Additional Making Resources

Below are some additional resources we have compiled on making & makerspaces, Canadian suppliers for tools and resources, and additional links for 3D Printing, Arduino, and Circuitry.

Makerspace Sites

Suppliers (Canadian)

Unless otherwise specified, these Canadian suppliers feature a range of maker-centric toys, tools, and kits. You might find what you’re looking for at any of these shops!

3D Printing Resources

  • Tinkercad: Free web-based 3D design software.
  • SketchUp: 3D modeling software available at multiple price points.
  • Morphi: 3D modeling app available for iOS.
  • Blokify: Low-floor block-based 3D modeling app available for iOS.
  • Thingiverse: User-created 3D models to download and remix in your favourite software. Lesson plans with accompanying models available on Thingiverse Education.
  • MakerBot: 3D printers and printing resources. Additional resources for educators — including applying for relevant grants — available on MakerBot Education.
  • 3D Printing Glossary @ HP: Get familiar with 3D printing terminology.
    (Thanks to the Lyndhurst Girls’ STEM Club for recommending this site!)
  • MassPrint 3D: Lesson plans and resources to support 3D printing in schools.
  • 3D Modeling @ Techy Teacher: Resources and ideas for 3D printing in schools.