Creative Challenge #12 | Cupcake Liner

TinkerLab Creative Challenge Cupcake Liners

August has arrived and we're ready to see what you're making with cupcake liners! I can't believe that this is our 12th Creative Challenge -- man-oh-man! I announced this newest challenge in this post where you can get all the details. And if you'd like to see ALL of the past creative challenges, you can find them here. Catch the Creative Challenge on Pinterest Pop … [Read more...]

TinkerLab in New York City and Cambridge

TinkerLab at Books of Wonder, New York City

Today's post will be quick since I'm packing up a suitcase and heading for the East Coast! Yippee! I'm heading the NYC and Cambridge, two cities that have melted my heart. My boyfriend-turned-husband and I lived in New York for one incredibly fun summer between our junior and senior years of college. I was a theater major and was lucky to find work on a TV show and a … [Read more...]

TinkerLab Book Blog Tour Highlights

TinkerLab Book Review

Did you get a chance to catch the TinkerLab Blog Book Tour? Twenty-three incredible blogs shared reviews, projects from the book, giveaways, and cool tinkering insights with their readers. I'm so grateful for all that they shared and thought a recap would be helpful for those who might be thinking about picking up a copy of the book for themselves, or as a gift. Jean … [Read more...]

Easy Stop Motion Animation for Beginners

Easy Set-up for Stop Motion Animation with Kids | TinkerLab.com

While my girls have been in a little bit of camp this summer, it's mainly been Camp Mom for our family: local adventures, crafts, and lots and lots of unstructured play. We're lucky to have some great neighbors with kids, and our girls have been lost in imaginative play that expands beyond the reach of anything I could possibly fabricate for them. However, we've had a few … [Read more...]

20 Inspiring Letter Writing Centers

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Today we're sharing some of our favorite ideas for setting up an inspiring letter writing center. If you're familiar with this blog, you'll know that I like to move my furniture around. A lot. A few weeks ago I moved our dining table back to the dining room. It's so very traditional of us! Here's how the space used to look. And then here's the dining table (aka work table) … [Read more...]