"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
- Explore New Ideas
- 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!