Items tagged with Maker Kids

Introduction to Home Automation

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Join electrical engineer and home automation enthusiast David Halpert to explore current home automation products from Amazon Echo to do-it-yourself components. Ages 13 through adult
Non-refundable materials fee, $20. Registration required, limited to 12 participants.

This same program is offered on two dates: 

 

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement
High School, Grade 9, Grade 8
Maker
Maker Kids

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 12; registration required; materials fee $30.

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

 

MakerSpace Balcony
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

TinkerShop: Intro to Coding with Scratch

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scratchLearn basic Scratch programming by creating and designing sprites and games. Reading and typing skills a must. This is a 3-day program; students expected all 3 days For grades 2-3. Limit 8; registration required.

This is a free, 3-day 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 Monday, December 18, and we can fill your spot. Students expected to attend all 3 days.

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

 

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Weeks Seminar Room
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 6
Grade2, Grade3, Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Introduction to Coding

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Try out the MakerSpace’s Coding robots, Cubetto, Robot Mouse and LEGO Wedo Robotics kits for an introduction to coding. Recommended for ages 4-10 but all welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free; just drop in.

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

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Introduction to Home Automation

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Join electrical engineer and home automation enthusiast David Halpert to explore current home automation products from Amazon Echo to do-it-yourself components. Ages 13 through adult
Non-refundable materials fee, $20. Registration required, limited to 12 participants.

This same program is offered on two dates: 

 

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement
High School, Grade 9, Grade 8
Maker
Maker Kids

Board Games & VR

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Spend the day off from school playing board and VR games in the MakerSpace. Bring your own or select from our stock of RP, traditional and building games. Ages 12-adult. Drop in.
 

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement, Games & Contests
High School, Grade 9, Grade 7, Grade 8
Maker
Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Dinosaur Models

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Make dinosaur sculptures with marshmallows and toothpicks. Come back on Saturday, November 11 for an archeological dig as part of the Westport Library’s Archeology Day.
All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
For more information, contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Mini Makers Market

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Join the Westport Library’s MakerSpace on for the second annual holiday Mini Makers Market! This free event will feature a cavalcade of makers, artisans and craftspeople from all over Fairfield County. Do your holiday shopping early as our eclectic array of makers will have handmade goods and treats available in all price ranges and for all of your gift-buying needs. 

The Great Hall
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

STEAMingAhead: GradesK-2

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This interactive science storytime incorporates Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics.  For grades K-2. 

This time
"Hammer & Nail Pointillism"

Learn how to hammer nails safely while creating a work of art!  For further information and to register, please contact Kris Nash

(knash [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)

Higgins Room
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2
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