Generally I consider tools by student motivation. There are tools that people consider to be a part of makerspaces, 3D Printers comes to mind, and there are tools that emerge as important to individual makerspaces through participant interest. Students and parents expect to see artifacts like 3D printers and scanners….

Make a lantern for Chinese New Year Supplies: Colored paper (construction paper or gift wrapping) Scissors Glue, tape, or a stapler Instructions: Fold a rectangular piece of paper in half, making a long, thin rectangle. Make a series of cuts (about a dozen or more) along the fold line. Don’t…