Makerspace Projects

A makerspace is a place where people can come together to create and learn. Makerspaces allow people with similar interests the ability to share ideas and skills with one another. Readers explore the steps involved in creating projects like those put together in makerspaces, including musical instruments, clothing, holiday gifts, and toys. Detailed, full-color photographs guide readers through the process and offer a close look at each finished product. Readers will have fun making their own projects to share with family and friends!

  • High-interest topic appeals to readers and encourages them to try new skills
  • Clear, step-by-step instructions and safety tips are included for each project
  • Eye-catching fact boxes provide learning opportunities for readers


Library Set
ISBN: 9781477756652
© Year 2016
Reading Level: Grade 3
Interest Level: Grades 3 – 6
Size: 11 X 8 1/2 32p
Language: English
Features: Activities, Detailed Table of Contents, For Further Information Section, Glossary, How-To Section, Index, Step-by-Step Instructions, Web Sites, Fact Boxes

Further Info & Pricing 

I Can Make Costumes

Creating handmade costumes is fun, and it’s also easy when the process is broken down into steps that are easy to follow. Readers are able to follow along with accessible, step-by-step instructions as they make amazing costumes, including a pirate, a fairy, an alien, and a superhero. Colorful photographs of the necessary steps help visual learners successfully complete each project. A helpful introduction is also included to teach readers basic sewing and decorating techniques. Budding fashion designers will love being able to create their own colorful costumes!

©  2016 ISBN: 9781477755587
Written by Emily Reid

I Can Make Decorations

Decorations are popular things put together in makerspaces, and readers are able to replicate that feeling of crafting with friends as they turn each page. By following simple, clear steps, readers can make a variety of beautiful decorations, including a sun catcher, a mobile, and a pillow. The steps for each project are laid out in an eye-catching manner that’s easy for readers to comprehend. Detailed photographs of each step are also included to aid readers as they have fun making their own decorations.

©  2016 ISBN: 9781477755600
Written by Emily Reid

I Can Make Holiday Gifts

Handmade holiday gifts are a wonderful way to show people you care about them. Readers learn to make a variety of holiday gifts themselves as they follow along with step-by-step instructions and helpful photographs. The creative gifts readers can make include photo coasters, journals, backpacks, and birdhouses. They learn the basic techniques needed to make these gifts, and then they’re able to practice those techniques in many fun ways. Each project is presented in a colorful way that’s sure to capture and hold the attention of readers.

©  2016 ISBN: 9781477755624
Written by Emily Reid

I Can Make Jewelry

Makerspaces are places to come together to create. Jewelry is something people can easily create in a makerspace, and readers are able to make their own jewelry by following a series of step-by-step instructions. Each step is presented alongside a helpful photograph, allowing readers to visualize the process of making many different pieces of jewelry, including necklaces, bracelets, and even a tiara! Bright colors and eye-catching designs engage readers as they work on various projects. Readers will have fun creating their own beautiful jewelry to keep or give as gifts.

©  2016 ISBN: 9781477755648
Written by Emily Reid

I Can Make Musical Instruments

Making music is fun, but it’s even more fun when you make the musical instruments, too! Readers follow a series of step-by-step instructions to create their own musical instruments, such as bongo drums, tambourines, and guitars. Each step is presented to readers through clear text and detailed photographs. Accessible language and a colorful design help replicate the feeling of a makerspace, a place of creativity where people learn together. Learning to make a variety of musical instruments is a fun way to foster that sense of creativity in readers.

©  2016 ISBN: 9781477755662
Written by Emily Reid

I Can Make Toys

Toys are fun to play with, and they can be even more fun to make! Readers learn to make their own jet gliders, sailboats, sock puppets, and other toys with each turn of the page. Simple, step-by-step instructions guide readers through the process of making these creative toys and games. These instructions are presented alongside a helpful series of photographs designed to give readers a comprehensive overview of each project. Readers are also introduced to basic sewing and other crafting techniques, which will help them as they make toys now and make more fun crafts in the future.

©  2016 ISBN: 9781477755686
Written by Emily Reid

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