Fantastical Car

Have you ever dreamed of a car that is also a house? A car that can fly? A car that is also a boat? Well look no further! At reDiscover Center this can become a reality. The basic principle of making a toy car is simple. As long as you have two axles underneath...

Wood Scrap Turkey

Wood Scrap Turkey

Turkey Time is upon us all! Regardless of your food preferences around Thanksgiving, a turkey centerpiece is a great, festive way to add some fun flair to your celebration. Our own holiday centerpiece was made almost entirely from wood scraps?another great tinkering project to come make at reDiscover Center. The neck of the turkey...

Mylar Flowers

Mylar Flowers

Based on the traditional folded tissue or crepe paper method, this flower was made using donated Mylar sheeting (a factory overrun) and a pipe cleaner. Repurpose almost any kind of pliable sheeting to create decorative flowers for parties and celebrations. Cut and stack multiple pieces of rectangular shaped sheeting. ?The bigger the sheet, the...

Journal Sketchbook

Journal / Sketchbook

Repurpose paper scraps, fabric and yarn to create your own personal journal or sketchbook. All you need is some stationery, card stock or construction paper, fabric, yarn, a hole punch and scissors. Cut and stack multiple rectangular shaped sheets of paper. ??Used here are 8.5? x 11? pieces of stationary and one piece of...

Make A Mask

Make A Mask!

Create a spooky mask! Masks can be made with recycled materials like cardboard, egg cartons and bottle caps. And they look great! The mask pictured was inspired by the Sand Worm monster in the movie Beetlejuice. It?s ?skin? is made out of egg cartons. Its eyes are made out of jar lids, with beads...

Fun with Puppets

Fun With Puppets!

There are countless ways to make a puppet! One fun way with tinkering is using found objects to create a character. In the reDiscover Center warehouse there are several eye catching items; colorful electrical wire for hair, corks for ears, old washers for eyes, flexible metal tubing for legs, bottle caps for shirt buttons,...

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