Now through September 30 2021, take advantage of these special promotions from MakerBot.

Send us an email at or call us at (800) 689-4344 if you'd like to take advantage of these special offers!

We’ve got the right material for your job! Now for a limited time, get any two spools of MakerBot material for FREE when you purchase a MakerBot METHOD Series 3D printer.

Limited time promo ends September 30, 2021.

This promotion is available in combination with the 20% off METHOD and 25% off METHOD X promotion (already reflected in our pricing).

Get what you need now to keep 3D printing in the classroom for the school year ahead. Through September 30th you can get 2 FREE extruders for the SKETCH 3D printer when you purchase the SKETCH Classroom - that means continued classroom printing even when the unexpected happens.

Featured MakerBot Video

MakerBot Grant Guide

MakerBot’s comprehensive guide to grants, awards and scholarships for 3D printing and education in 2023 has opportunities available for K12, Higher Education and Professional Development. These can be used towards your first MakerBot 3D printer, 3D printing materials and 3D printer training with MakerBot!

Download the 2023 MakerBot Grant Guide now to access:

• Over education 40 grants
• 10 Tips to Secure a Grant for your Classroom or School
• 10-Step Classroom 3D Printing Action Checklist

Please note – the grants and awards listed in this guide are subject to change at the funding organization’s discretion.

MakerBot 3D Printers

Classroom 3D printing that scales to your classroom needs

Harness the power of creativity and innovation with MakerBot 3D printers. Engineered for both performance and accessibility, MakerBot offers a comprehensive platform that suits everyone from educators to entrepreneurs. With intuitive design, versatile applications, and streamlined, cloud-based software, MakerBot transforms your digital concepts into tangible masterpieces. Experience limitless possibilities and exceptional support as you bring your ideas to life with MakerBot.


Empower the next generation of innovators with MakerBot 3D printers. Designed with education in mind, MakerBot printers make it simple to test ideas, grow student engagement, and enable design thinking with a platform that grows with you.


Elevate your educational experience with MakerBot's robust resource offerings. Tailored for educators and students alike, our highly acclaimed 3D printer platform provides in-depth guides, videos, and support to enrich your journey with MakerBot products.


Make 3D printing for the classroom even easier with our free, cloud-based print preparation software. Specially crafted for educational settings, the software is intuitive and simplifies the journey from digital model creation to a finished MakerBot 3D print.

Which Sketch Classroom Solution is right for you?

Compare Configurations and What's Included

Standard Classroom

The comprehensive 3D printer solution designed to accelerate learning and design-thinking.

3D printers
2 Sketch Standard
Student certification
10 seats
Educator certification
2 seats
Included material
6 spools
Combined build volume
410 inch³

Blended Classroom

This special two-printer classroom configuration provides the ideal set-up for 3D printing flexibility.

3D printers
1 Sketch Standard + 1 Sketch Large
Student certification
20 seats
Educator certification
2 seats
Included material
6 spools
Combined build volume
878 inch³

Large Classroom

Our largest 3D printer offering with printer training, curriculum and filament for the semester included.

3D printers
2 Sketch Large
Student certification
30 seats
Educator certification
2 seats
Included material
6 spools
Combined build volume
1,346 inch³

3D Printing in Higher Education

Are MakerBot 3D Printers Noisy?

MakerBot printers are engineered to operate quietly, making them suitable for a variety of environments—from classrooms and offices to home settings. Noise levels are generally low to moderate, depending on the model and the print task.

What Is the Print Speed of MakerBot 3D Printers?

The print speed can vary depending on the specific MakerBot model and the complexity of the design being printed. Generally, MakerBot printers offer a competitive range of print speeds while maintaining high-quality output. Check the specifications for your chosen model for detailed information.

Do MakerBot Printers Require Regular Maintenance?

Like all 3D printers, MakerBot models do require some level of regular maintenance, such as cleaning the print bed or replacing the filament. However, they are designed for durability and ease of upkeep.

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