Makerspaces are such a fun way to get kids actively learning. They can create, imagine, invent, and even make mistakes. And through it all, they are learning SO MUCH …
~ the scientific method
~ how to follow directions
~ how STEM subjects link to the real world
~ basic engineering principles
~ and on and on and on ….
If you're looking for something to take your makerspace to the next level, check out our Bot Maker series. These books provide detailed supplies lists (and use inexpensive, easy-to-find items). They also have step-by-step instructions and illustrated images that ensure students will have success completing the simple bots.
Set students loose with the supplies, and watch the magic happen. You'll have bots racing all over and learners laughing and begging for more.