Tinderbox Digital Schoolhouse


Tinderbox is becoming the first Digital Schoolhouse in Scotland! 

Ukie’s Digital Schoolhouse is a not-for-profit programme which enables primary schools to experience free creative computing workshops from their local Schoolhouse. Combined with ingenious computing, the programme also engages thousands of students with its pioneering and immersive careers education. Schoolhouses are not charged for their participation in the programme, nor for the support that they receive.



Tinderbox is the first Digital Schoolhouse in Scotland!

We run a range of creative workshops for schools & youth groups, bringing electronics and digital technology together with music and the arts.

From building robots to designing computer games and making synthesisers, the workshops teach about topics such as basic circuits, electronics, computer coding and software.

What workshops do we offer?

Synth making and Intro to Electronics: Build a basic synthesiser and make incredible sounds using simple circuits and a speaker!

Games Club workshops: Design computer games with other young people and learn about coding through creative game-design programmes such as Bitsy and Construct 3.

Makerbox: Series of electronic crafty kits for children & young people!


We also offer the following UKIE workshops:

Part-Baked Games

Part-Baked Games Chef’s Edition

Loopy Games: An Iterative Games Design Workshop

Cyber Safe

If you are interested in one of these workshops for your school or youth group, please contact us at lab@tinderboxcollective.org



Lead teachers

Who leads the courses info here

Tinderbox Digital Schoolhouse Program 2021/22


Session Info/Teste Open Event

Wed 23rd June | 6-7pm

Before the term begins we’ll run an introductory session for everyone to meet each other.  These sessions will help us get an idea of what you’re looking for from the club! (To change)

Session Info

Wed 30 June – 11 Aug | 6-7pm

The Games Club will run every Wednesday between 6-7pm.(To change)

Session Info

Sat 14 Aug | 6pm

At the end of the term we’ll run an online showcase. We’ll celebrate all of the games made at the club.
This event is for friends and family only.(To change)


Please note, spaces for the Games Club are filled so registrations are currently closed. Please join our waiting list below to register interest if a space opens up, or for future terms, and we’ll be in touch if a space becomes available. 


More informaiton here

Check out the information below to register for a place, or get in touch with us at lab@tinderboxcollective.org with any questions! 


Do you like video games? 

Do you make games, or would you like to know how games are made?

Join our summer

🕹️ Tinderbox Online Games Club! 🕹️


Waiting List

🎲 We are launching a brand new free online club over the summer, based on all things gaming for young people aged 10 to 18!

🎮 We will be getting together every Wednesday evening (6 – 7pm) from 23rd June, to hang out, play games, and even make our own, supported by a team of creative tutors & game designers.

🕹️ Everyone is welcome to get involved, and no game design or programming experience beforehand is necessary. So you can join us whether you are brand new to gaming or if you play & make your own games already!

👾 All you need is access to a laptop, tablet, phone or desktop computer to join video calls via Zoom and/or Gather – please get in touch if you do not have this but are interested in joining (lab@tinderboxcollective.org)

💻 Check out the information below to register for a place, or get in touch with us at lab@tinderboxcollective.org with any questions! 

Please join our waiting list to register interest for future terms, and we’ll be in touch:


Summer Term Dates

Our first summer Games Club term is now finished, but we will be announcing dates and opening registration for the next term soon – sign up to our waiting list and keep your eyes peeled for more information, or contact us at lab@tinderboxcollective.org


Register by: Wed 16 June | 5pm

Once you have signed up, we’ll be in touch with more information about joining the sessions.

Go here to get started with making your own games with these tools & tutorials!