reDiscover's Home Tinkering Tool Kit

Flexible Tools and Materials for Making from Home!

Whether there’s a school project that you need to make, or you just want to build some of those fabulous things kicking around your imagination, our Tinkering Tool Kit is the perfect accompaniment to home-based making. It’s packed with real tools and kid-sized safety equipment to support high-level making, prototyping, and tinkering using cardboard and other recyclables. Collect reused materials from your home, and you’re all set to create an amazing variety of sustainable tinkering projects, drawing from art, engineering, math, and design.

Tinkering Tool Kits are included with all of our 2020 summer camp registrations. If you would like to purchase the kit without signing up for a camp, it is available on its own for $70, which includes an online studio setup session to get you building. Additionally, we have limited grant funding to offer our classes/camps with included Tool Kits to eligible low income students in LA County for free. You can apply here.

What’s included?

  • Our favorite safety glasses, sized just right for young noggins
  • Canary cardboard cutter
  • Hot glue gun, glue sticks, and gloves to prevent burns!
  • Pliers
  • Wire cutters
  • Screwdriver for punching holes and any small screws you might encounter
  • Sandpaper
  • School glue
  • Glue stick
  • Masking tape
  • Skewers
  • Brass fasteners
  • Pencils and fabric scraps from our creative reuse warehouse
  • Safety instruction sheets for all of the included tools
  • A Tool Tote that you can assemble and use to store all of your tools!