The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct.
— Carl Jung
Below, you’ll find some examples of things your team could play with together during Seattle Makers’ team building events. We’d love to know what you want to learn or play with; we absolutely adore brainstorming around here, so please don’t hesitate to call us at 1-833-2-MAKE-IT or fill out this form to offer a suggestion or ask a question. We want to serve you and your team and for you to have a blast!
Come learn about 3D printing at the level of detail you’re interested in: Primer, Basic, or Full Certification. You’ll walk away with a 3D printed, darkness activated flashlight that you’ve assembled yourself! Let us know you’re interested in this event here.
In this activity, we custom create a piece of art for you. Each member of your team receives one part of the bigger picture to paint, and then all the pieces are assembled into a larger art piece, like the one below. Let us know you’re interested in this event here.
Size: Collaborative art pieces can be small (the image above is 3’x4′) or be as large as a full wall mural.
Options: Smaller, individual prints can be made available at additional cost.
If you’re not reaching back to help anyone then you’re not building a legacy.
~ Germany Kent
We donate 5% of our revenue for each team building event we sell to one of our favorite non profits. At your event, we’ll give you and your team a brief introduction to those non-profits, showcasing why we think they are INCREDIBLE, and you get to choose which one you want to donate the 5% to. Through this 5% donation, we all get to partner in supporting awesome people doing awesome work to support the makers and artists in the world. So thank YOU for buying a team building event and allowing us to give back.
We currently support the following organizations:
This year-round club for young Native women provides positive role modeling through strong teachers, mentors and program partners. Their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) curriculum emphasizes computer coding skills and expands opportunities for healthy futures. Follow Native Girls Code (and their parent organization, the Na’ah Illahee Fund) on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Founded by brothers, Adam, Andrew, and Russell Powers, Key Tech is a non-profit mobile makerspace, bringing emerging technology to underrepresented areas. As issues of systemic racism persist, and gaps in equality and income continue to grow in our society, the Powers brothers teach students to program by assessing everyday problems, drafting a solution and prototyping to solve issues themselves, and finally, share their solutions with the world. Follow Key Tech Labs on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
For over twenty years, Art with Heart has been spreading the healing power of creative expression to kids experiencing trauma or adversity. Their therapeutic activity books for youth, and resources for the adults who serve them transform pain into possibility for young people around the world. This local non-profit is passionate about making sure kids have opportunities to express what’s on their minds and in their hearts. Follow Art With Heart on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.