Make a Spinning Selfie

We’ve created an activity guide on Spinning Selfies inspired by The Girl who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin, written by Julia Finley Mosca and illustrated by Daniel Rieley. Dr. Grandin is an incredible scientist, animal rights advocate, and spokesperson on autism and neurodiversity. We’ve added this book to the Chill...

Tinkering Classes Parent Info Spring 2021

January 12, 2021   Dear Parents/Guardians and Tinkerers, Welcome to In-Person Classes at reDiscover Center for 2021! We are thrilled that you’ll be joining us. Your child is going to have an opportunity to exercise creative genius and apply it to art, engineering, and design challenges. This guide will help answer some common questions...

Make a Ballot Box

Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote by Andrea Beaty is the story of a girl and her second-grade class learning about the importance of their voices in their communities. For those voracious readers, this early chapter book is a great way to start a conversation around democracy and representation in your house.  This activity...

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: Hand Saw Jig Saw Power Drill/Driver Chop Saw Drill Press Band Saw Utility Knife Canary Cutter Electric Cardboard Cutter Manual...

Make a Space Diorama

Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed is a story of a young girl who loved space and science, then went on to become the first African American female astronaut. With the support of her parents, she told herself, "If I can dream it, if I can believe in it, and if I work...

Meet the Facilitators: Amara Leipzig

Amara Leipzig is a Lead Facilitator, working at reDiscover Center since the beginning of 2019. They are an artist and educator with 6 years of teaching experience, working with kids from ages 5 to 65. Their artwork largely focuses on turning reclaimed materials into functional art objects via weaving and woodworking as Forgotten Hand...

High Five Device

A scissor mechanism lets you give high fives while social distancing! Young builders may need help cutting out the cardboard. Learn how to make a scissor mechanism Practice practical social distancing Be encouraging to others...

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