Items tagged with Maker Kids

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.

(Note; This program was originally scheduled for 11/18.)

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

Family Maker Sunday: Catapults!

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Make a catapult out of craft sticks and rubber bands and then launch ping pong balls at a target. All ages. Drop in. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Program Room
Maker Movement, Family
All ages
Maker
Maker Kids

TinkerShop: Robots and Coding Games, Grades K-2

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Come in and play! Explore the Library's coding games and robotics programs like Lego WeDo and the new Ozobots. If time allows, participants will create their own game or a maze for the robots.
 
Runs Wednesday-Friday, February 20-22 from 9:30-11 am. 
For grades K-2; limit 12.
 
Register online for this free program for those who attend. Because of the 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, February 13 AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org. 
 

An adult must remain in the library during the TinkerShop sessions.

Program Room
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2

"Operation" TinkerShop:Grades 3-5

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The Game is on! Build your own light-up "operation" game with Makey Makey kits and Scratch. If time allows, the groups will create a course for the Library's ozobots to follow.
 
Runs Wednesday-Friday, February 20-22 from 11:30 am-1 pm. The project is cumulative; please attend for all 3 days.
For grades 3-6; limit 12.
 
Register online for this free program for those who attend. Because of the 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, February 13 AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.
 
An adult must remain in the library during the TinkerShop sessions.
Program Room
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Sewing Intensive Workshops: Ages 10 & Up

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Join beginner/intermediate level workshops conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston.  Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Runs Tuesdays, January 22-February 12 from 7-8:30 pm. This is a cumulative program.  Registration is for the full 4-week series. Register online.

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 Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

Program Room
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Wearable Art, Grades 6-8

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Try your hand at sewing and create a simple project with LED lights.

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: Wearable Art, Grades 3-5

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Try your hand at sewing and create a simple project with LED lights.

Grades 3-5; 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 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Wearable Art, Grades K-2

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Try your hand at sewing and create a simple project with LED lights.

Grades K-2; 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 2, Grade 3
Grade3, Maker Kids, Grade2

Advanced Robotics Club, Grades 4-8

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Build and program robots with Lego EV3 or Lego NXT kits with staff from CompuChild. Projects may include: a music box, silly walk robot, cars, drawing ‘bots, and toys/animals.

LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set is a hands-on, cross-curricular STEM solution that engages students by providing the resources to design, build and program their creations while helping them develop essential skills such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

Grades 4-8.

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

Limit 15; free with a $15 refundable deposit; register online. 

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 $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 the Wednesday before the program and we can fill your spot.

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Advanced Robotics Club, Grades 4-8

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Build and program robots with Lego EV3 or Lego NXT kits with staff from CompuChild. Projects may include: a music box, silly walk robot, cars, drawing ‘bots, and toys/animals.

LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set is a hands-on, cross-curricular STEM solution that engages students by providing the resources to design, build and program their creations while helping them develop essential skills such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

Grades 4-8.

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

Limit 15; free with a $15 refundable deposit; register online. 

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 $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 the Wednesday before the program and we can fill your spot.

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8