Holiday Gift Ideas from the Makerspace
Here are holiday gift ideas from our Makerspace Design Lab for innovators and tinkerers.
- Chibitronics Chibi Lights (Ages 9 and up) A kid-friendly introduction to circuits in a creative stick-on format.
- Makey Makey – An Invention Kit (Ages 8 and up) Want to play piano with a banana? This kit lets you turn anything into a controller that interfaces with code.
- Timberkits – Timbertech (Cams) ages (Ages 6 and up) Step into the world of automata and engineer moving scenes with mechanical magic.
- Original Bristle Bots (Ages 6 and up) Build your own robot with this simple kit perfect for even young students.
- Wonder Workshop Dash Robot (Ages 6 and up): Great introduction to robotics and coding using Blockly. Program your robot to talk, walk, and even change colors!
- Wonder Workshop Dot Robot (Ages 6 and up) Great introduction to robotics and coding using Blockly. Program your robot to talk, change colors, and even play an instrument.
- Squishy Circuits Kit (Ages 8 and up) Turn your PlayDoh into a conductor with this amazing circuits kit.
- Suspend Junior (Ages 4 and up) This classic from Melissa and Doug helps a youngster with balance and fine motor skills.
- Ideal Amaze n Marbles Classic Wood Construction Set (Ages 4 and up) Make a marble run with this classic set.
- Keva Brain Builders (Ages 4 and up) A great problem-solving game using challenge cards.