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  The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun
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A fresh batch of geeky weekend science projects for the whole family to enjoy.

Ken Denmead struck a chord with parents and kids across America with his GeekDad blog on Wired.com, which receives more than one million page views per month. His debut book, Geek Dad, was on bestseller lists and in its seventh printing just two months after hitting store shelves.

With The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun, Ken Denmead keeps the nerdtastic novelties coming, with projects that teach readers how to:

  • Build homemade robots from scratch
  • Write and direct simple stop-motion movies
  • Hack into mechanical toys to add cool electronic twists, and more

    United by the premise that to really understand science and how something works you must design and build it yourself or remake it better, Geek Parents everywhere will celebrate this latest installment of weekend workshop wonders.

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      UPC 9781592406449
      Manufacturer SKU 9781592406449
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 5/18/2011
      Manufactured In United States
      Format Paperback
      Pages 240

    Total Customer Reviews: 4
    Average Customer Rating: 4.75 (site average 4.56)
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    Review of The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun
    Posted 7/4/2012 by heather gee

    It seems to have a lot of fun things that both Dad and child can do.

    Rating: 4
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    Geek Dad'd guide
    Posted 12/8/2011 by Teresa Jones

    I'm afraid I did not look at it. It is for my son for Christmas. I'll let you know what he thinks if you'd like.

    Rating: 5
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    Great Gift for a Kid at Heart!
    Posted 7/14/2011 by Julie K

    I had been looking for a copy of Geek Dad's for my husband's birthday, but the bookstores in town were sold out. However, I thought I had seen it at Fat Brain, and sure enough, there it was! I am a bit nervous to purchase books for my husband without his express want for them, because they often end up dusty and never opened. He already plays quite well with our kids, creating paper airplanes and driving motorized boats around the pond in our backyard. Still, he got excited about several of the projects in the book right away, saying things like, "Hey, look! Arduino!" Ah, yes, Arduino. Huh? Evidently I chose the right gift, even if I can't understand it myself.

    Rating: 5
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