fbpx

Blog

  • Do Space News

    New Tech Kit: LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words Book

    September 23rd, 2021  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Do Space now has a LeapFrog Learning Friends 100 Words Book available for checkout. Designed to spend time with your child discovering new vocabulary with fun learning friends! Touch the words on each page to hear the animals introduce every word in both English and Spanish. Touch and Learn Press the pictures on each page to hear the animals say toddler-appropriate words chosen by learning...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    MAKE OMAHA MAKERS: MEET MAGICAL MOTORS

    September 21st, 2021  |   Allison Bartlett

    Make Omaha is a FREE family-friendly, innovative, and technology showcase celebrating local tech-driven makers, inventors, and businesses who are using state-of-the-art tools in their work.   Meet Magical Motors Introduce Yourself! – Who are you and what does your organization do? Rohan and Aanand are cousins who started Magical Motors non-profit to (1) assistive technologies to...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    MAKE OMAHA MAKERS: Meet Reid Sherman With Quantum Electro Dynamics

    September 17th, 2021  |   Allison Bartlett

    Make Omaha is a FREE family-friendly, innovative, and technology showcase celebrating local tech-driven makers, inventors, and businesses who are using state-of-the-art tools in their work.   Meet Reid Sherman with Quantum Electro Dynamics Introduce Yourself! – Who are you and what does your organization do? After years of research and experimentation, we have developed a variable...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    MAKE OMAHA MAKERS: MEET BEN BECK

    September 14th, 2021  |   Allison Bartlett

    Make Omaha is a FREE family-friendly, innovative, and technology showcase celebrating local tech-driven makers, inventors, and businesses who are using state-of-the-art tools in their work. Meet Ben Beck with the Omaha Children's Museum Introduce Yourself! – Who are you and what does your organization do for fun/work/education, etc? I am the Off-Site Education and Event Coordinator at the...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    Do Space has a new droid

    August 28th, 2021  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Cobbled from odds and ends in the workshop of a droidsmith, D-O is an impressionable little roller that becomes fixated upon BB-8. Drive D-O around in droid mode and even turn turbo mode on for super speed! Be careful, D-O is clumsy and has quite the sense of humor. Use the emote buttons in droid mode to let D-O’s personality out! Hang out with D-O in the doc or have D-O roll around on...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    New Tech Kit For Your Little One: Code ‘n Learn Kinderbot

    August 4th, 2021  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    Has it been a while since you've come to Do Space? Ready to see what new and exciting kid-friendly tech kits we have? Come try the new Code n' Learn Kinderbot robot! With the Fisher-Price Code 'n Learn Kinderbot, preschoolers enter different codes to control their robot friend's movements. This interactive learning toy comes to life with lights and phrases, offering coding challenges that...
    Read More 
    Tech Tips

    Calling all quilters, Do Space now has a fabric die cutter!

    July 16th, 2021  |   Michael Sauers, Director of Technology

    Have you ever wanted to try cutting fabric shapes using a Die Cutter?  Well now’s your chance!  Do Space was recently gifted a Sizzix Big Shot Pro Die Cutting Machine that works with any Sizzix die to create an amazing assortment of fabric shapes. This industrial-strength roller machine cuts many different materials but is especially great for fabric. Create your own one-of-a-kind quilts,...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    Cricut Mug Press

    July 7th, 2021  |   Kristina Jonker, Community Technologist

    Here at Do space we love seeing our members embrace their creative side. The Cricut Maker and the EasyPress 2 have inspired many of our patrons to create amazing things. As a result, we are excited to reveal our newest addition in the line Cricut of devices: The Cricut Mug Press! The Cricut Mug Press is a quick and easy way to create permanent, microwave/dishwasher safe, custom mugs using...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    Use Beanstack To Track Your Summer Passport Activities!

    June 10th, 2021  |   Kimberly Hwa Davis, Community Learning Specialist

    We are doing our Summer Passport program a little differently this year. Passports will be available all summer long as well as Take and Make kits every two weeks throughout June and July. Learn more about our Take and Make kits here! But this year, we won't be stamping your passports when you attend a program or complete an activity. We are using Beanstack, an activity challenge software...
    Read More 
    Do Space News

    BIG changes are coming to Do Space programs!

    May 27th, 2021  |   Allison Bartlett

    BIG changes are coming to Do Space programs! Starting on June 7th, classes will be held entirely in-person or in a hybrid fashion (with a few exceptions).  All Youth and 3D Lab classes will be 100% in-building. These classes include Design It, Make It, Kid Coders, Littles Lab, and all Thursday 3D Lab classes. There will not be an online option for these offerings. To attend these classes,...
    Read More