25 Awesome Projects for Tween and Teen Boys (Ages 10 and Up) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Need craft or project ideas for older boys? My 11 year old (almost 12) helped me choose this collection of projects, so these are things that are “boy approved.” When we say this, of course, we’re not meaning that girls wouldn’t like these ideas or shouldn’t do them! It’s simply a collection of things that […]
Turn a Cardboard Box into an Epic Marble Run - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Use cardboard, craft sticks, and hot glue to create an epic marble run! The marbles land in paper cups at the bottom of the track. This is a fantastic engineering challenge for kids. How should we position the sticks? Which path will the marbles take? How many will land in each cup? As always, make […]
Mermaid Scales Tie Dye Shirt DIY!
Mermaid Scales Tie Dye Shirt DIY! Use Tie Dye to create a mermaid scale finish on a cotton t-shirt, perfect for Summer fun. Tie dye is ...
Nju Studio's Nifty "Collect, Stack, Set" Stool - Core77
Years ago I worked for a startup magazine, and we traveled to a prominent college to do a launch event. Sadly, when we arrived we discovered that not only had our event had been poorly publicized, but the college kids were using stacks of our premiere issue (which we'd pre-shipped...
Thinking Outside of the Box: 17 Clever Ways to Repurpose a Box
Home and garden information hub, Hometalk, recently invited me to curate a board of repurposed box ideas for their newsletters. Challenge accepted! I personally love seeing the clever ways that people recycle items and am excited to share a few of my favorites with you today. I couldn't even believe that some of these were at one time plain' ol cardboard! These people really thought outside of the box. Haha! Get it? Oh, I crack myself up. Boxes cut into picture frames, seriously, why didn't…