Pool Noodle Light

by Anne Mayoral on

Sometimes the most fun and creative projects simply use forgotten things found in the garage or shed, like an old swimming pool noodle. Add LED and Battery Cubes...


by Tenka Labs on

Experiment with making lines and drawings on your pinwheel. Can you make them appear to jump or move when the pinwheel’s in action? Builder: Tenka Labs

Peanut Butter Mixer

by Tenka Labs on

This ingenious project lets you roll a jar of “natural” peanut butter around so that the oil gets mixed in. This is much easier than doing it with...


by Tenka Labs on

Circuit Cubes were designed to make toys move, light up, and create noise in new ways. Attaching a battery and motor to a predesigned car from IKEA is...

Hand-Cranked Flashlight

by Tenka Labs on

Build your own flashlight according to our directions and then try it a different way. Circuit Cubes work like electricity actually works. You need to connect the Cubes...


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A gobo is a light stencil that you can shine on a wall or, like Batman, use to illuminate the side of a building in downtown Gotham City!...

EZ Scribblebot

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This project comes together quickly and only requires one marker, making it fun to do in groups. Everyone get a marker. Ready, set, go!

Emergency Flasher

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Morse Code is a way of transmitting information via clicks, tones, or lights. Developed in the 1800s, Morse Code is much older than the telephone or Internet. Based on...

Car Chassis

by Tenka Labs on

Once you’ve mastered this car chassis, you’ll be able to make all kinds of things that move — and none of them need to be a car! Use...

Analog TV

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When you were little, did you ever think that the people on TV actually lived inside your TV? (We did, too!) It's easy to create your own drawings and characters...