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projects to make at home!

do-at-home projects in science, engineering and design… make fun stuff, and make stuff fun!

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DIY Operation Game

DIY Operation Game

it’s a DIY version of the classic game that buzzes and lights-up too!

Big Felt Word Pennants

Big Felt Word Pennants

perfect for a mini room makeover! we love these pennants to show off our personalities and interests.

One-Sock Bunny

One-Sock Bunny

make your very own adorable bunny with only one sock! decorate with fabric scraps and crafty bits as you see fit!

Magical Lands Map

Magical Lands Map

floating over a magical land … what would you see from up there, in the air?

DIY Dragon Eye

DIY Dragon Eye

design your own dragon eye and have customize the scales, color and eye type according to its character.

Decoder Glasses

Decoder Glasses

create secret codes with your besties and try to crack each other’s code!

DIY Intruder Alarm

DIY Intruder Alarm

construct and wire your own intruder alarm. Set it up to catch those sneaky cats ,)

Slide-Out Secret Map

Slide-Out Secret Map

this is a clever one! simple supplies, constructed carefully for a cool reveal!

S’Mores Solar Oven

S’Mores Solar Oven

your own solar oven, constructed from a pizza box, and perfect for s’mores.

LED Light Up Cards

LED Light Up Cards

wire your own card that lights-up with the touch of a button. so fun!

Rides that Spin

Rides that Spin

let’s spin this cardboard coaster into an amusement park ride!

Rides that Teeter

Rides that Teeter

ready to teeter?! these little seasaws are a perfect addition to any mini playground or amusement park design. 

Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow

a super yummy snacky mix that’s a sweet treat too. not for pups, just for you!

Juice Spherification

Juice Spherification

poke them and watch them jiggle; then pop one into your mouth. a burst of yummy juice!

Roll-a-Cat Colorful

Roll-a-Cat Colorful

a clever combo of color, pattern and a roll of the dice! create a different cat each time.

DIY Ice Cream

DIY Ice Cream

mix it, shake it and use a little science to turn it into ice cream!

Edible Ooblek

Edible Ooblek

an edible version of classic ooblek, mix it, mush it, and try a little bite.

Magic 8 Ball

Magic 8 Ball

make your own magic 8 ball; shake it up, and ask it all your crazy questions!

DIY Kaleidoscope

DIY Kaleidoscope

a slightly technical project with a beautiful result. mirrored patterns of color!

Scratch-Off Cards

Scratch-Off Cards

scratch-off secret messages designed by you! make with friends to trade and share.

Scented Foam Paint

Scented Foam Paint

make your own scented foam paints for a little science and a quick craft!

Fizzy Potions

Fizzy Potions

whip up some wizard potions right from your kitchen cabinets.

Fruit Juice Gummies

Fruit Juice Gummies

fruit juice gummies in clever little shapes, perfect for snacking and sharing.

Mini Pet Playground

Mini Pet Playground

where do mini-pets play? in their super cool mini-pet playground of course!

DIY Marionette

DIY Marionette

marionettes have a special way of replicating reality. bring your crafty bits to life!

Assemblage Box

Assemblage Box

this lovely diorama project is designed around personal artifacts and storytelling.

Blackout Poetry

Blackout Poetry

it’s poetry in reverse! start with a basic text, and get super creative.

Buttah Slime

Buttah Slime

let’s get smooshing and spreading this super cool buttah slime!

Bouncy Vinegar Eggs

Bouncy Vinegar Eggs

a super science-y experiment to observe an egg shell disappear and find a bouncy oval in it’s place!

Rocky Candy

Rocky Candy

set up this rock candy experiment and watch your beautiful sugar crystals grow over the week.

Soap Slime

Soap Slime

give your slime experiments a suds-y twist with a bit of body wash.

Mini Lotion Bars

Mini Lotion Bars

these lotion bars are adorable and practical! stay moisturized DIY style!

Mini Perfumes

Mini Perfumes

make custom, roll-on scents for all your friends!

Open Whens

Open Whens

open them and smile! the messages can be sentimental, silly, quirky or supportive.

Pop Art Poster

Pop Art Poster

pop art posters with plenty of energy, color and pizzazz!

Pocket Poster

Pocket Poster

a mini magazine folded from a single sheet of paper. but we love it flat too, as a poster!

Funky Sock Monkey

Funky Sock Monkey

make a funky little monkey with a fun pair of socks. get ready to sew!

Soft Sculpture Weaving

Soft Sculpture Weaving

abstract and open-ended… it’s a textile engineering technique that produces beautiful woven tubes.

Hula Hoop Rug

Hula Hoop Rug

grab a hula hoop, upcycle your old tees, and DIY a throw rug!

DIY Soapsicles

DIY Soapsicles

brilliant color layers in a fun soap shape… we’re into it!

String Paint Art

String Paint Art

we’re hooked on the simplicity of the technique and beauty of the designs!

Sharpie Tie-Dye Pillow

Sharpie Tie-Dye Pillow

use Sharpies and a bit of solubility magic to turn a plain pillow into watercolor artwork for your bed!

Shrinky Dink Enamel Pins

Shrinky Dink Enamel Pins

we’re always collecting cute pins for our bags, backpacks and hats. see how to make your own!

Neon Dot Garland

Neon Dot Garland

strands of neon dots give any spot a pop of color. so simple!

DIY Stress Ball

DIY Stress Ball

the elasticity of balloons do double duty! stress balls that sparkle.

DIY Image Transfer

DIY Image Transfer

customize your own designs to wear by transferring favorite images from print. so cool!

DIY Backpack Charms

DIY Backpack Charms

backpack charms are a winner! make them for yourself and for your family and friends.