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Kids can create their own stop motion movie! This Stop Motion Animation project is so easy to set up, and a great way to encourage STEAM concepts with children. A great summer or rainy day boredom buster. Art And Technology, Educational Technology, Digital Technology, Stem Activities, Activities For Kids, Cultura Maker, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Ecole Art
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Easy Stop Motion Animation for Beginners | TinkerLab

This Stop Motion Animation project is so easy to set up, and a great way to encourage STEAM concepts with children.

Today I’m sharing FULL instructions on how to build your very own DIY Invention Box for Kids. This box of goodies is designed to inspire children to explore materials in new ways, experiment, test, play, and turn imaginative ideas into a reality. My child

Invention Ideas for Kids: DIY Kids Invention Box | TinkerLab

This box of goodies is filled with supplies to support endless invention ideas for kids.

The Sketchbook Challenge invites you to work through a month of fun and creative daily prompts for just five minutes each day to boost creativity.

Less is More: A Child-Adult Art Collaboration | TinkerLab

I was on Instagram the other day and shared a sketchbook collaboration that my five-year old and I were working on. My friends Ness from One Perfect Day, Kate from An Everyday Story, and Shana from Ain’t no Mom Jeans asked me to share more about how we collaborate. They asked: Who suggests the ideas, […]

Tinkerlab gives us 24 tips from real parents for cleaning up art messes with children for Method's Clean Like a Mother campaign Diy Cleaning Products, Cleaning Solutions, Cleaning Hacks, Teaching Art, Art Tips, Along The Way, Clean Up, Clean House, Parenting Hacks

24 Tips for Cleaning up Art Messes with Children | TinkerLab

What are your tried and true strategies for cleaning up art messes with your child? I presented this question to some friends and the smart crowd on my Facebook page, and they came back with a variety of ideas. Some of these are my own favorites, and a few are new-to-me. My hope is that […]

Oooo I wanna turn one of the bedrooms into a creative room! Ah LOVE this table idea! Keep your table clear and your mind open: The Creative Table Project Arts And Crafts Projects, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Learning Through Play, Kids Learning, Kindergarten, Preschool Art, Creative Kids, Craft Stick Crafts

Creative Table Project: Keep your table clear and your mind open | TinkerLab

The other day I shared the Creative Table Project that’s happening over on Instagram. And do you know what? I’m floored because after that post went up, over 100 new Creative Tables were added to the visual database of ideas and inspiration. It got me thinking that maybe I should make the Creative Table Project […]

Are you looking for a last-minute hands-on gift, or maybe an idea to bookmark for a cold winter day? I’ve been saving this Suminagashi kit for a quiet morning and it was a true winner with both my 2-year old and 4-year old. Art Activities For Kids, Preschool Art, Art For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Kids Fun, Arts And Crafts Projects, Creative Kids, Art Plastique, Teaching Art

How to Marbleize Paper (the easy way) | TinkerLab

Are you looking for a last-minute hands-on gift, or maybe an idea to bookmark for a cold winter day? I’ve been saving this Suminagashi kit for a quiet morning and it was a true winner with both my 2-year old and 4-year old.

Self-serve creativity zone not only helps develop children's confidence and independence, but it makes clean-up time easier because kids know where everything goes. Lot of links at the end of the post to how the space evolved. Play Spaces, Kid Spaces, Classroom Organization, Organization Hacks, Self Serve, Getting Organized, Tricks, Kids Playing, Organizers
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Organize a Self-Serve Creativity Zone | TinkerLab

“The drive to master our environment is a basic human characteristic from the beginning — from birth.” –-Jack P. Shonkoff, Harvard University (From Mind in the Making, Ellen Galinsky. New York: Harper Collins, 2010). Do you have self-serve spaces in your home that are dedicated to creativity, art, science, and tinkering? Today I’m sharing our […]

Easy steps on how to make paper in this clear tutorial. You will need paper scraps, blender, a pan, and window screen. Simple enough to do with kids! Preschool Science, Science Activities, Preschool Activities, Science Fun, Science Experiments, Cosas American Girl, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Diy Projects
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How to Make Paper | TinkerLab

If you want to know how to make paper with preschoolers, this easy 8-step tutorial shows how to do it with paper scraps, a blender, and a window screen.

The Best Playdough Recipe. Harmon who has tried several different Play-Doh recipes and loved this one the best.

The Best Homemade Playdough Recipe (super soft, lasts for months) | TinkerLab

Make your own play dough (play-doh)! This is the BEST playdough recipe. It's non-toxic, easy to make with kitchen supplies, and will last for months.

Summertime Art Tips: Seven Tricks to Set up an Impromptu Garden Art Studio. art studio Seven Tips for Setting up an Impromptu Garden Art Studio Projects For Kids, Art Projects, Crafts For Kids, Arts And Crafts, Garden Projects, Diy Garden, Garden Art, Glass Garden, Garden Ideas
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Seven Tips for Setting up an Impromptu Garden Art Studio | TinkerLab

The other day we had the most amazing weather, so we set up a garden art studio… When I was in college I always loved those teachers who took their classes outside on a nice day. So why not recreate that magic with our kids? Did you know that most children don’t spend enough time […]

Nature Table: Where Art, Stories, Memories, and Peace Unfold - TinkerLab --- Creative Play for Curious Kids

Nature Table: Where Art, Stories, Memories, and Peace Unfold | TinkerLab

Today I’d like to introduce you to Rashmie Jaaju, the mama behind the creative learning blog, Mommy Labs. I’ve known Rashmie since I started blogging and always appreciate her sincerity, mindful approach to parenting, and the passion she brings to raising a creative child. Furthermore, Rashmie lives in New Delhi, India, and I hope you’ll enjoy […]

Do you want to learn how to make goop? This simple recipe combines cornstarch and water for a fun sensory experience that kids and adults will enjoy.

How to Make Goop | Easy and Fun Sensory Material for Kids

Do you want to learn how to make goop? This simple recipe combines cornstarch and water for a fun sensory experience that kids and adults will enjoy.

Are you looking for a last-minute hands-on gift, or maybe an idea to bookmark for a cold winter day? I’ve been saving this Suminagashi kit for a quiet morning and it was a true winner with both my 2-year old and 4-year old. Art Activities For Kids, Toddler Activities, Art For Kids, Arts And Crafts Projects, Projects For Kids, Crafts For Kids, Kids Diy, Kindergarten Art Projects, Crafty Kids
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How to Marbleize Paper (the easy way) | TinkerLab

Are you looking for a last-minute hands-on gift, or maybe an idea to bookmark for a cold winter day? I’ve been saving this Suminagashi kit for a quiet morning and it was a true winner with both my 2-year old and 4-year old.

August 2012 BBLC (did not work, stickers too difficult for preschoolers to remove, water seeped beneath) Watercolors & Stickers from the office supply aisle make for a rewarding and easy art project with kids (and grown-ups too). Watercolor Stickers, Easy Watercolor, Watercolor Paintings, Watercolors, Painting Art, Easy Art Projects, Arts And Crafts Projects, Art Journal Pages, Painting For Kids
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Sticker Resist with Watercolors | TinkerLab

Paint over stickers, and then peel them back, to reveal the white spaces of the page. A lesson in negative space and masking as a resist.

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Tinkering Spaces | Makerspace Tours and Interviews | TinkerLab

Tinkering Spaces: A Series of Informative and Inspiring Makerspace Tours and Interviews with Makers, Educators, and Parents | TinkerLab.co

DIY Photography Albums How to Make a Rubber Band Book. This is an easy, cool-looking bookmaking project for kids ages 5 and up. These could be used for sketchbooks, gifts, or writing practice. The possibilities are endless.

Bamboo Rubber Band Book | TinkerLab

Today I’m excited to introduce you to Jody Alexander. Jody is a librarian and bookmaker who teaches bookmaking from Wishi Washi Studio in Santa Cruz, CA, and also teaches classes through the newly-launched Creative Bug. Tinkerlab special: Jody is sharing a code for a Creative Bug discount at the end of this post. Once you make one of […]