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3D Printed Cookie Cutters

3D Printed Cookie Cutters

How to 3D Print a Cookie Cutter [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Supplies Needed 3D Printer with filament Computer Cookie Caster Website   [/two_fifth_last] [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Step 1: Visit Cookie Caster Website Visit cookiecaster.com and click on the “Draw your custom cookie cutter” button. [/two_fifth_last] [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last […]

Lasercut Lanterns

Lasercut Lanterns

How to Make a Lasercut Lantern [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Equipment Needed Inkscape Colored cardstock Flameless LED Tea light Access to Lasercutter   [/two_fifth_last] [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Step 1: Save template After opening Inkscape, download and open the Inkscape template found here: Lasercut Lantern Template Right click on […]

Zipline Racers

Zipline Racers

How to make a Zipline Racer [two_fifth] [/two_fifth] [three_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Supplies Needed Propeller Paper clip Rubber band Hot glue gun Tape Scrap paper Popsicle sticks Caution!: Do not touch the hot end of the hot glue gun and watch where you place your fingers when applying hot glue to popsicle sticks. [/three_fifth_last] […]

Screenprinted T Shirts

Screenprinted T Shirts

How to Screenprint a T Shirt [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Supplies Needed Scissors Duct tape Squeegee Vinyl sticker Paintbrush Iron Screenprinting frame Screenprinting ink Transfer paper T shirt [/two_fifth_last] [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Step 1: Iron shirt Iron your shirt to remove wrinkles before screenprinting [/two_fifth_last] [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last […]

Magnetic Mazes

Magnetic Mazes

How to Make a Magnetic Maze [two_fifth] [/two_fifth] [three_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Supplies Needed Copy paper Chipboard Pencil Magnet Paperclip Craft stick Marker Glue stick Glue gun Color pencils Scissors [/three_fifth_last] [two_fifth] [/two_fifth] [three_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Step 1: Prototype Maze Using either paper and pencil or whiteboard and marker, create a rough […]

Shadow Puppet Stop Motion

Shadow Puppet Stop Motion

How to Create a Shadow Puppet Stop Motion [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Tools and Supplies Needed Scissors Black cardstock Tape Bamboo skewers White crayon or white pencil Storyboard planning template iPad iStopMotion iPad app White sheet Flashlight   [/two_fifth_last] [three_fifth] [/three_fifth] [two_fifth_last padding=”0 0px 0 20px”] Step 1: Plan your story Begin […]

Makerspace Profile: Hillcrest Elementary Makerspace

Makerspace Profile: Hillcrest Elementary Makerspace

The first Student Makerspace Profile highlights the Hillcrest Elementary Makerspace. We’ve interviewed Peggy Koenig, who shares insight into the space and provides some tips and tricks for new maker educators. Name: Hillcrest Elementary Makerspace Type of Space: Elementary In School Info: Located in Catonsville, MD under Baltimore County Public Schools Maker Champion: Peggy Koenig [one_half] [/one_half] […]