Projects

5 D&D One Shots to Keep Your Gaming Group Busy in Lockdown

Times are strange, there's no doubt about it. But one thing in my life remains constant, in spite of all…

May 5, 2020

Commonplace Books Part 2: Why Keep One and How?

If you read books at all (and I mean even if you read just a little) you should consider keeping…

March 10, 2020

Review: nTablet is Made For Hacking

The nTablet is a nice, thick tablet made for Makers.

January 8, 2020

How to Set Up a Minecraft Server

If you have kids, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed a huge uptick in the popularity of Minecraft recently. [Sponsored]

December 5, 2019

How to Hack a LEGO Power Functions Cable for Direct 9V Power

Sick of eating through batteries to power LEGO Motors? A little bit of work and a few dollars of electronics…

October 7, 2019

Flame Toys Bumblebee Scale Model Kit Review

Flame Toys Transformers Model Kits help you bring Transformers to life at your own hands! Bumblebee is the latest kit…

July 23, 2019

Geek Links: Craft Your Own Inspired World for Yoshi and Friends

Bust spring boredom with this fun printable activity inspired by 'Yoshi's Crafted World.' Courtesy: Play Nintendo

April 1, 2019

We Are Knitters Dinka Scarf for Kids Kit

Get crafting and making with your kids! Teaching them how to knit is the perfect craft for kids as young…

August 23, 2018

My 30-Day LEGO Build Challenge: The End Result

Learn what happened when I built 30 different LEGO Architecture Studio structures in 30-ish days.

July 3, 2018

Celebrate Pi Day with NASA JPL Education Activities

Celebrate Pi Day with fun educational activities from NASA JPL while your Pi Day pie bakes (or gets laser etched).…

March 14, 2018

DIY Laser-Cut Wooden Game Boy With Interchangeable Game Cartridges

Friend-of-GeekDad Donovan, aka "The Beardless Man," walks us through his favorite project of 2017, making a wooden replica of the…

February 22, 2018

Students Must Choose Rocket or Groot for Space Station Experiment Proposal

The Guardians of the Galaxy have teamed up with the International Space Station to offer students the chance to join…

January 23, 2018

Snow Day? GeekDad and GeekMom Have You Covered!

Is your family among the millions of people impacted by snow this weekend? GeekDad and GeekMom have a wonderful collection…

January 5, 2018

Making a Portable ‘Stranger Things’ Ouija Wall

Learn how to make and control your own 'Stranger Things' Ouija wall with LED Christmas lights, some circuitry, and a…

December 4, 2017

Creation Crate Is Back With Maker Kits for Learning Electronics, Programming, and AR!

Creation Crate delivers monthly projects that teach electronics, programming, and more for kids and parents who are excited about making.…

November 24, 2017

Kickstarter Alert: Littleville: The World’s Tiniest Electromagetic Toy Train

Back Littleville, a tiny train set kit that you landscape yourself! Launching today on Kickstarter.

November 14, 2017

Discover Your Roots, Part #1: 7 Steps to Get Started With Genealogy and Ancestry

It's National Family History Month, the perfect time to get started on (or dive back in to) your family history…

October 21, 2017

Turn Words Into Art With ‘Hand Lettering A to Z’

Turn your own words (or those of someone else) into artistic masterpieces through hand lettering projects.

September 7, 2017

Side-by-Side Comparison: ‘Frostgrave’/’Ghost Archipelago’ (Plus Battle Report!)

One of the highlights of my Gen Con 50 trip was getting to play a game of 'Frostgrave' with its…

August 29, 2017

Stress Reduction GeekDad Style; There’s No Place Like 127.0.0.1

Summer is almost over and stress is at an all-time high. Find out how one GeekDad approaches stress reduction and…

August 8, 2017

Bringing Coding for Kids Into the Real World: littleBits Code Kit

STEAM education and coding for kids are huge industries right now, but how do you pick the best of the…

July 14, 2017

Geek Chic Gone? Build Your Own Gaming Table!

While there are many gaming table options on the market, building your own custom gaming table is a great option.…

June 29, 2017

Beardless Man Builds Thor’s Hammer

Check out Donovan, aka 'The Beardless Man,' as he creates Möjlnir out of wood!

June 23, 2017

DIY Midori Insert Cover With Storage Flaps (With Step-by-Step Images)

Enjoy this step-by-step guide to make your own Midori insert cover, with storage flaps; made from your favorite fabrics.

June 19, 2017

GeekDad Paints! ‘Imperial Assault’ Backlog of Shame Roundup

In May, I challenged myself to complete my remaining 'Imperial Assault' minis. So, how did I do? Well...

June 7, 2017

Be the Artist: Andy Goldsworthy’s Environmental Art

Combine natural elements, simplicity and storytelling in this summer art project inspired by the work of Andy Goldsworthy.

June 7, 2017

3 DIY Pirates-Inspired Charms to Make in One Hour or Less

With the latest 'Pirates of the Caribbean' chapter starting of the summer, continue the adventure with some simple DIY pirates-inspired…

May 29, 2017

10 Amazing New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

From an intelligent skateboard to a gravity-defying lamp, these 10 new Kickstarter gadget projects are amazing!

May 27, 2017

Card Game ‘Drunken Goats’ Is a Fun and Simple Drinking Game for Grown Ups (#ad)

Need a quick, easy-to-learn and play card game as a palette cleanser/hilarity-enhancer for your next game night? 'Drunken Goats' might…

May 26, 2017

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