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06
July
2013

Stitch Themed Light Up Puppets

Maker Corps Project

Nathaniel and I kicked off week 2 of Maker Corps with Stitch themed Light up Puppets! For this project guests made felt puppets on popsicle sticks and attached light up features using LEDs and batteries...
04
July
2013

The Elements of July 4th

Ah, holidays! There's nothing like them. With every occasion there is plenty of food, loved ones and just an overall good time. Though they're all special in their own right, what makes the 4th of July particularly fun are the roars, booms and flashing lights of fireworks....
Photo of fireworks.
30
June
2013

Day Three is All About Crayon Art

Today we made Crayon Art! We melted crayons with a hairdryer onto a piece of paper for a melted art creation! Everyone definitely seemed to enjoy it, although it was a slow-going process, and kids were learning about patience.
29
June
2013

Second Day of Maker Corps

This was the second day of our Maker Corps project here at COSI, and I have to say, it was great! Again! :) We made Artbots, which are robots that make art....
29
June
2013

Day Two of Maker Programs

For our second day of Maker Corps today, we made ArtBots! Robots that make art! Again creativity and imagination were high in our gadgets cafe work space while guests built their bots. There was lots of hesitation at first at what to make and how to make it. Fairly quickly the process of circuits was figured out, along with how different counter weights would effect the speed and spin of their bot...
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