The Tinkering Toolkit

Updated March 2017 Originally posted on November 3, 2014 on http://paperstatic.com/tinkering-and-prototyping-materials/ There are a few different modes of building that I’ve observed: tinkering, prototyping, and making. These modes are flexible and overlapping, but have different intentions, benefits, and challenges. Tinkering is experimentation; often open-ended, without an end goal. You may reach one, but pure...

Links for Ideas and Inspiration

Exploratorium The Exploratorium in San Francisco is a kids' STEAM museum with a tinkering lab tucked away inside, and they produce tons of entertaining, inspiring, educational content, like websites, activities, and even apps. Instructables A website where anyone can post tutorials for tool tips and specific projects. Make Magazine Whether you have a subscription or not,...

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