Goldie Blox and The Spinning Machine. An engineering toy marketed to girls. A book series and construction set starring Goldie, the kid inventor. It builds spatial skills, basic engineering principles, and confidence in problem solving.
Zipper and needle felt how to - photos only -- Cut off zipper tape quite near zipper teeth, then heat seal with flame. Baste teeth chain into place on felt base; needle felt to fill areas of design. ((upcycling-pimp-up-refashion-ideas))