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 chairs today! While the project needed a small amount of adult participation as far as cutting the pipes and drilling the holes, most of it was done by my kids and it gave them a great introduction to using tools and building on their own.
Now Mag is back again with a new series of Lowe’s kids DIY videos, this time aimed at tweens! From a Swinging Treehouse Lounger to a fancy Cat Condo, these projects will let older children get their hands dirty and use simple building supplies and techniques to create cool projects they can actually use! [Read more…]