People ask STEAMLabs founder Andy Forest how they can create their own Makerspaces for kids all the time. He explains exactly how it can be done in the video below:

The STEAMLabs Recipe for Success:

1. Dedicated space
2. Real Tools
3. Process over Product
4. Interest Driven
5. Kids Teaching Kids
6. Kids Teaching Us
7. Exhibition
8. Community

Some key principles:

• It’s OK to fail
• Experiential Learning – Learn by doing
• Choose to celebrate Making (not just what they’ve made)

We do also offer consultations for people interested in creating their own Makerspace or Maker activities. Go ahead and email with your ideas!