11 Mar · shauna7084 · No Comments

Programming a Robot Intruder Alarm

Dot and Dash Don’t know who Dot is?  Let me introduce you to the world of MakeWonder and Dash and Dot.  They are easy-to-program robots.  My preschooler even programs them in the capacity that she can. I saw this activity on MakeWonder’s website and wanted to try it for myself. It looked like a great real world application …

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11 Mar · shauna7084 · No Comments

Pink Chunky Lego Bracelet

Great STEAM Project for Girls In addition to the Lego bricks listed below you will need 4 45mm x 2mm tube beads, string, Goop or Krazy Glue and a dremel. 13 x 4206970 BRICK 1X2 – Tr.Medium Reddish Violet 1 x 301026 BRICK 1X4 – Black 1 x 300926 BRICK 1X6 – Black 2 x …

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9 Jan · shauna7084 · No Comments

Stylish 1×1 Stacked Choker in Blue

This is a relatively simple build.  I couldn’t find any 1x1x2 bricks in an assortment of colors, so I designed this necklace with all 1x1x1s (just gluing them together to get the effect of 1x1x2s).  However, for a longer necklace this can be done in an assortment of colors with 1x1x3s. 2 x 4255413 BRICK …

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13 Sep · shauna7084 · No Comments

Progress…

We’ve successfully taken the typewriter apart, attached the sensor circuitry and then put it back together.  Now we have to attach the magnetic switches for the keys that we didn’t have room on the sensor panel (like the space bar) then make a hole in the typewriter casing (which I’m not sure how we’re going …

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9 Jul · shauna7084 · No Comments

Glow-In-the-Dark Game Night

We’re planning for a glow in the dark game night soon… Dips that glow under a black light.  Solo cups that fluoresce in the black light.  And our very own custom wood wahoo board that has leds under each space to make the men (translucent marbles of all different colors) glow.  We can’t actually PLAN the game …

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11 May · shauna7084 · No Comments

Breathing New Life into an Old Typewriter

We’ve been hard at work trying to get our USB Typewriter up and going.  However, we’ve run into a few snags… The port for the USB sits underneath the plastic casing of the typewriter, so we’re going to have to find a way to make a hole large enough to allow the cable to connect. …

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8 Mar · shauna7084 · No Comments

Frozen and Winter Games

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8 Mar · shauna7084 · One Comment

Checkers – Black and White

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8 Mar · shauna7084 · No Comments

Candyland Winter

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8 Mar · shauna7084 · One Comment

Candyland Boxes

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Awesome Imagineer Educational DVD & Teacher Resources

Check it out for yourself.  This DVD set made our Disney World experience even better.  We were able to identify where these concepts came into play as we enjoyed the park's attractions.  Learning at it's best.