Whether she’s dreaming up an umbrella for your pet cat or a car wash for toys, a kidventor’s thirst for innovation needs to be quenched. There are plenty of places where it’s easy for creative juices to flow and we’ve rounded up 10 of the best. From building robots to experiments with wind tables, our favorite spots are fit for LEGO lovers and explorative thinkers alike. Flip through the gallery and let your imagination take it from there.

The Tinkering Studio at Reuben H. Fleet Science Center – San Diego, Ca

Your child's inner inventor will soar in the Tinkering Studio at the Fleet Science Center. From origami structures and marble tracks to topology and abstract art, the Tinkering Studio offers daily challenges that will have your little innovator channelling Thomas Edison right before your eyes.

Good to know: The Tinkering Studio offers 3D printing workshops. Check their website for upcoming dates and times.

Online: rhfleet.org

photo: courtesy Rueben H. Fleet Science Center

Where do you take your budding inventor? Share with us in a comment below.

—Meredith Mortensen


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