Pre-Teen Series

Make It Yourself: Pre-Teen Series

The Maker movement empowers the next generation of inventors...YOU! Make It Yourself: Pre-Teen Series gives pre-teens and teens the tools to learn new skills, explore their creative ideas and discover new passions. In the 3M Tinkering Workshop, pre-teens will engage in a variety of hands-on projects that explore both traditional and high-tech tools, materials and technologies. You will progressively develop new skills each week as you Make It Yourself!

Advanced registration and payment required. Registration links available in chart below.

Fee per person: $65 Amazeum members/$75 nonmembers

Each Make It Yourself series is designed for ages 10-14. 

Additional details available in the FAQ sheet.

Series Theme Series Description Date and Time Registration
Laser Cutting Discover the magic of laser cutting! In this introductory series, you will learn how to laser cut and make a project with a custom engraved design

October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022

6pm-7:30pm

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Dream It! Design It! 3D Print It! Calling all inventors! Turn your idea into an item you make in our Tinkering Workshop. In this series, you will learn to use Tinkercad to design a model to 3D print it. 

This course is an introduction to Tinkercad where participants are not expected to have any prior knowledge of the program.

November 2, 9, 16, 2022

6-7:30pm

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Wood Shop Do you like to make things? You’ll learn basic woodworking skills in this series by building accessories for your desk! Learn to solve 3D problems, use measuring devices, and how to safely use some power tools and hand tools.

January 4, 11, 18, 25, 2023

6pm-7:30pm

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Printmaking Unleash your creativity through printmaking! In the series, you will look at the history of printmaking and get hands-on experience with three different printmaking methods: screen printing, linocuts and stamping. 

February 1, 8, 15, 22, 2023

6pm-7:30pm

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Maker Fashion Let your imagination take the lead in the ultimate maker challenge! Dream up and design your own attire from creative materials, disassembled devices and repurposed pieces to design an ingenious new piece of wearable art.

April 5, 12, 19, 26, 2023

6pm-7:30pm

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Take it Apart Enter the Fix It or Mix It Shop and rifle through our toolbox! Let's get a closer look inside everyday objects, like tech, toys, textiles and more  to discover how things work and create with the pieces we extract.

May 3, 10, 17, 24, 2023

6pm-7:30pm

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