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Saturday Club opens 1st June 2019

Starting Saturday 1st June, Little Sandbox will be open twice a week at our premises in Norris Green Library.The new Saturday club will be open from 12noon – 2pm during term time.Due to the rising number of enquiries for Wednesday club, we felt it was time to...

Introducing… Sandbox Workshop

We’re very excited to launch Sandbox Workshop – a makerspace for the community based at Norris Green Library.As well as running our tech club on Wednesday night and Saturday day time, the space will now be open to the public during the rest of the...

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...