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Paper and Paste: Making Stuff With Children

Paper and Paste: Making Stuff With Children

Our first self-made mask out of papier-mâché had initially been met with a certain dose of skepticism by child #1. Wasn’t the mask–it was Halloween–funny rather than scary? Wouldn’t a “self-bought” rather than self-made mask have been cooler? Would he be made fun of? But the god of makers had mercy… Read More

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Get Suited Up! — The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide

Get Suited Up! — The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide

Whether you’re into steampunk or not, you’re a geek and you deserve a respectable pair of goggles for your noggin, okay? And once you’ve got those goggles, they’re probably going to look a little lonely up there, so maybe you’ll want to consider a grappling hook or a nice rocket pack. And don’t stop there… you’re going to need to protect yourself with your new rivet gun. Maybe toss in some arm bands with built-in decoder mechanism or a pair of glider wings. Read More