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Tinkerlab : a hands-on guide for little inventors / Rachelle Doorley.

Doorley, Rachelle, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9781611800654
  • ISBN: 161180065X
  • Physical Description: xv, 220 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Roost Books, an imprint of Shambhala Publications, Inc., 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 216)
Formatted Contents Note:
Machine generated contents note: PREPARE -- 1.Creating Your Tinkerlab -- Tips for Clearing Children's Clutter / Jillian Maxim -- What Nursery Schools Can Teach Us about Creative Invitations: An Interview with Nancy Howe -- 2.Tools for Tinkering -- 3.Ten Tinkerlab Habits of Mind -- EXPERIENCE -- 4.Design -- Oh No, That's Not Creative! / Jessica Hoffmann Davis -- Circle Games -- Peel and Stick -- Glue, Glue, Glue -- Mark Outside the Box -- Watercolor Exploration -- Yes, You Can Paint on That! -- Monoprints -- Bubble Prints -- Drawing Games -- Draw What You See -- Art Dice -- Paint Experiments -- Paste Paper -- Ten Lessons the Arts Teach / Elliot Eisner -- Marbleized Paper with Paint and Oil -- Plexiglas Painting -- Foam Plate Relief Prints -- Collage Painting -- Finding Your Five-Year-Old Self in the Art Museum by Margie Maynard -- 5.Build -- The Value of Loose Parts: An Interview with Susan Harris MacKay -- Gumdrop Structures -- Hanging Structures -- Straw Rockets -- Marble Runs: Ramps and Gravity -- Paper Houses -- Scrap Building -- Ropes and Pulleys -- CD Spinner -- Does It Float? -- Pounding Nails -- Take Things Apart -- Drawing Machine -- DIY Robot -- DIY Kids: Building Tomorrow's Innovators through Hands-on Making / Grace Hawthorne -- 6.Concoct -- Yes, and ... How to Improvise with Children: An Interview with Dan Klein -- Potion Station -- Goop -- Marker Explosions -- Make Your Own (Semiedible) Paint -- Slime -- Ice and Salt Exploration -- Ice Cream in a Jar: An Edible Investigation -- Frozen Carbon Dioxide -- Yeast and Sugar Expansion -- Naked Egg Experiment -- Homemade Butter: An Edible Investigation -- Lemon Invisible Ink -- Glittery Egg Geodes -- Natural Dyes -- Kitchen Challenge: An Edible Investigation -- Concoctions in a Michelin-Starred Kitchen: An Interview with Bruno Chemel -- 7.Discover -- How to Set Up a Discovery Area: An Interview with Parul Chandra -- Playdough Building -- Cloud Dough -- Pounding Flowers -- Scavenger Hunts -- DIY Light Box -- Photograms -- Ephemeral Installation -- Shadow Investigations -- DIY Lava Lamp -- Mystery Bag -- The Benefits of Basic Materials / Jennifer Winters.
Summary, etc.:
Features creative experiments designed to encourage young children to use their natural curiosity to explore, test, play, and tinker.
Subject: Inventions > Children.
Creative activities and seat work.
Play > Children.
Creative thinking > Children.
Curiosity > Children.

RACHELLE DOORLEY is an arts educator, community builder, and founder of the popular creativity blog Tinkerlab. She studied costume design at the University of California, Los Angeles, and worked on Hollywood films before finding her true calling as an arts educator. After teaching art in Los Angeles schools, Rachelle earned a master's in arts education from Harvard, and then oversaw docent and education programs at the San Jose Museum of Art. Rachelle lives with her husband and her two curious daughters in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, where she leads workshops on visual thinking and hands-on creativity. Rachelle believes in finding fun and meaningful ways to make every day creative, and can often be found experimenting in her sketchbook, taking her kids on adventures, and asking lots of open-ended questions. Rachelle enjoys chai tea, hand-drawn letters, train travel, hikes in the woods, artist studios, and ocean air.

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