Raddish Cooking Club for Kids

Raddish Cooking Subscription for Kids | TinkerLab.com

When I was first introduced to Raddish, my children and I fell in love with their thoughtful and beautifully designed cooking kits (mailed right to my door) that helped us cook together. We've worked through a handful of "cooking with kids" books, and I and wasn't sure how this would stack up to the experience of simply borrowing a book from the library. I mean, it wasn't like … [Read more...]

Art Prompts | White Drawings on Black Paper

White marker on black paper creativity prompt | TinkerLab.com

I'm not a fussy person and often like to keep things as simple as possible. What about you? I'm happiest with an amazing recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes and I can't really be bothered with a high maintenance haircut. So if you're in my camp, you'll especially appreciate today's art prompt to use white paint markers on black paper. Supplies Black … [Read more...]

TinkerLab on Instagram

TinkerLab book on Instagram

Are you on Instagram? You might remember shortly after my book came out, I wrote this post that shared photos of TinkerLab: A Hands on Guide for Little Inventors in the hands of its readers. It makes me so happy to see the book in its environment, well loved, cozying up with cereal, and covered in post-it tabs. Last week, Jen Kossowan (@mamapapabubba on Instagram) shared an … [Read more...]

Creative Table | Making with Glitter + Natural Objects

Easy Art Prompt to Make Glittery Natural Objects | TinkerLab.com

With Fall finally hitting us here in California, we're finding and collecting lots of natural objects on our walks around town. In addition to collecting these natural objects to grace our Fall table, we like to put our crafty caps on and make them sparkly...with lots of glitter. Please don't hold this against me if you're in the "I can't stand glitter" camp. I hope we can … [Read more...]

Fun Origami Kit for Kids

Origami Kit from Tuttle | TinkerLab.com

Do you have a child who enjoys origami? Not too long ago we made these fun and easy origami rabbits. If you haven't tried it yet, this origami project is a fantastic starting point for beginners -- my four-year old loved it! When my friends at Tuttle Publishing, the premier publisher and seller of books rooted in Asian culture, language, and history, asked if we'd like … [Read more...]