Sun Can Cook – DIY – Build a Solar Oven

Sun Can Cook – DIY – Build a Solar Oven

The sun beats down on us during the day. It’s hot and we all feel baked. Baked? Well, then why don’t we use the power of the Sun to cook? Yes! Let’s allow the sun to cook! In this fun STEM DIY, we made a simple Solar Oven (Solar Cooker) using easy to find items. And when you are all done, you can use the sun’s energy to cook outdoors. We made a very simple…

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Make it – STEM DIY – Robotic Hand       

Make it – STEM DIY – Robotic Hand       

Wouldn’t it be cool to build a robotic hand that could grasp your toy? Do you want to build a working hand that will demonstrate how a real robot hand might work? Follow this Robotics Engineering DIY to make a remarkably lifelike and useful robot hand using materials available at home. Bend it and Move it – Robotic Hand What you’ll need: Tape Scissors Cardboard paper or cardstock paper Drinking straws – Standard size Drinking…

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Recycle Bits of Paper – Make Handmade Paper at home

Recycle Bits of Paper – Make Handmade Paper at home

Look around you? What is the one material that you find a lot of? Probably number 1 in waste. Plastic? Nope. It’s paper!! All those posters, notebooks, newspapers, boxes, books, tissue papers, craft papers – Paper is all around you! Recycling Paper Have you ever wondered if paper is recyclable? Yes. Paper can be recycled and is usually made from waste/used paper and wood pulp. Most kinds of paper can be recycled, however, some types…

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Make it! – Monochrome Art

Make it! – Monochrome Art

Is your child a somewhat reluctant artist? One of the techniques you can use to encourage children to explore their creative side was to offer only a single colour to complete an art work. You may think that using only one colour may bore kids, but I found that the opposite is true! The philosophy of single colour art, however, can be applied to kids (and adults) of all ages. Monochrome Art or Black and…

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Stay Home – Bring the forest indoors with these 10 enchanting ideas

Stay Home – Bring the forest indoors with these 10 enchanting ideas

Lockdown is in place and we are all stuck indoors. While we would have taken off on a holiday, this summer we can only dream forests, mountains, beaches, and other holiday destinations. The saving grace of social distancing lies in the activities that keep families busy and doing things together. Yes, we may not be able to travel outdoors to the forests or mountains or beaches. But you can get the greens inside! Turn your living…

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Do it! – I Spy in the Sky – Cloud Gazing

Do it! – I Spy in the Sky – Cloud Gazing

Cloud Gazing is a quick and simple way to explore nature in your own backyard. Clouds are a playground for the imagination! Cloud Gazing or Cloud Watching allows us to quickly connect with nature and with each other. Cloud Gazing is all stretching the imagination and can be enjoyed almost anywhere and for as long as you want. Cloud Gazing offers many benefits: It encourages creativity and helps out of the box as well as abstract thinking…

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Make It – Catch the Wind with a Wind Spinner

Make It – Catch the Wind with a Wind Spinner

It is spring and the weather is beautiful, what with the sunshine, intermittent rains, and cool evening breeze! The wind is all around us! Use this quick and entertaining way to experience wind energy using simple materials available at home and enjoy seeing it spin!! It turns in a light breeze or even by your breath, and in a steady moderate wind, it whirls impressively fast! Wind Spinners can be decorated to illustrate principles of optics…

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Play! – A-B-C Stretching

Play! – A-B-C Stretching

Source: http://rocbo.lautre.net/typo/Lubalin_Herb/Alphabets.htm Play A-B-C Stretching – A fun game for complete timepass! This is a kinesthetic way of learning and helps children work on their gross motor skills. It’s really simple. Children work together to form letters with their bodies! Single kids can do it too – all they need is a prop to make up the alphabets. There are no hard and fast rules. With a little bit of teamwork and imagination, most of…

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Giddyap – Make a Walking Paper Horse

Giddyap – Make a Walking Paper Horse

If you are wondering if we can really make a paper horse walk on its own, yes, you heard me right. We can make a horse out of paper that walks on its own down a slope. I bumped into this video and decided that this is one DIY that should not be missed! And I am sure you will enjoy this project. Make a Walking Paper Horse What you’ll need: Card paper Ruler Scissors…

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Agamograph – An exciting and incredible 3D Art Project using 2D Art

Agamograph – An exciting and incredible 3D Art Project using 2D Art

Do you know what an Agamograph is? No? Have you seen those amazing plastic-covered images that change when you move them? In this DIY, we will show you how to make them without the lenses and the plastic. And it is very easy to make! What is an Agamograph (also called Lenticulars) An Agamograph or Lenticular Art is composed of two (or even 3) images that changes when looked from different angles. It is named…

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