Tinker Fest 2017

MakersLoft is excited to announce the very first edition of  Tinker Fest 2017  – an annual event for young people under 18 years of age, to showcase their creativity and hands-on making skills in 14 different categories listed below. The event shall take place in Kolkata on December 15 & 16, from 10 am-6 pm on…

Sustainabots for Textile Dyeing

Students of MakersLoft ranked 2nd in the World Robot Olympiad, 2017 – Elementary OPEN category. MakersLoft Natural Dyeing team created sustainable robots for Textile Dyeing. Dyeing is nothing but the process of colouring the fabric or cloth. More than 99% of textiles are dyed using chemicals. There are various problems associated with chemcial dyeing. A…

Sustainabots for East Kolkata Wetlands

Students of MakersLoft ranked 3rd in the World Robot Olympiad, 2017 – Junior High OPEN category. MakersLoft Kolkata Wetlands team created sustainable robots for preserving East Kolkata Wetlands, the kidneys of Kolkata. What are the East Kolkata Wetlands (EKW)? EKW, located on the eastern fringes of Kolkata city, is one of the largest assemblages of waste…

MakersLoft’s new center at SaltLake

A new center of MakersLoft at Cafe Studio in Salt lake to offer STEM Education. Following are the courses that we offer at Salt lake: Lego Robotics | For ages 10+ Lego Club | For ages 5+ 3D Designing & Printing | For ages 10+ Creative Computing | For ages 8+ Adobe PhotoShop | For…

FIRST LEGO League Orientation, Saltlake

MakersLoft invites teachers, school administrators, students and parents for an orientation session on the annual FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competition on Thursday, October 3, at MakersLoft. FLL is an international robotics competition for students of ages 6 – 14 years of age. Entry is FREE. Please RSVP by sending sms to +91-8335075374. Feel free to invite other teachers, students…

Winning at World Robot Olympiad 2017

MakersLoft teams win at the World Robot Olympiad (WRO), Nationals in Delhi held on October 8th, 2017 Our teams were: MakersLoft Natural Dyeing ranked 2nd in the Elementary OPEN category. The team consisted of students of class 6 & 7 from Sushila Birla and MP Birla schools. Teams created sustainable robots for Textile Dyeing. MakersLoft Kolkata Wetlands ranked 3rd in the…

Tinkering Lab in Schools

What is a Tinkering Lab? A Tinkering Lab is a fully-equipped studio where students can engage in hands-on learning, creative play, fun science projects and tinkering. The idea behind such an environment is to facilitate learning through self discovery and collaboration with other children and trained mentors. The lab serves as a prepared environment with lots of stimulating materials like…

School programs

MakersLoft offer the following in-school or after school activities through out India. For locations outside Kolkata, we are currently training teachers of the school to conduct hands-on activities that can develop 21st century skills in children. Some examples of such Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) activities are: Lego Robotics: Lego is a phenomenal educational tool and widely…

LEGO Robotics Training

MakersLoft Lego Robotics Training also at Saltlake Robotics is a wonderful platform for learning 21st century skills. Solving robotic challenges builds innovation, creativity and problem solving skills in students, and because robotics cross multiple curriculum subjects, students must learn and apply their knowledge in science, engineering, math, and computer programming. The most rewarding part of…

Natural Dyeing & Block printing

For thousands of years, natural dyes have kept us connected with the natural world. It wasn’t until around 150 years ago that synthetic dyes were introduced, and in that short time they have caused immense environmental damage. Why teach Natural dyeing to students?   In this course students will learn that plants are a source…

Creative Computing (Scratch)

7 yrs above | Rs 7200/head | 12 Sessions | 1:1 session by appointment |  A fun way for kids to learn Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM). Scratch is a software that kids all over the world are learning.