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Learning Through Play

In partnership with LEGO Australia 

Free Digital Workshop

We pair LEGO’s Play Pillars with the House’s Utzon Design Principles to explore how play is integral to creating every environment.

See session times below to book for your class.

Book a session in Term 1

Term 1, 2023

Click here to book this on-demand event from Tuesday, 14 March - Tuesday, 28 March.

This digital program is available on demand from Tuesday, 14 March. Watch at any time, from the comfort of your classroom.

Suitable for Years 3 - 6 

This program is recommended for Stages 2 - 3.

This event is free for Australian schools

All digital programs are free to Australian schools and a viewing link will be emailed to you in advance. Terms and conditions apply. Fees apply for all international bookings.

This program runs for approximately 45 mins

Schools should be dialed-in 15 minutes prior to the commencement of the session to test camera and microphone. Program duration is a guide only and may be subject to change.

Viewing link

The viewing link to connect to this interactive session will be emailed to you in advance.

Please note, you’ll require a working microphone and camera to engage in this live workshop.

Curriculum links

Science, Architecture, Engineering, Maths, English, Drama, Visual Arts

"Play is for everyone, everywhere; and creative play puts children in charge of exploring ideas, relationships, spaces and problems."
 
The LEGO Foundation

Join us for Play Hour

Join this free digital workshop that explores how to play, why play is important, and what skills play unlocks.

Our free digital workshop, available to use in your classroom anytime on-demand, connects the LEGO Group’s Play Pillars with the House’s Utzon Design Principles. The workshop provides an interesting point of comparison that creatively engages with new ideas about play for students; creating anchor points for learning, inspiration, and imaginative play that encourage students to see their own environments in a unique playful way.

The Learning Through Play Digital Workshop has been created and presented In partnership with LEGO®

Presented by Sydney Opera House

Share your stories with us 

SOH is located on lands where people have come together to share stories for thousands of years. We would love you to share the stories you create in this workshop with us! 

Once completed send them through to creativelearning@sydneyoperahouse.com for your chance to show the world your storytelling skills!

About our Digital Creative Learning program...

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Frequently Asked Questions - Non-interactive Programs

What equipment do I need?

All you need is an internet connection! Schools can connect through Youtube in an internet browser however works best for your students (as a classroom or on individual computers.)

The viewing link will be emailed to you in advance of the event. 

If you require technical assistance with your video conferencing facilities, contact your schools’ tech support or alternatively contact our Creative Learning team on 02 9250 7770.

 

How do I book?

Click on the link for your preferred session time. If it is the first time you have used DART Connections you will be required to set up a username and password. 

Please note that DART connections is the booking platform for all of our sessions and you will need to book here even if you are not a NSW or DET school.

Once your booking has been confirmed, our team will be in touch with relevant dial in details and to address any technical questions you may have.

 

What if I can't book in for the session I want?

Our on-demand program, including performances, workshops and talks, are available for a minimum of 10 days after the premiere. This gives you greater flexibility to watch at a time and date that’s convenient to your class.

What if I need to change or cancel my booking?

You don’t need to do anything! If you can no longer attend our on-demand program of events, book in for another on-demand event at a time that suits you better.

If you would really like to attend outside of the event dates, please contact the Creative Learning team on creativelearning@sydneyoperahouse.com and we will try our best to accommodate you

How can I prepare my class for their session?

Once your booking is confirmed, our Creative Learning team will send you an email with all the details to prepare for your session. 

To ensure your students get the most out of the experience, a Teachers’ Resource Pack is available for most programs. We recommend using these resources in advance of your digital excursion.

For the Digital Talks Program, your students can record their questions for the speaker and send them to us in advance of the talk. The details of how to do this will be emailed to you by our Creative Learning Team. 

How many students can I have participate in the one group?

As the program is non-interactive, you can book for as many students as you like - a whole school booking of 500 or a single home learner - all are welcome and can be accommodated!

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