Electric spiders! Flapping bats! Jittering ghosts! What happens when you mix Halloween spooks and a young mad scientist? Why, Monster Brush Bots, of course! Brush Bots are a super simple way to introduce kids to robotics. The hardest part is finding the tiny little motor to drive them, but I’ve got a few ideas to help you […]
Crafts for Kids
Feeling crafty? Here's some of the great crafts for kids that Mitch and I have done! Maybe you want to try to make our Minecraft Spawn Eggs, Milk Carton Fairy Houses or a big batch of Electric Play Dough?
Mitch plays Minecraft. A lot. Let’s leave it at that. Naturally, when we were kicking around ideas for a Halloween costume, he wanted to be something Minecraft related. And scary. Like a Creeper. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, go ask any kid. Minecraft Creeper Costumes are the BOMB When Mitch first wanted […]
Are you looking for a way to get your tech oriented kids outside to play in nature? Then maybe you should give geocaching a try. Geocaching is a game played by outdoorsy people all over the world. It’s like a high-tech Easter egg hunt, but instead of looking for colorful eggs, you’re looking for cleverly […]
This summer is a critical milestones for us. It’s the summer between elementary school and…middle school. (Insert dramatic bum bumm bummmm music here.)
It’s the Fourth of July and time to break out the Star and Stripes! I have SCOURED the web for the very best, most fun, most Patrotic crafts you can do with your kids to celebrate the 4th of July!
Do you have tons of random finger paintings or water colors from your kids that you just can’t fit on the frig anymore? Here’s a cute little project to turn your kid’s scribbles into a mini Picasso for pennies!
This year we get to celebrate all things Han Solo for May the 4th (be with you)! Yep, I can NOT wait for my favorite action hero of all time to make his way to the big screen this summer. Even if we’re not getting Harrison…it’s still Solo, Chewie and the Falcon.
It’s summer! Eeek! Have your kids turned into video zombies yet? It’s time to put up the tablets, hide the controlers and unplug (gasp!) the Netflix. If you’re itching to unplug your kids from the digital jungle and get them reading, creating and playing in the real world, then now is your time to shine! […]