I love it when we can sneak a little science into our play time! Mitch and I have been messing around with catapults lately and it’s been freakin’ fun. We first ran into this classic popsicle stick catapult at the Magic House maker workshop. The idea is pretty simple and there’s lots of variations. Try […]
Make a Harry Potter magical journal whether you’re excited about Halloween or just want to track some Fantastic Beasts you’ve found. You’ll love to craft these easy to craft Magic Spell Books with your young wizarding students! They’re book covers that you can place over a journal, a novel or any small book. (That square […]
It’s been Porg City around here ever since last Force Friday and the introduction of the mysterious Porg. Mitch was immediately intrigued by the little furry creatures and started a campaign to collect all the Porgs he could get his hands on. I admit, I was a little put off by the Porgs sad little […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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! […]