Kiwi Crate for Busy Families

Koala Crate Review

Koala Crate is one of the newest products from the Kiwi Crate brand, and I'm delighted to share our experience here with you today. I've been involved with Kiwi Crate since its early days, and man-o-man, this company keeps getting better and better. Note: This post contains affiliate links Kiwi Crate is offering a VERY generous Black Friday sale that continues through … [Read more...]

This Book Was a Tree | Book Review

Sweater Felting inspired by This Book was a Tree | TinkerLab

When my friend Marcie Chambers Cuff, author of This Book Was a Tree (Perigree, 2014) asked us if we'd like to join her virtual book tour we jumped at the chance. I've had her inspiring book for a few weeks now, and every time I flip through it I'm struck with a new slice of inspiration. The book is packed with ideas on how to reconnect our digital, nature-deprived selves … [Read more...]

Engineering for Kids | Fort Building Kit

Fort Magic Kit Review

This post is sponsored by Fort Magic. Read all the way to the end for a special offer! Do you have a child who likes to build forts? Have you heard of Fort Magic, the fort building kit for kids?  We were first introduced to this super-fun engineering kit for kids over a year ago, and our fort-building is still going strong. You can read our original review of Fort Magic … [Read more...]

Snap Circuits Review and a DIY Spin Art Machine

Snap Circuits and DIY Spin Art | Tinkerlab

Snap Circuits Review If you're in the market for a toy for a child who likes to build things, tinker, or is curious about how things work, Snap Circuits SC-300 tops my list. We've had this toy for a year and I just bought a BUNCH of them for friends because I like it so much. This is not a sponsored post -- i'm just a happy customer who wants to spread the word. (Note: This … [Read more...]

Exploralab by the Exploratorium, Book Review

Exploralab Book

We were sent a free copy of Exploralab to review, but all ideas shared here are our own. This post contains Amazon affiliate links. We were thrilled to get an advance copy of Exploralab by The Exploratorium (Weldon Owen, September 2013) to review for our readers. Do you know about the Exploratorium in San Francisco, or have you ever been? In a nutshell, the Exploratorium … [Read more...]