Make a National Kite

Let's have an International Kite Festival at home! We’ve created an activity guide on making a kite from recycled materials! This project was inspired by Farmer Falgu Goes Kite Flying, written by Chitra Soundar, and illustrated by Kanika Nair. Farmer Falgu Goes Kite Flying by #ChitraSoundar captures the vibrant Indian International Kite Festival. The colorful illustration...

Making a Hanging Door Sign

We’ve created an activity guide on creating stoplight-inspired door signs! This project was inspired by The Unstoppable Garrett Morgan written by Joan DiCicco, and illustrated by Ebony Glenn. A tale of heroism and inventiveness, Garrett Morgan invented the Safety Hood that firefighters and wartime heroes adapted for use to this day. And if you...

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 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...

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...

John Umekubo

Board Member John Umekubo is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship at Westside Neighborhood School in Los Angeles, and a consultant to schools in the areas of making, STEAM, and educational technology. An educator for the past 27 years, John is passionate about active, self-driven learning for children, with an emphasis on hands-on, creative making...

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