Robot ArtBot


LED Wristband

Hands-On Programs for Kids, Teens, and Educators
Workshops for 2019

Learn about scientific concepts and cutting-edge research with fun, challenging projects made from everyday stuff!

Fabric Workshops
Summer 2019 Library Program -- Invent a Space Game!

Video Games Book

Learn about game design and storytelling while you create a
fun space game based on astronomy and pop culture!


Starship Computer Games

Code a computer game set among the stars using MIT's Scratch software

Scratch Space Game

Intergalactic Board Games

Create a board game where players explore distant galaxies

Board Game

Space-Based Pinball Challenge

Create a cardboard, human-powered pinball game with the PinBox 3000
(full-day electronic option for teens)

PinBox 3000

Astro Game Controllers for Teens

What kind of programmable controllers could you build for interactive games?

Game Controller

Light-Up Fabric and Fiber Inventions


Explore Circuits with e-Textiles Projects for Tweens and Teens!

Learn about sensors and switches with soft materials!

Cat Tilt Fob

Make light-up pins or wristbands
Sewable and no-sew options available

Light-up Felt Pins

Light-Up Paper Inventions


Paper Inventions

Make Your Own Switches and Sensors!

Action origami with LED eyes!

Origami Frog

Create decorative circuits on paper!

Light Up Cat

Amazing Robotics Projects

Choose a project from Robotics or Making Simple Robots like these...

Robotics book

Making Simple Robots

Make Real Working Robot Prototypes from Everyday Stuff!

Motorized ArtBots
Create drawings with a "smart body" robot


Gravity-Powered Robot Walkers
Born in the lab, inspired by nature

Robot Walker

Robot Hands
Bendable cardboard models that work just like real 3D printed prosthetics for kids

Robot Hand

Solar WobbleBots -- For Teens!
Turn old electronics into a robot with a programmable body

WobbleBot Boys

Cardboard Robots and Programmable Pals for Teens!

Build and Program Soft Robots!

Use free, online Microsoft MakeCode and microcontrollers like the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express or the BBC Micro:bit to create motorized robots with lights, sound, and sensors from cardboard or stuffed animals!


These are half-day or multi-session workshops -- contact Kathy for more details

Design and Code Cardboard Robots

Motorized robots that react to sound!

Cardboard Inchworm

Make Soft Programmable Pals

Add touch-activated music and lights!

Programmable Pal

Professional Development Workshops for Educators
No Matter What Your Budget or Background,
You Can Help Kids Become Inventors and Makers!
  • Learn easy low tech/no tech projects you can do right now
  • Get advice about which tools and kits are worth the investment
  • Workshops and consulting available

Whether you're planning a dedicated Makerspace or a portable Maker program,
you can introduce kids of any age and interest to
science and engineering concepts.

Thinking of hosting a Mini Maker Faire? I can share my experience as organizer and exhibitor!

**Kathy's Recommended Makerspace Resources**

Games in Ed 2017

General Program Info

  • Standard workshops run 90 minutes unless noted
  • Can accommodate approximately 25 kids or 15 teens
  • Materials and travel are included in the program fee
  • Kids can keep their individual projects (except for programmable electronics)
    to continue their exploration after the workshop ends!
  • Tools, laptops, programmable electronics, and pinball bases
    are provided for use during the program
Contact Kathy to Schedule a Program Today!

2019 Schedule

Program Info

littleBits car

Kathy's Books
Girl Book

Girl Scout Robotics WorkshopsGirl Scout Robotics Badge

Sample Projects

Cardboard Inchworm

What to Get For Your Makerspace!


Homeschooling Guides on Teachers Pay Teachers
Build a Bug House

Kathy's Homeschool
Science Blogs

Home Physics
Home Biology
Home Chemistry
Integrated Science

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