At the recent DefCon conference in Las Vegas, researchers opened many of the top commercially available gun safes with simple tools like a straw or a paper clip, and in one case, just by shaking it a bit. The investigation began after the researchers, Toby Bluzmanis, Marc Tobi ...more
Believe it or not, coaching peewee football can actually be harder than coaching major league ball. Adults, with their overblown egos, are usually hard to work with, but children can be even tougher to deal with. Adults are focused. Kids are not. So, if you want to learn how t ...more
In this how to video, Kathie explains some simple techniques you can use to help teach children to sing with more volume. Make sure you do not tell them to be just louder because that will teach them to strain their throats. Watch this tutorial and you will be able to teach si ...more
In this great, short video, you'll learn how to make plastic cup Christmas ornaments that are great for children! All you need is some plastic cups, an oven, and some permanent markers! Just don't leave those cups in the oven for too long!
Dragonfly's are fascinating in both appearance and movement. Learn how to make a paper dragonfly in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a children's craft paper dragonfly. Make a children's craft paper dragonfly - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this ...more
Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to effectively communicate with child patients using medical play. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to assess the status of child ...more
Learn how to model a fairytale Book in Cinema 4D with this video walkthrough. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to enjoy this free video ...more
It's like the hand turkey, but with a Christmas theme! Make a Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer with your children! You will need craft foam, pom poms, non toxic craft glue, markers, googly eyes, a paper back and safety scissors.
Craftsperson Ceal Pedersen, from Heirloom Puzzles, shows you how to make wooden jigsaw puzzles with her own creative touches, geared towards kids. First, start with a puzzle design phase, sketching, then painting most designs. Then, to make multiple wooden jigsaw puzzles, go ...more
In this how to video, Kathie talks about using the diaphragm and shows some tools she's used to help kids with vocal exploration. These are great tips to utilize if you are teaching a music class or a children's choir. You'll be able to teach kids to sing in no time at all wit ...more
Recycling old and often misused items can really save you money and be a treat for you and others. In this particular example, making a children's piggy bank from old scraps. This tutorial shows how you can take an old can of Tang, and make it into soemthing useful and easy to ...more
Here, you'll see how to properly teach children some vocabulary words by use of a scaffolding method. You'll learn about modeling, prompting, monitoring understanding, coaching and much more.
Expert homemaker and educator Karen Weisman teaches how to do fun science projects for children right at home. She teaches how to make ooze, foam, film canister rockets, flubber, virtual vomit, melting witches, rubber bones, and how to do water magic. Also, Karen explains the ...more
If you want to teach your small children how to dance ballet, or any kind of dance movement, then this how to video is the place to start. In this lesson, North Dakota Ballet Company's Mary Noel demonstrates how she teaches her 3-4 year old students sissonne. This method, set ...more
Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to weight a child using adult and infant scales. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to determine a child's weight with either an ad ...more
Our expert, Teresa Cassese Aube, shows you the basics of teaching ballet to children. She talks about the history of ballet. She also discusses certain exercises and fitness routines. So, take some time and learn about children's ballet today! Part 1 of 13 - How to Teach balle ...more
This video scrapbooking tutorial shows how to make an altered book using a children's board book. This craft project is simple, as there's no need to build a book from scratch; all you need to do is decorate. Learn how to make a scrapbook from a kids' board book by watching th ...more
This how to video shows techniques she's used successfully to teach kids how to properly make vowel sounds when singing. These tips are great if you are interested in teaching a music class or a children's choir. Watch this tutorial and you will be able to teach children to si ...more
If your children are actively involved in things like gymnastics, cheerleading and dance, then they'll be dealing with a lot of rigorous movement, so stretching is key to prevent injuries. This video will show kids how they can do some great warmup stretches to increase flexib ...more
Many gamers see the film industry as the premier model that video games should follow, and it's no surprise. Movies are seen as the most legitimate and profitable of all artistic visual mediums, which is certainly qualities practitioners of any new medium would desire. Big bud ...more
Between "genuine danger" and "raving safety paranoia," there must be some sensible middle ground for dry ice. Dry ice is fun. Watch this video tutorial to figure how to handle it safely. Frostbite isn't the only hazard to be aware of. There's explosions and ingestion dangers, ...more
Here is a rainy day activity for children brought to you by StoryBox Books. Watch this how to video to learn how to do potato painting with your children. Carve different fun shapes into the potato and use your favorite colors to create wonderful works of art. Who said there i ...more
Video games are one of the best non-medical things that have ever happened to sick children. They are stimulating, entertaining and require very little physical strength to play, which makes them perfect for those suffering physical maladies. In 2003, the ambitious and creati ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to teach children to be gentle. If children are in a setting with other kids, arguments will arise. If a child happens to try to harm another, you will need to tell that child that it hurts the other one if you harm them. Tell them that it's not ...more
Parents rejoice, Apple Pay is making it much simpler for your kid to use Greenlight, the MasterCard for kids app. The goal of Greenlight is to prepare kids for the world of financial independence while making it as safe as possible for them. Parents are able to monitor and co ...more
This is a video for children to learn about the traffic light for pedestrians use. It is an interaction game where the children can push the proper light to answer questions pertaining to the traffic light. Teach children about traffic lights. Click through to watch this video ...more
Are you looking for a fun way to keep track as your child gets taller? Learn how to make a children’s height measuring board in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 7 - How to Make a children's height measuring board. Make a children's height measuring board - Part 2 of 7. ...more
Teach your children about Hanukkah while making this fun Star of David craft! You will need: at least six craft sticks or popsicle sticks per craft; crayons, markers or paint; non toxic craft glue; yarn; tissue paper and safety scissors.
Shelley Lovett from Childcareland demonstrates sand writing as an early childhood learning activity. All you need for this activity is a baking sheet that is approx one inch deep and some sand. Colored sand makes it more fun for the kids. Shelley says the cheapest place she ha ...more
Here's a children's umbrella lined with neon green EL wire. It's definitely an easy and fun project for kids to do with their parents, and more importantly, it keeps the little mischiefs safer if they're out and about on rainy days. For even more creative inspiration ideas us ...more
Skittles is an old European target sport that is very much like bowling. Discover how to make home made skittles with just a tennis ball, glue, empty water bottles, water, paint, and newspaper. Watch this kids activities how to video tutorial to get ideas for a great rainy day ...more
How would you like to make some classic toys at home with your kids? Learn how to make three classic children’s toys, a Jacob's Ladder, a dragon clapper and a puppet, in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make 3 classic children's toys. Make 3 classic childre ...more
Make instruments out of household items. Annie Brunson has a degree in Music and Theater from Bretton Hall and has taught piano, oboe, and middle school band. Here she shows us craft projects on making percussion instruments. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make instruments for children ...more
In this how to video, Kathie Hill, children's choir director for over 30 years, gives helpful tips to choir directors in how to get children to open their mouth and sing. This tutorial teaches singing techniques to help one single child or a whole choir of children. Watch this ...more
Knitting circular socks on a Passap knitting machine is fun and easy! Follow along in this three part video and knit a children's pair of socks. Complete instructions can be found in Knitwords magazine. Part 1 of 3 - How to Machine knit a pair of children's socks. Part 2 of 3 ...more
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Want to help a younger sibling get over his or her fear of the dark? Get them a horrifying taxidermic nightlight! Artist Alex Randall explains, "Most of the animals we use are shot as vermin and their bodies either used as food for other animal or left to rot. By giving them ...more
Aimed at older children, this video shows you many techniques and practices to help you build up your child's water confidence. With water confidence skills from our expert swimming teacher, this video will help them to eventually be more confident in the water. Build up water ...more
In this series of playtime instructional videos, our kids rhyme expert not only teaches you the lyrics to great children’s songs like “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” and “Itsy Bitsy Spider,” she also demonstrates the fun hand gestures which go along with these classics. Your c ...more
These instructional animated slides teach you how to easily fold paper children's clothes Japanese style. Learn how to use the Japanese art of origami to make your own paper children's clothes. Use the start, stop, forward and back buttons to easily follow along. You can also ...more
Have you ever found a photograph - a photograph of complete strangers? Maybe in a used book or at a flea market? Not a photograph of anyone you know or anybody famous or of a place you’ve ever heard of. Just somebody else's ordinary, precious personal photo. Working at a used ...more
In this video from CullensAbcs we learn a tip for how to children should listen with their "listening ears." This is taught by a girl and a gator puppet. She says to ask children to put on their listening ears so they can hear a story you are going to read to them or if you ha ...more
In this Family video tutorial you will learn how to do leaf rubbings for a children's activity. For this you will need a flat surface. If the table top in slightly uneven, put a sheet of construction paper on it. The materials you will need are sheets of paper, crayons and lea ...more
Do you have a budding drummer or drum major in your home? Learn how to make a children’s marching drum in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Make a children's marching drum. Make a children's marching drum - Part 2 of 10. Click through to watch this video on ...more
Dress up your kids school supplies by helping them decorate their spiral notebooks! This is an easy art project, good for any school age child. All you need is some colored foamy, safety scissors, non toxic glue and some foamy letters. And, of course, the spiral notebook!
There comes a time, in every young child's life, in which they need to have "the talk" with their parents... about how to tie their shoes! Learn how to teach your children how to tie their shoes with guidance from this free tutorial! Make your son or daughter an independent sh ...more
Basic Swimming Strokes For Young Children (5-7 Years). Learn a few techniques from our expert swimming teacher, to help build up your child's confidence in the water and their knowledge of some basic swimming strokes. Good for children aged between 5 - 7 years. Get young child ...more
Make reading more fun for your children with a satisfyingly medieval bookcase that your little prince (or princess) will use day in and day out. This woodworking project from Lowe's is a wooden bookcase with a castle top. It's completely functional, with plenty of storage for ...more
This video demonstrates a kid-friendly Pilates mat exercise routine. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoiding accidental injury. Whether you're lookin ...more
In this video, we learn how to draw children's heads. For the front view, first draw an oval with a slight point for the chin. Then, draw in the features of the face lightly with the side of the pencil. After this, start to shade the side of the eye in. The child's eye has a l ...more
Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more
Samantha Raffio shows us how to teach children to swim. Part 1 of 28 - How to Teach children to swim. Teach children to swim - Part 2 of 28. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Teach children to swim - Part 3 of 28. Click through to watch this video on exper ...more
Learn how to choose the rabbit that's best for children. There’s probably not a kid out there who wouldn’t love a pet bunny, but rabbits and children can be a tough combination. To make the match a happy one, follow these steps. You Will Need * A rabbit rescuer or breeder * ...more
Learn how to teach children to read with these video lessons. Teaching reading to kids has never been easier! Part 1 of 15 - How to Teach children to read. Teach children to read - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Teach children to read - Pa ...more
Watch this video to get expert advice on when to have "The Talk" with your children and how to approach the sex conversation.
In this teaching tutorial, you will learn how to teach kids to sing through the imitation of different sounds. This is a great technique to try out in music classes and children's choirs. Watch this how to video and you will be teaching children to sing in no time.
This video is for children to see and learn how a dentist cleans their teeth. Cullen brings Alligator to Dr. Keller the dentist for a teeth cleaning. Dr. Keller cleans the Alligators teeth to show children what to expect and feel comfortable when visiting the dentist for a tee ...more
In Korea and Japan a special holiday called Children's Day is celebrated. Like Mother's Day or Father's Day in the United States, the occasion honors one particular family member, or members, with gifts and special parades or events. While it sucks that no such day exists her ...more
A noun is a person, place, thing or idea. There are common, proper, compound, plural, singular, abstract and concrete nouns. This video explains all of them. Help children understand the different type of nouns. Click through to watch this video on brainpop.com
Bug bites are very irritating, especially for kids. Learn about common bug bites that you might find on your child and how you can treat them at home by watching this video.