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…

US Consulate 3D Printing Session

Did you know that the 3D printing process allows the creation of parts and/or tools through additive manufacturing at rates much lower than traditional machining. Presenting the arts and techniques of 3D printing to an engaged audience at the American Center Kolkata. Have you tried 3D printing?

Design Hackathon

Some pictures from the #LP4Y Design Hackathon with youth from the city at #Makersloft last Sunday. #LP4Y is a French NGO that has been empowering marginalized youth in Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia and India, helping them become leaders for change. The NGO in Kolkata is run by exceptional French volunteers doing great work, if you get a chance to know…

Young Leaders for Change Summit

The Young Leaders for Change Summit was held on 24th March 2017 at the US Consulate, Kolkata. The objective of the workshop was to train the selected project team (students and the teachers) on the topics of leadership, sustainability, environment and development, whereby the project team can gain confidence and knowledge to implement the envisaged environmental action projects…

Wood Carving Workshop

Inviting 15-25 year olds for a Wood Carving Workshop on Wednesday, 22 March 2017 at MakersLoft, 22 Ballygunge Park Road, Kolkata- 700019 from 11:00 AM  to 3.00 PM. The workshop is jointly organized by Banglanatak.com, MakersLoft and British Council. The workshop is on wood carving and understanding the techniques/practice followed in UK. It will be conducted by…

International Women’s Day, 2017

“When women help women, great things happen!” We celebrated International Women’s Day today in partnership with Bichitra Pathshala at #MakersLoft with women teachers from these schools in Kolkata – La Martiniere for Boys’, Asian International School, Mahadevi Birla World Academy, DPS Howrah, Birla High School, the Heritage School, Jyotirmai Vidya Mandir, Mahadevi Birla Shishu Vihar…

World Robot Olympiad 2016 – Nationals

We are proud to share that MakersLoft student teams have stood 1st and 2nd in the Elementary category in World Robotics Olympiad 2016  regionals in Kolkata, qualifying for the Nationals. Teams “MakersLoft Black Scorpions” and “MakersLoft Reptars” consisting of students of classes 6 and 7 from Calcutta International School, Lakshmipat Singhania and La Martinere for Boys scored a perfect 100 in…

Maths & Science Workshop for Parents

Are you concerned about your child’s dwindling interest or aptitude in Science & Maths? Well, you are not alone. There is a global crisis in Science & Maths Education. So how can your child escape? To know how, join us on July 30 for a 2 hours workshop for parents. Yes you read it right, this workshop is for parents,…

Scratch Day at MakersLoft

Saturday June 11, from 11am-1pm | All young people in Kolkata who code in Scratch are invited! Entry free. We’ll have fun interactive games, Makey Makey demos, and more…

Cardboard Challenge

Inspired by the short film, `Caine’s Arcade,’ the Cardboard Challenge is a worldwide celebration of child creativity and the role communities can play in fostering it. Kids are challenged to create and build using cardboard, recycled materials and imagination. They come together to learn,share,inspire,build and play !

Toy Hacking

7 yrs + | Next session during vacations | For curious kids who like to take things apart. Children bring their old or broken electronic toys. What do all those little parts in an electronic gadget do? Learn to open up the toys, study the motors and electronics inside, learn the mechanics of what makes those toys tick, try…