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Welcome to Tinkerlab, where you’ll find creative experiments and art activities for kids

If you’re looking for EASY and ACTIONABLE ways to support your child’s creativity, I am here to help!

Each of us is born creative, and creativity will manifest itself in so many ways — through painting, writing, inventing, experimenting, designing, singing, and building to name a few. Tapping into this creative energy can get harder as we grow out of childhood, and this space is designed as a source of inspiration for parents and educators who want to tap their creative genius with their child or children.

I’m here to help! I’m Rachelle Doorley, parent and arts educator, with a passion to help parents set up art experiences for their child that are simple and engaging.

What you will find here:

  • child-directed projects
  • art-making prompts
  • art activities for kids
  • creative inspiration
  • science projects
  • hands-on making 

Are you ready to dive in?

Click here to start your creative journey today.

TinkerLab has been celebrated as one of the top 25 Creative Mom Blogs  by Circle of Moms and was named most awesome local blog by Red TricycleRachelle is one of the 20 Must Follow Moms on Pinterest, author of best seller, TinkerLab: A Hands-on Guide for Little Inventors, and contributing writer to Family Fun Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, Kiwi Crate, and PBS Parents.

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  1. Asako Sach says

    I have two girls, age 3 and 8.We love making things and are always looking for something to make at home. So I am so happy to reach this website. I was so excited to read about every single activity. I am also amazed at their creative ideas.

    Thank you so much.

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