Goals for the New Year

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I've come to realize that I begin every year with similar goals. How about you? Do you make resolutions? Here are mine for the year: Clear the Clutter  --  we live in a tiny house, and this actually happens multiple times each year Exercise  --  something I haven't done in, ahem, years Make TinkerLab More Meaningful -- we're turning over a new leaf! Make Art  --  it's … [Read more...]

Inspiration Tuesday

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I've been trying to get better at organizing some of the inspiring ideas and activities that I come across each week. I'm not yet sure of the best way to share this with you, but I'll take a simple stab at it. Today we have some cool kids activity ideas and inspiring articles on how to educate creative children. Will you let me know what you think? Education … [Read more...]

It’s Arts in Education Week

Arts in Education Week

Happy Monday, Tinkering friends! How was your weekend? My family has been busy with a lot of transitions and I'm finally beginning to emerge from the haze of it all. Maybe you've noticed that I've been hibernating a bit over here and the posts haven't been flowing as quickly as they once did? The good news is that I'm finally getting into the rhythm of having my kids back … [Read more...]

This Creative Week: Interactive Sidewalk Art + The Creative Table Project

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Interactive Sidewalk Art: Send us your Ideas! In our last post, The Tree Tag Project, we talked about how you can set up an interactive art project that will surprise and inspire your neighbors. Related to that, a few weeks earlier, we set up this very simple prompt with a bowl of sidewalk chalk (above). Within hours our sidewalk was covered with flowers, faces, names, … [Read more...]

Creativity and Education Interestingness

Creativity and education interestingness from the Tinkerlab blog

It's been a while since I've done a round-up of creativity and education resources, and since a few pieces of interestingness have crossed my desk this week, I wanted to take a minute to share these great resources with you! I hope you enjoy them and that they give you some food for thought. And if you've spotted any great articles that you think I should know about, please … [Read more...]