! 9-month minimum commitment
  • 4 2-hr team sessions per month
  • 5:1 student to instructor ratio

Private

$75/session & /student (+HST)
  • Ideal for students who thrive in 1:1 settings, with classes tailored to their needs
  • 1:1 class with a dedicated, recurring instructor
  • 60-minute session

5-Day Camp

$249(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 5 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

4-Day Camp

$199(+HST)
  • 2 hours x 4 days
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

PA Days

$49(+HST)
  • 2 hours of fun
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Breaks and games

Virtual Party (2 hours)

$250for up to 5 kids (+HST)
  • Kids create their own invention from start to finish!
  • Learning new skills while having fun
  • Hands-on experience
  • Grades 1-8

Custom Program, Camp or Party

$XXfor custom length
  • Choose between our topics, or inquire about other topics
  • Secure, virtual classrooms
  • Pick time(s) that work for you and your group
  • Quality learning time

Private Classes & Virtual Camps

At MakerKids we offer a variety of coding classes and programs for kids, including:

  • Private one-on-one classes
  • 4 and 5 day virtual camps
  • PA days
  • Virtual Birthday Parties
  • and more

If you’d like to learn more about these additional programs, reach out to our team.

Minecraft Program for Kids FAQ

Some people say kids can learn to code as young as age 5. Others say age 7 is more appropriate. It really depends on the child. If your child has the attention span at a younger age, you can give it a try. If it just doesn’t work out, you can always wait a year or two.
Ages 6-13. Programs are divided into Grades 1-2, 3-5, and 6-8.
As a rule of thumb, our certified MakerKids instructors recommend booking your first free trial class to let your child experience the class and discover some of the basics before enrolling full time. When you request to book a free trial for your child, we set up a quick time at your convenience for our team to chat with you and answer all of your questions and concerns.
Yes! We offer weekly private classes where your child can learn one on one with our qualified instructor.
Minecraft for kids is a hands-on way for kids to not only learn STEM concepts but also make their own robots. Minecraft teaches kids to also program and design robots.
Minecraft for kids is good because it not only teaches them about technology at a young age but also teaches them how to work with others. They learn how to work as a team as well as the self-confidence needed to make their projects come to life.
Our virtual classroom holds a maximum of 5 students.
We offer virtual daily classes as well as weekly classes.
For our coding classes for kids price list see the table Minecraft Classes Pricing
Yes. To ensure all kids feel confident and learn at a pace based on their experience level, we offer three levels: mini makers, beginner, and experienced.
  • Mini Makers – Designed for grades 1-2, these classes teach the basics of coding, Minecraft, or Minecraft while also promoting technical, creative, and social skills.
  • Beginner– Designed for grades 3 and up, these classes are for kids with low or no previous experience in Minecraft for kids. The activities done in beginner sessions are group-based and will change from class to class.
  • Experienced– Designed for grades 3 and up, these classes are for kids with prior experience in Minecraft. Kids in experienced classes will be working on a mix of group and independent projects that may take multiple classes to complete.
For your child to have everything they need to be successful in our Minecraft classes for kids, we recommend having the following items ready for each class:
  • A laptop or desktop (with 4GB+ RAM)
  • Internet connection
  • Working microphone and speakers
  • Keyboard and a mouse
  • Chrome browser
  • Webcam (optional)
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