• Makerspace K-4


    "Makers" dream big, take risks, explore options,

    imagine new possibilities, show courage,

    express creativity, and embrace challenge.


    Our K-4 literature based Makerspace Library program encompasses all of the valuable resources of our Library Media Center including award winning print and electronic resources coupled with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) challenges to foster a unique way of learning.



    Makerspace is a place where students can gather to create, invent, tinker, explore, collaborate and discover using a variety of tools and materials.  We need your help!

    We are looking for donations of the following items:

    Duct Tape              Wires                Marbles                  Legos

    Aluminum Foil       Clothes Pins     Measuring Tape     Cardboard Safety Goggles      Safety Gloves   Toothpicks             Zip Ties Wheels (of any kind)           Straws              Plastic tubing        Pipe Cleaners Paper Plates          Paper Bowls     Rope/Yarn             Feathers

    Sewing Materials  Glue Sticks       Plastic Cups            Beads            Styrofoam             Tissue Paper    Old Electronics        Twist Ties Play Dough           Tissue Paper     Toilet Paper Rolls   Felt Pompoms              Tools (Kid Friendly)      Markers .                 Tape Canvas/paint        Contact Paper  Plastic Spoons        Cotton Balls Wire Cutters         Tape (double Sided)      Bottlecaps            Popsicle Sticks Water Bottles       Crochet Hooks  Ribbon                  Paper Towels

    You get the idea!  Any donation is greatly appreciated!!

    Questions?  Please contact Mrs. Rienas at Rienas@nvnet.org 



     K-4 students meet once a week in the NPS Library Media Center to focus on:

    • Library /Researching Skills
    • Author Studies
    • Literary Genre Units
    • Technology Infused Units - Ozobots, Cubelets, Littlebits, Makey Makey



    • Collaborate
    • Explore New Ideas
    • Design
    • Create
    • Consult
    • Reflect on Each “Making” Experience  



    Skills are reinforced through well designed units of studies that include:

    • Shared Reading
    • Book Circulation
    • Research Opportunities
    • Robotics Challenges
    • “Making” Challenges


    NPS’s Makerspace has brought literature

    to a new level of learning!