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Put on a Mini-Maker Faire in your class with these great ideas!

Put on a Mini-Maker Faire in Your Class

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Low Tech, High Gains: Starting a Maker Program Is Easier Than You Think - The Digital Shift - FANTASTIC article in School Library Journal about the maker movement in school libraries. I wish it listed more ideas for convincing administrators that makerspaces are academically rigorous, too.

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to #Code Infographic #edtech #elearning

5 Reasons to Teach Kids to Code | Visual.ly

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Bookmarks made from stamped paint chips... so pretty.

Community Post: You Wish Your Bar Mitzvah Was This Fabulous

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Edible & borax FREE Kool-aid slime (A new & safe way to make slime for toddlers and older children, A great activity for sibling play!)

Edible Slime Recipe {Kool-aid Slime} ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

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Make a Lego marble maze

Aggieland Mommy: Summer Bucket List Part 2

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DIY Shampoo Bottle Monster Pencil Holder. Love this idea!

Middle Grade Maker Book Club | ALSC Blog

There's a Maker Faire in That iPad! 10 Ways to Create Student Makers With Apps - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - edapps, iPad, maker, mak...

New Milford H.S. Students Explore New Ways Of Learning With Library’s ‘Makerspace’ - CBS New York

Three Free iPad Apps That Teach Kids To Program

Free Technology for Teachers: Code Maven and Game Maven Teach Kids to Program Their Own Games

Makerspace on wheels

Resourcing the Maker Movement - ResourceLink ventures into the Makerspace!

Makerspaces, Participatory Learning, and Libraries | The Unquiet Librarian. A great post about education and makerspaces that uses the Library as Incubator Project definition of makerspace: "Makerspaces are collaborative learning environments where people come together to share materials and learn new skills… makerspaces are not necessarily born out of a specific set of materials or spaces, but rather a mindset of community partnership, collaboration, and creation."

Library Makerspaces from The Centered School Library

Baby steps to starting a Makerspace: Leave it out and let the magic happen

Starting a Makerspace: Baby steps

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colab room -United Nations International School's MakerSpace AKA CoLaboratory

FREE - Library Makerspace littleBits (TM) Task Cards - A set of printable task cards to become acquainted with the litteBits(TM) Classroom Set and how they can be used in a makerspace (also called a hackerspace or DIY maker center).

TLT: Teen Librarian's Toolbox: The Pop-Up/Mobile Makerspace Moment - creating a mobile LEGO makerspace

Fun robot project- craft or MakerSpace

$ Library Makerspace or DIY Center Bundle - This unique product has all the printables you need to create a makerspace in a library, computer lab, or science lab setting. Makerspaces allow students to learn and practice critical thinking skills, procedural writing, and informational literacy skills while creating items with purpose and fun. Though this product is based on littleBits(TM) electronic kits, you can opt to use other kits, or skip the electronics all together.

Little Makers: Imagine, Create, and Build | ALSC Blog

Little Makers | Imagine | Make | Play

Little Makers | Imagine | Make | Play

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