Over the last few months I’ve been saving up to build a new desktop computer. Thanks to some holiday sales and gifts from loved ones, I was prepared to have this blog post document the entire process with step by … Read more >
While I was visiting my family over the holidays, my sister shared a balloon-animal-making kit with me. The kit contained a hand pump for filling the balloons, directions for making three different balloon animals, stickers to give your creations eyes, … Read more >
Somehow, it’s fallen to you to make a makerspace in your library or your school–where do you even start? This is a question I see get asked a lot in the groups and communities I frequent that talk about making.… Read more >
It’s been two years since we published our last list of recommended holiday purchases for kids, so we’re dusting off that post and updating it for 2015. Here are some of our favorites:
Coupon Books – create a … Read more >
This site was put together by Mara Siegel and features a collection of resources including books, websites, Facebook groups, and some suppliers that may be useful to librarians interested in putting together makerspaces.
One of my major problems with 3D printing has always been that I’m put off by the amount of time and effort required to learn the 3D modeling skills necessary to create my own original objects. Yes, I *could* just keep … Read more >