Spin Bot in action. (Photo courtesy of Flickr user kjarrett.)
Drop-In T|E|A Programs

Calling all Makers! The T|E|A Room (Technology, Engineering, & the Arts) is open for free play, exploration, creation and discovery. Grades 3-6.

For the month of May, we'll be offering our Open T|E|A Room Program on Wednesdays, May 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 4-6 pm.

Open T|E|A Room topics are:

May 7: Flying Machines

It's a bird! It's a plane! Come craft all different kinds of flying machines.

May 14: Rainbow Looms 

Bring your own loom and rubberbands and get tips from other loomers. Share your favorite designs and learn a new favorite.

 *A small amount of looms and rubberband will be available*

May 21: Shadow Art

Combine light, shadow, paper, pencils, marker and crayons to create rad art.

May 28: Origami 

Did you know that ori means "folding" and kami (kami changes to gami due to rendaku) means "paper"? Come learn and practice the traditional Japanese art of paper folding.

Registered T|E|A Programs

Registration starts March 24!

T|E|A Room classes are held Tuesday & Wednesday afternoons from 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., and are open to children in Grades 3 to 6.

Brochures are available in the Children's Library.

*For children in grades 3 and 4 

**For children in grades 5 and 6

April

Drawing Robots**
Tuesday, April 8
Make a moving robot that dances and draws.

Register for the Drawing Robots Waitlist

Intro to Coding
Tuesday, April 15
An introduction to coding with the Hopscotch app. (Grades 3 to 6)

*Register for the Intro to Coding Waitlist

Coding Challenges**
Wednesday, April 16
After learning the basics of Hopscotch kids will take it to the next level. Pre-requisite: Intro to Coding 

Let's Go Fly a Kite*
Tuesday, April 22
Create and design your own kite. 

* Register for the Let's Go Fly a Kite waitlist

MaKey MaKey**
Tuesday, April 29
An invention for the 21st century. Turn bananas into a keyboard and much more.

Intro to Soldering - Saturday, May 17 at 1:30pm
Grades 5 to 6 and Adult 
In this family program participants will learn how to solder and earn a blinking robot badge. 

*Register for the Intro to Soldering Waitlist