Get a behind-the-scenes look at the materials, activities, and ideas we're exploring. We use this space like a virtual sketchpad to share our half-baked ideas and works in progress.
Making iteration easy
August 25, 2023
Setting yourself up for joyful low-risk prototyping with shadow theaters. I am back to share a new version of a programmable shadow theater, and share about another important part...
Repurposing Everyday Materials in a Diorama
July 26, 2023
How can you turn trash into treasure? Ilse Cadena-Serrano created this awesome TV diorama for an exhibition called the red room at an art gallery...
Getting Started with Reflection in Tinkering Workshops
July 25, 2023
We recently were asked by our friend and colleague Amos Blanton to pass along some thoughts on leading discussions about tinkering activities...
Exploring Light & Shadow with Circuit Playground
May 9, 2023
As tinkerers, we often find ourselves revisiting activities from our past with fresh eyes and different materials and sometimes expanded possibilities...
Behind the Scenes of Our New Banner
April 17, 2023
Tinkering goes way beyond the stuff, but it's grounded in real, physical explorations of the world around us. I tore a cardboard...