Make & Take Center

The CORA Make & Take Center is a FREE resource for teachers in the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Schools, The Philadelphia Mission Schools and select Private Schools in the Philadelphia area. Teachers can use the following equipment in the Make & Take Center to create manipulatives, games and decorations to use in their classrooms.

  • 4 laminators
  • 4 poster printers
  • Internet access with color printers
  • Full service copy machine (black/white, color)
  • Access to color paper and card stock
  • Pre-made activities are generated for teacher convenience
  • 8 Accu Cut and 8 Ellison die cut machines
  • Over 1,000 large and extra-large dies featuring various alphabet fonts
  • All of the materials needed to complete the activities are also provided: scissors, glue sticks, envelopes, file folders, markers and poster board

Teachers can also choose interactive posters, center activities and graphic organizers that are available. The center gives a creative energy to help teachers bring to life math, science, social studies and reading activities. Fellow teachers and the center director share and collaborate together to support educators.

The CORA Make & Take Center is also available for professional developments for small groups.

Contact the Center to see if your school qualifies.

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St. Dominic’s Annex Building
8506 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136

School Year Hours (Sep-May):

Monday:      9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday:     9:00am-7:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday:    9:00am-7:00pm
Friday:        9:00am-5:00pm

Summer Hours: appointment required

Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

July 1-July 5

July 6-July 28
Tuesday-Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm

July 29-August 14

August 15-September 2
Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:30pm

For directions to the Make & Take Center, use the map below: