Every kid is capable of brilliant creation and utter destruction. Kind of like the universe. Or a new menu item at Burger King. So why not take them to a place where they can do both while getting a good grasp on some STEAM skills? “Makerspaces” are basically workshops where creative kids can design, develop, code, and construct whatever springs from their imagination, and they’re probably closer to you than you think. And, while most target adults, here’s the shortlist of best makerspaces for kids preschool and up. Because if you’re not allowed have an arc welder in a garage, you may as well play with someone else’s.
Programs and Classes
Join us for Slime Camp! Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 is Election day and we are hosting a one day, Slime Camp. The camp will run from 8:30 am till 3:30 pm. There will be no before or after care. The Cost [...]
The fourth Friday of the month (from 7 - 9 p.m.) fans of fermented foods and drinks meet up to talk about preparing fermented ... , er, nourishment. We talk, share what we've made, and make plans for the next [...]
Our second annual meeting of the Greenbelt Makerspace Cooperative membership will be held on Sunday September 30, 2018 at the Greenbelt Makerspace in Roosevelt Center from 4:30pm to 6pm. New and renewal membership is $20/year. MakerSpace Annaual Meeting Dowload [...]
3D printing is an innovative technology that allows you to create a physical item from a digital model. As innovative as the technology is, it certainly isn’t new. 3D printing started in the 80’s, under the name “Rapid Prototyping.” It's [...]
The MakerSpace is converting to become owned and operated by a community co-op
Membership signup is now open
Are your kids engaged in hands-on learning of science, technology, arts and crafts that is fun, challenging, and rewarding?
The Greenbelt MakerSpace will host seven five-day camps, 9:00-3:30, during spring break and the summer. Before-camp and after-camp care is available as an option.