Games

Making a Broadsword

Making a Broadsword

This post is a continuation of the post Making a Shield. The same night that we bought all the supplies for the shield, we also picked up the broadsword supplies. We attempted to make the broadsword that night, but was thwarted by an obstacle – we don’t own a vise. The actual broadsword took 2(…)

Making a Shield

Making a Shield

Several years back, I got my kids into a family game of Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). They fell in love with it immediately and my oldest picked it up really fast. I have always wanted to get my kids into D&D and couldn’t wait until they were old enough to at least try a basic(…)

PokéHero CCG: Making your own Collectible Card Game

PokéHero CCG: Making your own Collectible Card Game

Here at the MommyHack home, we are huge fans of Geek Dad from Wired.com. I get a lot of ideas from him, but then usually have to ‘hack’ them to fit whatever age of whichever child/ren I am doing it for. We have such huge age gaps in our children, it’s hard to do things(…)

Treasure Hunting (Geocaching)

Treasure Hunting (Geocaching)

If you love the outdoors, it is only natural to teach your children about its wonders. Geocaching offers you a great way to do just that. It’s a high-tech treasure hunt that can help engage your kids in the natural world. Geocaching uses a GPS handheld device to find where items are hidden by their(…)