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Bat house on the side of a red house
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How to Build a Bat House

Give these mosquito-eating creatures a place to roost in time for trick-or-treat season, and reap the benefits year-round. With instructions for parents and kids

Family Project: Lemonade stand
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How to Build a Lemonade Stand

How to make a sturdy display table, with instructions for parents and kids.

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How to Build a Tree Swing

Make an old-fashioned rope swing with these instructions for parents and kids.

Two girls playing in a homemade fort.
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How to Build a Fort

How to make a versatile backyard play area, with instructions for parents and kids.

Child in room with wall cubbies.
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How to Build Wall Cubbies

How to make decorative modular boxes, with instructions for parents and kids.

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Build a DIY Sandbox

How to create a backyard play area, with instructions for parents and kids.

Build a Sand Castle

Sand castles aren't just for the beach.

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How to Build a Toy Chest

How to make handy storage for games and gizmos, with instructions for parents and kids.

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How to Build a Soccer Goal

How to make your own backyard sports equipment, with easy instructions for parents and kids

Workshop Safety for Kids

12 tips for making sure your pint-sized DIYer is protected