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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!

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Make This Christmas Card Photo Wreath

Make This Christmas Card Photo Wreath

This Christmas photo wreath is a great way to display your cards from friends and family

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Play Kitchens

50 Fun Play Kitchens Your Kids Would Love

50 Fun Play Kitchens Your Kids Would Love

This gallery of play kitchens should inspire you to build a play kitchen of your own

 

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Save $15 on every $100 purchase with this Toys R Us coupon code

Make a Kid-Friendly Christmas Card Tree Display

Make a Kid-Friendly Christmas Card Tree Display

Enter the DIY card tree! This is a great project for families to tackle on a snowy afternoon, and it’s perfect for people of all ages. Grab some supplies, pull up a chair and let’s get started!

Make This Christmas Card Photo Wreath

Make This Christmas Card Photo Wreath

This Christmas photo wreath is a great way to display your cards from friends and family

Make a Wood Ornament from Your Christmas Tree

Make a Wood Ornament from Your Christmas Tree

Upcycle your Christmas tree and enjoy it for years with these wood ornaments and badges

A Family Tradition: Cutting the Christmas Tree

A Family Tradition: Cutting the Christmas Tree

This year we visited a Christmas tree farm and picked and cut our own tree

Hollywood Christmas Parade with Matthew Gray Gubler

Hollywood Christmas Parade with Matthew Gray Gubler

We joined Matthew and the cast of Criminal Minds at the Hollywood Christmas Parade

40 Creepy Vintage Halloween Costumes

40 Creepy Vintage Halloween Costumes

Before every child wanted to be a princess or super hero kids wore some truly frightful halloween costumes.

Build a Storage Step Stool

Build a Storage Step Stool

This easy to build step stool has a built in storage compartment that’s perfect for bath toys and knick knacks of all types.

10 Travel Tips for Flying with a Baby

10 Travel Tips for Flying with a Baby

Smooth skies ahead – make flying with your baby a breeze by following these simple travel tips

This All-Wheel Drive Remote Control Rally Car Is Way Too Much Fun

This All-Wheel Drive Remote Control Rally Car Is Way Too Much Fun

The all-wheel performance of the Dromida blew me away, and the speed of the vehicle really tested my driving skills.

Secure Your Children’s Furniture Against the Wall

Secure Your Children’s Furniture Against the Wall

Don’t wait for an accident to happen and secure your kids dressers to the wall to prevent tip overs.

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!

Skate Ramp Building Tips from Jeff King Host of Built To Shred

Skate Ramp Building Tips from Jeff King Host of Built To Shred

Jeff King of Built to Shred shares his ramp building tips. Best tools, materials and safety features

Sounds of the Season with BOSEbuild

Sounds of the Season with BOSEbuild

What’s Christmas without Christmas music? There is no other season that is so closely associated with songs and music than Christmastime.

A Custom Built Playground for Kids in Need

A Custom Built Playground for Kids in Need

GMC and MOCA Handcrafted recently teamed up to build and donate a brand new custom play structure for Childhaven in Seattle, and we are excited to share the news.

BOSEbuild Brings the Party

BOSEbuild Brings the Party

It’s been a joy to watch our son explore new sounds with his BOSEbuild speaker.

Discover New Lights and Sounds with the BOSEbuild Speaker Cube

Discover New Lights and Sounds with the BOSEbuild Speaker Cube

The BOSEbuild speaker cube is a fully-customizable bluetooth speaker, that you and your children build and can enjoy for years.

Get Everyone Organized with this Back-To-School DIY Calendar

Get Everyone Organized with this Back-To-School DIY Calendar

As kids head back to school, getting ahead of the curve on schedules for everyone in your family is key to making the transition easy on everyone. There’s nothing worse than realizing you’ve missed a practice or school meeting before fall has even begun. We’ve all seen versions of a […]

DIY and the Single Parent: Teach Them Well

DIY and the Single Parent: Teach Them Well

It’s not easy, as a single parent, between working, kid activities, parenting, and basic household management to find the time to tackle projects around my new house as I’d like. My days off, aside from never really being “days off”, are often filled with catching up on all the things […]

VIDEO: Build a Backyard Obstacle Course With Pool Noodles

VIDEO: Build a Backyard Obstacle Course With Pool Noodles

If your house is anything like mine, the combination of the heat and the long summer days is taking a toll on pretty much everyone. A recent trip to my uncle’s farm left me with a giant box of pool noodles I didn’t have a need for, but now I […]

Check out this DIY Mini Ghostbusters Proton Pack

Check out this DIY Mini Ghostbusters Proton Pack

Many babies of the Eighties have babies of their own now, so when reboots of the beloved movies of our childhoods occur, you can bet Millennial parents are quick to cosplay the heck out of our fondest memories. In this case, look at what the Ghostbusters all-female cast inspired: Yes, that is […]

Pokemon GO a No-Go?

Pokemon GO a No-Go?

The latest craze for smart mobile technology gaming is without a doubt the augmented reality game Pokemon Go, from Nintendo. Despite creating a giant surge in Nintendo’s stock and becoming a cultural phenomenon overnight, you may want to wait before you download the app and hand over your device to […]

IKEA Recall: What to Know

IKEA Recall: What to Know

Yesterday IKEA announced a voluntary recall of over 29 million MALM dresser units due to the tip-over dangers specifically related to small children. Reports vary, but as many as 14 children have died since 1989 when the un-anchored units toppled forward on a child. The recall affects children’s chests and […]

HOW TO: Build a Sensory Table for $30

HOW TO: Build a Sensory Table for $30

As a special needs parent, I had a crash course in learning all about sensory processing issues for tiny humans. For whatever reasons may exist, for some kids the literal roughness and loudness of the world is too much for their little bodies and minds to handle. One of the […]

Make Your Own Paintable Lego Minifig

Make Your Own Paintable Lego Minifig

Our friend Lizz over at More Than Thursdays is a prolific DIYer with an awesome edge. She and her husband, Jamie, not only have built their own teardrop trailer, but they manage to throw the best themed parties for their son, Max (as well as make an impeccable string of Halloween […]

Spend Father’s Day at Chuck E. Cheese’s

Spend Father’s Day at Chuck E. Cheese’s

Spend a few fun hours with your family at Chuck E. Cheese’s, where you know everyone will have an amazing time.