Tutorial: Stenciled Bean Bags

January 28, 2010 by  
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I like to make educational toys for my girls– matching games from their artwork , file folder games, extension activities for the books they read, anything that will allow them to incorporate what I want them to learn into the pleasures of their lives. These particular bean bags were inspired by my three-year-old, who hasn’t yet memorized her numbers. Sure, she can count on her fingers and plays a mean game of Uncle Wiggily, but sit down long enough to figure out the difference between a 5 and a 9?

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Microbial Breakthrough to Make Diesel Directly From Non-Food Plant Waste

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A group of scientists from both the public and private arenas has announced that they’ve successfully engineered a microbe that contains all the bits required to turn raw plant matter directly into diesel without any refinement or intermediary steps required. The microbe is a modified strain of E

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Origin of Tasmanian Devil Cancer Uncovered

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Male Tasmanian Devil A relatively rare form of transmissible cancer–known as Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD)–has been decimating Tasmanian Devil ( Sarcophilus harisii ) populations in Northeast Tasmania over the past 23 or more years. First identified in 1996, the spread of this cancer has gotten so pervasive that the animal–the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial–has now become one more of the world’s most endangered species.

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