Tinkering Club

Tinkering Club

Ages: 7+ Drop-in: Saturday and Sunday* 11:00 AM-5:00 PM $20 for first 2 hours, then $10/hour *Opening at 2pm on Saturday, 12/7 and Sunday, 12/8 Weekday TINKERING CLUB CLASS runs for 5 - 12 weeks per session and 120 minutes per day. Building bigger each week, tinkerers think fast, fail often, and pick themselves...

Tool Training

Ages 7+ Saturdays and Sundays 2:00-4:00 PM or by appointment (6 child minimum) Home school charter funds accepted for all programs. No Tool Training Sunday, December 1st. This two hour workshop provides training on our safety-oriented Tinkering Mindset and the specific tools used in Tinkering Club. Learn how to properly use safety equipment like...

Crafting Corner

Crafting Corner

All Ages Monday through Friday 3:00-6:00 PM* Saturday and Sunday 11:00 AM-5:00 PM $10 per crafter (non-participating chaperones free) *Open at 2:00 pm on Saturday, 12/7 and Sunday, 12/8 Home school charter funds accepted for all programs. Creatively reuse our collection of upcycled materials to make fantastical art projects to take home. The Crafting...

Tinkering Birthday Parties

Tinkering Party

Ages 7+ $400 for first 8 participants, $25 for each additional participant 120 minutes Tinkering Parties guide participants through a design challenge, themed build, or open studio sculpture play using tools, lumber, and upcycled materials. This workshop provides tool training and workshop access up to a maximum of 15 participating children. The party starts...

Upcycled Art Workshop

Upcycled Art Party

Ages: 4+ $300 for first 10 participants, $10 for each additional participant 60-90 minutes reDiscover's Upcycled Art Party package provides creative reuse art activities for up to a maximum of 25 participating children. Upcycled Art Parties are great for ages 4+, with specialized activities for young children, older children, teens, or adults. Each participant,...

Pedagogy

Tinkering Pedagogy These resources are aimed at helping children learn through making in home, school, and community settings. The Tool Use Onesheets are part of our official documentation for Tinkering Programs at reDiscover. Tool Use Onesheets: Hand Saw Jig Saw Power Drill/Driver Chop Saw Drill Press Band Saw Utility Knife Canary Cutter Electric Cardboard...

Homeschooling Community

reDiscover Center has been serving the California Homeschooling Community since 2016, and is an approved vendor for several Charter Schools. Student Enrichment Funds may be used for all of our programs including Tinkering Club, Tool Training, Crafting Corner, Tinkering School LA classes and camps plus custom workshops. Please call 310-393-3636 for more details, or...

Tinkering @ Home #3: The Tinkering Toolkit

by Barb Noren, Lead Tinkering Facilitator, reDiscover Center 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 tinkering doesn’t have...

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