We are excited to announce the winner and runners up for our Let’s Get Decorated 3D design competition!

Students were challenged to design a decoration for an event or special day that they and their family celebrate. There were so many wonderful festive design submissions and here we announce the winner and the 5 runners up. We were so impressed by these designs and are excited to showcase them all here. You can also view these designs in our Hall of Fame.

Winner: Chirstmas Snowman Glowball – North Melbourne Primary School

Runner up: Crazy Christmas – Playford Primary School 

Runner up: The Red Nose Reindeer – Playford Primary School

Runner up: The Christmas Tree Cake Decoration– Girton Grammar School

Runner up: Christmas Wreath – First Baptist Academy

Runner up: Debra The Angel – Tenison Woods Catholic Primary School

You can see all the past design competition winners and details for our current design competition here.

Encourage your students to explore 3D design by entering our latest design competition – you will be surprised by what they create!

Congratulations again to our Let’s Get Decorated design competition winners.


Jeanette McConnell, Ph.D. is a passionate educator with a strong scientific background. She earned a bachelors degree in biochemistry at San Diego State University and went on to earn a doctoral degree in chemistry at the University of NSW. Throughout her studies she tutored her fellow students. Her experience presenting science shows and workshops to children convinced her of the value of a hands-on education. She believes Makers Empire is the way to make learning hands on and harness the power of 3D printing technology in education.


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