Tinkering Workshop: Making Robots

Engage, Tinkering Workshop

The Tinkering Workshop is an opportunity for kids aged 5-7 to tinker with various materials to explore and create new things. Our first class of the Fall Tinkering Workshop involved Making Robots. We used recycled materials to find a body, arms, legs, a head, and a face. Students were very proud of their creations after class.

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The items that were made available for this Tinkering Workshop are as follows:

  • Recycled boxes – cereal, granola bars, egg cartons, etc
  • recycled tin cans
  • Plastic bottle caps
  • Metal jar lids
  • Corks
  • Clothespins
  • Paperclips
  • Paper Cups
  • Empty Plastic Juice Jugs
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Colored Masking Tape
  • Scissors
  • Plastic drinking Straws
  • Hot Glue Gun (operated by teachers assistant)
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