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Tent DIY – How to Make a Tent from Chairs for Your Kids!

Want to make a cool chair tent for your kids without actually spending money on one?  Here’s a brilliant idea, get a couple chairs, wrap it around with towels, and voila!  You have a chair tent.  Just be careful the the chairs are not too heavy otherwise they may fall on your kids and end up hurting them if they start playing rough. – via bed blog

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Halloween DIY – How to Make Zelda Costume!

Halloween is around the corner and Zelda is probably one of the oldest games around. (a fun costume to make)

Here’s how to make your Zelda costume for this Halloween for your kids.  (or your kids can make it themselves too.)


This will be a tutorial on making your very own Link costume from the Legend of Zelda game. This will assure your child gets cult nerd status on Halloween night as we learned when we went trick or treating.

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Educational Circuits for Kids

Here’s some cool educational circuits for kids.

They’ve got some cool circuit building kits such as voice-controlled circuits, light-activated experiments with what seems like safe-to-use circuit parts.

Later on, they can start modding with easy-to-use electronic circuit board such as CUBLOC, Basic Stamp,

or even get into real low-level circuit building with AVR,

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What kids do these days – Robot War

Here’s a review of what kinds of robots are coming from kids.

I build robots that battle against other bots. One of my first bots was TurboGnome. It faired well in its matches, but my last competitor … all defeated TurboGnome pretty badly. I wondered: How could I build and design a robot that had a more effective weapon?

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DIY – Cardboard robot

This isn’t exactly emerging technology but can be something for your kids to get started in robotics w/o all the hardware and dangerous voltages…

[via] a1qualitytoy.com

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