Are you interested in launching a youth maker program or youth makerspace at your organization? We’ve put together a collection of resources to help you get started.
The Best Way to Get Started
The best way to get started is by taking our Making for Educators workshop. This 2-day workshop includes everything you need to know to start a maker program with your youth and a Makerspace Starter Kit that includes $300 of supplies and equipment to jumpstart your makerspace.
Introduction to Making
Familiarize yourself with these core concepts of the maker movement to better make the case for making to your stakeholders.
So you want to start a makerspace or maker program in your existing youth program? Great! We can help you get started in a realistic and inexpensive way.
Growing a Makerspace
Once you get started with a maker program, or small makerspace, these resources will help you add to your makerspace and increase your materials and equipment as you are ready.
How to Teach Making
Learn some of our tried-and-true approaches and methods to teaching maker skills and mindsets to youth.
Beginner Maker Projects
Armed with some of the core concepts of making and makerspaces under your belt, you are ready to get making! These projects are all great for beginners and scale well for larger groups.
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