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What's All Stat About?

We want to shout about our numbers and reflect on what our data says about our journey so far.

Maker Fun has delivered 81 makes over 10 events since we started in December 2013.

We have welcomed 41 individual makers to our sessions! 

61% or our makers are girls and 39% of our makers are boys.

28 parents have supported their kids making cool stuff at our sessions. 

Our top three events were Dancing Angels and Dashing Reindeer where we made bots using vibration motors, Crazy Cases introducing e-textiles and the Hour of Code UK were we coded Angry Birds and programmed BeeBots.

We have developed unique activities for Maker Fun. 

What's next?

We think this is a good start but we want to double the number of makes we have delivered by the end of this month. And we will be hosting lots of sessions at Newcastle Maker Faire on the 26th and 27th of April at Newcastle Centre for Life to reach this goal.    
We are going to look at ways of making our sessions sustainable. We would like to reduce the cost of our face to face activities and reach people who can't come to our sessions in the village. 

Finally we are going to invest in some programmable kits so that we can get more kids coding too. 

Details of our May sessions will follow soon. 


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