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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?

10 Thrilling Backyard Roller Coasters

10 Thrilling Backyard Roller Coasters

Is there anything more challenging and exciting than building a backyard roller coaster? Watch and listen!

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.

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs: Manufacturing Summer Camp

Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs: Manufacturing Summer Camp

Send your kid to summer camp to learn how to weld and use power tools

5 Kids Playroom Ideas

5 Kids Playroom Ideas

These kids playroom ideas will keep their toys organized and their minds busy

Make a Rubber Band Gun

Make a Rubber Band Gun

Rubber band guns are easy to make and can be hours of entertainment for boys and girls.

12 Lego Storage Ideas

12 Lego Storage Ideas

Get creative with these Lego storage ideas to keep them off the floor and in the drawer

Maker Faire is the Ultimate DIY Kids Destination

Maker Faire is the Ultimate DIY Kids Destination

Kids can tinker to their hearts content at Maker Faire

The Art of Silhouette Portraits

The Art of Silhouette Portraits

The art of freehand cutting silhouettes is truly a unique skill and we watched a master in action

Building a Playground in Joplin, MO

Building a Playground in Joplin, MO

MyFixItUpLife joins Extreme Home Makeover and builds 7 homes in 7 days as well as this awesome playset