Mr. Reynolds

Mr. Reynolds is an experienced educational leader and an award-winning classroom teacher with over 15 years of experience in making, creating, and project-based learning with children in the elementary grades. He completed his undergraduate at Valparaiso University with a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education, and at Loyola University, his Masters in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

A founding member of the Bennett Day School educational team, and TinkerLab curator, Mr. Reynolds, adopts an integrated approach to teaching and learning, incorporating technology into student research, presentation, communication, and assessment for enhanced outcomes. He sees his role as a guide, learning with children as they express their understanding through a hundred languages of learning and more. Mr. Reynolds is a creative problem-solver with a passion for student-centered inquiry and is inspired by making, problem-solving and design thinking. He is a natural explorer and loves discovering new ways to create, build, and design the world around us.

Exploring with Mr. Reynolds

Exploring with Mr. Reynolds is a creative problem-solving program for grades 2-6 (ages 7-12) where children can explore their ideas and investigate the world around them.

Mr. Reynolds inspires curiosity and home-based exploration for children in their homes all over the world. Children will be invited to learn about ideas, explore problems and materials, and apply their knowledge. Filmed from his own home in Colorado, children can join Mr. Reynolds on a daily journey of discovery, making, and creative problem-solving.


  • Exploring and discovery mindset
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Story-making and storytelling
  • Ideation skills
  • Making, creating, and tinkering
  • Confidence building and creative self-expression


  • 44 episodes
  • 44 different projects to create and make
  • Active and creative-based explorations
  • Suitable for home, the backyard, and the neighborhood
  • Making and building projects individually or with friends
  • Learning guide


5 episodes on each of the following topics

  • Design thinking
  • Storytelling
  • Design challenges
  • Science in the natural world
  • Exploring Technology
  • Game and Puzzle Design
  • Active Play
  • Culture
  • Curiosity