Makerspace Activities Term 4, 2019

19th November, 2019 This term has been very busy in the makerspace. We began the term with God’s Eyes which is always popular. The library is very fortunate to receive donations of fabric and yarn during the year and we are always choosing activities in which we can repurpose, recycle and reuse. The second week…

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…

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Box Cards

15th May 2019 During the third week of term, year sevens were busy in the Cre8 Lab creating the Pop-Up Box Cards for Mother’s Day.  Now that Mother’s Day has passed,  I am able to post all the delightful box cards that were made during this exciting week. The students were very keen to make…