Artwork came to life at Stratford library last week, thanks to a 3D printing machine and plenty of imagination.
During the first week of Stratford District Council's school holiday programme, 3D printing sessions were held on October 1 at the Stratford Library.
Senior library officer Bridget Roper says, "We have a 3D printer at the library available for the public to use. However, most people don't know how to use it. We thought if we taught the kids they could share their knowledge with their parents and caregivers so they can make use of the printer."
Bridget says the children learnt how to use Tinkercad, a free web-based 3D modelling programme.
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"Once they had finished their creations, they sent them to the printer. All the kids really enjoyed it."
Madison Hallet, 8, created a cartoon person using the software.
"It was really fun to make."
Madison attended the programme with her brother Ryan, 10.
"We've gone to a holiday programme before. It's great to have something fun to do during the school holidays."
Bridget says the holiday programme has been popular.
"It's been well attended. It's great to see people doing something affordable with their kids in the holidays without having to leave the district. It also builds a relationship with children and the library. It keeps them reading and engaged."