Thursday, November 10, 2016

A Library Where Kids Learn to Tinker

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November 10, 2016

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A Library Where Kids Learn to Tinker

To be an artist is to believe in life.

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A Library Where Kids Learn to Tinker

"Supplied with iPads, power tools, a 3-D printer, hot-glue guns, paint and buckets of marbles, buttons and other knick-knacks, the preteen participants [of this community "Maker Space" in Philadelphia] are given free rein to build what they please. To an outsider, it might seem the kids are just messing around, making arts and crafts from leftover junk. But for many of its young devotees, the program is a welcome change from the confines of a school day shaped by strict, rote learning and a respite from some of the hardships of life in an impoverished neighborhood." Read on to learn more about this beautiful community project! { read more }

Be The Change

Find something around the house that needs fixing or beautifying and use your own hands to make it happen. Enjoy the feeling of creating something with your own hands.

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