1. 5 Engineering Challenges with Clothespins, Binder Clips, and Craft Sticks

    Five engineering challenges for kids - with wooden clothespins, binder clips, and craft sticks!  It's a simple STEM activity that kids of all ages will love. Move over, expensive building…

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  2. Engineering for Kids: Build a Changeable Pegboard Marble Run

    Yes, we love building marble runs over here!  We're back with another idea, and this is particularly a good one for kids to build themselves.  It's easy to rearrange the…

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  3. Fun STEM Challenges for Kids: The Best Marble Runs to Build

    Marble runs make great engineering challenges for kids!  If you have followed us for very long, you know that marble runs of all types are some of our favorite things…

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  4. How to Make a Cardboard Box Marble Labyrinth Game

    Engineering Activity for Kids - Build a Cardboard Box Marble Labyrinth! Oh my goodness.  You have to try this project!  This cardboard box marble labyrinth game is simple to put…

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  5. Build a Marble Run with Craft Sticks

    Of all the many marble runs we've built over the years, this is our new favorite!  Simple materials and sturdy construction make it a WIN for a wide variety of…

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  6. Build a PVC Pipe Play Tent/Fort

    PVC pipe is a great material for building a play tent or fort for kids! After we had fun playing with our marble run for a while, we recycled the…

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  7. Build a Marble Run with Pipe Insulation

    Homemade marble runs are one of our favorite things to build!  Aidan and I recently built a marble run out of foam pipe insulation, cable ties, duct tape, and a…

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  8. Hot Wheels Races with Rain Gutter Ramps

    We have had some sections of rain gutter around for a while - You may remember them from our post on how to turn a cardboard box into a jump…

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  9. DIY Duplo Lego Monsters Building Set

    With some hot glue and googly eyes, you can upgrade your Duple LEGO®'s into a fun monster building set! Owen has been learning about the letter M, and we were getting ready…

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  10. Build a Marble Run with Straws

    At my house, it seems like we are always experimenting with marble runs.  Engineering activities, such as marble runs, are one of Aidan's favorite things to do! This afternoon, Aidan…

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