Tinker Fest is open to school students & teachers. Parents may accompany their child.

Tinker Fest 2018

A festival of Creativity & Innovation

for school students

November 24-25, 2018

At The Newtown School, Kolkata

Tinker Fest Event Format

About Tinker Fest

Tinker Fest is a Festival of Creativity and Hands-on Learning in school students. It is a platform that brings together three well-connected aspects of a fest: competition, workshop and exhibition. This event is for: School students, Parents, Teachers and Educational solution providers.

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For Schools

A great way for schools to showcase their students' talent and creativity. Enter your students' work by filling up an online form and the shortlisted schools will be judged by MakersLoft team at their respective schools. The top 10 schools will get a chance to exhibit their work at Tinker Fest.

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For Students

There are 6 competitions for students between classes 3-12: Game Making, Graphic Designing, Robo Wars, 3D Doodling, App Making & Off-road robotics. These are all LIVE competitions. No project submission required. Students will solve the challenge given on the spot. Register to participate. 

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Rajat Ojha

CEO, Gamitronics and internationally known, 'rock-star' game designer, he teaches game design in IITs, in universities in USA. His games are played by millions of users. 

Dr Megha Bhatt

Founder of SciKnowTech, trains students and teachers in hands-on science. She is an ex-ISRO scientist, judge for National Science Fairs, Department of Science & Technology.

Aniruddha Deswandikar

Technology Architect at Microsoft, leading teams on Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics. He run programs giving students an immersive experience with technology.


Game Designing

Learn how to design a game with internationally acclaimed "rockstar" game make Rajat Ojha. This session is for 8-18 years old students. Just bring pencil and paper. No prior knowledge required.

Hands-on Science Experiments

Ever wondered the phenomenon of Natural Disasters like Volcano, Earth-quake? How they occur? Why they occur? Dr. Megha Bhatt will conduct experiments on Natural Disasters. For 7-13 year old students.

Hour of Coding

Computers are everywhere - phones, cars, elevators, ATM machines. To make computers work we need a programming language that instructs them. In this workshop, we will learn how to instruct the computer to do things.

3D Printing

In this workshop, students will be introduced to the world of 3D Printing. It will help them develop 21st century skills like critical thinking, visualization, spatial, analytical and problem solving. It will also develop their creativity and confidence.


In this workshop, students will learn how robots work and key principles of Robotics. The participants will experience hands-on-learning to  build and program interactive robots using sensors, motors, wheels, axles and much more.

Mobile App Making

In this workshop, students will learn how to build their own mobile phone application for Android phones, be it an alarm app or their own game. They will learn programming using MIT App Inventor free software.

Students must bring their Android phone


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The Newtown School

The Newtown School, Road No. 279, New Town, DD Block(Newtown), Action Area I, Newtown, Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Tinker Fest Timing

Saturday & Sunday - 10-5pm

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