Makerspace Kits available at LMC. Book now and make room for these fun ways students can learn through building and gameplay. Borrow one for up to 4 weeks then change it up for another kit. Many of these items are suitable for grades K through 12. New to the collection: Strawbees. Check them out!
Strawbees is a massive kit for the whole class! Includes teacher created lesson plans and enough material for groups of makers to invent all at the same time.The kit includes 2560 strawbees, 1500 straws (in six wonderful colours), and a card deck of creativity to be used when there is a need for a fantasy boost.
"You know what a 'green screen'
effect is, right? It's used in the movies to make it look like the actors have landed on an alien planet, and it's used on TV to make it look like your local news announcer is standing in front of an animated weather map." This green screen kit
, which includes screen, lighting and ipad makes it possible for you and your students to create their own videos in what ever location their imagination can take then. NOTE:
2 week loan period
Tegu™ Magnetic Wooden Block sets will keep students occupied with hours of imaginative play. They can take their block creations to the next level in every way with these amazingly fun, durable, magnetic blocks that fit together to create infinite fun activities. Tegu can be a great addition for developing coordination and fine motor skills, teaching cooperation, problem-solving, sensory exploration, patterning, size comparison, shape recognition and cause and effect.
Joinks Building Kit
engages the fingers and mind in a fantastic building experience. From elementary to secondary schools, student to staff, simple to complex, Joinks designs are wide and diverse. Wooden dowels join easily with quality silicone connectors. One simple push and the dowels sit tight for a secure fit. One simple pull and the silicone slides off with a delightful sound. Curious building has found its match. Connecting prongs bend and flex for customized construction. Silly creatures, expressive forms, 3D geometric shapes, chemistry and molecular models, irregular structures... easily add, remove or swap sticks.
These translucent magnetic tiles give students a fun, hands-on way to explore colours and shapes…as they build! The easy-grip plastic tiles have magnets safely built right in, so they stick together from every side—for endless building possibilities. This set includes100 magnetic tiles in 5 shapes and 5 colours.
: Young thinkers can build unbelievable ball track structures with this simple stacking plank system. Create ramps, tunnels, chutes and more. Fostering unlimited creativity and experimentation, KEVA planks build an early understanding of proportion and balance, while teaching basic principles of physics and engineering. No glue, no connectors, just loads of constructive fun! Includes 200 identical wooden planks, two specially designed lightweight balls for maximum action and an 18-page idea book with project photos and quick-start instructions. Contraptions planks are made from pine.
: This game is an excellent way to have fun with words! Play it by yourself or with up to 8 of your classmates, but any way you play, you can be sure you'll have fun. Very similar to Scrabble, this game works without a board to allow for lots of spacial freedom. This highly addictive game will have you and your classmates shouting, "Banana!" in no time! Includes: 144 letter tiles, one quirky banana-shaped zipper bag, and a set of instructions.
: Students will love what they can create and will have a blast forming shapes with this unique set. These bright, magnetic squares and triangles will add a whole new world to your manipulatives area and are a great way to teach shapes in a fun 3D fashion. The extremely powerful magnets are safely encapsulated within every side of the brightly coloured plastic shapes. All magnets rotate to their attraction position for instant connections on any side! Create countless 3D geometric and imaginative structures. Also, arrange the shapes on a flat surface then lift up vertically and watch in amazement as the Magformers connect!
: Big, soft, chunky pieces stimulate children's creativity and imagination. A great hands-on construction activity for students with varying manipulative skills. Each set includes designer cards with step-by-step illustrations or be creative and build your own...the options are endless. Classroom Set includes: 267 rods, connectors and blocks and 23 designer cards all in a storage container.
: 168 wooden dominoes include 6 complete sets of 28 dominoes. Each is 1-3/4" long.
: Your number's UP! Popular letter and word games have moved up a notch by using numbers and math! This addictive tile-game stimulates and strengthens math and laugh skills. Play your tiles making math equations - a great game for the entire class!
: is a unique system of colorful cubes that interlock to form a marble run. The big difference? You can create marble maze sculptures in the form of animals, geometric shapes or any other design! Configurations are unlimited, allowing for a live demonstration of probability, physics and art, all in one! Spectrum Set offers 120 colorful cubes for building spectacular rainbow-hued designs plus 30 steel marbles.
Erzi Toys Building Logs:
Build in all directions - create flat images, or pile them up high with this building material students will never be bored. Practically packed in a cotton bag. Exciting when playing alone or with several classmates. Includes: 150 wooden pieces in a cotton bag (grid 30 mm) Size: length 27 cm, width 21 cm, height 10 cm, weight 1.7 kg; Materials: beech, natural and coloured laquered; Made in Europe. Straws and Connectors:
Build a fort, rocket, boat, tower, tunnel or bridge! Design your own scientific model, or create a unique contraption. The straws fit snuggly on the connectors, but are flexible so you can build arches and tubes. 400 pieces.
It's the original wood block game! Pull out the lower blocks and stack them on top...without toppling the tower! Includes 54 genuine hardwood blocks. For one or more participants.Big Boggle
: World-famous word game is back. Using the 3 minute timer, students will need to list as many words as they can find among the random assortment of letters that have been mixed and fallen into the cube grid.
Rory's Story Cubes:
is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages. With Rory's Story Cubes, anyone can become a great storyteller and there are no wrong answers. Simply roll the cubes and let the pictures spark your imagination! No reading required.