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Interested in "tinkering" with your kids? Tinkering is a great way to work those problem solving and creative thinking skills! Check out this awesome list of five books to help parents and educators begin their tinkering journey with their child!

Awesome Books about Tinkering with Kids

Books on Tinkering! Tinker for problem-solving & creative thinking skills with 5 books to help educators & parents begin tinkering!

5 Safety Tips for Your Child’s First Tool and Electronic Kits

5 Safety Tips for Your Child’s First Tool and Electronic Kits

Building Your Own Electronics Lab: A Guide to Setting Up Your Own Gadget Workshop: Dale Wheat

Arduino Robotics by John-David Warren, Josh Adams, Harald Molle $22.49 | This book will show you how to use your Arduino to control a variety of different robots, while providing step-by-step instructions on the entire robot building process.

This book will show you how to use your Arduino to control a variety of different robots, while providing step-by-step instructions on the entire robot building process. You'll learn Arduino basics as well as the characteristics of different types of

Bricktronics Expands the Possibilities of Lego

The Monday Jolt: Bricktronics Expands the Possibilities of Lego

Make: LEGO and Arduino Projects: Projects for extending MINDSTORMS NXT with open-source electronics/John Baichtal, Matthew Beckler, Adam Wolf

Are you ready to join the Wearables revolution? Whether for a personal statement, an art piece, or monitoring aspects of your life, wearables are exploding. This introductory book gives you an idea of the breadth of opportunities available and tips for exploring this exciting new field for yourself.

Make: Wearable Electronics, 1Ed

Make: Wearable Electronics. Design, prototype, and wear your own interactive garments What if your clothing could change color to complement your skin tone, respond to your racing heartbeat, or connect you with a loved one from afar?

Arduino Cookbook

Michael Margolis is the author of Arduino Cookbook, a collection of projects utilizing the physical computing platform of Arduino. He was on hand at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011 to discuss Arduino and his book, published by O'Reilly Media.

Make 2014 the year you get your space sorted out. Our gift guide is here to help. http://makezine.com/2013/12/09/stock-up-the-workshop-with-handy-gifts/

Stock Up the Workshop with Handy Gifts

Meet David Lang, author of Zero to Maker and co-founder of the Open ROV underwater robot project TONIGHT at the Make: Store pop-up!

Now in Early Release ebook form, which means you can read the book as it's being written, receiving the completed text upon publication.

JavaScript Robotics is on the rise. Rick Waldron, the lead author of this book and creator of the Johnny-Five platform, is at the forefront of this movement. Johnny-Five is an open source JavaScript Arduino programming framework for robotics.

What makes a Maker? Childhood. In this collection of interviews, professor AnnMarie Thomas interviews dozens of makers about their shared childhood experiences and how the freedom of expression they enjoyed as kids has remained an integral part of their adult careers.

Making Makers, 1Ed

Every fall we get a new crop of schools and teachers coming to us looking for ways to get started with making. We're developing more awesome Maker Media-ma

Best-selling for a reason, this book demystifies the basics of sensor use and encourages you to experiment further, offering plenty of sensical and plain-spoken advice and encouragement along the way.

Make: Sensors, 1Ed

Book giveaway + project excerpt: 62 Projects to Make with a Dead Computer by Randy Sarafan

Cool gift idea for my "geeky" hubby! A great list of ideas for dead computers by Randy Sarafan!

Once you understand how to make a very simple robot — and what a "robot" actually is — you're well on your way to understanding the concepts driving today's Maker Movement. Written for parents and educators looking to quickly skill themselves up in this space, "Making Simple Robots" assures that seemingly difficult concepts around 3D printing and other exploding technologies are actually quite easy to grasp and relevant to your life.

Making Simple Robots

1457183633 - Making Simple Robots: Exploring Cutting-Edge Robotics with Everyday Stuff - Making Simple Robots: Exploring Cutting-Edge Robotics with Everyday Stuff by Kathy Ceceri