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50 indoor activities for kids
Love these! Inspired by Big Hero 6! Five Lego Dinosaurs to Build. Links to the tubs in the post. Turn it into a take-along kit by putting all the pieces in a bag!
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This is a fabulous activity for keeping kids busy on a rainy day. I love the owl. Brick Sketches by Chris McVeigh. These are amazing!
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Escher designs done in LEGO — several on this site. I like these little bins! Magnetic Minifigure Display — I like this idea!
The mini figures are magnets, but can also be taken down and played with anytime. The book is full of 50 new projects with parts lists and step-by-step instructions. Create this simple hydraulic machine using a plastic syringe for the lift mechanism. Learn about a hydraulic system. Using conductive and insulating dough, you can create squishy circuits that light-up, move and make noise. This cardboard chair project is a great way to recycle and re-purpose cardboard into functional furniture.
Brushbots are a simple, fun type of robot that you can build out of arts and crafts materials.
Learn how to make a putt-putt, paddle and balloon-powered boat. Make your own cardboard hydraulic arm that focuses on the principles of hydraulic movements. We truly believe that adding a makerspace to a school or library can help students acquire the skills needed for the 21st century.
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Copyright Makerspaces. Learn how to make a boat out of a soda bottle, create a car from cardboard and many more. Pizza Box Simple Circuit Build a simple circuit using a pizza box no soldering required Circuit Tiles Create circuit tiles which are interchangeable blocks used to form different circuits.
How To Make a Frog Robot Using a simple hobby motor and cardboard, you can make a frog robot that is very entertaining. Simple Electric Mini-Car These battery powered cars are super fun and can be made with a few basic parts. Paper Circuits Paper circuits are a really great way to learn the basics of circuits and electricity.
How To Make a Bristlebot These bristlebots are a smaller version of the brushbot and use toothbrush heads and vibrating motors. Vibrobot From Spare Parts Vibrobots are tiny robots powered by a vibrating motor. Wobblebot Create this wobblebot and you will always have a best friend. EP88 Kitchen Shelves Learn how to make your own kitchen shelves and accessories. EP87 Concrete Kitchen Countertops Learn how to cast and install your own concrete kitchen countertop. EP86 Kitchen Cabinets Learn how to build your own kitchen cabinets from scratch. EP84 Concrete Fire Table Keep your space warm with a rolling concrete fire table that also doubles as a coffee table.
EP83 Concrete Doghouse Create a modern concrete doghouse for your furry best friend. EP82 Xmas Tree 2.
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EP79 Room Divider Create an simple room divider to separate an area of a larger room or segment an open-plan apartment into individual spaces. EP75 Concrete Walkway Make a garden footpath that looks like natural stone out of concrete. EP71 Succulent Planter Make a modern wood planter for succulents in a few simple steps. EP69 Quikwall Bar Create an outdoor bar using surface bonding cement. EP66 Box Sofa Easily create a comfortable and stylish wood-framed sofa for your living room.
EP65 Grill Station Easily create an outdoor grill station cart for your next summer event. EP60 Stackable Planters Create a vertical garden with easy-to-make modular, stackable planters. EP59 Marble Planters Easily cut stone tile to create modern marble planters. EP58 Coffee Pot Upgrade Give your kitchenware a quick upgrade by replacing plastic handles with carved wood.