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Maker Mornings: Bee Crafts! (In Person)

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join us for bee-related crafts using our MakerLab tools and skills!  Learn about bees in the fall as you work through four craft stations with your family.  Crafts will include a project on the Cricut machine, a DIY beeswax cloth wrap, fun with yarn and a bee water station. Projects are intended for families with
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Sewing Basics (In Person)

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Learn to use a sewing machine in this class taught by instructor Abby Walker. This introductory class session will teach participants the parts of the machine and their uses, how to wind a bobbin and thread the machine, uses of different stitches, and safety habits. For ages 12+. All participants are strongly encouraged to wear
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LEGO Mindstorms Challenge: Line Follower (In Person)

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

We will be exploring the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Color Sensor at this session. Working solo or with friends/siblings, build a robot and program it to recognize and react to color! For 4th grade and older.  Only 1 registration is needed per group! All participants are strongly encouraged to wear a mask. Masks are required for
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Middle School Code Club: Choose Your Own Adventure Game (In Person)

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Middle School Code Club meets once a month to dive into a fun coding project.  This month, we will be coding a text-based 'Choose Your Own Adventure' style game in Python!  We will be coding using replit.com - information for creating an account will be shared prior to class so that you are able to
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3D Printer Certification

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

This training session covers how to use the the Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer. This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up
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Loom Knitting: Pumpkins! (In Person)

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Learn the basics of loom knitting as we work on a mini pumpkin for Halloween!  Loom knitting produces the same stitches as knitting, but uses a loom with pegs to hold the stitches and a special hook to create new stiches.  For ages 12+ and adults. All participants are strongly encouraged to wear a mask.
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Stitch-It 2-Part Doll Quilt Workshop (In-Person)

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Twenty calico squares create this patchwork which can be used to make a doll’s blanket, a placemat, or a pillow sham. Learn to sew the patchwork quilt top and how to finish your quilt: bind the batting and backing and tuck layers together. This project will be completed in two classes. You must be able
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3D Printer Certification

MakerLab 151 Main Street, New Canaan

This training session covers how to use the the Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer. This class is open to those who have previously attended a 3D printer certification class on the MakerBot printers as well as those new to the MakerLab. This session will cover how to change filament, find objects to 3D print, set up
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