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Techstyles: from Wool to Wire.

With the help of funding from the Crafts Council, we set out to start a fibre arts group, to meet every Monday between 12 and 2. Our aim was not only to introduce traditional fibre artists to tech, but also to build a community within the Norris Green/Clubmoor area...

Coding: First Steps into Game Design

Recently, Chris and I assembled a group of kids from our Explorers range (8-12) and started working on learning enough to design their own video game using Bitsy, a web-based graphic interface to allow for simple little games. The kids got stuck in immediately,...

Santa’s Workshop: Christmas Gift Donation

For three days in December, we turned Little Sandbox into Santa’s Workshop. We invited people form the local community to take part in gift making, and we put a call out for elves to come along and learn some making activity in order to help us make lots of...

Light Up Christmas Cards at Liscard Primary School

We had a great day at Liscard Primary School this week, teaching 89 year 3 pupils the basics of circuits by making light up Christmas cards. The sessions were a lot of fun. As well as creating a circuit with copper tape to light up an LED, the kids decorated their...

After School Club at St David’s Primary School

For the last seven weeks we’ve been running an after school club with years 5 & 6 at St David’s primary School in Childwall.The animation club was also interested in robots so for the first session we took Ozobots along so the group could have a go at drawing...