The GSE Makery provides equipment and support for the Graduate School of Education community
to improve lives through hands-on learning. Learn to make. Make to learn.
Take your favorite photos and create a tangible, interactive display. Great as a gift, fidget toy, or just to keep on your desk.
How to create your own table top games
Check out five different options for making fun games with cardboard and other common materials you can find at home!
Maker Voices: Aditya
"When we hire staff, we prioritize humility as a key metric, even above technical competence. The latter can be learned on the job, but the former is very hard to teach."
There's nothing quite so satisfying as giving a gift you've made yourself. The gifts of your time and personal touch add meaning to the finished product. Here are ideas for four different types of creative projects to get you started.
How Stanford’s makerspaces are adapting to the pandemic
Even faced with complete closure due to health and safety guidelines, Stanford’s makerspaces have found innovative ways to continue serving their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Make your own masks!
Why not make your own mask this Halloween? There are so many ways to create scary, weird, or pretty costume accessories from easily accessible materials! Our guide gives you links to lots of ideas and instructions for making masks out of paper, felt, cardboard, and more.
Summer of Creativity
Join us in some fun and games this summer! We'll show you a bunch of ways to make your own fun. You can do the challenges on your own, or tune in for some support and good company. Invite a family member to do this with you!
Student Spotlight: Heymitch
Student Mitch "Heymitch" Stevens (LDT '20) is passionate about helping students design a better life. So he launched The Interesting Project, a 42 day challenge to do "something you’ve always wanted to do but never done." You can do it too! Get curious. Talk to people. Try things. Check it out!
Tips for Teachers: Remote hands
You were planning a great hands-on lesson for your students before COVID hit. What do you do now? The GSE Makery staff share ideas: use stuff from home, send a kit, go digital, and focus on process.