Items tagged with Grade4

LEGO EV3 TinkerShops : Grades 4-5

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For students entering Grades 4 & 5 in fall 2018. Build and program robots with Lego EV3 kits. Projects may include: a music box, silly walk robot, cars, drawing ‘bots, and toys/animals. Participants should bring iphones or android phones to the TinkerShop to control their robots. Grades 4-5.

Register online.

TinkerShop for Grades 6-8 link.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because we are able to admit only a limited number of students, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by Wednesday, August 1, 2018 and we can fill your spot. 

 

 

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5
Grade5, Grade4, Maker Kids

Encounter Comics!

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT BARNES AND NOBLE IN WESTPORT

Join us at the Westport Barnes & Noble for a day of comic books and creation.

Meet Eisner Award-winner Franco and Eisner-nominated artist Sara Richard and check out their new book, The Ghost, The Owl

Our MakerSpace will also be on hand for Family Maker Sunday focused on making your own comics. We'll use Lego Story Starter software to combine Legos building with comics writing to create cool digital comics! 

And as a special treat, swing by early to pick up free comic books from DC, Marvel, and others! (While supplies last.) 

Special thanks to the always amazing Aw Yeah Comics in Harrison, NY, for their support in this awesome event! 

Location & partner: Barnes & Noble, 1076 Post Road East

Franco has filled his life with all things art related! He has also worked on critically acclaimed series like SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES, SUPER POWERS and the New York Times bestseller, multi Eisner award winning series TINY TITANS for DC Comics! He is the proud owner of AW YEAH COMICS publishing and retail stores featuring ACTION CAT and ADVENTURE BUGAuthor, illustrator of the popular DINO-MIKE chapter book series! Franco has worked for DARK HORSE COMICS, ARCHIE COMICS, IDW, ACTION LAB ENTERTAINMENT, CARTOON NETWORK as well as others.

 

 

 

Credits of Sara Ricahrd's past work are the kid’s book from Yen Press, “Kitty and Dino” which was nominated for a 2013 Eisner Award (Best Publication for Young Readers). She has been steadily working on variant covers for the My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic comic series from IDW. She has also contributed interior art to a couple Pony tales. Other work from IDW includes covers for Jem and The Holograms and an interior story for Ghostbusters. She is the illustrator of the DC Collectables’ Justice League Tarot Card Set and has done variant covers for Marvel’s Deadpool, Dynamite’s Bob’s Burgers and Oni Press’ Rick and Morty

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Maker Movement
All ages

LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join a Robotics building club with teachers from CompuChild. Each month students will be given a challenge to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online. (Materials fee, $5)

Notes: Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Higgins Room

Tinkershops: Fiber Arts Potpourri for Grades 3-5

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Explore different fiber arts such as silk screen, weave, sew and make hand puppets. Participants will learn basic stitching and other fiber arts skills. Register online for this 4-day program; free with $30 refundable deposit required. Grades 3-5; limit 12.

For more information, contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a challenge to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online. (Materials fee, $5)

Notes: Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Higgins Room

LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics
Join a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a challenge to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online. (Materials fee, $5)

Notes: Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Weeks Seminar Room

HTC Vive Virtual Reality Demo

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Try the new HTC Vive headset, a new and striking Virtual Reality experience! While Oculus Rift users are encouraged to sit down when using that hardware, the Vive promises to be more of an interactive experience that is reminiscent of Nintendo’s Wii video gaming platform. The HTC Vive allows you to move around and physically interact with your virtual environment.

Ages 8 through adult

NOTE: please check for possible cancellations on holiday weekends with westportmakes [at] gmail [dot] com

 

Maker Movement, Family
Maker

Kids LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a theme and a related robot picture to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online (Materials fee, $5)

Note: Registration is NOT transferable

Note: A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Weeks Seminar Room

TinkerShop: Circuit Python Coding

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Learn to program with Python with Circuit Express Board. It's fun and easy! This is a 3-day class and students are expected to attend all 3 days. For grades 4-7.
Limit 10; registration required; materials fee $30.

Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

 

Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

WestportMAKES Halloween: Heroes and Monsters Costumes

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Create your own Halloween costume in this three-day workshop with professional costumer C. Delari Johnston. Project may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. For ages 8 through adult. Limit: 10 participants. 

Register online for this free program. Because of the limited space, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent by Friday, September 29, to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org, only if we can fill your spot.

Submit suggestions for which character patterns should be offered by September 15, 2017 to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org. Ms. Johnson will determine the final 4 patterns. 

C. Delari Johnston is a freelance theatrical costumer. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from design and construction for community theater at Stamford Theatre Works to regional theater work for Long Wharf Theatre, Sacred HeartUniversity and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She is currently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, Hamilton.

Maker Movement, Teen
Maker