This monthly program is funded by an IMLS federal LSTA Grant, administered by the Mass Board of Library Commissioners. Many businesses and people help sponsor the program, which allows students in grades 3-7 to experiment with different technology.
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Kids played with the 3Doodler, Little Bits and Makey Makey. Haley used Little Bits to make a bubble blower!
Kids Plays, Makey Makey, April 22, Tech Time, Bubbles Blower
Thursday, March 27, 2014. Today's Tech Time premiered our brand new 3Doodler pen! The participants also got to experiment with our MaKey MaKey and Little Bits, while watching a demonstration from our 3D Printer!
3D Pen, 3D Drawing, 3Doodler Pens, 3Doodler Intro
3Doodler Pen Lets You Draw Objects In The Air, Destroys Kickstarter Goal | OhGizmo!
3Doodler Intro Video - Worlds First 3D drawing pen
This is a 3D Pen! 3Doodler Intro Video
Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Today, the kids experimented with the Makey Makey - playing a penny piano and also using it as a way to play computer games. They also used Little Bits and watched as our 3D Printer created a bubble wand.
Makey Makey, Inventions, Kits, Gift Ideas, Plays Dough, Toys, Games Control, Makeymakey, The Originals
MaKey MaKey from JoyLabz definitely qualifies as STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math). This “invention kit for the 21st century” is simply a circuit board with alligator clips. Essentially, it tricks a computer into thinking that almost anything is a keyboard to turn everyday objects into touchpads. Want to play the piano using bananas instead of keys? Okay. How about creating a workable game controller out of Play-Doh? Entirely possible. makeymakey.com
Amazon.com: MaKey MaKey The Original Invention Kit for Everyone: Toys & Games
This is brilliant. Make a game controller out of ANYTHING. [VIDEO] #MakeyMakey #Technology #Gaming #Kickstarter
This is an awesome little invention. It allows you to make anything a key on a computer e.g. banana for a space bar, play dough for arrow keys etc. MaKey MaKey: An Invention Kit for Everyone by Jay Silver, via Kickstarter.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014. Today, the kids received an introduction to and experimented with Little Bits. They also saw our 3D printer create a star.