DIY Bonding

Families are turning to DIY projects to entertain on a budget

Implications - More and more families are turning to DIY projects to create activities for wholesome entertainment with a nostalgic bonus. Often more affordable than store bought games, these activities have the added benefit of allowing consumers to be creative while also enjoying a finished product.
SCORE: 2.4
Untested Top 6 Examples: 32,746 Total Clicks Jun 10 - Oct 13
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DIY Giant Jenga Games - Blog 'A Beautiful Mess' Teaches You How to Build Your Own Giant Jenga
SCORE: 4.8
Warm 20,257 Clicks Pub: Sep 6, 13
DIY Giant Jenga Games
Blog 'A Beautiful Mess' Teaches You How to Build Your Own Giant Jenga
Emma from the blog ‘A Beautiful Mess’ teaches everyone how to create a giant Jenga game with only a few supplies—I mean, who doesn’t like Jenga? The Jenga tower is unique... [More]
DIY Game Packages - The 'Simon Kit' Allows You to Build Your Own Electronic Entertainment
SCORE: 2.7
Mild 7,556 Clicks Pub: Jun 30, 10
DIY Game Packages
The 'Simon Kit' Allows You to Build Your Own Electronic Entertainment
With the 'Simon Kit,' you can now build your own game board. Remember Simon? If not, then let me remind you. Simon is a memory game that takes place on a 4-color board. The board then flashes a series… [More]
DIY Bubblegum Kits - Make Your Own Chewy Treats with the Bubblegum Kit
SCORE: 1.6
Untested 908 Clicks Pub: Sep 21, 13
DIY Bubblegum Kits
Make Your Own Chewy Treats with the Bubblegum Kit
For the crafty people of the world, this bubblegum kit is another project for you to enjoy. If you’re a daily gum chewer, this extremely handy kit saves you a trip to the convenience store every... [More]
DIY Portable Gaming Kits - The Darkmatter DIY Portable Gaming Kit is Easy to Assemble
SCORE: 2
Untested 1,615 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 13
DIY Portable Gaming Kits
The Darkmatter DIY Portable Gaming Kit is Easy to Assemble
Darkmatter by Techjango is a current Kickstarter project and also the world’s first DIY portable gaming kit using Xbox. Techjango is selling DIY kits for those who want to carry their Xboxes... [More]
DIY Digital Fortune Tellers - This Magic 8 Ball Hack Integrates Customizable Responses
SCORE: 1.3
Untested 688 Clicks Pub: Aug 3, 13
DIY Digital Fortune Tellers
This Magic 8 Ball Hack Integrates Customizable Responses
Have you ever felt limited in the answers you’ve received from a magic 8 ball? Inventor Jason Poel Smith did, so he found a way to hack a standard 20-result prediction toy to give up to 60... [More]
DIY Retro Coin Counters - This Old School LEGO-Made Coin Sorter Can be Built at Home
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 1,722 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 13
DIY Retro Coin Counters
This Old School LEGO-Made Coin Sorter Can be Built at Home
This do-it-yourself coin sorter is built out of LEGO. Rather than spending your money on a tacky and cheap-looking coin sorter, this project will have you counting your cents in style. The... [More]