Items tagged with Maker Kids

Grades 3-5: Game Creation

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The Game is on! Build your own light-up "operation" game with Makey Makey kits
 and learn how to use robots with Cubetto. Then, create a course for the Library's robots to follow. For grades 3-5. Check back for registration.
Weeks Seminar Room
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Grades K-2: TinkerShop Potpourri

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lego
Explore Lego Story Starters, learn to use robots with Cubetto and make a light-up creation. For grades K-2. Check back for registration.
Weeks Seminar Room
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2

PLEASE REGISTER-STEAMing Ahead: Grades1-3

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This interactive science program incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  For grades 1-3

APRIL 18:

"Dominoes Unleashed!"
Explore potential and kinetic energy.

For further information and to register,
please contact Kris Nash

(knash [at] westportlibrary [dot] org


 

Higgins Room
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maker Kids

DeweyKnit: Grade4toAdult

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Learn how to knit, get help with a project or just hang out and knit.  Cozy & companionable!

Inexperienced knitters should bring size 8 needles and worsted weight yarn.

For new to experienced knitters from Grade 4 to Adults.

If you have any questions,
please contact Mary Parmelee
(mparmelee [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)

Weeks Seminar Room
Maker Kids

Maker Madness 2017: Happy Birthday!

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maker madness 

Want to celebrate the 5th birthday of the Westport Library's MakerSpace? Then be sure to join us for the third-annual Maker Madness event for ages 12 through adult!

Do you have what it takes to escape? Put your detective skills to the test and try your hand at our Escape Room. 

This year's special event also features maker workshops and lots of hands-on building and creating. Escape the room and learn from dusk-to-dawn in this all night event. Program highlights include:

  • Beat the clock and save the future in our escape room!
  • Construct a giant labyrinthian maze through the stacks!
  • Make a stop-motion movie masterpiece!
  • Experiment with new Virtual Reality and compete in our GIANT video game room!
  • Construct your own optical illusions!
  • Create mystifying magic accessories! 
  • Paint with light!
  • Learn how to be the funniest person in the world!
  • Take a walk on the paranormal side!

We’ll have more Maker activities than ever before and a SPECIAL GUEST in Ghost Hunters star Dustin Pari who will take us through an interactive presentation with tales about his paranormal experiences! 

For ages 12 through adult. Midnight pizza party and snacks included.

Volunteers needed; contact agiannini [at] westportlibrary [dot] org. Participation waiver will be required. Register online. Fee, $50 and includes midnight pizza and snacks. (Note: Special fee of $25 for MakerSpace coaches)

Saturday, July 22, 8:00 pm
Sunday, July 23, 7 am pick up.

Throughout Library
Maker Movement, Teen
Maker

PLEASE REGISTER-STEAMing Ahead: Grades1-3

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This interactive science program incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics (aka STEAM!)
For grades 1-3

JUNE 27 - TUESDAY:
"Fooling Around With Forks"
Experiment with balance!

For further information and to register,
please contact Kris Nash

(knash [at] westportlibrary [dot] org

Higgins Room
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Mother's Day Cards

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Drop in and make a light-up card for your favorite mom. Create a card that will have an LED light in it.

MakerSpace, The Great Hall
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

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

Online Minecraft Meetup:Grades 3 & Up

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Meet online every Friday afternoon by signing onto the Fairfield County Minecraft server.  To join our Minecraft server, please email Jaina Shaw jshaw [at] westportlibrary [dot] org

Other
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

PLEASE REGISTER-STEAMing Ahead: Grades1-3

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This interactive science program incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  For grades 1-3

MARCH 21:
"Puddle Paper"
Make art with fluids that just won't mix!
Register >>

APRIL 18:
"Equilibrium on a String"
Making mobiles!
CANCELLED
For further information,
please contact Kris Nash

(knash [at] westportlibrary [dot] org


 

Higgins Room
Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maker Kids