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The Maker Pantry
There are certain basic things you should always have in a kitchen pantry and there are certain things you should always have in a Makerspace. Most makers call what you see below in this list low tech. They are. And there are other low tech things you can put in your make space. But these items go in the Maker Pantry!

       

Pencils

Pencils

Markers

Markers

Crayons

Crayons

Construction Paper

Construction Paper

       

Butcher Paper

Butcher Paper
(Roll this out on the floor, table or other area and watch the imagination flow on paper.)

Paper Clips

Paper Clips

Cardboard

Legos

Legos
(lots of legos)

       

Plastic Bottles

Plastic Bottles

Scissors

Scissors

Popsicle Sticks

Popsicle Sticks/Tongue Depressors

Newspaper

Newspaper

       

Empty Boxes

Balloons

Balloons

Straws

Straws

Craft Glue

Craft Glue

       

Duct Tape

Duct Tape

Masking Tape

Masking Tape

Clear Tape

Clear Tape

Cans

Cans

       

Bottle Tops

Bottle Tops
(from plastic; milk bottles, medicine bottles, plastic containers)

Brads

Clothes Pins

Clothes Pins

Plastic Hangers

Plastic Hangers

       

Styrofoam Trays

Styrofoam Trays

Additional Low Tech items
Tennis balls
Old phones & clocks
Dials
Gears
Alligator clips

Anything else you could possibly tinker with
       

 

 
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