Every month compete in the ultimate Makerspace Challenge to test your skills and win amazing prizes!
Challenges change monthly and can be completed using the technology and software currently available in the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces.

Makerspace Challenge

Costume Design Challenge

Get your creative juices flowing and design a Spooktacular costume in the Makerspace Costume Design Challenge!

Get Tinkering

Complete the following activities to refine your Makerspace skills.
Pumpkin Carving

Get Tinkering this month by carving your very own pumpkin in Tinkercad!
Speak to the Makerspace Team for more details.

Past Challenges

December Sandbox Challenge

Time to get your hands dirty! Using the Augmented Reality Sandbox at either the Ipswich Central or Springfield Central Library, create a scene with the sand and the items found in the box.

Christmas Art Challenge

Head to either the Ipswich Central or Springfield Central Makerspaces and use the HP Sprouts to create our own Christmas themed digital art. 

Beat Saber Challenge

Come show us your skills in rhythm and coordination, and fight your way to the top of the leaderboard.

Tilt Brush Challenge

Calling all artists to try their hand at our November Tilt Brush Challenge! 

Environment Challenge

Learn how to manipulate shapes in virtual space to create unique 3D Environments in the October Makerspace Challenge.

Beat Saber Challenge

To kickstart the Ipswich Libraries Makerspace Challenges we are giving you the opportunity to showcase your skills and prove yourself as the ultimate Beat Saber Champion!

Space Pirate Challenge

Ever considered yourself to be a bit of an action star? Well now is your chance to prove it in our September Makerspace Challenge!

Digital Art Challenge

Explore the wonders of Digital Art in the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces with the July Makerspace Challenge! 

Christmas Challenge

This month, you can choose from 5 different challenges to try your hand in, or attempt them all if you are feeling competitive.

3D Modelling Challenge

Learn how to manipulate shapes in virtual space to create unique 3D models in the 3D Modelling Challenge.

Isolation Design Challenge

We challenge you to use your isolation creativity to design something that can help people, the environment or simply assist with anything you’re passionate about. 

Imaginarium Challenge

Bored at home?  We challenge you to design the ultimate toy to play with while you stay at home.

No Touch Design Challenge

We challenge you to design something that can help people navigate the world without having to touch contaminated surfaces.

Roller Coaster Challenge

We challenge you to use your design and engineering skills to create a roller coaster that is strong enough to hold a marble. Don’t have a marble? You can also use a tennis ball, golf ball or if you’re feeling adventurous, a basketball! 

Stop Motion Challenge

We challenge you to create a Stop Motion movie! It can be as long or short as you want, and can be about absolutely anything. The characters or moving elements in your movie can be done with clay, toys, people or anything else you can think of.

Lego Design Challenge

Visit the Makerspace and showcase your Lego designing abilities! In our Lego Digital Designer, build a plane, car, house, or boat for a chance to win a 3D Print voucher. 

3D Modelling Bunny Challenge

Visit one of the Ipswich Libraries Makerspaces, ‘hop’ onto one of our HP Sprouts, and edit the “Bunny” model in Meshmixer to create your own unique creature.

Make a Monster

Visit one of the Ipswich Library Makerspaces, jump onto a HP Sprout or the Virtual Reality system to begin creating your very own monster.

Poorly Painted Portraits

Visit one of the Ipswich Library Makerspaces, jump onto a HP Sprout or the Virtual Reality system to begin painting your portrait.

Tinker a Bookmark

This project will allow you to design and 3D print your very own bookmark using Tinkercad.

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