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A 3D wreath using amended mette units

Now that you have mastered the basic wreath using modular mette units you can try out a variation. By making a small change to how you fold the units you can turn your flat wreath into a 3D version. For this project you will need 12 squares of paper. If […]


Stop Motion Part 2

What do you need: An Idea! A device to capture the idea Software on the device Patience 1. The Idea! Look around you, what do you see, now make it move. Anything, what’s the first thing that grabs your eye. Keep it simple. 2. A Device Mobile phone or Tablet, […]


Orgami wreath using mette units

Continuing our series of origami tutorials we will show you how to fold a mette unit and using 16 of these units we will then make a wreath or disc. All you need to get started are 16 squares of paper. We use 10cm squares but you can use any […]


Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead!

We were delighted to be invited to participate as guest speakers in the Full STEAM Ahead webinar series produced by Microsoft for the RTÉ School Hub. As the name suggests this series focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths with a Maker education twist. Pam and Chris spoke with […]


Getting started with Origami

We’re going to start putting out some origami video tutorials to help people get started. We will be focusing on modular origami pieces like these to start off with … In the following video we will talk thorough some modular origami concepts and have a look at some of the […]


Stop Motion

According to Wikipedia Stop motion is an animated filmmaking technique in which objects are physically manipulated in small increments between individually photographed frames so that they will appear to exhibit independent motion or change when the series of frames is played back. As far as any stop motion project goes […]


A roundup of February 2020

To get a flavour of what we do, we thought we’d share some details of what we’ve been up to during February. We’ve been busy facilitating workshops, creating new projects incorporating cross curricular STEAM based concepts and working on some exciting new collaborations. Chris continued his work with students in […]