TOOLS, SUPPLIES & TECH RESOURCES

Any space can be a Maker Space! Here’s a list of tools, supplies and resources we use. Although we cannot endorse any specific supplier, we have provide links to vendors we’ve ordered from for your convenience. Please use your discretion when ordering. And make sure any tools you use are age appropriate and adult supervised. If you have limited space, we highly recommend setting up a mobile Maker Cart.


MAKER TOOLS

  • Adjustable/Leather Hole Punches: www.harborfreight.com

  • Regular Hole Punches

  • Scissors

  • Hot Glue Guns & Hot Glue Sticks

  • Glue Stick

  • Pruning Shears

  • Wire Cutters:

  • Wire Strippers: www.harborfreight.com

  • Small Utility Knives:

  • Needle Nose Pliers

  • Biology Probes/Dissection Needles: www.amazon.com

  • Embroidery Needles (for scoring): Walmart or craft store

  • Rulers or Straight Edges (for measuring & scoring)


ELECTRONICS & TECH SUPPLIES


SOLDERING STATION


CRAFT MATERIALS

  • 2” & 1.5” Thick Foam Circles (For Automata): www.inspire-create.com

  • Paper Straws: www.amazon.com

  • Plastic Straws

  • Large Wooden Skewers (works with large pony beads): Get large at any grocery store

  • Thin Baking Skewers (work with small pony beads): Hobby Lobby or Baking Supplies

  • Large Pony Beads (work with larger beads)

  • Small Pony Beads (work with smaller beads)

  • Construction Paper

  • Scrapbook Paper

  • Pom Pom Balls

  • Pipe Cleaners

  • Googly Eyes

  • 1” Metal Paper Clips

  • Coated Paper Clips