Megan at the Brassy Apple blog (Idaho) whipped up this tutorial for making salad spinner paint art, a perfect activity for kids. I remember doing these at carnivals as a kid, but you can do it at home with a salad spinner!
Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).