• 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 & 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

    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

     

    Students:

    • 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!