TCL Craft Star, Alisun Abbott shows us some DIY crafts, along with ways to give your bird bath a beautiful update.
- wooden spoon or stick
- pipe cleaners
- Borax powder or Alum powder
(3 cups of almost boiling water to one cup Borax powder)
(2 cups of almost boiling water to 3/4 cup of Alum powder)
The Kitchen Pantry Scientist Liz Heineke has a new book out called, Chemistry for Kids. She shares some of the experiments from the book with dry ice.
To order Chemistry for Kids or any of Liz’s books, click here.
Jen Appleberry, owner of Appleberry’s Attic, joins us with some crafts to show off your patriotic side!
First Project: American Flag Block
This is project is so simple anyone from 3 to 93 could do it!
Piece of scrap wood, or block, or even a canvas would work! Really any rectangular surface you can paint...
Hanging out in the yard grilling and playing yard games…sounds like summer time! Jill Miller, owner of Projects in Person shows us how to make some of those fun yard games yourself using PVC pipe.
3/4 Inch PVC Pipe + Fitting
(2) 10 ft sections of pipe
(2) Elbows + (6) T Fittings
(4) End caps...
Scroll through social media and you’ll see all kinds of Home Improvement and DIY projects going on. One of the best tools for your next project could be the phone you’re using to scroll social media with! TCL Executive Producer and Techxpert Christian Unser has a few apps for you to check out.
St. Paul Pioneer Press lifestyle columnist Donna Erickson has fun activities you can do at home any time of the day with your kids. The materials needed are from the recycling bin, your garden, pantry and frig. The ideas, recipes and strategies are for busy parents and also for grandparents. When kids come by, some of these things can be...
If you have a graduating senior and want to recognize them in a special way, Steve has you covered. He spoke to the owners of Board and Brush. They have 5 metro locations and all of them offer in-person DIY workshops and take home projects too.
Click here and get a half price deal for a premade project or workshop. Make sure you get...
DIY expert, Danielle Rode (owner of Upsy-Daisy), has some ideas and tips for decorating your mantel that will give you the perfect results.
Whitewash Your Surround - Whitewash is watered down paint (1 part water + 1 part paint). Brush on and then wipe off with a damp rag.
Formula for Decorating the Mantel – Focal + Anchor + Filler:...
Liz Heinicke, known as The Kitchen Pantry Scientist, has a new book out that will keep your kids entertained for hours in the kitchen. Plus, there is an added bonus – it keeps your kids excited about learning too. Liz joins us with some of the experiments you’ll find in “Chemistry for Kids.”
Virtual happy hours, social distancing guidelines, toilet paper shortages, and Distance Learning are just some of the things we are living with. It’s something that will surely be written about in history books. Our Director of Programming, Mandy Tadych, has some ideas for you to commemorate and document this time in history.