Want to customize your SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids creations? You can edit stickers in Style It and really make designs your own! Check out our blog throughout the winter for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
5 days ago
Part One: Making a Maker Lab Jackie Tan Jackie Tan The background of my phone call with Jackie Tan was filled with the soft whirring of 3D printers. In the South Tahoe Middle School Maker Lab, the first dedicated makerspace in its school district, Jackie has four Flashforge Finder 3D printers constantly printing her students’ creations. Jackie has managed something incredible: she’s made a STEM and Maker program viable by applying for tens of thousands of dollars in grants, leading to more
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
7 days ago
When you’re changing the colors of a body in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids, it’s good to keep in mind that any stickers or painted lines won’t be erased when you add the new color. Let’s learn some tips and tricks for changing colors in the Style It app! Check out our blog throughout the winter for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
12 days ago
Now that we’ve mastered the Shape It app, it’s time to learn how to style models in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Today we’re going to learn about adding colors to our models and really make our creations pop! Check out our blog throughout the winter for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
19 days ago
Letters are simple models that can help you get familiar with adding, shaping, and customizing creations. Let’s put some of the tips and tricks we’ve learned the past few months to the test and learn how to shape letters in the SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids Shape It app! Check out our blog throughout the winter for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
26 days ago
Pro-tip: when creating models, it’s good to start with a rough shape and add details later. With that in mind, let’s take all the tips and tricks we’ve learned so far and use the Shape It app to create an elephant in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos. To create your own Apps for Kids account, register now at: www.swappsforkids.com.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Do you wanna build a snowman? Come on, let’s go play in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids! Everyone loves to build snowpeople once the cold weather hits. But what if you live somewhere that never gets any snow?
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Over the past few months we’ve learned a lot of great tips and tricks for working with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids. Now it’s time to put it all together! Today we’re going to learn how to create a rocket in the Shape It App! Check out our blog throughout the fall for more SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids How To videos.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
We’ve learned so much about how to shape models in SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids over the past few months, it’s time to put it all together! Not everything you want to make can be done with a single body; sometimes using multiple bodies and simply overlapping them is the best way to get what you want. Today we’re going to learn how to make an airplane in the Shape It app by building and overlapping bodies.
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
Every snowflake is different, this we know to be true. Now that we’ve entered the holiday season, there are going to be a lot more snowflakes on the horizon. But what if you could create your very own unique snowflake design? In SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids, you can!
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
1 month ago
SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids is an ecosystem of apps to inspire and engage kids in core STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities, while having lots of fun in the process. The new website is packed with engaging content such as learning videos, quick tips, blog posts, and much more. Once you learn all about the apps you can sign up for free and start creating today! Although the site is aimed at providing a safe and fun place for kids, there are specific pages for
SOLIDWORKS Teacher Blog
2 months ago