How To: Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. 

This week: A nostalgia-themed cell phone photography challenge, how to create a redstone clock in Minecraft, several astronomy and mathematically inspired papercraft projects, DIY Christmas gift ideas, and more!

Challenges and Workshops

  • Phone Snap!—This week's Phone Snap Challenge is a blast from the past. Pull out those old toys and clothes, recreate classic family favorite meals—whatever gets your nostalgia going. Capture it with your cell phone (any model will do) and post it to the Phone Snap corkboard by Monday, December 19th, 11:59pm PST for a chance to win a JOYSTICK-IT Arcade Stick. More details here.

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

  • Minecraft World's Weekly Workshop—Log on to the WonderHowTo Minecraft server on Saturday, December 17th at 4:00 pm CST to learn how to create a redstone clock in Minecraft. More details on the workshop here; if you still haven't joined the server, there are details on getting whitelisted here.

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

  • Astronomical Observing News—WonderHowTo welcomes our newest world! Cerek Tunca's Astronomy World is a community hub for posting astronomy-inspired pictures, art, news, and more. Cerek has commenced his first weekly feature, AON (Astronomical Observing News), which will inform readers of interesting upcoming stargazing events. Check in weekly for updates—this week's post features the Geminids meteor shower, tips on observing the Garradd comet, and more.

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

  • Scrabble Challenge—In this week's Scrabble World Challenge, admin Justin Meyers challenges word-o-philes to up their Scrabble bluffing skills. What's harder—playing a phoney word or playing a legit word? Can you spot a real word that looks like a phoney? Test your chops in this week's challenge. Play now.

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

How-To Projects

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

  • As a follow up, Cory also posted a How-To article for the same papercraft planets, except scaled down to ornament-size. Click through for full instructions.

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

  • If you've got the time and the patience, Math Craft moderator Imatfaal Avidya's Pentakis Dodecahedron would make quite the awe-inspiring gift this season. Instructions here.

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

I Made It

Things to Do on WonderHowTo (12/14 - 12/20)

Got Something to Share?

If you've got a relevant How-To, a source of inspiration, or a finished project, post it to the corkboard in one of the applicable Worlds above. If your project is unrelated to these areas, you can publish a How-To article directly on WonderHowTo, or you can start your own World if you've got the passion—or just post directly to the WonderHowTo company corkboard.

Got a question? Comment below or email rmansur@wonderhowto.com.

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