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Book: Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments by Mike Adamick
2 years ago

Book: Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments by Mike Adamick

There’s no shortage of science project books for parents and kids. Anyone can tell you how to make your own rock candy crystals or rockets powered by Mentos and Coke. But – call it nepotism or playing 8Bit favorites – I really like Mike Adamick’s Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments. It was released almost one year ago – ICYMI – and answers all the tough science questions kids tend to ask.

Mike had sent me his first book, Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects, which had a bunch of sweet do-it-yourself projects, like superhero capes and those books where you open up the cover and there’s a hidey-box inside. It also had a handful of daunting projects, like building rope swings, teeter-totters and old fashioned fruit crate scooters. Fo’ real. You can see that Mike loves DIY more than anyone, and even talked about my nerdy perler projects in an article on Parade. No shame here. My favorites game is fierce.

This book, Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments, will teach you rad stuff – even how to make Mentos/Coke rockets and candy crystals. My favorite thing about the book is that it answers the perennial kid question, “why?

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Book: Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects by Mike Adamick
4 years ago

Book: Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects by Mike Adamick

When we last checked in with dad blogger Mike Adamick, he was making a crab cam with his daughter. That wasn’t the only trick up Adamick’s sleeve, and the proof is his new book, Dad’s Book of Awesome Projects: From Stilts and Superhero Capes to Tinker Boxes and Seesaws, 25+ Fun Do-It-Yourself Projects for Families.

Try to say that three times fast. Preferably while making your child a duct tape crayon wallet.

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Father & Daughter Make Crab Cam
5 years ago

Father & Daughter Make Crab Cam

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Mike Adamick decided that watching movies over winter break and making homemade popcorn in a microwaved paper lunch bag wasn’t enough for he and his daughter. Like, you know, …
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Babble Launches “Dadding” Section
5 years ago

Babble Launches “Dadding” Section

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In a move created solely to make 8BitDad look and feel stupid*, newly-Disneyfied Babble – just yesterday – launched a section for fathers called “Dadding.” You know it’s for …
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