Category Archives: Mechanics

Things You Can Do With Pulleys

Projects you can make with pulleys from the hardware store. Continue reading

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Making a Toy Crank

How to make a toy crank and winch with simple materials from a craft store. Continue reading

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Making a Pinwheel

How to make a pinwheel from a pencil and a piece of paper. Continue reading

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Balance Toys

One thing that children often seem to find incredibly fun is balancing toys–things that stand up when it seems like they should fall down–things like this toy “Balance Bird” (I bought this one at the gift store of the Museum … Continue reading

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