Looking for a homemade gift or just a fun game. Try making this classic Soma puzzle.
What do you get when you combine a card trick and a coin trick? A great way to amaze your friends.
Drop a normal bread roll onto the floor and watch it bounce right back up onto the table!
How did Mac King know that Finger Lawson didn't rob the safe? See if you can solve the mystery.
This is really a practical joke masquerading as a magic trick. To do it, you need two glasses of water and a friend with a really good sense of humor.
For this trick you'll need an empty soda bottle and wad of paper slightly smaller than the mouth of the bottle.
Imagine your parent's surprise when they discover that you're sitting at the table without your head!
How did Mac King know where the infamous Ddodd gang hid the stolen jewels?
Go get a pencil and a piece of paper. Today we're gonna do some mind reading!
Learn to tie a knot so fast that anyone watching will be totally amazed.
Plants don't need soil as long as they have five things: food, water, light, air and support. You can provide all five in a hydroponic garden. Here's how to create your own.
Make a simple banjo and start making your own music.
With a few tools, you can twist and turn metal into something that is functional and easy on the eyes. Here's how to wire up some new things around the house.
Looking for a unique and fun way to cook for your troop? Do what this North Carolina troop does: Cook in a mailbox.
Read it and keep it! Here's how to start a great collection of magazines.
With the right pioneering skills, you can create all kinds of contraptions that come in handy at a campsite.
Make your own pinhole camera, much like the ones photographers used in the Civil War.
Learn the secrets of electro-magnets with this fun and simple project. With video.
Having an aquarium is cool -- and easy! Here’s how to start yours.
This authentic Native-American drum will challenge your skill, but the results are well worth it.
Have you built one of the projects features in the pages of Boys' Life magazine or on Boyslife.org? If so, we'd love to see a photo of the completed work.
Radios might seem super high-tech. But with about $10 and one afternoon, you can make one at home.
Build GISMO 4, a quick, remote-controlled robot that can do battle with other robots or roll around the house.
Ten tips to help you get straight A's in school and have fun at the same time!
Build a four-family Purple Martin bird house and you can attract these bug-eating birds to your yard to help make your summer pest-free.
Use felt to make the grass in your models look good enough to mow.
Here’s how you can become a knight in shining chain-mail armor.
Create your own Native American Rattle out of dried gourds.
You can turn an old action figure toy into a neat new acrobat that can do flips and somersaults.
Try these amazing feats using things you may already have in your home.
You don’t need four burners and a gas line to make some great-tasting trail food.
Create a cool prehistoric scene for your dinosaur toys using items you may already have at home.
Choose and customize your own pinewood derby-style car to race. Take first place to proceed to more challenging courses.
You don’t have to wait for the right season to plant your flower and vegetable seeds. Grow plants indoors any time of year with this easy project.
Keep your stuff out of the dirt by building a table for your camp. It's easy if you have the pioneering skills.
Show your colors by building a flagpole for your camp. It's easy if you have the pioneering skills.