Creative Cardboard
Engineering

Kids Carpentry has gone virtual! Sign up for one of our Creative Cardboard Engineering classes and learn a new skill from the safety of your home.

In all classes kids will learn basic cardboard manipulation including the Makedo cardboard engineering system and then be guided step by step to build an amazing project of their own design. All classes are taught on zoom with live instructors and run 6 weeks for 60 minutes a day. Some tools will be provided and mailed to your address before the class begins. Click the Registration button to view open classes. Please note that registration closes 1-2 weeks before classes start so you will receive your materials on time.

Spring 2021 Themes

  • Cardboard Engineering – Become a cardboard engineer! In this class, kids will learn basic cardboard manipulation to create feats of engineering. Come with an idea of what you want to build or work from over 50 plans to make toys, games, costumes, decorations and more.

  • Cardboard Animation Studio – Bring to life your own stories with a hands-on animation class. Take a break from the computer to create a whole new world. In this class kids will learn basic cardboard manipulation to create scenery, props and characters for their own animated short stories. Then a teacher will show them how to storyboard, develop a plot and write a short script. Kids will learn how to use stop motion animation to turn it all into a short film they can share with friends.

  • Games – Have you ever wanted to invent your own board game complete with dice, cards or a spinning wheel? In this class kids will learn basic cardboard manipulation including the Makedo cardboard engineering system to make a board game with storage for characters and game pieces.

Also: Contact us about adding virtual classes or about in person private and small group carpentry lessons at our Columbia City Workshop!

Coming this Summer!

Register Now! for in person carpentry summer camps at our Columbia City Workshop.