Help your kids build their own adventure

Cultivate independence, creativity and initiative with these DIY projects that will also keep the kids busy during the hot days of August.

A) Grow mushrooms
A gourmet oyster mushroom kit from T.O.’s Fungaea, $19.99

B) Make a computer
This Kano kit is as easy to build as lego, $195

C) Sew a stuffed animal
A DIY stuffed owl from T.O.’s Cate & Levi, $29.99

D) Build a Pinball Game
Fun and educational to build, U Can Do It!, 50 Carroll St., Unit 103, $44.99

E) DIY ukulele
Build and decorate your own instrument from Uncommon Goods, $55

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