Making with Matt Videos

Making with Matt - Episode 4 - The Fortune Teller

In this episode we construct a paper fortune teller with 8 different possible fortunes. Alternatively, this could be something similar to a magic 8 ball where you answer yes or no questions and get an answer...maybe.

Materials needed: 1 piece of printer paper, scissors, pencil, colored markers or crayons, and some whacky fortunes!

Making with Matt - Prototyping - The 3D Prototype

Explore - Ideate - Experiment are the three stages of Makers' Lab Design Thinking and pursuing an opportunity or solving a problem. In this two part series we take our ideas into the experimentation stage and in this second of two parts we move to low resolution 3D prototyping.

Materials needed: Paper, pencil, junk, tape

Making with Matt - Prototyping - The Problem and the 2D Prototype

Explore - Ideate - Experiment are the three stages of Makers' Lab Design Thinking and pursuing an opportunity or solving a problem. In this two part series we take our ideas into the experimentation stage and create a 2D prototype on paper. In the second part we move to low resolution 3D prototyping.

Materials needed: Paper, pencil

Making with Matt - Episode 3 - Playing Tabletop Football

In this episode you will need the American football you made in episode 2. We go over how to play the game and Mr. Pirate shares some cool tips. This is just one variation of many.

Materials needed: Paper, pencil, junk, tape

Making with Matt - Episode 2 - Paper sports and the oblong ball.

In this second part of a the two part series of paper sports balls, we go over making an oblong ball also known as an American football. We set things up with a practice cardboard goal post. In our next episode we will play with our new paper sports balls!

Materials needed: Cardboard, tape, scissors, paper, pen

Making with Matt - Episode 1 - Paper sports and the round ball

In this two part series, we look at sports balls made out of paper. This first video looks at the round ball. While there are intricate folds, slow motion is offered so that you can see the details which fold quite quickly. In our next part we look at "oblong" balls and a cool game.

Materials needed: Paper

Making with Matt - Episode 0 - Tools and The Junk Box

In this episode we explore materials and tools needed for future episodes and learn about the junk box. Episode 0 kicks us off for some at home fun using simple tools and materials.

Materials needed: Junk and a cardboard box to store it in...that you can lift by yourself!

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