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Join Gizmo-CDA and the Coeur d'Alene Public Library for a FREE invention workshop for kids ages 8-11 and their families!
Do you have a pet or know someone who does? Do you like animals? How could you create a better way to care for a pet or help animals on a farm, at the zoo, or in the wild? Use your imagination to design something new in the maker space during the Design Squad Maker workshop series! In this workshop, you’ll learn steps in the design process while designing and creating something to help our furry friends.
In this workshop, you will:
- Learn about the design process
- Solve real-world problems
- Build a prototype using everyday materials
This workshop is recommended for ages eight and older. Visitors should plan to spend up to 90 minutes working on their projects. As part of the workshop, visitors will also use an app that walks families through the steps of the design process, helps document their projects, and provides activities to do at home. It’s not required but if possible, please bring a device for your child to use, such as a smartphone or tablet.
We will also have devices available for you to borrow during the workshop.
There is no cost to attend this workshop, but we appreciate you signing up in advance so we know how many families to expect. Sign up by clicking the "Register Now" link on the left. You only need to complete one registration PER family, regardless of the number of children attending. There will also be a brief pre- and post-survey.