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Option 1: 

Activity idea! Let kids take apart old machines and devices. They’ll think about how things work and gain confidence using real tools. Plus, it will keep your child entertained for hours! Get all the details here.

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Option 2: 

Have old appliances lying around? Let your kids take them apart! Using real tools to take apart old phones, VCRs, clock radios and more builds confidence and critical thinking. Plus, it will keep your child entertained for hours!

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