You’ve heard the term “makerspace.” Have you heard of “cosplay”? Often seen and admired at comic and anime conventions, cosplay is the practice of dressing up as a character from a movie, book, or video game. Cosplayers often make their own outfits, so why not combine cosplay and makerspaces at school? This mother-daughter team of amateur cosplayers will tell their tales of creating costumes and potential ways to incorporate it into your established or emerging makerspace.
– Understand the relation between cosplay and makerspaces.
– Develop confidence in making costumes (sewing talent not required!).
– See some examples of cosplay and potential incorporation into the curriculum.