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Materials

To stimulate the creation of amazing projects, the Makerspace keeps a variety of take-home materials stocked, such as the ones listed below. All the materials listed below can be used on take-home projects.

Visit the Tools page for a full list of tools available at the Makerspace. The Activities page also lists tools and materials associated with Makerspace activities.

If you have any questions about materials or quantities, please feel free to email us at makerspace@girlscoutsww.org

Fasteners


  • Paperclips (metal, coated, various colors) (regular, jumbo)
  • Safety pins (silver) (tiny, regular, large, jumbo)
  • Brads (brass) (various sizes: tiny-jumbo)
  • Staplers & staples
  • Twist ties (various metallic colors)
  • Zip ties (tiny & regular)
  • Velcro (white) 1inch wide on a spool.
  • Magnetic dots & tiles (stick-on, and non-stick)
  • Book rings
  • Screws (various sizes, phillips and flathead)
  • Binder clips (tiny-jumbo)
  • Ornament hooks
  • Rubberbands (various sizes, colors)
Glue

  • White glue
  • Glitter glue gel (various colors)
  • Glue sticks
  • Tacky glue
  • Fabric glue
  • Hot glue, glue guns, & silicone finger guards
  • Rubber cement
  • Modge Podge
  • Spray adhesive (use by 16+ only, outside weather permitting)
  • Super glue (use by 16+ only or adult supervision)
Tape

  • Clear Scotch tape
  • Masking tape (various widths)
  • Clear packing tape
  • Blue painters tape (various widths)
  • Duct tape (gray)
  • Decorative duct tape (various patterns)
  • Washi tape (various patterns)
  • Vinyl tape (yellow)
  • Tape squares (various types)
  • Foam adhesive squares
Wood

  • Toothpicks (round & flat/tapered)
  • Popsicle sticks (natural & various colors) (small, regular, jumbo)
  • Clothes pins
  • Spools (small)
  • Corks
  • Raw bark discs (aprox 1.5 inch diameter)
  • Various shape tiles (aprox 1inch x 1/16 inch, various shapes/sizes)
  • Dowels (various sizes, lengths)
  • Paint sticks
Paper/Cardboard/Foam

  • Brown packing paper
  • Origami paper
  • Magnetic sticker sheets
  • Shrink wrap sheets
  • Chip board
  • Brown lunch bags
  • Paper strips (assorted colors/sizes)
  • Scrapbook paper (assorted colors)
  • Foam sheets (assorted colors)
  • Construction paper (assorted colors)
  • Graph paper
  • Cardstock (assorted colors/sizes)
  • Mirror board
  • Index cards (small & large)
  • Magazines
  • Tissue paper (assorted colors)
  • Cardboard
Electronics

  • LEDs (3mm & 5mm, various colors)
  • Coin cell batteries
  • AA batteries
  • 9V batteries
  • Coin cell battery housings
  • AA battery housings
  • 9V battery housings
  • Switches (various)
  • DC motors
  • Resistors (10-1 million Ohm)
  • Wire scrap, Uncoated wire, insulated wire, and wire scrap
  • Holiday lights (clipped & stripped, string)
  • Copper tape
  • Electrical tape
Sewing Notions

  • Buttons (various sizes, colors)
  • Sewable snaps
  • Thread (various colors)
  • Embroidery floss (various colors)
  • Yarn (various types, colors)
  • Elastic thread/cording
  • Ribbons (various)
  • Cotton fabric (small selection of fat quarters, various patterns)
  • Felt 8x11 sheets (various colors)
  • Felt scrap bin
  • Other misc fabric remnants
  • Poly stuffing
  • Cotton batting
  • Plastic canvas/cross stitch sheets (small and large hole size)
Beads

  • Perler beads & peg boards
  • Letter (alphabet) beads (white and various colors)
  • Pony beads (round, heart, and flower) (various colors)
  • Misc. mixed beads
  • Seed beads (mixed various colors)
  • Sequins (mixed various colors/sizes)
  • Crystal faceted  beads
  • Buttons (various sizes colors)
Jewelry/Accessories

  • Earring hooks (silver & gold color)
  • Earring straight eye pins (gold & silver color, various sizes)
  • Barrette clips (french and alligator clips)
  • Butterfly/tie tack pins & pin backs
  • Lanyard clips
  • Key rings (small, and regular)
  • Pin backs (.75 & 1 inch)
  • Sewable snaps
  • Elastic cord (thin various colors)
  • Thread/string (various)
  • Wire
  • Embroidery thread
  • Cording/yarn/string
  • Eyelet screws (tiny)
Other/Miscellaneous

  • Aluminum foil
  • Bottle caps
  • Bubble wrap
  • Cellophane wrap (clear)
  • Coffee filters
  • Contact paper (clear)
  • Cotton balls
  • Cotton swabs
  • Curling ribbon
  • Flat marbles (large and small, clear/iridescent)
  • Foam sticky shapes (various colors, sizes, shapes)
  • Foam takeout containers
  • Foam tubing
  • Gems (stick-on and glue on, various colors/sizes/types)
  • Googly eyes (tiny-large, various)
  • Jingle bells
  • Latex balloons
  • Letter/alphabet stickers
  • Mirror tiles (various sizes aprox .5 -1 inch)
  • Non-slip liner
  • Paper cups
  • Paper plates
  • Paper straws
  • Parchment paper
  • Ping pong balls
  • Pinto beans
  • Pipe cleaners (various colors & metallic)
  • Plastic bags
  • Plastic cups (clear and various colors)
  • Plastic spoons, forks
  • Plastic straws (regular, jumbo, bendy)
  • Plastic syringes (5 & 10 mil)
  • Plastic wrap
  • Playdough
  • Pom poms (various sizes tiny-jumbo, various colors)
  • Small paper ruffled cups
  • Stickers (various)
  • String, cording, twine, clothesline, rope
  • Styrofoam (large misc shapes/packing material)
  • Styrofoam balls (various sizes-small)
  • TP/cardboard rolls
  • Wax paper

  

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