We help early years settings, schools, libraries, museums and community spaces develop their maker education provision. We can bring our pop-up makerspace to you for workshops, activity days and events.

The Maker{Futures} programme will enable you to set up makerspaces or run maker sessions in a range of spaces, providing playful and creative ways to develop digital and STEM skills through a STEAM approach that integrates science, technology, engineering and mathematics with the arts. We offer continuing professional development resources, downloadable guides and the opportunity to book a visit from our mobile makerspace – Maker{Move}.

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Ever thought about creating your own makerspace?

Learn how with our three week course Makerspaces for Creative Learning on FutureLearn. Start straight away and learn at your own pace.

New! Maker{Futures} Annual Report

Our annual report highlights a range of projects and initiatives led by Maker{Futures} since we launched in 2020, navigating the lockdowns and through the 2021-22 academic year.

Out now - our Autumn 2022 newsletter

It’s been an exciting year so far. We've been busy with projects and collaborations to demonstrate the value of makerspaces to young children’s learning. We can’t wait to tell you about some of our highlights. There's also lots more opportunities for educators and schools to get involved.

Our pop-up mobile makerspace brings maker activities to you. For schools, libraries, community groups and museums.

Resources for schools and professional development opportunities for teachers.

Drop in sessions and regular clubs. Supporting libraries to get started with making.

Partnership and project ideas to support makerspaces in museums.

Resources and ideas for makerspaces and making in community settings.

Featured projects

We're part of two exciting collaborations at this years festival - bringing research to life with exhibits and maker workshops.

Roadshow activities for primary schools and public events that address the big questions facing the aviation industry.

Primary school project with the RoyalAcademy of Engineering and real engineers.