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Child Designed Furniture

Young children will learn about digital fabrication by creating their own furniture for a Fab Lab.

Creating classroom furniture with children is one example of a successful scaffolded fabrication activity that can be an empowering experience for young children. This experience includes adults working alongside children (ages four to nine) to design and make their own furniture for a Fab Lab or Makerspace.

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LESSON DETAILS

Subjects Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Arts

Grade Levels K-3

Fab Tools CAD, laser cutter, CNC

Collections Fab Tested, Early Childhood, Museum/Science Center

Contributors Ryan Moreno