Education Through Entertainment

Create Stained Glass | Fun Project

Posted on Fri, Aug 18, 2017

This time in the Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man and Junkbot show you how to make a stained glass masterpiece! Just sit back, relax, and let your inner Picasso shine through!

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun

Make a Lava Lamp | Science and Art Project

Posted on Fri, Aug 4, 2017

Let Handy Dan and his lovable sidekick Junkbot show you how to make safe lava that doesn't burn and turn it into your very own lava lamp.  This fun do-it-yourself activity can be made from common items you can usually find around the house.

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun

Create Sponge Art | Arts and Crafts Activity

Posted on Fri, Jul 28, 2017

Have Handy Dan and Junkbot show you how to have a lot more fun than usual with a sponge when you use it to make gift art!  It's a nice way to say "sorry" for spilling something or making a mess, or for a rainy day.

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun

Play Balloon Tennis | Fun Rainy Day Activity

Posted on Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Let Handy Dan and his friend Junkbot show you how to make the tools to play a home made tennis game in the Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff.  All you need are some common items and your imagination!

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun

Make Foam Sand | Arts and Crafts Fun

Posted on Fri, Jul 14, 2017

Watch Handy Dan and Junkbot show you how to build sand castles at home by making foam sand out of stuff you can just find around the house.

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun

Build a Cork Boat | Make a Boat that Really Floats

Posted on Fri, Jul 7, 2017

Powered by pure imagination, Handy Dan and his trusty sidekick, Junkbot, show you how to make a seaworthy sailboat out of corks, toothpicks and paper in the Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff.  Take a look!

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Bubble Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun, Bubbles

Build a Bubble Shooter | Summer Fun

Posted on Fri, Jun 30, 2017

We had so much fun with bubbles last week, we just had to have some more.  Today, Handy Dan is turning junk into fun, with another bubble activity -- a bubble shooter!

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Bubble Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun, Bubbles

Make a Bubble Wand | Summer Arts and Crafts Project

Posted on Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Join Handy Dan for this summer time project - Bubble Wands!  To celebrate the last day of school, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man and his sidekick, Junkbot, show kids bored with regular bubble wands how to make a super bubble wand in the shape of a star!

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Bubble Activity, Arts and Crafts, Rainy Day Activity, Fun, Bubbles

Build a Rocket | Fun Science Project

Posted on Tue, Jun 13, 2017

Here's a super fun project you can make this weekend!  Handy Dan the Junkyard Man and his sidekick Junkbot will show you how you can turn some common household items into an awesome rocket.  Watch this video to learn how to blast off into the atmosphere in no time!

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, science experiments, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity

Build-An-Arch | The Stations of STEAM

Posted on Wed, Oct 12, 2016

In "The Stations of STEAM" we're going to be exploring some of the stations of Mobile Ed's STEAM Museum, beginning with one of the most popular - the Build-An-Arch!  See how much fun your kids will have learning to build (and knock down!) this amazing piece of ancient engineering.

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Topics: science fair projects, science enrichment, Teaching Science, Hands On Science, making science exciting, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments