Making Grid: Cut, Attach, and Build [4:07]


The transition from face-to-face to remote learning can be challenging, especially when thinking about the materials needed for hands-on making projects. During these uncertain times, we may not have access to our makerspaces; however, we are reminded that for many of us our home is our first makerspace! In this video, Maggie Melo offers a quick and easy activity to crowdsource material ideas with students. The activity/resource is entitled "Making Grid: Cut, Attach, and Build;" it provides a shared document for the classroom to brainstorm different materials and tools that are available at home for making. You can make your own copy of the grid here (

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Melo, Marijel C. "Making Grid: Cut, Attach, and Build [4:07]." School Library Connection, October 2020,

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