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If you follow TinkeringChild web posts, Facebook or Instagram you will know how strongly TinkeringChild feels about how learning ‘happens’ where constructivism and constructionism...

Geography in the Makerspace:”Walking Two Worlds”

‘Education is the key to a better life for every child and the foundation of every strong society……’ Anthony Lake, Executive Director, UNICEF Following the History...

Why Making to Learn?

Making is an essential part of being human. Humans have always made and created to survive and evolve. So why has education not continued...

Creating with a 3D Printer

Megan and I were so excited when our wonderful Chief Information Officer, Greg, arrived at our Library door with a gift of an Aldi 3D Printer .................

UN Sustainable Development Goals & the Micro:Bit

Engaging students with the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals using the Micro:Bit was successful and fun when games were created. Each student selected...

Guest Post: Club Kidpreneur

I'm so excited to introduce the talented, passionate and dedicated Year 4 teacher, Jen Rowe, who very successfully introduced the concept of 'Entrepreneurship' in...

Students Inspired by an Innovator

A great way to be inspired by others is to meet and talk. STEMies Club students started the year with an inspirational presentation from Dr James Fielding,...

Chain Reaction Creations using LittleBits.

LittleBits are small electronic blocks which snap together with magnets. We have had them in our Makerspace for quite a long time and I have...

Super Splat3D for Design Skills

Wow! How excited were the girls to see the ‘magic’ of using Splat3D! Two incredible educators and designers, Kylie & Glen Lawrence, designed Splat3D to...

3D Printing in STEMies Club

3D printing refers to the additive manufacturing process that builds a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model created by computer-aided design software(CAD).  STEMies...