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Avoid the Eye-Roll: Activities for Tweens

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Cosmetic Compact Greeting Card

Don't despair about finishing off that powder compact. Help your teen reconstruct it into a stylish greeting card for someone special!

Oatmeal Face Mask

This tried-and-true complexion treatment is a slumber-party staple that many people swear by.

Make Jewelry Using Your Favorite Photos!

Make unique jewelry and accessories using photos and shrinkable plastic sheets! It's like Shrinky Dinks, but better.

Pucker Up! Make Beeswax Lip Balm

Show your teen how to make her own beeswax lip balm. It's one of the simplest do-it-yourself activities, and it's fun to make!

Potato Cannon

This potato cannon activity teaches your middle schooler about the principle of Boyle's Law. Make a potato cannon and have a blast learning about science.

Make Your Own Jeggings

Save money by having your tween rock these homemade jeggings, a good craft for a lazy afternoon.

Tie-Dye with All-Natural Dyes

Got a kid who loves fashion? Help her develop her own unique style with this tie-dye project using natural dyes.

House-Shaped Gift Box

Is your child missing a friend or family member that's away at college, far from home, or in the hospital? This cute gift box says "Wish you were here!"

Make Ice Cream in a Baggie!

Based on the concept of water's "freezing point," this activity entails the lowering of water's freezing point to chill ice cream!

Ready, Aim, Marshmallows!

Science isn't ho hum anymore when it involves building catapults to teach your fifth grader about projectile motion.

Build a Balloon...Out of Paper!

Teach your fifth grader the ancient Japanese art of origami with this incredible origami balloon that uses just one piece of paper!

Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?

Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!

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