Stories inspire STEM

Kids are natural inventors - they are creative and curious.  To get them started, a fun story that introduces the concept of inventing is all it takes!

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Step 1 - Fun Li'l Booger Buddies Inventors stories!

Introduce the concept of invention with the Li'l Booger Buddies Inventors book series, featuring curious aliens who make clever inventions out of junk that they find in outer space!

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Step 2 - Create a Junk Makerspace!

Create a FREE, simple maker space by collecting scraps and junk around the house.  Examples of junk: paper towel rolls, small plastic containers, pipe cleaners, shipping boxes foam packaging material, etc.  Kids will LOVE using the simple scraps and junk to make creative inventions.

Provide tape, scissors, glue and any available art supplies for decoration!

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Junk Maker Space Hall of Fame

Click here to see some of the coolest junk makerspace inventions made by kids so far!