You know that vintage-esque Dangerous Book for Boys that was all the rage a few years ago? Meet 1945's version, the Boy's Fun Book of Things to Make and Do. 1945, when boys were men, and men were also men. In this book you'll (I mean, your son will) learn how to shoot a gun, use a lasso, whittle fishing lures, and make a radio from scratch. You'll be using electric saws, razor blades, soldering irons, actual rifles, and more. Buckle up!
The book lets you know where it's coming from right away with the first project: a complicated balsa plane.
Here's a page of matchstick tricks that I can actually recommend you to try with your kids. Answers are on the following image, so I'll leave a bit of space so you'll be able to see the puzzle page without the answers page appearing on your screen.