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These kits turn your home into a Fab Lab. As you discover, construct, collaborate, and problem solve, you’re creating and innovating the Fab Lab way. For 10 years the Champaign-Urbana Community Fab Lab has increased access to fabrication technology and education for everyone in our community. Your purchase of this kit supports that work and joins you in our mission to develop creative leaders through collaboration and design.

  • *Kit Pick Up will be on Sundays (11am – 2pm) and Wednesdays (11am – 1pm)
  • *Kits purchased on Sundays/Wednesdays may not be available until the following pick up date.

Plushie Kit

$25

Learn the fundamentals of sewing while making a 5-inch penguin plushie. After building your plushie, you’ll know how to whip stitch, back stitch, and ladder stitch. This kit comes with all the materials you need to sew together a new beloved friend. This is a great kit for working on problem-solving and fine motor skills.

Laser Cut Jewelry Kit

$25

Become your own jewelry designer! This kit features laser-cut pieces for creating custom earrings, necklaces, and an interchangeable floating locket. Paint, wire wrap, and assemble your pieces to make something uniquely you. Themes to choose from: Fantasy, Nature, Video Games, Superheroes, and Geometric.

Survival Engineering Kit:

Tarp Shelter

$25

Building a wilderness shelter takes creative engineering skills and a deep understanding of your environment. With this kit, you can build four different wilderness structures to protect you from the elements. Once you have completed the basic models, you can explore new ways to build your own shelter. You’ll learn how to stay out of rain, snow, heat or wind in any environment!

Animal Bundle 1

(3D Puzzles & Insect Magnets)

$15

Our animal bundle is for animal lovers ready to color and build. Enjoy the wonders of nature while decorating 12 laser-cut insect pictures and constructing six 3D animal figures. With our magnet kit, you’ll never mistake a butterfly for a moth after you enliven their images with your favorite colors. When you’re finished filling in the laser-cut insect pictures, adhere magnets to the backs, and in a few hours, you’ll have a fridge full of colorful, buggy beings! After you complete your 3D animal puzzles, you’ll have a zoo of creatures ready for play. Colored pencils included.

Animal Bundle 2

(3D Puzzles & Reptile Magnets)

$15

Our animal bundle is for animal lovers ready to color and build. Enjoy the wonders of nature while decorating 12 laser-cut reptile pictures and constructing six 3D animal figures. With our magnet kit, you’ll never mistake a rattlesnake for a milk snake after you enliven their images with your favorite colors. When you’re finished filling in the laser-cut reptile pictures, adhere magnets to the backs, and in a few hours, you’ll have a fridge full of colorful, cold-blooded beings! After you complete your 3D animal puzzles, you’ll have a zoo of creatures ready for play. Colored pencils included.

Walk Bot Kit

$25

Into robots? Our Walk Bot kit requires builders with focus, curiosity, and enthusiasm. The kit teaches you the fundamentals of building a walking robot and includes laser cut wood pieces, 2 AA batteries, a battery holder with switch, and a special robot motor. Assemble your Walk Bot body, install the battery pack & motor, and send it after your parents, pets or siblings! Ages 8+