Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop Game + MORE

Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop Game + MORE

Bat Crafts – Pom Pom Bats + MORE

Our pom pom obsession continues. Last week we shared some cute little Hedgehog Pom Poms (just SOOOO lovely for Autumn Play) and now we have some pom pom bats.. They are rather cute, if I say so myself.  And we have more pom poms to come. As I mentioned before, since I bought the biggest stash [.... More »
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Understand 1,700 Mechanical Linkages with these Helpful Animations + MORE

Mr. Đức thắng Nguyễn (Duc Thang Nguyen) is an engineer from Vietnam. Since his retirement in 2002, he has being working on an amazing animated 3D catalog of mechanical contraptions. Using Autodesk Inventor as a tool, he has documented over 1,700 mechanisms. All from gears, couplings, clutches.... More »
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Salt Dough Hand-print Butterfly Keepsake + MORE

How to make a salt dough hand-print butterfly as a fun craft and lasting keepsake. We can’t get enough hand print and foot print crafts in my opinions! I love the simplicity and reliability of Salt Dough, and how it has been used as a way to treasure little models and kiddie hand prints for ge.... More »

Rat Rods and a Fun Fest at the Kingsport Mini Maker Faire + MORE

On Sunday July 13th Kingsport Tennessee a town in the heart of Appalachia was host to the 3rd Annual Kingsport Mini Maker Faire. The Faire was billed as an event where “tech meets hillbilly ingenuity” and made good on its promise with lots of local cultural influence on top of […]Read mor.... More »

Metalworking a Replacement D-Handle + MORE

This D-handle build came about when the grandkids and I decided that we needed a wagon to haul our buckets of fishing gear and poles back to the lake instead of carrying them. Instead of buying one we decided to make one out of material in the scrap pile. When the wagon […] Read more on MAK.... More »
tampa kids art class 1398087270 1598302497 Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop Game + MOREI had every intention of sitting down this morning for a marathon session at my computer. Lesson plans, editorial calendars, blog navigation and a few pesky website glitches were on my to-do list.  As soon as I sat down, I knew my head wasn’t in the right space.On my right a very impressive spider web was forming in the corner of my window and on the left,  a stack of books threatened to tumble…

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CNC cut gear driven walker mechanism based on Klann linkage. Read more on MAKE

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Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop Game


tampa kids art programs 1398087278 802678540 Colour Sorting Pom Pom Drop Game + MOREMake a fun game for colour sorting and fine motor skills coordination using rainbow cardboard tubes and coloured pom poms! A great indoor or outdoor activity for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy again and again.

Here’s the latest in our Toddler Play series, although so many of these ideas are applicable to all ages if the kids and mine have all joined in at various stages with each one!

We painted some long wrapping paper tubes in rainbow colours and left them to dry…

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