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Makers Club



We will meet in October 2021. 
Stay tuned.

Materials Needed



Past Projects
December 14 @7:45
SHHHHHHHHH, we will make a gift for your parents.

December 8 @7:45
Make a Dreidel
What you need:

December 1 @7:45
Balloon Pop! Not!
 

Materials:


  • A Balloon    
  • 2 pieces of tape, each about 2 inches in length    
  • Small needle or push pin (with adult supervision)
https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/balloon-pop-not/



November 17 @ 7:45
Milk Art
Materials Needed:
November 10 @ 7:45
Ice Fishing

Materials:





October 27 @ 7:45
Dry Erase
Materials needed:
  •    
  • A glass plate, bowl, or picture frame    
  • Dry erase marker    
  • Water
https://www.sciencefun.org/kidszone/experiments/dry-erase/


October 20 @7:45
Candle Shield

Materials needed:

  • heavy-duty aluminum foil    
  • blunt scissors    
  • ruler    
  • permanent marker    
  • pushpin    
  • candle or small light
https://www.worldbookonline.com/activitycorner/project?id=cr1408313





October 13
Water and Oil

Supplies Needed

  • Glass Jar with a lid (a pint canning jar works great)    
  • 1 cup Water    
  • Food Coloring    
  • 1 cup Oil (we used vegetable oil)    
  • 2 teaspoons Dish Soap
https://coolscienceexperimentshq.com/mixing-oil-water/




October 6 Meeting @7:45
Water Fireworks
We will make water fireworks to study density.
You will need:
  • Water    
  • Oil    
  • Food Coloring (Any color of your choosing)    
  • 16 oz clear glass    
  • Another 16 oz clear glass    
  • A Fork

September 29th Meeting @7:45
Cloud Dough
We will make cloud dough. 
You will need 
*1/4 cup oil (vegetable, canola, or whatever you have on hand) 
*2 cups flour 
*oil based food color (opitional) 
*Glitter (optional)



September 22nd Meeting @7:45Penny Boat
Materials you will need:
  • Roll of Aluminum Foil 
  • Pennies
  • Bucket or tub of water
  • Paper
  • Pencil


We made paper airplanes to compare to the hoopsters on Tuesday, September 15 at 7:45.
You only need 8X11 paper that you can fold easily.




We made a hoopster on Tuesday, September 8 at 7:45.


  1. scissors
  2. ruler
  3. 3-x-5-inch file cards (or a file folder or some other stiff paper)
  4. clear plastic tape
  5. plastic straws
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