Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
On Sale: May 4, 2010
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Self-Help Relationships | Non-Fiction
The ultimate DIY project guide for techie dads raising kids
in their own geeky image, in the spirit of The Dangerous
Book for Boys
Today's generation of dads grew up more tech-savvy than
ever. Rather than joining the Little League team, many grew
up playing computer games, Dungeons and Dragons, and
watching Star Wars. Now with kids of their own, these
digital-age dads are looking for fresh ways to share their
love of science and technology, and help their kids develop
a passion for learning and discovery.
Enter supergeek, and father of two, Ken Denmead. An engineer
and editor of the incredibly popular GeekDad blog on
wired.com, Ken has created the ultimate, idea-packed guide
guaranteed to help dads and kids alike enjoy the magic of
playtime together and tap into the infinite possibility of
their imagination. With illustrations throughout, this book
offers projects for all ages to suit any timeframe or
budget. With Denmead's expert guidance, you and your child can:
â€¢Fly a night-time kite ablaze with lights or launch a video
camera with balloons
â€¢Construct the "Best Slip n' Slide Ever," a guaranteed
â€¢Build a working lamp with LEGO bricks and CDs
â€¢Create a customized comic strip or your own board game
â€¢Transform any room into a spaceship
â€¢Make geeky crafts like cyborg jack-o'-lanterns or Ethernet
Brimming with endlessly fun and futuristic tidbits on
everything from gaming to gadgets, GeekDad helps every
tech-savvy father unleash his inner kid-and bond with the
next generation of brainiacs.
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