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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.

How to Build a Modern Birdhouse

How to Build a Modern Birdhouse

Using 2×4 wood scraps, you can build this modern birdhouse

How To Fix a Mini Micro Kickboard Scooter

How To Fix a Mini Micro Kickboard Scooter

If the steering is sticking on your Mini Micro Kickboard Scooter, you’ll need to take the front steering apart and lubricate it. Here’s how.

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

DIY Monster Mask

DIY Monster Mask

This monster mask is easy to make from items you can pull from your workshop or a quick stop at your local home or hardware store.

Make a Scanner Camera for Scary Photos

Make a Scanner Camera for Scary Photos

Create unique and ghostly photos with this diy scanner camera

Pumpkin Carving Tools for Kids

Pumpkin Carving Tools for Kids

Halloween pumpkin carving is a great time to teach kids how to use tools and have fun

Make a Spooky Flickering Light for Halloween

Make a Spooky Flickering Light for Halloween

With a couple simple tools you’ll have a flickering light cord that can be used with any light.

Make Your Own Halloween Trick or Treat Basket

Make Your Own Halloween Trick or Treat Basket

Design your own trick or treat basket using decoupage to decorate

Carving Pumpkins with Cookie Cutters

Carving Pumpkins with Cookie Cutters

Make perfect pumpkins this Halloween using cookie cutters to carve

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

VIDEO: Build A DIY Racetrack (Tutorial)

This isn’t any ordinary racetrack. Using items you’re likely to have just laying around the house, following this tutorial from Bamzee R Toys will result in an awesome activity not only when it’s complete, but throughout the whole building process. Aside from the recycling from materials we all have in our […]

Moving with (Little) Kids: 5 Easy Tips

Moving with (Little) Kids: 5 Easy Tips

Whether you have months to relocate or just the span of 24 hours, here’s our tips on making moving with kids a little bit easier on everyone involved.

8 Tips on How To Safely DIY while Pregnant

8 Tips on How To Safely DIY while Pregnant

Since this isn’t my first time being pregnant amid approximately a million home improvement projects, nor is it the first time that being pregnant necessitated some of those projects, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned so that I can DIY while also building a little person. […]

Make a Magnet Board to Hang Art in Any Room

Make a Magnet Board to Hang Art in Any Room

Just grab a sheet of metal and stick it on he wall and add magnets!

Flip Up Ice Fishing is the Perfect Winter Sport

Flip Up Ice Fishing is the Perfect Winter Sport

A very simple but ingenious contrivance enables a single fisherman to attend to quite a number of lines if the holes be all made within sight of the fisherman.

Make a PVC Water Cannon to Destroy Hot Summer Days

Make a PVC Water Cannon to Destroy Hot Summer Days

Make your own water cannon that will blow the Super Soakers out of the water.

How To Build a Kids Picnic Table

How To Build a Kids Picnic Table

This kids picnic table is perfect for the little ones as an outdoor eating and activity table.

How To Airbrush a Pinewood Derby Car

How To Airbrush a Pinewood Derby Car

What’s great about Pinewood Derby cars is that they stoke creativity at every stage of the process. From carving/whittling the car from a blank piece of wood, to painting and decorating the car and preparing it for race day.

Welcome to the Built by Kids Classifieds

Welcome to the Built by Kids Classifieds

Buy/sell/trade your baby and kid gear on our new classifieds section. Find gently used items for your family and upcycle furniture and toys your family has outgrown.

Make a Wood Wreath for the Holidays

Make a Wood Wreath for the Holidays

This wood wreath is simple, clean and easy to make and adds a modern touch to your Christmas decorations

Build Your Very Own Dinosaur Dig

Build Your Very Own Dinosaur Dig

Freeze some dinosaur toys in a block of ice for hours of fun

How We Built Our Pallet Playhouse

How We Built Our Pallet Playhouse

A few clean pallets and scrap lumber was all we needed to build an open floor plan playhouse