The 4th of July is right around the corner! The night sky will be filled with beautiful fireworks but before the sun goes down start the celebration by creating safe and colorful "fireworks" that you can make all by yourself. This easy experiment uses common items you probably already have in your kitchen! Have some hands-on fun with the whole family before the real fireworks begin! Happy Independence Day!Read More
Education Through Entertainment
Hey everybody! Handy Dan is back for another summer of fun activities! We're going to start things off with an activity you'll flip for - a magic flipping bottle! Learn how to impress your family and friends with a water bottle that will always land right side up when you flip it. It may look like magic, but it's really science at work! Check it out!Read More
It’s time to bid farewell to the snowflakes and get out our umbrellas -- spring is finally here! And as we all know, with April showers come May flowers...but where do those April showers come from, anyway? We’re here to help you out with a quick refresher on the water cycle just in time to make the most of those rainy days -- along with a few activities to make the time go by faster!Read More
Don’t worry -- you don’t have to wish for rain on this St. Patrick’s Day to be able to enjoy a rainbow! Handy Dan and his friend Junkbot are here to teach you how to make your very own St. Paddy’s Day rainbow* in the privacy of your own home -- you won’t even need an umbrella!
*pot of gold not included.
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?Read More
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!Read More
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.Read More
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?Read More
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!Read More
Happy Halloween! 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!Read More