Makerspace Activities

May 4th, 2021 During the first couple of weeks of term 2, students in the McAuley Makerspace are very busy with the activities planned as well as games, finishing off assignments and creating new activities of they own. We encourage their creativity and give them a space where they can experiment and learn through doing….

Welcome to Makerspace 2021

4th February. 2021 The library would like to welcome everyone to the McAuley Makerspace. We have a lot of activities to share with you during term 1. First up, we have some “getting to know you” fun with games, badges, colouring-in and puzzles. As you can see by the pictures below we are very busy.

Makerspace Activities Term 1 2021

The Makerspace will be up and running as usual next year, and we have some great activities for the students to choose from. Always during the beginning of every year we have “Get to know you” activities for the first few weeks. Check out the presentation below to see what is happening during the first…

Mini Loom Weaving

22nd October, 2020 For the past couple of weeks the Cre8 Lab students have been concentrating on finishing the Mini Loom Weaving workshop. Fun Facts  Weaving is acknowledged as one of the oldest surviving crafts in the world. The tradition of weaving traces back to Neolithic times – approximately 12,000 years ago. Even before the actual…

Macramé Madness in the Makerspace

19th October, 2020 Last week and this week in the Makerspace the students have been madly creating their Macramé Pot Hangers. It is fantastic to see the students working together and helping each other learn new knots. They have a selection of colours to choose from and some of the girls have mixed two colours…

Makerspace Creations Term 4 2020

8th September, 2020 It is getting closer to the end of the term, and we have had some great activities in the Makerspace. Firstly, the term started off with the girls furiously painting and decorating A3 peices of paper for the “Wings Mural” that was put up during week 5. There was approximately 200 feathers…

Makerspace Activities Term 4 2020

7th September 2020 Watch the presentation below to view the activities that are available in the Makerspace in term 4 2020. Looking forward to an exciting few weeks before the end of 2020.

McAuley Makerspace Term 3 2020

16th July, 2020 McAuley Makerspace is happy to be back up and running for Term 3 this year, after COVID19 restrictions have been lifted in schools across Queensland. The students are working on several activities during the first week, which includes french knitting, feather creation and building with lego. The feather creation is something that…

Makerspace Activities Term 3 2020

All our middle school students are eagerly awaiting the McAuley Makerspace being reopened in Term 3. Seeing that this term has been affected with Learning@Home and only having 4 weeks of on campus learning with restrictions, we are expecting the Makerspace will be a popular space to be. Watch the presentation to see the activities…