Category: Gadgets

Digital Logic for Kids

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If your son is interested in how computers work, you should consider this great thinking toy:  Logic Blocks from Sparkfun.  Your kid can experiment with the building blocks of logic in a real way with this kit.   No previous electronics…

Robotic Rocket Launcher

Here is a very cool idea from mindsirobotics.com: “In this Video we took MINDS-i to the next level. Remember when you launched rockets in middle school? Take your school science project to the next level with MINDS-i. This 6×6 Chassis…

Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters

Fred & Friends Ninjabread Men is an innovatively designed cookie cutter set. The 3 different cutters are in classic ninja attack poses. Baked they are extremely funny and lend themselves to imaginative decoration possibilities.  Includes a cookie recipe on the…

Hot Wire Foam Cutter

I made a home made version of this hot wire foam cutter with an old battery charger, stainless cable, and a big resistor.  My sons will play with it for hours.  I use a box fan to exhaust any of…

Control Any RC Vehicle with Your iPhone

The Dension WiFi RC is a plug & play wireless RC receiver. It allows you to control your RC car, boat, tank, construction machine or any other RC vehicle with your iPhone using WiFi. The iPhone application, available for free…