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April Showers | Rainy Day Science Activity

Posted on Thu, Apr 5, 2018

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!

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Topics: DIY, Rainy Day Activity, science experiments, weather, water, Building Up STEAM

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

How to Make Monster Slime | Halloween Science Project

Posted on Mon, Oct 30, 2017

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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