MakerMobile at Anniversary Kick Off for Delta Libraries

  Join MakerMobile this Saturday, September 28th, at the Kick Off party for Celebrating Delta Libraries! They’re celebrating milestone anniversaries at three of the Delta Libraries starting this Saturday until October 26th. We’ll be doing fun science and physics based activities open to everyone! 10:00am-12:30pm at Tsawwassen Library, 1321A - … Continue reading

Making Jewellery from Surplus Electronics

On Wednesday night, Zee and Simon played around with a new idea of ours - using surplus electronic components to create interesting and unique art pieces. Electronic parts look cool and have a wide range of textures, colours and sizes making them perfect for crafting. We think it’s better to … Continue reading

MakerMobile collaborates with VIVO Media Arts!

MakerMobile was delighted when VIVO Media Arts asked us if we could help them teach their “Hacking the Home” Camp. This unusual and original week-long day camp for kids aged 13-18 took place at the beginning of August and revolved around the Raspberry Pi single-board computer. Simon of MakerMobile collaborated … Continue reading

First MakerMobile “Fox Hunt” announced for July 20th


Don’t worry, it’s not an English-style hunt involving cruelty to animals. Our ‘fox’ is the crafty Mr Farrell Segall, broadcasting a low-power radio signal from a secret location. Starting from Queen Elizabeth park, and armed with a direction-finding radio receiver, the participants will set off by bike, transit or car … Continue reading

Kits for sale at Maker Faire

It’s a busy weekend for the MakerMobile team! Our hugely successful Squishy Circuits activity is still going strong in the Exploration Zone at The Vancouver International Children’s Festival, and the magnificent truck is at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire at the PNE Forum. We’re selling our whole range of DIY … Continue reading

Squishy Circuits at Children’s Festival!

squishy circuit

The Vancouver International Children’s Festival is underway this week at Granville Island. The MakerMobile team is there this year with a great all-ages activity based on exploring electricity with ‘squishy’ circuits. The squishiness is provided by a special conductive play dough (it’s safe and easy to make at home!) which … Continue reading

Paintin’ It Red

Drum roll please ….. Paint is flowing in the Maker Mobile. Thanks to Miles at General Paint’s Broadway+Arbutus location for a great donation of Envirogard water-based industrial paint. We love these colours!