K’NEX Training and Events

K'NEX Courses

 

K’NEX construction kits are proven to support learning across all key stages and the adult curriculum as well as being great fun.

Karen Routledge is a nationally recognised and highly respected trainer who can deliver training for you and your organisation using K’NEX or Kid K’NEX for training, family learning events and sessions in schools, Out of Hours Learning (Study Support) and other education, youth and adult settings.

 

Activities

Target Audience Type of Session Length of Sessions

Dads Groups

 

Family Learning

 

Gifted and Talented

 

Key Stage 1 and 2

 

Special Needs Pupils

Kid K'NEX Building Simple Robots

Kid K'NEX Cars

Kid K'NEX Circuses

Kid K'NEX Fimble Comes to Stay

Kid K'NEX Mini beasts

Kid K'NEX Olympic Games

Kid K'NEX Playgrounds

Kid K'NEX Star Wars

Kid K'NEX Wacky Races

K'NEX Bridge Building

K'NEX Boats and Planes

K'NEX Cars and Construction

K'NEX Circuses

K'NEX Fimble Comes to Stay

K'NEX Medieval Technology

K'NEX Mini beasts

K'NEX Olympic Games

K'NEX Playgrounds

K'NEX Space or Star Wars

K'NEX Wacky Races

Courses can be run for:

90 minutes

Two Hours

Three Hours

Half days

Full days

A set of weekly sessions

A Holiday or Summer School.

Key Stage 3 and 4

K'botics

K'NEX Bridge Building

K'NEX Engineering

K'NEX Medieval Technology

K'NEX Mini beasts

K'NEX Olympic Games

K'NEX Robot Workshops

K'NEX Space

K'NEX Wacky Races

Young People Interactive Sessions

K'NEX Technology OCN Level 1

K'NEX Numeracy OCN Level 1

K'NEX Science OCN Level 1

Courses can be run for:

90 minutes

Two Hours

Three Hours

Half days

Full days

A set of weekly sessions

A Holiday or Summer School.

Tutor Training

Getting Started with K'NEX and Kid K'NEX

Using Kid K'NEX with 3 - 7 year olds

K'NEX in children's clubs and childcare schemes

Building Bridges with K'NEX

Building Machines with K'NEX

Developing Numeracy skills with K'NEX

Developing IT Skills with K'NEX

K'NEX Enineering Day

Setting Challenges with K'NEX

K'NEX Family Learning Day

Workshops (60 - 90 minutes)

Courses can be run for:

90 minutes

Two Hours

Three Hours

Half days

Full days

 

Buying and Using K’NEX
The K’NEX User Group is a not for profit organisation promoting the educational use of K’NEX and Kid K’NEX. Their website www.knexusergroup.org.uk  contains free K’NEX resources and downloadable challenges. Their online shop sells low cost K’NEX kits and parts. Looking to buy K'NEX or kid K'NEX please visit http://karenroutledge.co.uk/Shops.htm or download an order form from here.

       

What Others Say About K’NEX Courses:

“Extremely informative – one of the best courses I’ve been on.”

“Brilliant! Recommend it for all CSAS. Every school should have this course for all staff, all subjects.”

“The presentations give so many ideas on the use of K’NEX, its applications and the practical elements add fun to the experience.”

“It gave so many ideas of how to use the equipment and how sessions can be structured so that students get the most from using it. “

“Working as a team, solving challenges, practical hands on experience of using K’NEX gave a sense of achievement.”

“It showed how you could use K’NEX within different settings within the curriculum.”

“Understanding how K’NEX can be used for Numeracy/Science/Technology was the most useful part of the day. It opened my mind regarding the actual use of K’NEX.”

“The practical activities - getting some hands on experience of the kit was excellent.”