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How do you turn your amazing idea into a 3D print? You have to make a 3D model! Here are a few programs available free for students. We recommend starting with the free beginner tutorials that come with the software program you choose. After you've learned the basics, then create something – anything! Or learn more with the lessons we’ve linked to below. It's not easy to make a 3D model, but a space container is a great place to start. Soon you'll be a pro!
FOR THE CLASSROOM
Complete basic tutorials and then make your designs
Computer & Mouse
Make basic 3D models by stacking primitive blocks together to create interesting 3D shapes. Good for the youngest students to get interested in 3D design and 3D printing. COPPA compliant site for kids under 13.
Windows/Mac (Desktop Version)
A beginner tool that introduces you to the basic concepts of 3D Design. Good for budding makers and 3D newbies of all ages to take first steps towards creating custom 3D designs for 3D printing.