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Projects | MAKE

Projects | MAKE | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
MAKE - DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from geeks, makers, and hackers
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A collection of MAKE's most popular projects. 

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Cigar Box Guitar

Cigar Box Guitar | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
How to make a 3-stringed guitar out of a cigar box.
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Make a working guitar from a cigar box. 

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9 DIY Projects Made From Old Books | Art Of Upcycling

9 DIY Projects Made From Old Books | Art Of Upcycling | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Want to know how to make great DIY projects by using books? Check out these easy upcycled craft project tutorials. Cool ideas, learn the art of upcycling.
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Upcycle discarded books into jewelry and many other cool items. 

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(Real) Robots!

(Real) Robots! | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Reflections on teaching and learning from preschoolers
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Create your own art robot. 

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Tin Can Robots | Crafts for Kids | PBS Parents

Tin Can Robots | Crafts for Kids | PBS Parents | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Inspire and encourage a range of creativity with recycled goods and household items and make your own tin can robot.
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Make a robot out of a tin can. 

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How to Build CoffeeBots

How to Build CoffeeBots | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Build a simple, programmable robot with personality that’s approachable for all ages.
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Make a robot out of a coffee can. 

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How-To: Solar Hot Dog Cooker From A Pringles Can

How-To: Solar Hot Dog Cooker From A Pringles Can | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Leave the portable grill at home and pick up a can of Pringles and a skewer instead, with this truly innovative solar hot dog cooker tutorial from Instructables user Cat Science Club.
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Cook hot dogs in a DIY solar cooker. 

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Build Your Own Batteries!

Build Your Own Batteries! | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Have you ever wanted to make your own batteries? I will show you how to make one using ordinary household items.The batteries are very small, and to...
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Make your own batteries to power small things. 

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Recycled Paper Baskets

Recycled Paper Baskets | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Want to make something useful, creative and eco-friendly? Well, you can always use old newspapers, magazines, calenders, brown paper bags and so on to...
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Upcycle old newspapers, magazines, calendars, brown paper bags, etc. to make paper baskets. 

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How To: Junk Mail Bookmarks - Crafting a Green World

How To: Junk Mail Bookmarks - Crafting a Green World | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
I saw these adorable page corner bookmarks from Oh Crafts and had to make some of my own. I thought they would be perfect for children who are back in school or even college students. Grab your junk mail envelopes and make some of your own eco-friendly bookmarks!
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Upcycle junk mail into a nifty bookmark. Your books will thank you. 

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Origami Crane Flaps its Wings With Memory Alloy

Origami Crane Flaps its Wings With Memory Alloy | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
This crane uses HT Flexinol actuator wire to flap (or more accurately, curl) its wings when the circuit is closed. Created by Jie Qi of MIT's Hi-Low Tech group. Electronic Origami Flapping Crane vi...
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Make a paper crane come to life! 

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tinkerers | The Tinkering Studio

tinkerers | The Tinkering Studio | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
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Learn all about tinkerers from all over the world and what they do. 

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Category: Kids & Family | MAKE

Category: Kids & Family | MAKE | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
MAKE - DIY projects, how-tos, and inspiration from geeks, makers, and hackers
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A collection of DIY projects for kids and their families to do together. 

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Play dough circuits: make fun sculptures

Play dough circuits: make fun sculptures | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
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Using play dough and circuits, create fun, light up sculptures. 

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Building Bristlebots: Basic Toothbrush Robotics - Science Buddies Blog

Building Bristlebots: Basic Toothbrush Robotics - Science Buddies Blog | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
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Make a brushbot out of a toothbrush head. 

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Recycled Paper

Recycled Paper | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
One of my favorite activities to do in the warmer months is recycling paper. We save all of the unclaimed art and scraps of paper from other projects in a big tote. When we have a large amount, we fill the sensory table with scraps of paper and scissors. This first stage of the process …
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How to make your own paper 

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Make a Photon Flower That Lights Up When You Water It with Lemon Juice

Make a Photon Flower That Lights Up When You Water It with Lemon Juice | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
Have you ever made a battery out of a lemon? If you poke a copper wire into a lemon and poke a zinc-coated nail in next to it, you can measure with a ...
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Make a flower that lights up when you water it with lemon juice. 

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Build Your Own Simple Circuit

Build Your Own Simple Circuit | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
This hands-on activity requiring parental supervision will allow your fourth grader to build a simple circuit using a battery, wire, light bulb, and switch.
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Instructions to build your own simple circuit. 

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Tiny Monster

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This handout for educators describes how to make a sparkling monster with the LilyTiny and two LEDs. Download a pdf of the entire handout here.
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Make your own light up monster. 

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Make It: Homemade Instruments To Beat the Band

Make It:  Homemade Instruments To Beat the Band | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
No more air guitar! These crafty projects will have your kids making music in no time. They range from ridiculously easy to a little more involved. Each are fun to make from start to finish, and will entertain for hours.
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Make your own homemade instruments that really work. 

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Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Brushbots

Teen Librarian's Toolbox: Brushbots | Maker Lessons & Activities | Scoop.it
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Make a brush bot - a robot out of a brush. 

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