Makerspace Picturebooks (and lists of other inspiring titles)

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Makerspaces are about having a mindset of giving it a go, testing, experimenting, building, creating, inventing...picture books capture this spirit and are useful not only for early years' learners but as a source of inspiration for those of us that have forgotten the joy of making. There are also two links that take you to lists of other related maker books.

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Read This Book: The Art of Tinkering | Renovated Learning

The Art of Tinkering is an amazing, beautiful book that can provide tons of inspiration to makers. Profiles of artists, DIY project tutorials and more.

<b>The rags-to-riches story of Coco Chanel plays out in a wonderful picture-book biography as full of style and spirit as its heroine.</b><br><br>Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel was always different. And she vowed to prove that being different was an advantag. Coco Chanel, Bags Online Shopping, Online Bags, Rags To Riches Stories, Poster Retro, Mademoiselle Coco, Stylish Handbags, How To Make Clothes, Making Clothes

Review: Different Like Coco

Oh my, this is a truly divine book. Even if you're not a Coco Chanel fan (which probably encompasses most 8-year-olds), you'll fall in ...

Welcome to the whimsical world of computing. Hello Ruby is a children’s book and an app that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities. It’s suited for kids between 5 and 8 (but even adults might learn something new). Toys For Girls, Kids Toys, Design Thinking Process, Teaching Programs, Coding For Kids, Start Coding, Clever Kids, Curious Kids, Kids Sand

Home | Hello Ruby

Welcome to the whimsical world of computing. Hello Ruby is a children’s book and an app that teaches programming fundamentals through stories and kid-friendly activities. It’s suited for kids between 5 and 8 (but even adults might learn something new).

Brobot by James Foley : funny graphic novel for young readers – heaps of humour and creative inventing Chapter Books, Books To Buy, Read Aloud, Book Series, The Book, Inventions, Childrens Books, Funny, Kids

Brobot

Sally is the world’s foremost inventor under the age of twelve, and she just knows she can build a better brother than the messy, smelly version she has. Sally’s invention – Brobot – is fantastic, that is until the remote gets broken and Brobot careens out of control. Sally realises that maybe there’s more to a brother than just his inconveniences. A hilarious graphic novel for young readers. PRAISE FOR THE BOOK 'Perfect for junior readers, both boys and girls.' Lamont Books 'Foley’s own…

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'Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine' Book Trailer

A century before the first digital computer was invented, Ada Lovelace wrote the world's first computer program! Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous rom...

Booktopia has Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine by Laurie Wallmark. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Famous Romantic Poets, Mighty Girl Books, World's First Computer, Ada Lovelace, Trade Books, Book Girl, Children's Literature, Women In History, Book Lists

Ada Byron Lovelace and the Thinking Machine - Book Review

Fascinating bio of remarkable 19th-century female inventor.

Sad the Dog Mobile Makerspace Workshop - Children's Books Daily. What Is A Makerspace, Inventions, Childrens Books, Literature, Workshop, About Me Blog, Sad, Challenges, Check

Sad the Dog Mobile Makerspace Workshop - Children's Books Daily...

Sad the Dog Mobile Makerspace Workshop If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now or you follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, you’ll know that our Junior School Library has a very cool MakerSpace Zone. What is a ‘makerspace’ you ask? See my blog posts here and here, but more importantly, see …

15 growth mindset books and videos for the classroom to teach kids to have a growth mindset rather than a fixed mindset. Teachers can use these growth mindset books and videos during social-emotional learning lessons and activities with kids. Genius Hour, Inquiry Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Learning Process, Student Learning, The Most Magnificent Thing, Planning School, Leader In Me

The Most Magnificent Thing

The Most Magnificent Thing- a terrific maker picturebook about the process of iteration and prototyping. This link includes access to resources: teaching notes, book trailer, Book Hack with Ashley Spires and the Make Something Microsite

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So you want a Makerspace? | Listly List

This is a list of books that are about the maker movement. Either charting its development, or describing how or why you need a makerspace, these b...

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Maker Books - Great books to inspire projects to make and do | Listly List

This is a list of books that describe how to make things. These books have existed for as long as anyone can remember, but as the maker movement gr...

Booktopia has The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Caldecott Medal Book by Brian Selznick. Buy a discounted Hardcover of The Invention of Hugo Cabret online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Martin Scorsese, This Is A Book, The Book, Books To Read, My Books, Read Box, Hugo Cabret, Lectures, Chapter Books

The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life, and his most precious secret, are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this…

An Imaginative Dutch Picture-Book Homage to Piet Mondrian – Brain Pickings Children's Films, Movies, Piet Mondrian, Cool Animations, Stories For Kids, The Book, Inventions, Literature, Stem Steam

Coppernickel Animation

A short animation of the book, Coppernickel, The Invention by Wouter Van Reek. This film won first prize at the Chicago Children's Film Festival. A wonderful...

Read "Monkey with a Tool Belt" by Chris Monroe available from Rakuten Kobo. Whether you need a beebersaw or a chisel, Chico Bon Bon's your monkey. He can build or fix just about anything—from a do. Procedural Text, Build A Better World, Summer Reading Program, Construction Theme, Mentor Texts, Tool Belt, Writer Workshop, Reading Levels, Early Literacy

Monkey with a Tool Belt

Monkey with a Tool Belt [Monroe, Chris, Monroe, Chris] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Monkey with a Tool Belt

Booktopia has Galimoto, Reading Rainbow Books by Karen Lynn Williams. Buy a discounted Paperback of Galimoto online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Lynn Williams, Aleta, Reading Rainbow, Children's Literature, Art Lesson Plans, Read Aloud, Story Time, Teaching Kids, Teaching Resources

.: Williams Writes | Karen Lynn Williams :.

A beautiful story about a boy who creates a complex toy out of very basic materials; maker inspiration with a different cultural perspective. Not all makerspaces need to be filled with cutting edge technology!

Booktopia has Awesome Dawson by Chris Gall. Buy a discounted Hardcover of Awesome Dawson online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Superhero Kids, Superhero Books, Superhero Classroom, Classroom Ideas, Thing 1, Fiction And Nonfiction, Good Parenting, Inspiration For Kids, Children's Literature

Introduce Your Young Inventor to Awesome Dawson - GeekDad

If you've got a young budding inventor under your roof, you're going to want to introduce him or her to Dawson. Dawson takes the Reduce-Reuse-Recycle mantra and has a lot of fun with it. His room is filled with a basketball lamp, a bookshelf made from an old truck bed, and surfboards for bed rails.

Awesome Dawson - an inventor since birth, teaches the importance of never throwing anything away - he's an upcycling expert! Source Of Inspiration, Inventions, Iron Man, Birth, Author, Superhero, Children, Awesome, Books

Chris Gall

Chris Gall is the award-winning author and illustrator of Revenge of the Dinotrux, Substitute Creacher, Dear Fish, There’s Nothing to Do on Mars, and Dinotrux, a Publishers Weekly Best Childr…