Mini Stomp Rockets

This project is a mini version of the big stomp rockets we like to do at reDiscover, and can be stomped or smashed with your hands to send a rocket, bird, plane, or flying saucer to the sky! Note: Make sure no planes, satellites, or siblings are in the blast zone before firing. Water...

Virtual Tinkering

Ages: 6+ Weekday Classes run for 5 - 12 weeks per session. Our virtual sessions bring the experience of reDiscover Center to your living room. Using a set of tools and materials curated for flexibility, tinkerers will develop skills to design, prototype, and build their own creations at home. Students will develop a solid...

Meet the Interns: Natalie Guerra

Natalie Guerra is originally from Santa Barbara, CA but has been a Los Angeles resident for over 7 years. She is currently finishing the bachelor program with a major in Psychology, at Antioch University of Los Angeles. She is also starting  the Masters program in April to be a Clinical Psychologist. Natalie wants to...

Meet the Interns: Allie Carr

Allie Carr is currently senior art history major at Loyola Marymount University. She is the newest intern at reDiscover Center starting January 2020. Allie grew up in San Diego with a passion for the arts. She attended art classes and camps in the summer, and soon fell in love with art education. Allie is...

The Tools We Use

reDiscover has 10+ years experience putting powerful tools in the hands of kids ages 7-12. We've tried out countless hand and power tools for cutting, joining, and finishing materials for maker projects. Our criteria for a recommended tool are: Is it safe? Is this tool well built, stable, solid, unlikely to be damaged, dulled,...

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Meet the Facilitators – Orr Herz

Orr Herz is an exhibiting artist who works in a variety of media, from acrylics to ceramics to welding. He's also one of reDiscover's Lead Facilitators, leading camps and classes at reDiscover Center and throughout Los Angeles. Orr is reDiscover's Coordinator for Pasadena-area programming, including our partnership with Los Feliz Charter School for the...

Tinkering is for Middle Schoolers, too

15 years ago, reDiscover was founded to serve preschool and early elementary classrooms with creative reuse materials. 10 years ago, we added Tinkering programs to engage upper elementary kids using those same materials, plus power tools. 4 years ago, we started prototyping programs for middle schoolers, starting with camps for advanced tinkerers. Tinkering is...

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