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Make your Dancing Doll using Motor and Circuit Design

Motors and circuits are so much fun that I can’t stop building more and more toys everyday. It amazes me, how little things can be assembled together and made into delightful toys. The Dancing Ballerina was always on my mind and I finally made it… This is what you will need: First, we need to make the circuit. Connect the battery to the motor and the switch to the motor. Then connect the switch and the battery. The motor should run […]

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Christmas Hack: Build your Dance Pad!

Christmas is the time to sing and dance, make merry and have lots of fun with friends and family. What if we could bring few extra smiles by building our own dance pads and dancing with family? Light up a heart with each tab and dance away to glory. This is how you could easily build one at home. Check out the video for more details:

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How to make your LED Dangling Fairy

With the festivity in the air, make your LED dangling fairy in few steps and light up every nook and corner of your house. Fun to do with kids and an amazing way to teach them about circuits and electricity.   Materials: 2 LEDs Fairy template  Tape 2 x 3v Coin battery Glue Thread to make the fairy hang     STEP1: Print and cut out 2 Fairies from the template below. STEP2: Take one LED and one 3v coin battery. […]

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5 REASONS WHY TINKERING IS CRUCIAL FOR KIDS OF THIS CENTURY

Did you know that it is absolutely essential for kids of the 21st century to spend time building, making and tinkering? Tіnkеrіng іѕ аbоut hаndѕ-оn еxреrіеnсеѕ, lеаrnіng through explorations аnd unѕtruсturеd tіmе tо create. Through the processes оf еxрlоrаtіоn аnd іnvеntіоn lіеѕ the роtеntіаl fоr innovation, which is necessary in today’s world. It hеlрs сhіldrеn undеrѕtаnd how thіngѕ аrе mаdе, enables сhіldrеn to еxрlоrе аnd tеѕt ideas, and find better ѕоlutіоnѕ tо сurrеnt problems. Whаt dо уоu do whеn you […]

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9 WAYS TO HAVE GREAT FUN FAMILY TIME!

A lot of families today have less time for each other because of time crunch and extreme busy schedules. This typically results in relatively relaxed relationships. Relaxed relationships means children do not usually pour out their inner most thoughts to their parents because they tend to shy away from divulging too much sensitive information which they would rather share with their closest friends. Here are simple ways you can bond with your family and kids. 9 ways to improve family […]

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9 DIY- Cute homemade Christmas gifts made by kids

DIY 1-A sparkly snowy winter snowball Items needed for creating this masterpiece: • A decent size glass jar • A hot glue gun • Teeny weeny dolls, or play doll furniture or Lego pieces – a figurine of your choice really • Sparkly glitter • Water • A very small Christmas tree – you can get it at any toy or craft shops How to create this master piece It is so fun and so easy to do. Take the […]

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7 WAYS TO HOOK RELUCTANT READERS

7 WAYS TO HOOK RELUCTANT READERS Reading is a complex cognitive process but critical for preschool learning and childhood development. In a world filled with electronic screens and media, it can be challenging to get your kids interested in reading. But it is the most powerful skill you can get your kids to imbibe and cultivate. How do you transition your child from a reluctant reader to an enthusiastic one? Here are some ideas. Proven methods to inspire your kids […]

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CHRISTMAS LIGHT-UP CARD! DIY FOR KIDS

Making Christmas circuit card is so much fun that it is hard to break away. And as I work on one card, another idea pops into my head and I then have to make it – after all who doesn’t like to play with bulbs and batteries? 😉 This card came from an idea I had when I wanted to make a card using a Christmas tree and LEDs. MATERIALS: Peel and stick copper tape 1 X 3 volt coin […]

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