We are 32 Square, and we would like to build you some dinosaurs! Using designs inspired by classic balsa wood toys, we have created a line of 3D dinosaur puzzles made from colorful neon acrylic and laminated birch.
Snowball enables people/kids with no electronics or programming background to do robots, prototypes and electronics applications in few minutes.If you are a parent, artist, hobbyist or teacher for kids then Snowball is there for you.
You've never touched a transistor? Lit up an LED? We'll give you all the parts (free!) and show you how to build your first electronic circuit. Then we'll do a few mods to show its flexibility. This could be the start a whole new career... Suitable for ages 7+. No electronic skills required. No soldering involved.
Award winning PS 57R 2nd & 5 th grade FLL Robotics Teams built an actual solar powered hovercraft that you can ride on! This flood rescue solution was created in response to saving stranded families during Superstorm Sandy!
Inspiring others to remix the projects you made by sharing online portfolios has become a large part of making. What do you need to consider when creating portfolio practices that work? In this hands-on presentation, we play with DIY documentation stations and discuss open maker portfolios. Learn about the Maker Ed Open Portfolio Project and about what we learned from the amazing community of makers around their practices!n
At Maker Faire Bay Area 2013, MIT Admissions' Dawn Wendell announced that it would accept ''Maker Portfolios'' as a component of its application process. For the first time, projects would be considered along side test scores. MIT Admissions' Chris Peterson will share MIT's findings from its first year of this revised admissions criteria, as well as the elements of the Institute which empower makers once they arrive on campus.
As featured in MAKE 37, this simple build will help keep your pet happy and hydrated! In a few short steps, and with basic materials, you can make it yourself. It's a perfect DIY project for kids, that was created by a kid!
Want to tinker with locks and tools, the likes of which you've only seen in movies featuring cat burglars or secret agents? Then come to TOOOL's Lockpick Village, where you will learn hands-on how physical security operates.
Parents, are your kids MAKING a difference? rnIn their own lives, their families or their communities?rnThe formation of a child, a teen or even an adult as an inspired MAKER takes a conscious effort on the part of parents, teachers and mentors. Ideally, all work together to create a lively, passionate, enjoyable culture of lifelong MAKING. rnLongtime MAKER Faire friend Ben Hylak (White House Science Fair 2012, MAKER Faire (NYC 2011) five Blue Ribbon winner, Disney Teen Mentor) and his mom team up in a light, inspiring presentation to share what each did right - or wrong! - on the way to encouraging the MAKING mentality.
Parents of makers know that when their children are programming, building robots, and inventing, they are learning. Yet at school, learning becomes serious and sometimes boring. Why can't learning at school be like the vibrant, joyful learning we see at Maker Faire, and in homes of makers all around the world?nnIn the spirit of Maker Faire and global making, we will share practical advice for parents of makers, educators, and makers themselves who want to re-make schools into places where children love to learn once again
In true Maker fashion, everyone has a part to play in this revolution!
NYFabricates: workshop, lasercutting and prototyping services for creative entrepreneurs. Featuring a wide range of tools, including CNC milling machines, large-format laser cutter, 3D printer, CNC lathes, and other tools.
Tangeez are a set of light-up building blocks that change COLOR as you stack them. Circular in shape, individually powered and internally ILLUMINATED, Tangeez are both an interactive toy and design object.rn
Kids of all ages can "play" with electricity with Storefront Science: Make an LED "pet", create illuminated circuit art, or design and build a solar-powered draw-bot.
Make parachutes in our windtunnels, hug our robots, make shrinky dink necklaces & play with playdough. You can also check out our awesome example robots & talk to us about our fun robot building classes for kids of all ages!