Get Techy With It…
There are a couple forums that are great for DIY projects with a Tech emphasis. Many of these projects are great for the whole family. We’ve mentioned adult based DIY projects – What about making fun things with your kids and teaching them about engineering and design.
My favorite websites for projects:
Here are some fun projects that I’ve enjoyed.
This is a super fun and easy project and can also teach folks about basic electronics.
Make your own Spin Art Machine: http://makezine.com/projects/make-41-tinkering-toys/spin-art-machine/
With a little adult guidance this fancy art project will please any art fancy kiddie.
I love this backpack: http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Minion-Back-Pack/
Minions are awesome! Work on the project together to create something useful.
Having trouble getting the dishes done? This fun project is slightly difficult but useful. http://makezine.com/projects/dirty-dish-detector/
Monitor your dirty dishes with this amazing dirty dish detector.
No one will get away with leaving dirty dishes again.
There are so many great open source ideas out there now. I hope you take some time to find something fun and educational to do with your tots this weekend. We won’t tell if you just do it alone too.