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...]

Nature Silhouettes

Sarah Olmsted Headshot

Today's post is brought to you by Tinkerlab sponsor, Imagine Childhood. I first met Sarah Olmsted, founder of Imagine Childhood, when we  I interviewed her about her book by the same name.  Sarah also has an inspiring shop that outfits children and families for creative adventures. I'm a huge fan of the child-and-earth-friendly supplies that she carries in her shop, and excited … [Read more...]

Creative Table: Leaves and Glue

Creative Table with Leaves and Glue

This post is sponsored by New York Life. One way to pass along good is through Life Lessons: Simple but important truths that guide our everyday actions. In an effort to help you minimize holiday stress, through the end of the year, we'll share some of our favorite, simple Creative Table invitations. Today's set-up was inspired by a parent-led project at my daughter's … [Read more...]

Summer Camp for Little Innovators: Camp Galileo

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Are you thinking about summer camp yet? If you're super-organized, you may already have a plan in place. And if not, there's still time! We're not planning on summer camp this year, but if I was this is where I'd begin... When I was out for dinner the other night I spotted this awesome poster for Camp Galileo. I don't know about you, but this is not the summer camp of … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Art

cooks in the kitchen curated by tinkerlab from art.com

Do you do your holiday shopping online or offline? I love shopping in little boutiques and arts and crafts fairs, but life with little ones means that I'm generally happiest shopping in my PJ's, away from the crowds, while dropping items in the virtual shopping carts of some of my favorite online shops. My Art.com Gift Guide Have you ever given or received the gift of art? … [Read more...]