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Creative Process Makerspace Gearing Up Setting into Motion
 
Gearing Up
Defining Your Maker SpaceDefine Your Space
Physical Space Physical Space
Materials: Low Tech & High TechMaterials

 

Materials: Low & High Tech
 

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

Markers

Crayons

Construction Paper

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

Paper Clips

Cardboard

Legos-lots of legos

Plastic bottles

Scissors

Popsicle sticks/Tongue Depressors

newspaper

Empty boxes

Balloons

Straws

Craft glue

Duct tape

Masking tape

Scotch tape

Cans

Tops from plastic; milk bottles, medicine bottles, plastic containers

Brads

Clothes Pins

Plastic Hangers

Styrofoam trays

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

Anything else you could possible tinker with
 
Low Tech meets High Tech

Bee Bot/Blue Bot
Bee Bot/Blue Bot

STEMS newest darling

Terrapin LOGO
Terrapin LOGO

Little Bits
Little Bits
Makey Makey
Makey Makey
       

Scratch
Scratch

Kano
Kano
Spark Fun
Spark Fun
 
       
Software but not just any software—creative software
Scratch Jr.
Scratch Jr.
Scratch
Scratch
Sketch Up
Sketch Up
Alice
Alice
 
Low Tech and High Tech
BrickPi
BrickPi
GrovePi
GrovePi
Rasberry Pi
Rasberry Pi
 
 
 
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