Your eyes can play tricks on you. See if you can figure out these awesome optical illusions.
Recycle empty plastic bottles and jugs and turn them into fun and useful projects.
With a tin can and paper clips, you can make a mini disc-golf basket.
Grab a pencil (NOT a pen!) and let's learn how to draw a cat! Here's how.
A world-famous ventriloquist shares the secrets of how to do ventriloquism.
Spiders can make fascinating pets. Here are a few steps to get you started keeping spiders.
Make a variable-pitch whistle that you can use to signal, play a tune or just show off your carving skills.
Simple slime is made of glue and borax. Here's how to make your own batch of stretchy slime.
This fun project can help keep backyard birds fed during the winter.
"Good Old Raisins and Peanuts" are just the start of a perfect trail mix.
This rustic plaque is a perfect way to identify your pack or troop's unit number.
Here's how to make some yummy, homemade treats that your dog will love.
Make camp cooking easier and more convenient with this portable kitchen box.
Safely view the Aug. 21 solar eclipse with this shoebox solar viewer.
This easy-to-make shelter provides solitary bees with a warm, dry place to nest.
Your books will appear to be magically floating on the wall when you make this fun, invisible bookshelf.
You don’t need four burners and a gas line to make some great-tasting trail food.
There's no reason to mess with this classic camping dessert. But if you're feeling adventurous, here are 10 tasty S'more variations.
Writing secret messages is easy with this cipher wheel. It scrambles the alphabet so nobody can read your message.
It might seem like magic, but all you're doing is collecting salt crystals from evaporated salt water. (It's still cool!)
Show off your patches and other stuff on this rustic “hide rack” display.
Everybody has their own style, but here are some tips that will help you take the best videos.
This stylish tea light candle holder makes a great gift.
You can make this fun wooden dispenser for jelly beans, gumballs or any other hard candy that will fit in it.
Some animals have amazing natural camouflage. Can you find where they're hiding?
Most altitude records for kite flying are held by box kites. Here's how to make a high-flying box kite with easy-to-find materials.
Snag the big one with this DIY fishing lure.
Summer is for outside, and these fun games are just the things to get you out there.
Chess grandmaster and Eagle Scout Kayden Troff shares his nine tips to become a better player.
Challenge your friends on this awesome DIY chess set.
Make history when you make an arrow the way Native-Americans did long ago.
Challenge your friends and family with this giant version of a classic game.
Here are some of the best Pinewood Derby cars of 2016 sent in by Boys' Life readers.
Add a touch of nature to your USB drive with this DIY case.
This easy-to-build training gear will prepare you for rocky trails.
A brilliant use of engineering and resources, this simple dome made out of snow blocks is both strong and versatile.
Use this homemade sled to handle the extra weight of winter camping gear.
With a few tools and some twigs and branches, you can make this durable rustic table today.
This simple bird feeder makes an ample platform for serving a flock of seed eaters.
If there is something too high to reach, this stool can help.
If you want to be a chess champ, it'll take lots of learning and lots of practicing. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
Make a barometer to give you a heads-up about weather conditions.
Attract birds to your backyard with this fun and stylish log cabin birdhouse.
You can build this picture frame with materials found around the house or yard.
Whether it's powering a sports car or a lawn mower or a go-cart, here's how to keep your engine running year after year.
Perfectly good food scraps get tossed in the trash when they can be used to help make
Want a natural nightlight? Use an LED light to catch some fireflies and make a firefly lantern.
Cool off with this backyard summertime sprinkler system that you can build yourself.
Father's Day is coming up. Dad will be a happy guy with one of these cool gifts.
Dad will love these homemade gifts.