Cre8 Lab Workshops Term 2 2020

Below is a presentation of the workshops that are offered for next term. Sign-up sheets are located at the Potter Library counter and will be available the last two weeks of this term.

Wire Wrapping Shell Jewellery

20th February, 2020 During the week the students at the Cre8 Lab have been busy creating jewellery using wire, shells and beads. This workshop is always very popular and we try to have at least one a year for the students to practice. It gives the girls a chance to practice using tools and helps…

Galentine’s Day Hearts

14 February, 2020 Both the Cre8 Lab and the McAuley Makerspace have been busy this week with students creating 3D pop-out hearts and gift boxes for Galentine’s Day. Since the creation of Galentine’s Day in 2010, All Hallows’ has embraced the tradition of celebrating this day, and appreciating the friendships that are made during the…

Bullet Journals

6th February, 2020 This week is the first week back for the Cre8 lab workshops. Because it is the first term of 2020, we thought it would be nice to get the students interested in journalling. Fun Facts: Bullet Journals or BUJO was first introduced to the public in 2013. It was developed by designer…

Christmas Clay Fairy House Light

25th October, 2019 Continuing with our RRR ( Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle) philosopy in the Cre8 Lab, it is fitting that our last workshop for 2019 is the repurposing of plastic bottles. The intention is to use the plastic bottles as a base for a fairy house with windows and doors. The clear plastic acts as…

3Doodler Pen Art Workshop

17th October 2019 It is week 2 of term 4 and the 3Doodler Pen Art workshop is gaining momentum. What started off as just a few students learning the art of 3D pens has now turned into a full workshop with new students coming along every day. Because we have a number of these pens,…

McAuley Makerspace Update

Week 1 The first two days of Term 3 were pupil free days, so this week was a short week of activities in the makerspace. Origami bookmarks was the first on the list. Week 2 This week was about technology, creating robots. The students were introduced to Bristlebots and Scribble Bots. They had to make…

Laser Printing on Material

6th August, 2019 Rolling on to week three and the students have started working on the final workshop for this term, being the Laser Printing on Material workshop. The first step was to design something that would fit onto an A4 sheet of paper, working on their devices, the students had to decide what they…