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Makerspace Supplies List

In order for our Makerspace at Blue Creek Elementary to get off the ground, be maintained, and be successful, we need some help from parent/relatives/community members so we are asking for donations of any kind.  These could be items that you no longer use or items you purchase (new or used).

The list below is the "more common" items and are merely suggestions.  They are definitely things that we would like but please do not limit yourself to only items on this list.  There is also a link at the bottom of the page to ideas for "less common" items.

(All items need to be safe, clean, and appropriate for elementary-aged students.)

  • Ribbon, yarn, string
  • Knitting needles, crochet, fabric
  • Legos, Knex, Blocks, Lincoln Logs, TinkerToys
  • All types of paper (wrapping paper, card stock, construction paper, printer paper, scrapbook)
  • Post-It notes
  • Markers, pens, crayons, etc.
  • Cardboard of any kind, ranging from boxes like cereal or Pop Tarts to large appliances (flattened please), tubes (toliet paper and paper towel rolls)
  • Play-Doh
  • Circuitry Kits (can be purchased online)
  • Craft supplies (cotton balls, popsicle sticks, paint, tape, regular glue/sticks, toothpicks, pipe cleaners, etc.)
  • Canvas, art supplies
  • Cameras, photography equipment
  • Things we can take apart (old or broken electronics, small devices)
  • Screwdrivers and pliers
  • Storage containers-tubs, baskets
  • Dominoes, marbles
  • Playing cards (used for building items)
  • Batteries (various sizes)
  • Scissors (regular and decorative edge craft scissors)
  • Electrical tape, duct tape
  • Wire
  • Paint brushes
  • Cups (paper and plastic)
  • CLEAN milk jugs and egg cartons
  • Balloons
  • Origami paper
  • Tissue paper
  • Buttons
  • Magnets
  • Beads and beading supplies
  • Craft pom poms
  • Googly eyes

This list will change as our Makerspace Cafe progresses!  Check often!