Playful Engineers – teaching tomorrow’s engineers today…through play!
Here are free resources, including our growing library of videos and tutorials, plus information on teaching artist Jay Mankita’s public and online programs. Everything here is kid-friendly, but also geared for parents, teachers, librarians, and all DIY enthusiasts.
We’re breaking down Rube Goldberg Machines and other creative contraptions with you, so we can learn together how to build them better. “Do It Yourself”, doesn’t have to mean Do It By Yourself!
Online Classes, Coaching
Jay offers live, interactive
for your library, school, camp,
or family – groups large or small.
Jay’s how-to instructions for building chain reaction parts and other creative contraptions. New posts every week!
and random, pedagogical ramblings
Traveling Maker Space
Jay travels to schools, libraries, camps – all sorts of public and private events.
Temporarily grounded, but still booking for an optimistic future!