What counts as 'making'?

There are many types of activities you can plan and execute that would constitute a 'making' program, but most have some of the following in common:

  • Participants create something either physical or digital (coding, visual arts, film, etc.)
  • Participants have the ability and freedom to deviate from instructions, test new ideas, and use materials in new ways
  • Number of participants is usually between 5-15
  • There is usually at least one program leader or facilitator (and maybe an assistant)
  • Participants can keep what they make (whether physical or digital), or work together or independently to create pieces that be put together to form a single complete entity