Starting a School Makerspace

or scroll to the beginning posts of this blog to see how we got started

Creating Future Libraries Conference

Making robots with Hummingbird

Here are some videos of our Hummingbird robots https://youtu.be/qs0NiQU_qzQ and https://youtu.be/PiIQ7iPbtIk and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPjGRNHhczs

Website for Hummingbird http://www.hummingbirdkit.com/ . Resources at http://www.hummingbirdkit.com/learning

Bought in Australia from http://www.edtechs.com.au/Hummingbird_Robotics_in_Australia_s/1604.htm Look in pack for adapters for power in Australia.

How to make a lion mask https://mymakedo.com/blog/how-to-make-lion-mask

We do not put the masks together the way that they have shown you on the instructions ( double sided tape or hot glue is all you need).

Explore more at: http://www.make.do/pages/about-us

The hummingbird CREATE Lab visual program tutorials  link   https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLPF7p1VM8NT_fnXIx94GyCBMAN76D9UR8&t=1&v=2f9gUdKoDpM

The Scratch 2.0 Programing tutorials  link  https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLPF7p1VM8NT_HUnp9dRFiHED4NWoWHRuB&t=4&v=gTZ_lvTKtkA

I am currently learning raspberry pi with robotics. Hummingbird robots are also challenging, but MUCH easier than raspberry pi, so Hummingbird might be good stepping stone to more complex robotics, especially for a library makerspace context.