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How to Set Up a Makerspace on the Cheap

Turn trash into treasure and encourage kids' creative play


Published on: January 29, 2021

kids inventing in a makerspace

What’s a ‘makerspace’?

Forget Baby Einstein, flash cards and rapid-fire quiz-style learning apps. It’s all about the makerspace! These STREAM-inspired creation stations are popping up in schools and homes everywhere, boasting brain-boosting benefits galore. The idea: Give kids the space to create, invent and experiment and there’s no limit to what they can do. 

Ready to set up a room (or closet, or nook, or corner of the dining room table) in your home? It’s easier than you think.

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