String | Creative Challenge for Kids

Creative Challenge for Kids | String | TinkerLab.com

Welcome to our 11th Creative Challenge for Kids! The key supply for this challenge is string: children are invited to make, build, experiment with, and tinker with string. While adults are welcome to facilitate and play along, the process and results are up to the child. Welcome to everyone who is joining our Creative Challenge this month! What is the Creative … [Read more...]

Family Visit to Tara Donovan

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We had the great pleasure of visiting the Pace Gallery pop-up in Menlo Park, CA to see Tara Donovan: Untitled. If PACE sounds familiar to you, PACE is a well-established NYC gallery that represents work by artists such as Alexander Calder, Sol LeWitt, Maya Lin, Pablo Picasso, James Turrell, and Kiki Smith. In short, they're not messing around. While Silicon Valley is a … [Read more...]

Art Tips: Recycle Boxes into Art Panels

Art tip: Save cardboard pieces for art making | TinkerLab

We love art tips. Click here for more tips from this series. This is a favorite tip for the economical folks in the room: recycle your cardboard boxes and turn them into art panels. How did this all start? Well, we had a yard sale this past week. Can you hear my sigh of relief? I used to love having yard sales, but since having kids it's always been easier to take our … [Read more...]

Camp Mom Summer Activities Pack | Sale

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With the beginning of summer just a few weeks away, we're excited to share that 20 Moms is bringing back the popular Camp Mom: Summer Activities Pack. TinkerLab contributed activities to this jam-packed book that is sure to give you lots of inspiration for the summer ahead. And with this early summer launch, we bring you a big Memorial Day Weekend Sale … [Read more...]

Make a Milk Jug Shovel

Make a Milk Jug Shovel | TinkerLab.com

I spotted a milk jug shovel online. Gasp! Given that I adore all things DIY, especially if they involve my recycling bin, I had to try this. I dug and dug (pun intended...I love puns) for the original source of this spiffy idea, and nothing came up. So, as a public service to my amazing readers, I pulled this very simple tutorial together for you, with the help of my trusty … [Read more...]