Pedagogy Resources

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: Tool Use Onesheets: Canary Cutter Hot Glue Gun Pliers/Snips Screw Driver Hand Saw Jig Saw Power Drill/Driver Chop Saw Drill Press...

Tinkering Club

Ages: 7+ Currently Closed to the Public $20 for first 2 hours, then $10/hour Take a look at Spring 2021 programming to register for in-person and virtual programs! Inquiries regarding private and group class: mail@rediscovercenter.org Tool Training is required for Tinkering Club drop-in. For ages 6 and under, check out our Crafting Corner Program. Home...

Tool Training

Ages 7+ Sundays 10:00-12:00 PM* Pre-registration Required Welcome to the workshop! Get trained on our safety-oriented Tinkering Mindset. Learn how to properly use safety equipment like eye, dust, and hearing protection. Learn the safe operation of clamps, hand drills, hand saws, jig saw, and chop saw. No one with open toed shoes, loose hair, or...

Weekend Family Crafting

Saturday and Sunday, by reservation only 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM, or 3:00 PM. $40/family for up to 2 adults and 3 children 75 minutes of crafty fun All tools and materials included Book a reDiscover's Family Crafting reservation and have a blast making art from upcycled materials. We've taken everything from our Crafting...

Upcycled Art Party

Ages: 4+ $300 for first 10 participants, $10 for each additional participant 60-90 minutes At this time, we are not holding birthday parties for those under 7 years old. Thank you for your understanding.  Please fill out a booking request form or contact us at 310-393-3636 to determine the right program for your group.   reDiscover's Upcycled...

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 email...

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 explicit...

Tinkering Prompt Generator

Stuck trying to come up with tinkering ideas? Use the lists below as a tinkering prompt generator! Take a word from the first list (Modes of Tinkering) and pair it with a word from the second list (Topics for Tinkering) to start you on your way! Examples: Origami + Underwater = an aquarium full of...

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