The Wonderful Idea Company is a creative design studio in the East Bay that develops resources that support explorations of art, science & technology through making and tinkering
is an constructionist educator. he has traveled around the world facilitating playful and collaborative learning experiences.
is an artist, inventor and tinkerer. her work combines art and science, turning fantastical ideas into working contraptions.
Over the past ten years, Ryan and Nicole have worked together to create inspiring environments, engaging exhibits and impactful professional development workshops at The Exploratorium, a leader in field of STEM education. As founding members of the Tinkering Studio, they co-developed exhibits and activities that have been used, adapted and remixed in many libraries, classrooms, makerspaces and museums. They have worked closely with partners including the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT media lab, Reggio Emilia Schools and the LEGO foundation to develop a deep understanding of the best practices and latest developments in informal education.