Meet the Makers!

Posted on Apr 16, 2019

We are so excited to kickoff the 6th annual Piedmont School Maker Faire on Sunday, April 28 11am-3pm at the Beach Elementary School campus! Check out below some of the 100+ projects from Beach, Havens, Wildwood, Piedmont Middle School and Piedmont High School students along with community makers. Tickets are FREE and available now!

What’s New This Year?

Located at Beach school, Lego Lane for the little ones, many arts exhibits from Piedmont Arts Fund, a Quilting display with over 10 exhibitors, many new robotics teams and a ton of new elementary exhibits.

Sponsor Exhibits:

Project Ember – Hands on and Info
East Bay Community Energy – Info
Super Power of the Song - What does a rain storm sound like?

Hands on Making!

With strong support from the Piedmont Arts Foundation and Piedmont Makers we have many hands-on activities.

Mini-golf course – 11 Golf Holes!
The Weaving Tree
Creating with Corks
Scouts Handcrafts
3D Pop Up Cards
Cardboard Art Installation
Duct Tape Creations
Nails and Yarn
Spin Art
Stop Motion Station
Bath Fizzies
Soap bubbles
Lego Playpit

Piedmont High School Makers

Facades – A Short Drama Film
PHS Biotech Club
Rebuilding a 1928 Willys Knight automobile
Drones! Tiny Whoop Racing

Piedmont Middle School Makers

Buzz Wire Machine (Arduino-based)
Cardboard Creations
DIY Guitar
Family Crafting and Making Explosion
Jam Jar Jet Engine
Peter’s Projectiles
Rube Goldberg Lemonade Stand

Beach Elementary School Makers

Callaway Crash
Cardboard Skee-Ball
Color-programmable robot
Cookie Colors
Felt Animals & Paper Airplanes
Free Skee
Growing Bismuth Crystals
Healthy Jell-O
Mag-Lev Back Forth
Marshmallow Tower
PinBall 2.0
Schoolyard First Aid
Soccer Bots
Spin Art Machine
The Art of Tape Sculpture
Water Pump
YoYo Show

Havens Elementary School Makers

Drawing Robot
Magnet Trick
Paper Airplane Test Pilot
Trailblazing Stars

Wildwood Elementary Makers:

Cardboard Carnival – Slot Soccer
DIY slime
EV3 LEGO mindstorms whack-a-mole Human vs. Robot
How Elevators Work
Lemon Volcanoes
Marshmallow Blow Shooters
Medieval Projectiles
Milk Gallon Igloo
Patchwork Quilt
Project Perfume Flower
RC Hovercraft
Remote Control Fast (All Terrain) Hovercraft
The Big Blanker
The Marble Run
When Unicorns Fly

Community Makers

With strong support from Piedmont Community members, Piedmont Makers and Berkeley schools

Air Rockets
Face painting
FIRST Lego League – Autonomous Lego/EV-3 Bots
FIRST Tech Challenge – competitive Bots made by various Piedmont FTC teams
Lego Lane – the Cityscape
Lego Lane – the Lego Museum
Nerdy Derby
The Planetetarium
Low-cost micro-controllers for student projects (Berkeley)
Team 5419 – Deep Space Robot Demo (Berkeley)
Earthquake Early Warning (Berkeley)
How to make a quilt
Quilts from 7  Community members
Virtual Reality- PUSD – The Future!


Curry Up Now (Food truck)
3 Brothers Kitchen (Food truck)
Frozen Kuhsterd (Food truck)
Boy Scouts – Water and Donuts