Our first local game jam was yesterday, and it was a great success. This was a part of Heritage Days for Kids, something we’ve been doing for the last five years. Our local kids events have some interesting challenges, not the
For this year’s kids maker day, we’re going to try a game jam. Here is the rough agenda: 9:00 Welcome and introductions, playing game. What’s your favorite game? What makes a game? 10:15 SNACK BREAK 10:45 Game jam challenge (designing a game
I’m in the midst of writing a grant for a new project that I’m really excited about. It’s for a local, cross-generational maker project based at our library. Here’s a brief description: Let’s Make: Creativity in a Box! The goal
This year’s Kids Maker Day (part of our local Heritage Days) is now behind us and was a big success as always. Our theme was flight. We had kids from ages 2 to 80 participate. (A couple adults said that
It’s that time of year again, the confluence of CLMOOC with my planning for our annual kids maker day. (Our maker day is all-ages — we’ve had 2 year olds to adults — and has no technology involved.) This year’s
This year’s kids maker day is over, and it was a great success. The planned program is shown here. When we hold this annual local event, we never know how many kids will come or what ages they will be.
Inspired by the #maker movement, #clmooc, and others, I put together a local kids’ maker day this weekend. This was a part of our local Heritage Days event, for which I’ve been helping coordinate a kids’ activity day for a