Did you know you can launch a rocket in your backyard using only an empty plastic bottle, water and a launchpad?
Give dad a cup full of love and warmth by customizing a coffee mug for him.
Throughout history, the pucker-toe moccasin has been a popular style of footwear. It's comfortable and easy to make.
Play chess anywhere with this downloadable paper chess set. Just cut out the pieces and start playing!
Highlight your favorite moments with mom by making her a photo album.
To help out these beautiful monarch butterflies, you can build this protective habitat.
Try these three easy methods to make a no-sew face covering using a T-shirt, a bandana or a Scout neckerchief.
If you're bored, cooped up or just want to smile, check out these mood-boosting videos!
Don't throw away that old wooden baseball bat. It can still be a hit as a nameplate.
Be creative! Try these easy indoor activities and projects and send us photos!
The heart knot is easy to tie, and you can use it to make a necklace, bracelet or keychain.
Shark Pinewood Derby cars are designed to intimidate the competition. Take a look at some of our favorites.
Take a look at this photo gallery of creative Pinewood Derby car designs sent to us by Scout Life readers.
You can make a BIG difference in the world, no matter your age!
The new, amped up cars glow in the dark and sport some sweet headlights and lights on their underbodies.
Build a two-family Purple Martin bird house and you can attract these bug-eating birds to your yard.
Shake up your winter routine with this easy-to-make snow globe keepsake.
Learn how electricity works -- safely -- with this fun DIY flashlight.
Learn how to use a "key card" to perform this easy magic trick using only a deck of cards.
Rip a piece out of a dollar bill and then miraculously repair it. Watch a video of the trick in action to learn how to do it.
This duck nest box is an eggcellent place for feathered friends to raise their young.
An Eagle Scout professional Lego master shares his top tips for building better creations. Plus, send us your Lego photos.
Make a detailed model of Earth and all its neighboring planets with this quick STEM-focused project.
Learn how to tie the friendship knot and find out the really cool story behind it!
A step-by-step guide to creating an amphibian ecosystem in your own backyard.
Embrace your inner Hawkeye, Link or Katniss with this easy-to-make arrow holder.
Becoming a rock hound -- an amateur collector of rocks and minerals -- is easy! Here's how to get started.
Watch our step-by-step guide to creating the perfect tie-dyed summer T-shirt.
Use this calculator to find out what you'd weigh on the other planets in our solar system.
Be a humor champion with these winning Pinewood Derby jokes that are guaranteed to take the checkered flag.
VIDEO: Watch as logs from a sustainable forest get turned into kits for your Pinewood Derby car.
Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Pinewood Derby, as well as links to helpful resources and additional information.
Create your own top-secret invisible messages with this simple technique.
Take a look at these photos of awesome Pinewood Derby car designs sent to us by Boys' Life readers.
Being a responsible dog owner means keeping your pup clean. Try these dog-bathing tips from the Dog Care merit badge pamphlet.
Don't stay indoors during the winter! Here are three fun projects that you can only do when it's cold outside.
Here's how Webelos Scouts in North Carolina make homemade snowshoes.
A tangram is a puzzle consisting of seven pieces that can be recombined into many different shapes and figures.
Polishing your Pinewood Derby car's axles and wheels may be the most important factor in building a fast car.
Go ahead and play with your food to learn more about lighting, composition and photo magic.
This jar of hot chocolate mix makes the PERFECT holiday gift for everyone on your list!
Don't give up. Making plaster casts of animal tracks in snow is tricky but not impossible.
Experiment with lighting, angles and a camera to set up fun photo shoots and create a little bit of photo magic.
This simple one-chamber roost will give those beneficial bug-eaters a much-needed boost! Here's how to build a bat house.
Solving a Rubik's Cube takes patience, practice and plenty of trial and error. Here's how to do it.
Making paper airplanes is tough, but BL is here to help. These three videos will make your next paper airplane fly far.
The goal is to capture the other team's flag and bring it back to your side.
A drying rack is perfect for hanging wet clothes or towels during a long-term campout. Here's how to build it.
Is there anything you can’t make with duct tape and a little imagination?
Here's how to build a dishwashing rack that can be used for backcountry dish and utensil cleaning.
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