Site Meter

FEATURED ARTICLES

Using Reclaimed Wood for a Playhouse

Using Reclaimed Wood for a Playhouse

Go green on kids projects like this playhouse built with reclaimed wood and windows

Forget the SUV with 3 Family Friendly Trucks

Forget the SUV with 3 Family Friendly Trucks

If you’ve got a Porsche and a kid on the way, you know some decisions need to be made. You could upgrade your Porsche to a Panamera or Cayenne but it’s likely you need to consider at the least a four door vehicle. We’ve got one little one and so […]

Every Kid Needs a Headlamp

Every Kid Needs a Headlamp

The Bot from Princeton Tec is perfect for night reading, exploring and fun kid camping

Build a Picnic Table for Outdoor Entertaining

Build a Picnic Table for Outdoor Entertaining

An outdoor picnic table adds a classic touch to any patio or yard space and creates an inviting spot for outdoor meals

Kidrobot Goes Do-It-Yourself With MUNNYWORLD

Kidrobot Goes Do-It-Yourself With MUNNYWORLD

Get creative and design your own Kidrobot MUNNYWORLD figures

Mother’s Day Garden Tote

Mother’s Day Garden Tote

The perfect Mothers Day gift that’s lasted 13 years

Interview: Brandy Vause – Art Historian and Museum Educator

Interview: Brandy Vause – Art Historian and Museum Educator

Learn how to get your child interested in art and keep their imagination flowing

Transform a Plastic Trash Can Into a Home Recycling Bin

Transform a Plastic Trash Can Into a Home Recycling Bin

Label and plastic trash can for your own recycling bin

Build Your Own Baby First Aid Kit

Build Your Own Baby First Aid Kit

Keep emergency supplies ready and make your own baby first aid kit

Building Our First Sandbox (Rockbox)

Building Our First Sandbox (Rockbox)

A sandbox can be very messy but a rockbox let’s our son dig all he wants without getting dirt and sand everywhere.

Celebrating Our Webby Nomination With a Little Pyrography

Celebrating Our Webby Nomination With a Little Pyrography

We’re celebrating our Webby Nomination Built by Kids style with a pyrography toolbox project

We’re a Webby Awards Nominee!!!

We’re a Webby Awards Nominee!!!

Thank you for your continued support of our Mission of Building and Bonding

Fun in Portland

Fun in Portland

Exploring all that Stumptown has to offer

Caine’s Arcade is a Summer Well Spent

Caine’s Arcade is a Summer Well Spent

This creative kid built an arcade from his dad’s old auto supply boxes

Home Depot Kids Toy Power Tools

Home Depot Kids Toy Power Tools

What do you think of toy power tools? Are they fun or should you teach kids using real tools?

Interview: Cory Keen of Keen Skate Ramps

Interview: Cory Keen of Keen Skate Ramps

This young entrepreneur has followed his passion for skateboarding into a thriving business

Build a Water Rockets for Summer Fun

Build a Water Rockets for Summer Fun

How to Build a Water Rocket for tons of summer fun

12-Year Old Girl Buys and Restores Her Own Car

12-Year Old Girl Buys and Restores Her Own Car

For a 16th birthday present to herself this girl bought and restored a Pontiac Fiero

Throw a Kids Painting Party

Throw a Kids Painting Party

Tweens are the perfect age to start real painting projects

Universal Construction Kit Will Connect Everything

Universal Construction Kit Will Connect Everything

With this kit you can link Legos, Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs and 10 other popular building blocks

A Fun Loft Bed Turned Fire Truck

A Fun Loft Bed Turned Fire Truck

This family turned a loft bed into a red fire truck for their son

8 New Ways to Use Your Recalled Bumbo Baby Seat

8 New Ways to Use Your Recalled Bumbo Baby Seat

The Bumbo baby seat is considered dangerous but we’ve found 8 new ways to use it

Life Lessons Children Can Learn from Amateur Wrestling

Life Lessons Children Can Learn from Amateur Wrestling

Discipline and work ethic are just a couple of the traits that successful wrestlers have

Global Cardboard Challenge

Global Cardboard Challenge

Join Caine’s Arcade and the Imagination Foundation for the Global Cardboard Challenge

Mining Liquid Gold: My Journey Through the Pleasure and Pain of Breastfeeding

Mining Liquid Gold: My Journey Through the Pleasure and Pain of Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is a miracle that shouldn’t be taken for granted

The Cult of Lego

The Cult of Lego

Once they reach high school many LEGO fans put their bricks in the attic. But for countless more, LEGO bricks are a key part of their adult professional and social lives.

Deconstruct Your Electronics Before Recycling

Deconstruct Your Electronics Before Recycling

Don’t throw away your old electronics. Use them as a teaching tool.