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Review: Snip, Burn, Solder, Shred: Seriously Geeky Stuff to Make with Your Kids - GeekMom
If you want to spend 2013 with practical hands-on learning experiences, this is is a treasure trove of ideas. Better yet, they're all cheap ideas that you can do without buying a gigantic robotics kit or huge machinery, and there's enough room to build on the ideas for new inspiration.