Project Cards

Not sure where to start? We've pulled together a few ideas! Check out the following project cards with step-by-step instructions.

Coding Projects

Create a Greeting Card Using Scratch: Want to send your family and friends customized eCards while learning about Scratch programming? This guide will get you started in Scratch so you can go customization crazy. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Programming the Finch using SNAP: SNAP is an extremely simple programming environment, designed especially as a first introduction to programming (ages 4-7). As such, it is very limited in what it can offer but is very easy to master. It also makes for a very quick introduction, and this guide is designed to walk you through most of the steps in under 15min. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Program a Soft Circuit with Lilypad Arduino: Program a soft circuit with a Lilipad Arduino microcontroller, Arduino IDE software, non-stretchy fabric, pliers, sewing supplies and LED lights. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Design Projects

Add a Heating Pad to Clothing: Looking to add a little extra heat to your winter jacket? Try sewing a heating pad to your clothing. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Comic Book Coaster: Enjoy comic books? Create your own custom coaster with art from your comic books! Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Create a 3D Printed Minecraft Creation: Use Printcraft and create a Minecraft design that can be printed on the 3D printer. This project will guide you through the step-by-step process. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Create a 3D Name Plate: Use Tinkercad and create a nameplace that can be printed on the 3D printer. This project will guide you through the step-by-step process. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Design a Laser Cut Coaster: Interested in creating something with the Laser Cutter? Try creating custom coasters! The following guide will walk you through the steps to create coasters using the laser cutter. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Laser Cut a Photo Puzzle: Create a puzzle using our laser cutter, a photo of your choice, some cardboard or other rigid material of your choosing, and spray adhesive. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Laser Cut a Snowflake Ornament: Create a custom snowflake ornament using our laser cutter, a rigid material of your choosing and glue. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Make a Minecraft Figurine in Tinkercad: Do you enjoy 3D design, Minecraft, or both? Try making a Minecraft figurine with Tinkercad. All you need is a computer, internet connection, and a Tinkercad account. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Photo Projects

Digitizing 35MM Slides: Do you have slides that you need in a digital format? This project will guide you through the process of digitizing your 35MM slides using an Epson scanner. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Digitizing Historic Photos: Do you historic photos that you would like in a digital format? This project will guide you through the process of digitizing your historic photos. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Green Screen Tutorial using Photoshop CC: Ready for your next adventure? Photoshop yourself in your favorite setting using a green screen with this project. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

Recolor a photo using Photoshop: Need to recolor one of your photos and you're not sure where to start? This project walks you through the process of changing the color of a digital photo using Photoshop CC. Download the Project Card (PDF file)

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