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50 dangerous things | #20 squash pennies on a railroad track

so my friend told me about this book which i immediately purchased and am still digging through with my kids: 50 dangerous things (you should let your children do). it's sort of the anti-helicopter parent theory - if we protect too much, we take away. kids need to experience good and bad to learn. ...

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summer skateboarding

what do you want to do this summer? inspired by gever tulley's book, my friend and i wanted to have the kids make something with their own minds and hands. we didn't want to limit them in anyway. so you want to make a skateboard? ok, why not, let's go for it. my kids came up with a shape and ...

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think | make | inspire: diy dry erase board

have you seen the prices on dry erase boards? what a serious rip. after a craigslist search full of unworthies, i got serious. enter google and "diy dry erase boards." one look at this and i was hooked. i found out that dry erase works on glass. glass, friends!  i recognized brittini's name ...