Tinkering Toolkit


Tinkering Toolkit is the perfect platform for creating from home, whether you’re making a school project that you need to make, repairing your backpack, or you’ve got some fabulous ideas that you want to show to others in 3D. They’re packed with useful tools and kid-sized safety equipment to support high-level making, prototyping, and functional resourcefulness using cardboard and other recyclables. Collect reused materials from your home, and you’re all set to create an amazing variety of sustainable projects, drawing from art, engineering, math, and design.

98 in stock

SKU: TTK Category:

What’s in the Tinkering Toolkit

Tinkering Toolkit has all of our favorite tools and a starter pack of materials that can be used in a ton of different ways. This kit includes tool safety sheets and activity guides to get your started.

We’ve included our very favorites for:

  • Safety equipment: kid-sized gloves and safety glasses
  • Cardboard tools: Canary cutter, screwdriver for punching holes
  • Connections: Hot glue gun and extra hot glue sticks, school glue, glue stick, masking tape, brass fasteners
  • Wireworking/heavy duty wrangling: Pliers, diagonal wire cutters, sandpaper
  • Materials from our Creative Reuse Warehouse, such as bamboo skewers, wire, pencils, fabric scraps, buttons, and more
  • Safety instructions for all of the included tools

Buy One/Give One! Each purchase of a Tinkering Toolkit funds the distribution of a Tinkering Toollkit to a low income youth participating in reDiscover Center programs or at our network of LA-area schools.

Are you part of a Title I school in Los Angeles County? Grant funded classroom sets of Tinkering Toolkits are available for qualifying schools. Contact tinkering@rediscovercenter.org for more information.

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 14 × 10 × 6 in
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