Maker Lab for grades 2–6

Tinker, Make, and Create!

On select Wednesdays & Saturdays

 

Fall Sessions Are Now Open


Fall Sessions August 3–October, 2019

In Maker Lab, you can join the maker movement with a variety of making and tinkering challenges. Children develop and build problem-solving and engineering skills as they explore different aspects of technology that include circuits and electronics, computer programming, robotics, microcontrollers, automation, and more.


Want to spend more time creating? Maker challenges with the same title will include different activities on each different date.

Maker Lab is included with admission to Explora.

Fall Sessions 2019

August 3–December, 2019

Build-A-Bot

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 2–3:30
Build robots that drive, spin, and light up based on their surroundings. Use your knowledge to code a new robot that can communicate with other robots or even sing you a song!

Build-A-Bot

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4–5:30
Build robots that drive, spin, and light up based on their surroundings. Use your knowledge to code a new robot that can communicate with other robots or even sing you a song!

Build-A-Bot

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 4–5:30
Build robots that drive, spin, and light up based on their surroundings. Use your knowledge to code a new robot that can communicate with other robots or even sing you a song!

Pixel Art

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 2–3:30
Design your own pixel character and bring it to life by learning to animate it. Turn your digital creation into a physical work of art that you can take home.

Pixel Art

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4–5:30
Design your own pixel character and bring it to life by learning to animate it. Turn your digital creation into a physical work of art that you can take home.

Pixel Art

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 4–5:30
Design your own pixel character and bring it to life by learning to animate it. Turn your digital creation into a physical work of art that you can take home.

High Tech Costume Design

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 2–3:30
Learn how to incorporate high tech materials into your costume making. Explore electronics, sewing, and engineering while creating a costume that you can wear.

High Tech Costume Design

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4–5:30
Learn how to incorporate high tech materials into your costume making. Explore electronics, sewing, and engineering while creating a costume that you can wear.

High Tech Costume Design

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4–5:30
Learn how to incorporate high tech materials into your costume making. Explore electronics, sewing, and engineering while creating a costume that you can wear.

For more information about this program please contact our Reservations office.

Phone: 505-224-8341
Email: reservations@explora.us
Para información en español, llame al 505-224-8323

Maker Lab is included with admission to Explora.

Fall Sessions 2019

August 3–December, 2019

Build-A-Bot

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 2–3:30
Build robots that drive, spin, and light up based on their surroundings. Use your knowledge to code a new robot that can communicate with other robots or even sing you a song!

Build-A-Bot

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 4–5:30
Build robots that drive, spin, and light up based on their surroundings. Use your knowledge to code a new robot that can communicate with other robots or even sing you a song!

Build-A-Bot

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 4–5:30
Build robots that drive, spin, and light up based on their surroundings. Use your knowledge to code a new robot that can communicate with other robots or even sing you a song!

Pixel Art

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 2–3:30
Design your own pixel character and bring it to life by learning to animate it. Turn your digital creation into a physical work of art that you can take home.

Pixel Art

Wednesday, September 18, 2019, 4–5:30
Design your own pixel character and bring it to life by learning to animate it. Turn your digital creation into a physical work of art that you can take home.

Pixel Art

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 4–5:30
Design your own pixel character and bring it to life by learning to animate it. Turn your digital creation into a physical work of art that you can take home.

High Tech Costume Design

Saturday, October 5, 2019, 2–3:30
Learn how to incorporate high tech materials into your costume making. Explore electronics, sewing, and engineering while creating a costume that you can wear.

High Tech Costume Design

Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4–5:30
Learn how to incorporate high tech materials into your costume making. Explore electronics, sewing, and engineering while creating a costume that you can wear.

High Tech Costume Design

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 4–5:30
Learn how to incorporate high tech materials into your costume making. Explore electronics, sewing, and engineering while creating a costume that you can wear.

For more information about this program please contact our Reservations office.

Phone: 505-224-8341
Email: reservations@explora.us
Para información en español, llame al 505-224-8323

Explora’s Camps & Programs

Explora educators develop activities with children’s developmental levels in mind. Your children will have the opportunity to learn from, and work with older and younger peers and make new friends.

Registration/Information

  • You can register online, by phone, or download and mail/fax the completed registration form.
  • Please have the following available when you register: emergency contact name and phone numbers; name of alternate adults who can pick up the child; child’s medications, dosages, and physician’s name; child’s insurance information, as well as any allergy or special needs information for your child.

Call: 505-224-8341. Our reservations office is open Monday-Friday, 9am–5pm. Para español, llame al 505-224-8323, de lunes a viernes, 9am–5pm.
Email: reservations@explora.us
Mail: Explora Reservations 1701 Mountain Rd. NW Albuquerque, NM 87104

Fax: 505-224-8325

Cancellation Policy
  • If a cancellation is received more than 5 business days before the first class, a refund will be issued for the amount minus a 15% administrative fee.
  • Cancellations received 5 business days or fewer before the first class will not be refunded.
  • Full fees will be refunded if Explora cancels a program.

Explora is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, and all purchases at our store are always tax-free.
Proceeds from your purchases at Ideas, the store at Explora, help fund our programs and exhibits.

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