Kid DIY


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Simple Scale

I had originally intended to make mobiles with the coat hangers, but when I started gathering supplies, I thought “What else can the ubiquitous white hanger...

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Spoon Puppets

Wooden spoons are a great blank canvas for puppets and crazy characters. You probably have a few extras in your kitchen drawer, but they’re also easy to find at...

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Mini-Bots

This is a challenging project, but a great introduction to simple circuits. And how fun is it to make something that actually moves and lights up?! This project...

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DIY Lava Lamp

After returning from a STEM (science-technology-engineering-math) night at my kids' school, my eight-year-old asked repeatedly if she could make her own lava lamp....


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