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...

Week-long Tinkering Camp

This winter, Tinkering Camp is returning to big tools and Big Builds! Following evolving protocols for school-age children, we've updated our program to provide access to power saws, crafting tools, lumber, cardboard, and piles and piles of creative reuse materials. Tinkerers will remain masked and follow social distancing practices while working together in teams...

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....

Tool Training

Ages 7+ Saturdays and Sundays 2:00-4:00 PM* Currently Closed to the public or by appointment (6 child minimum) Take a look at Spring 2021 programming to register for in-person and virtual programs! Still accepting materials donations. Please email picture of donations to mail@rediscovercenter.org and we will let you know when you can come by to drop...

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...

Tinkering Party

Ages 7+ $400 for first 8 participants, $25 for each additional participant 120 minutes Please fill out a booking request form or contact us at 310-393-3636 to determine the right program for your group.   Tinkering Parties guide participants through a design challenge, themed build, or open studio sculpture play using tools, lumber, and upcycled materials....

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...

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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