The Wheatland Regional Library (WRL) Create Kits are complete collections of items that patrons can take home to challenge and explore their Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics [STEM or STEAM] knowledge.
What will you make, build, learn, do or discover today?
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No-Tech Kits (No Technology required)
Cook by Colours - Teach your little ones colours and get them started learning in the kitchen early with this complete cookbook & measuring set with instructions
Knitting for Beginners - Learning to knit is easy with this kit, simply follow the book or DVD guide to get started
Crochet for Beginners - Learning to crochet is fun when you have all the tools this kit provides
Amigurumi (Small Crochet toys popular in Japan) - make a soft, cute, and happy toy for yourself or others with this more advanced crochet kit
Q-BA-Maze - Construct a marble maze engineering feat **Warning: Choking Hazard. Marbles**
Inventor 30-in-1 Motorized Models - Build a dinosaur, a bridge, a working crane and more (batteries included!) **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Newton's Laws Model Kit - Discover the science of motion as you build these model experiments **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
RobotiKits Solar Robot - Get environmentally friendly as you build 14 different solar-powered robots **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Pyrography/Woodburning - Try a new art of burning custom designs into wood and making unique pieces with this all-in-one kit **Warning: Hot Parts. Use included Heat-Resistant Gloves at all times**
LEGO Chain Reactions - Try something new with your LEGO and experiment with cause and effect using this complete kit **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Snap Circuits Jr. - Build 101 different model circuitry boards using this complete kit (batteries included!)
LEGO City: Build Your Own Adventure - Build a firetruck for Ed the Fireman and start constructing your own LEGO City with over 50 possible ideas **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
LEGO Star Wars: Build Your Own Adventure - Construct a starship for Rebel Alliance's newest pilot Zin Evalon and build your own galactic adventure **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Hydropower Experiments - Explore the power of water by building models and conducting experiments with them **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Air + Water Power Pneumatic Hydraulic Engines - Build your own models powered by air and water pressure to learn about the laws of physics *Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Air + Water Power PLUS Pneumatic-Hydraulic Vehicles & Machines - If you liked water-jet powered cars before, make even more with this kit! Enough for two people **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Snap Circuits Green - Have fun learning about environmentally-friendly energy and how the electricity in your home works. **Warning: Choking Hazard. Small Parts**
Look for the bags with the red handles or the labelled plastic bins in your local Wheatland branch!
Low-Tech Kits (Some Technology Required)
LittleBits Base Kit - Begin to construct your own circuits with this kit of 10 magnetic Bits and make your own unique projects (battery included!) **Free App Available**
LittleBits Arduino Coding - Take your LittleBits and create some new computer functions for yourself (battery included!) **Computer required. Free Arduino software found here**
Makey Makey - Turn anything conductive to electricity into computer keys with this easy kit **Computer required. Visit the Makey Makey website here**
Squishy Circuits - Make new creations with conductive and insulated dough (batteries included!) **Dough recipe included. Kitchen and ingredients required**
Stikbot - Make your own stop motion animation videos with just your smartphone and this kit! **Stikbot App required**
Create Kits can only be borrowed or placed on hold by Wheatland patrons.
Create Kits go out for 2 weeks. Late fines are $1.00 per day.
Use of a Create Kit is at your own risk. Please use the kit responsibly following the age and warnings posted on the kit.
Damage or failure to return the complete kit will result in being charged for the full replacement cost of the items included. Partial charges may be available to replace pieces that have been damaged or gone missing. Please inform your local librarian of any lost or damaged parts.
If your Create Kit came with dead batteries, please visit your local library for replacements.
If you notice something is missing from the kit, please contact your local library or email email@example.com
If you need technical assistance, have questions or would like to offer feedback, please fill out the included feedback form or talk to us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org. We can also be reached by phone toll-free at 1-866-652-5077.