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Building a House (from Gingerbread)

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Not many DIYers take it upon themselves to build a house. When my wife and I decided to try, we chose a medium and size that fit our skills and budget: gingerbread. This has several advantages: You can eat your […] Read More »

Magnetic Robots

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One of the recent activities for one of the groups at my family’s daycare was to create magnetic robots. This activity takes no time to set up, but provides hours of fun for the kids. With the help of friends […] Read More »

Backyard Rockets

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Have you ever looked up at the moon and wondered what it would be like to travel almost 239,000 miles from Earth? On July 20, 1969, for the first time ever, two American astronauts did just that. The mission to […] Read More »

Recycled Whirligig

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Ever wonder what to do with all those empty water bottles? Why not recycle them into fun colorful whirligigs for the yard? Not only are you helping protect the environment, but it’s a great project the kids will enjoy, too! […] Read More »

World in a Bottle

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You may have heard of a ship in a bottle, but have you ever seen a world in a bottle? This bottle terrarium project is a great way to teach your kids about the fragility and importance of our planet’s […] Read More »

How to Make a Duct Tape Wallet

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Fun Duct Tape Project – Duct Tape Wallet “Slap some duct tape on it,” has been the slogan of many DIYers and weekend warriors.  From securing the Christmas tree in its stand to holding up holiday lights, the versatility of […] Read More »

An Easy Handmade Parachute Project for Kids

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My family owns a childcare center so we are always coming up with creative craft projects for the kids. This particular project focused on teaching the kids about flight. Each child decorated and put together a parachute. The only supplies […] Read More »