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Word Search: Small but Mighty

Compact tool carriers are one of the smallest machines that use attachments. These machines are great for landscaping and can have tracks or tires. Some compact tool carriers are made to walk behind and some you stand on. These machines are made by companies such as Toro, Ditch Witch, Vermeer and Bobcat. Take what you…

Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?

Learn how to make fun ornaments out of scrap wood. What you’ll need: Scrap wood (We cut pieces off of a 2”x4”) Sandpaper Paint Foam brushes Ribbon Scissors Thumb tack Mini eye hook String Steps: 1. Have a grown-up cut the wood into small pieces. Sand any rough edges. 2. Paint the wood white and…

Make It Monday: Deck the Halls!

Make fun tool ornaments for the holidays. Supplies: 4 cups of all-purpose flour 1 cup salt 1 ½ cup water Oven (set to 325 degrees F) Rolling pin Baking sheet Cookie cutters (we found the tools on Amazon) Paint (we used acrylic) Paint brushes Toothpick or something with a small point (we used a pen…

Word Search: Ready to Roll

Wheel loaders are great for carrying and lifting materials around a jobsite. They can reach high enough to load a truck. They can haul as little as 1 cubic yard to as much as 20 cubic yards! Dirt, rocks and wood chips are just some of the materials wheel loaders can move. Some companies that…

Word Search: Get a Grip!

Grapples are used in all sorts of jobs such as demolition projects and at recycling centers. They let excavator operators load and sort materials easily. Epiroc’s MG 1500 Multi Grapple is the perfect attachment for picking up and placing materials around a jobsite. Take what you learned here and download and print out the Get…

Cool Off with a PVC Sprinkler!

What You’ll Need: Four 10-foot long ¾” PVC pipes Four T-joints Four 90-degree elbow joints Three end caps One threaded hose connector (we used a PVC cement Hand saw or jogsaw Drill with 1/16” drill bit Tape measure Step 1: Have a grown-up make your cuts with the lengths below. 5′ (x4) 4′ (x2) 18″…