Maker Faire Austin – October 20
5:45am – leave house with 8 year old son.
6:00am – pick up office manager’s 12 year old son.
10:00am – arrive in 1st Annual Maker Faire Austin
10:01am – view “Art Cars”
11:00am – my son cranks the cranks to start the life sized mousetrap game
12:00pm – boys go on crazy bicycle-driven rides
3:00pm – we launch the rockets we made earlier in the day
3:45pm – buy solar race car kits for the boys
4:00pm – watch the Eepy Bird guys do the Mento’s and Diet Coke choreographed fountain!
5:15pm – pack up for home
9:15pm – go to sleep back at home in Plano
I can’t explain to you what a great experience this was! The boys saw, experienced, and really understood what it takes to make and create their own inventions. Do not miss it next year! I’ll be there with my younger daughter to get her underway on the path to being a maker.