The original Caine's Arcade short film, about a boy in his dad's garage that makes a cardboard arcade. The film went viral and inspired much press coverage and additional work towards actively providing maker activities for kids.

Caine's Arcade- 9 year old Caine thinks up a cardboard arcade and sets it up in his father's auto parts store. Too bad more kids don't use there imagination like this rather than being plugged into TV or video games.

The website for Caine's Arcade.

(This video is Awesome!) 9 year old Caine Monroy, who built an elaborate cardboard arcade inside his dad’s used auto parts store, is about to have the best day of his life. A short film by Nirvan, produced by Interconnected.

Snap Circuits® | Electronic and Educational Toys. Probably works well with kids 6-12.

Brilliant Sky Toys & Books offers up their 12 Best Holiday Gifts for From Melissa & Doug to Marky Sparky, you'll be sure to find what you need

The official website for MAKE Magazine; contains lots of projects and articles

Maker Pro News: Insights Gleaned from Selling a Successful Startup

Making-the-Future, Cognizant's maker education initiative.

Making the Future Scholarship Program for Students

Caine's Arcade 2: The Global Cardboard Challenge. A broader initiative, inspired by the original Caine's Arcade story, meant to get more youth involved in making and creativity via cardboard.

Caine's Arcade The Global Cardboard Challenge & Imagination Foundation. When Caine asked his dad for an arcade game, he replied, "Just build it." With cardboard boxes and a lot of creativity, Caine did just that.

Jeff Sturges talks about setting up a Maker Space in Detroit.

Jeff Sturges talks about setting up a Maker Space in Detroit.

Based in California, led by AnnMarie Thomas. Focusing currently on "MakerCorps", a national initiative to organize a group of maker mentors that can help run maker education initiatives.

Based in California, led by AnnMarie Thomas. Focusing currently on "MakerCorps", a national initiative to organize a group of maker mentors that can help run maker education initiatives.

The Hi-tech/Lo-tech lab at MIT, coming up with new materials and designs for making.

High-Low Tech MIT Media Lab integrates high and low tech materials, processes, and cultures.

Kylie Peppler talks about e-textiles and learning.

Kylie Peppler talks about e-textiles and learning.

"Let me do something with my hands and my head where I can muddle, mess up, freak out, and end up with a thing that's all mine." :)

"Let me do something with my hands and my head where I can muddle, mess up, freak out, and end up with a thing that's all mine.

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