Makerspace Activities Term 1 2019

30th November, 2019 All set to go with the Makerspace activities for next year during term 1.  Check out the presentation to see what we have planned.  

Makerspace Activities Term 4 2018

The last term for 2018 is going to be full of interesting activities in the McAuley Library.  Have a look at what we have organised for our year 5 and year 6 students.

Kooky Cone Critters

  30th July, 2018 During the second week back this term, the Makerspace students have been very busy creating Kooky Cone Critters. Using a pine cone for the body and pipe cleaners for some crazy hair effects, the girls are enjoying the challenge of keeping the cones upright as well has a box full of materials…

Makerspace Activities Term 3, 2018

We have an action packed term 3, with great activities for the year 5 and 6 students.  Book week will be held in the middle of the term, and the theme this year is “Find your Treasure”, so we have incorporated a Hidden Poetry competition for the students to “find” the poem within the words…

Mechanica Creations in Photoshop

4th June, 2018 Several year 7 students who have been involved in an interschool writing extension workshop, have been busy creating fantastic mechanical creatures using Photoshop.  Lance Balchin, the Author and Illustrator of “Mechanica, a Beginner’s field guide”, shared his expertise in Photoshop with the students at the first workshop.  The second workshop will be…

All Hallows’ School Open Day

25th May, 2018 AHS Open Day is this weekend, Sunday 27th May.  The school is expecting a record crowd, and our Libraries are busy preparing for the day.   The Potter Library Cre8 Lab is ready with two large display cabinets full of students work and examples of the past workshops. We also have an…

Google Expeditions

28th March 2018 Last week in the McAuley Makerspace the students were introduced to Google Expeditions. Imagine staring into the eye of a Category 5 hurricane, or swimming amongst the beautiful coral and fish in the Caribbean. Google Expeditions provides students with the opportunity to be engaged in immersive lessons where the outside world meets…

Mother’s Day High Tea Flowers

25th May, 2018 Blooming Lovely – May Morning Tea. The giant flowers, were internally lit with mini LED bulbs and used to decorate the photo booths, the main stage, information boards and tables at the event held at Brisbane City Hall.  the Makerspace flowers were greatly admired by all and the Mothers’ Network were very…

Kitty planters

Week 5 20th February 2018 The students in the McAuley Makerspace are now onto their 3 project for the year.  They are making Kitty Planters out of recycled 2 litre milk Bottles.  Both the top and the bottom of the milk bottle is used, creating a self watering pot for a small plant. Here are…