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Help Kids Develop Building and Programming Skills with Creation Crate Subscription Boxes-Giveaway

If there’s one lesson I can teach my boys that I know will be valuable for their entire lives, it will be to find joy in learning new things. And since most kids are lagging behind in essential science, technology, engineering and math skills (often referred to as STEM skills), fostering a love of learning …

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Encourage STEM Learning with HEXBUG VEX Robotics Building Kits

My boys have been fans of the HEXBUG product line since the brand first released the adorable HEXBUG Nano micro robotic creatures, little critters powered by vibration technology that raced around elaborate tracks. Since then, we’ve discovered some of the other great HEXBUG products and now, just in time for the holidays, HEXBUG has a …

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New Mega Bloks #AmericanBuilders Sets Are Full of Tough-Built Fun

Mega Bloks has so many great new sets for older children this year and as my oldest son is hugely obsessed with building sets, I couldn’t be happier about it. Recently, Mega Bloks released the brand new American Builders line, a collection of building sets featuring the Jeep and CAT and John Deere vehicles. We …

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Teach Kids to Build with Video Projects from Lowe’s Canada and Mag Ruffman

Last year I shared some of the fun and useful videos created by Mag Ruffman and Lowe’s Canada that let children create their own fun building projects. My boys had a great time using duct tape, PVC pipe and metal bolts to make their own PVC Camp Stools and both of them still have those …

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Sharing the New LEGO DUPLO Toddler Toys at a LEGO DUPLO Party! #LEGODUPLOplay

I love being a LEGO DUPLO Play Ambassador not just because my boys love LEGO but also because I get to be the first to learn about all the newest products available for children. Recently, LEGO DUPLO released a line of Toddler building sets and not only did I get to be one of the …

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The Dremel 8220 Cordless Rotary Tool is the Ultimate Versatile Christmas Gift-Giveaway

If there’s one thing that almost every man can get excited about, it’s a Dremel Rotary Tool. It’s such a handy little gadget that it can be used for all kinds of jobs and whether you’re shopping for someone that loves working with wood, etching glass or even just doing little home repairs, Dremel is …

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Let Your Children Build Some Fun Christmas Morning with Meccano

If you have a child that loves to build, let them create something amazing with the construction toy that’s been a favourite of children since 1901, Meccano! Over the years, Meccano has changed a lot and this year the company has some great choices for the holiday season. I recently received a few of them …

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Enjoy a “Constructive” Summer with the Lowe’s Family Fun Projects Video Series Starring Mag Ruffman-Giveaway

We may only be in the early weeks of summer, but my boys are already getting a little stir-crazy. I’ve been making sure that we take lots of bike rides, enjoy plenty of outdoor play and do some fun crafts in the house every few days. But I’m always looking for other ways to keep …

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