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Join the maker education movement for kids!
The Wonder Nook promotes maker education for kids of all ages. This includes coding, tinkering, genius hour, and full-on building. We also encourage rich outdoor learning experiences -- the dirtier the better.Visit the Maker Education Initiative to learn more about the kids maker movement. Already committed? Browse the sections below for projects, ideas, and research.
Here's to the next generation of doers, makers, and creative risk-takers. We do real tools and mud pies. We tinker, code, and explore. We nurture big ideas and bigger deeds. We believe failure is a lesson rather than an end. Most importantly, we believe learning should be fun.
Want to raise kids who can solve problems and think critically? Here are 5 questions that nurture resilient thinkers, courtesy of the tinkering movement.
Genius Hour can nurture kids’ creativity and problem-solving, but only when you hand them the reins. Learn how to let live and let learn.
Science says adults need playtime just as much as kids. Learn why here, then check out our 30 Ways to Play and join the WN Grown-up Play Challenge!
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