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Replace 'makerspace' with 'library' or 'school' in this graphic, and you have an organization to which I and my kids would be devoted. The values here will inform decisions regarding use of space and resources in a practical sense.
Recently, I had the unfortunate experience of dealing with criticism. I was told (not to my face) by a visitor to our school that our library makerspace is not a “real makerspace”. This same person stated that our woodshop is a
Do you know the story of the Brooklyn Bridge? This fun book for kids tells the tale featuring PT Barnum, a circus and 21 elephants. It also inspired this week's Engineering Science for Kids challenge - build a bridge to hold 21 elephants! A great STEM
Makerspace Wishlist Part 4 DYI & Crafts: When it comes to Makerspaces, many prefer to think of all expensive, whiz-bang technology and equipment. While that's perfectly fine and great for students, there's a lot of benefits that can come.
A school makerspace serves as a gathering point for creating and exploring. These spaces aid in increasing student engagement and creating an active learning .
Santa STEM Activity Challenge Build a Sleigh with Free Printable Sheets
Santa needs a sleigh in order to make his big night rounds. But what happens if Santa's sleigh is down for repairs with no time to spare? He needs a new one of course, and that's where your kids come in to the picture! Are they up for this Santa STEM activity challenge complete with printable? Will they be able to build Santa a new sleigh in time? Holiday theme STEM is exciting for kids. #stemactivities #christmas #STEM #ece #earlylearning
Christmas Coding STEM Activity Game Free Printable Sheets
Computer coding for kids without the computer! Learn about algorithms with a simple, screen free printable Christmas coding STEM activity and game! We love easy to use holiday STEM activities and this is a perfect addition to our 25 Days of Christmas STEM countdown. Print out three different difficulty levels and have a blast with the kids. Easy science and STEM is what we want to share with you this year.