Monthly Archives: September 2015

Making Finger Puppet Whiteboard Erasers

One of the second grade teachers had this idea last year but with all of the other projects that were done, this got left behind. So one month into the school year, it was the perfect project – making finger … Continue reading

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Making headbands

Today, our awesome sewing volunteers (who not only come in on Mondays to help with the students, they also shop for bargains and help with other related projects) decided to work with the students on a headband project (check this … Continue reading

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The Green Screen or The Dream Screen?

The green screen is one of those tools that might seem esoteric at first and intimidating but with some easy-to-use-iPad apps, it has brought the technology to a very simple science, so much so that students are making movies for … Continue reading

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First Grade Visits – Year Two

It is a really good feeling to be in the second year of the Maker Studio. The students who were with us the previous year already know their choices and the materials that are available. They are ready to take … Continue reading

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Scribble bots, Teamwork, Perseverance and Resilience

Last week, a new blog was started for the 1:1 iPad program. There will be some overlap between entries in this blog and that one. For this particular activity, please refer to Scribble bots as detailed here.

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Sewing Projects & Sock Puppets

We have had two really staunch volunteers for all sewing projects, who not only come in every Monday, but also come armed with some extremely well thought out, age appropriate projects, that are adapted across ages 6 through 11. They … Continue reading

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