Education Through Entertainment

3 Easy-to-Make Valentine's Day Gifts | Valentine's Day Crafts

Posted on Tue, Feb 13, 2018

This Valentine's Day, Handy Dan and Junkbot are excited to show you how to make a last-minute gift for your Valentine with things you might already have at home!  There's 3 activities for you to choose from, all great for all-ages and what you've been looking for to fill your school's Valentine's Day parties.  Are you ready to get started?

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Topics: DIY, Handy Dan the Junkyard Man, Arts and Crafts, Fun, Valentine's Day

Building Up STEAM | DIY Activities and Experiments

Posted on Fri, Feb 2, 2018

Here are all seven videos in our Building Up STEAM series of DIY projects and activities for you and your kids, perfect for a rainy day, an in-school activity, or an after-school enrichment.  Make your own ice cream, levitate a ping pong ball, seemingly defy the laws of physics, and more!

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Topics: ideas for STEM, ideas for STEAM, DIY, Building Up STEAM, science experiments, STEAM Activity

The Strength of a Curve | Super Structures

Posted on Thu, Jan 25, 2018

Last time on Super Structures we showed you how incredibly strong an egg can be.  This time, marvel at the strength a curve can provide.  Check out this amazing demonstration that you Jr. Engineers can try yourself from the one and only Jasmine Blaise.

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Topics: technology activities for kids, ideas for STEM, video, STEAM, DIY, STEAM Activity, STEM Activity, Fun, Super Structures, ideas for science assemblies

Happy Holidays | Learn How to Make Snow Dough

Posted on Wed, Dec 20, 2017

Happy Holidays from Mobile Ed and the Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff! Handy Dan and his wisecracking sidekick Junkbot will show you how to make your winter holidays fun and merry with a new creation: Snow Dough!  It's a cold, soft material, like snow, that's irresistibly fun and hard to put down.  This is a great activity for any holiday parties and it's really easy to do!  Are you ready?

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

Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition: The Thanks Gobbler

Posted on Thu, Nov 23, 2017

It's Thanksgiving all across America today, even in the Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff.  Handy Dan shows you a really nice tradition that you and your family can start this year.  It's called the Thanks Gobbler and it's a lovely way to share what you're truly thankful for.  Take a look!

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

Make Monster Slime | Halloween Science Project

Posted on Mon, Oct 30, 2017

It’s Slime Time in the Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff! Handy Dan and Junkbot, will show you how to make this Halloween a fun and gooey one with these simple slime making steps. This is a great activity for any Halloween parties!

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

Make a Fire Breathing Dragon | Arts and Crafts

Posted on Fri, Oct 27, 2017

Let Handy Dan and Junkbot take you on a magical adventure with a fire-breathing dragon you can make yourself out of materials Dan found in his Amazing Junkyard of Wonderful Stuff and that you can probably find at home.

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

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