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Wood Shop Is the Next Go-To Book for Kid Builders

Wood Shop Is the Next Go-To Book for Kid Builders

Wood Shop by Margaret Larson should be required reading for all elementary-age children. From the gorgeous photos and illustrations to the detailed project plans and tool introductions, Wood Shop presents woodworking and making in a fun and informative way.

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

How To Build a Compost Bin For Rotting Pumpkins

How To Build a Compost Bin For Rotting Pumpkins

Dispose of your rotting pumpkin corpse in your own compost bin

Make a Scanner Camera for Scary Photos

Make a Scanner Camera for Scary Photos

Create unique and ghostly photos with this diy scanner camera

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 […]

Do-It-Yourself Handmade Halloween Costumes

Do-It-Yourself Handmade Halloween Costumes

These costumes are all handmade and make a perfect Halloween project

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 […]

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 […]

DIY and the Single Parent

DIY and the Single Parent

I am an avid DIY home improver. I believe there is nothing you can’t figure out with the power of perseverance and the magic of Google behind you. The pride that overcomes me when I see the finished version of an idea that gestated within my brain can only be […]

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 […]

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. […]

Tinkering School

Tinkering School

Where kids build with real tools and gain lifelong lessons.

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.

Make Your Own Bouncing Ball

Make Your Own Bouncing Ball

Learn some elements of science while making a fun toy.

Thanksgiving Crafts and Projects

Thanksgiving Crafts and Projects

Share the Thanksgiving crafts and projects that you’ve made

DIY Kits from Darby Smart

DIY Kits from Darby Smart

Four ready to make kits from Darby Smart and the author of Project Kid, Amanda Kingloff

DIY Cardboard Wheelbarrow

DIY Cardboard Wheelbarrow

This cardboard wheelbarrow is the perfect project for little one’s who love to store tools and toys.

Do-It-Yourself Bat Signal

Do-It-Yourself Bat Signal

This simple DIY Bat Signal will keep your little super heros entertained for hours.

5 Do-It-Yourself Skills That Every Child Should Have

5 Do-It-Yourself Skills That Every Child Should Have

Children of school age and older are capable of acquiring do-it-yourself skills that might surprise you

DIY With Dad

DIY With Dad

How to safely DIY with Dad

28 Fantastic Play Kitchens

28 Fantastic Play Kitchens

These play kitchens are the best of the best and the craftsmanship and detail is unreal.

Interview: Furniture Redesign with Shelly Leer

Interview: Furniture Redesign with Shelly Leer

DIY upholstery is an emerging trend and Shelly Miller Leer is at the forefront of teaching this skill

How To DIY with Small Children Around

How To DIY with Small Children Around

Here are some tips to help you finish those home improvement projects with curious little ones running around

How to Build a Kubb Swedish Lawn Game Set

How to Build a Kubb Swedish Lawn Game Set

This fun lawn game is safer than darts and you can build your own set

LA Makerspace – For makers, tinkerers and DIYers of all ages

LA Makerspace – For makers, tinkerers and DIYers of all ages

Living in Los Angeles means we have great weather, beautiful beaches and now a world-class makerspace.