Paper Strip Shamrock!! - Sugar Bee Crafts
this post may contain affiliate links So you love crafting for the holidays as much as I do?! I’ve made a Paper Strip Shamrock in the past, but I made some more because, you know, it’s video tutorial Thursday and I knew they’d make a great one! Yep, watch for just a few minutes and...Read More »
Build Your STEM Kits at Dollar Tree
STEM engineering projects are engaging, and they encourage students to think critically. One of the challenges for teachers, though, is that they often require materials that probably aren't on the supply list. Fortunately, there is a lot you can do with items found at Dollar Tree or other discount stores. Check out the cornucopia of…
FREE STEM Printables and Activities Pack
Well Nurtured Plants and Pillars has a post on STEM that includes FREE STEM printable cards and activities. There are numerous activities included and instr
Makerspace Starter Kit
The hot new Makerspace Movement is NOT new to Murray Hill Middle School. Eighteen years ago we designed and opened the school with the id...
How a School Library Increased Student Use by 1,000 Percent | Cult of Pedagogy
Some school libraries are reinventing themselves as makerspaces, but this Ohio library took a slightly different approach and has seen incredible results.
Library Makerspace littleBits™ Task Cards
This set of printable task cards will help students learn the basics of using the littleBits™ Classroom Set and how they can be used to build circuits. This is a freebie for teachers and the littleBits™ community, and it has been updated as of November 2014 to fix the QR code link on the first task...
5 Makerspace Books You Need to Read | Knowledge Quest
There’s so many amazing books coming out now related to starting a school makerspace, and many of them are fantastic. But for this post, I want to take a look back and focus on the five books that had the biggest... Read More ›
Paper Circuits For Makerspaces - Makerspaces.com
5 Free Paper Circuit Templates - Paper circuits are great makerspace projects for teaching electricity & circuits. Paper Circuit Tutorial PDF
Snap Circuits® Jr. 100 Experiments
Adafruit Industries, Unique & fun DIY electronics and kits Snap Circuits® Jr. 100 Experiments [Elenco SC-100] ID: 739 - Snap Circuits® makes learning electronics easy and fun! Just follow the colorful pictures in our manual and build exciting projects such as AM radios; burglar alarms; doorbells and much more! You can even play electronic games with your friends. All parts are mounted on plastic modules and snap together with
Makerspaces Without a Space: Circulating Maker Kits for the School Library | Mrs. J in the Library
If there is no room for a makerspace in your library or classroom, students can check out and take home "maker kits" to make and create with their families.