Items tagged with Maker Kids

Puppetry Tinkershop: Grades 6-8

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Join master puppeteer Karen Bruce and build a tabletop rod puppet with LED eyes. These deceptively simple puppets are versatile with a range of movement. Participants will script and perform a show by the end of the session. Every participant will take home his/her puppet.

Karen has been doing puppet focused programs and workshops for the last 15 years and earned a BFA in puppetry from the University of CT.

Limit 15. Registration required. Grades 6-8

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

Program Room
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Puppetry Tinkershops: Grades 3-5

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Join master puppeteer Karen Bruce and create a sock puppet. At the end of the workshop, perform for your family.   Participants must bring a tube or knee sock and the Library will supply the bling. We will use hot glue guns as well as needles and thread to make the puppets.Every participant will take home their puppet. 

Limit 15. Registration required. Grades 3-5

Karen has been doing puppet focused programs and workshops for the last 15 years and earned a BFA in puppetry from the University of CT.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] orga week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

Program Room
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

LEGO EV3 Intensive TinkerShops: Grades 6-8

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Build and program robots with Lego EV3 kits. Participants will learn the EV3 Brick coding and then be given the robot build parameters (Silly walk robot, vehicles, drawing ‘bots, or toys/animals, or something else!).  Limit 12. Register online. Grades 6-8.

TinkerShop for Grades 4-5 link.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

Program Room
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

LEGO EV3 Intensive TinkerShops : Grades 4-5

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Build and program robots with LEGO EV3 kits. Participants will learn the EV3 Brick coding and then be given the robot build parameters (Silly walk robot, vehicles, drawing ‘bots, or toys/animals, or something else!). Limit 12; registration required. 
Grades 4-5. 

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by a week before your class AND we can fill your spot. 

TinkerShop for Grades 6-8 link.

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

Electronics Surprise Workshop

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Join MakerSpace inventor Mike Altis in discovering what's in the new do-it-yourself electronics box from Ada Fruit. The Adabox is filled with curated Adafruit products focused around a theme the will help learning in one area in the world of do-it-yourself electronics. Register online; limit 6. Ages 10 & up

MakerSpace
Maker Movement, Teen
Maker

Hour of Code 2018

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Celebrate the Hour of Code 2018, Join millions of others worldwide for an hour of logic and programming puzzle fun.  Make your own animated version of Google's logo (grades 2+) or choose from many other activities (ages 4 to 104!). Learn more at HourOfCode.com. Drop in.

Please bring your own laptop. 

Program Room
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Family Maker Sunday: Little Bits

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Try out Little Bits, a magnetic, color-coded circuitry kit for all ages. They snap together with magnets; no soldering, wiring or programming needed. Create inventions and simple machines with these easy to use electronic building blocks. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program Room
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

Take-it-Apart Workshop

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taking apartExplore the insides of old and broken electronics to see how they work and learn about tools, too!

Free, drop in, no registration required.

For ages 8 through  adult.

Program Room
Maker Movement
Maker

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 6-8

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.
Grades 6-8; class limited to 8; Register online, required.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

  

Program Room
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 4-5

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.
Grades 4-5; class limited to 8; Register online, required.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

  

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