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STEAM Kits

You can check out a STEAM Kit at any of our branches!

  • STEAM Kits check out for 7 days; items on hold for another customer cannot be renewed.
  • STEAM Kits must be returned to the library where they were checked out
  • Fines: $1.00 per day, with a maximum of $5.00
  • Holds for STEAM Kits will not be shelved in the holds section; rather, they will be available at each library’s service deskSee what Muscogee Moms is saying about our kits! 

Wacom Intuous Drawing Tablet

 

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Perfect for beginning digital artists to draw, paint, and edit with an easy to use pen tablet. Just download the driver to your computer and start drawing
Target age: anyone

3Doodler 3D Drawing Pen

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The 3Doodler is a new kind of pen that doodles in three dimensions instead of two. It melts and cools colored plastic to create rigid, freestanding structures in any shape imaginable (similar to a hot-glue gun).
Target age: 3Doodler recommends these for ages 12 and up, as the tip get hot.

GoPro Hero Action Camera

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The GoPro kit contains a GoPro Hero camera, as well as a flex tripod, selfie stick, clip mount, chest mount, floating mount (GoPros are waterproof to 131 ft. when enclosed in their case), Micro-SD Card, USB cable, and quick start guide. Simply just plug the camera directly into your computer to download and edit footage, using GoPro’s free software, or the video editing software of your choice.
Target age: 8 and up

Makey Makey

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Makey Makey allows you to turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It’s a simple Invention Kit for beginners and experts doing art, engineering, and everything in-between. Check out their website for ideas and more info to get started with your creations!
Target age: Makey Makey recommends ages 12 and up, but younger kids can also have a lot of fun with an adult’s help

Squishy Circuits

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Squishy circuits allow kids of all ages to create circuits and explore electronics using play dough. You make the conductive dough at home using a simple recipe (pre-packaged Play-Doh is nonconductive), and let your creativity run wild while learning about electronics and circuits.
Target age: 5 and up

LittleBits

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Getting started inventing with electronics has never been easier. All ages can learn the basics of electronics, explore STEAM principles, form the foundations of critical thinking, and have fun with blinking, buzzing creations. Bits snap together with magnets, so it’s impossible to make a mistake. It’s a great to get little inventors building, with no soldering, wiring or programming required, and no prior experience required.
Target age: Recommended for ages 8 and over

Snap Circuits

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Snap Circuits are an easy and fun way to learn about electronics. You can connect your phone/iPod/music player and watch as the lights of what you’ve built change to the beat, and learn about electronics with easy-to-use plastic parts that snap together for over 300 different projects!
Target age: Recommended for ages 8 and over

Launchpads

 

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Launchpads are pre-loaded tablets designed for children that circulate for two weeks. The Library has Launchpads geared for either 3-5 year-olds or 5-7 year-olds. Each Launchpad is loaded with 10 or more subject-specific apps. Subject areas include animals, languages, math, science, STEAM, story collections and more!

Launchpads are available at all CVL branches! Check one out today!

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