Recognize the future middle school student’s interests by investing in a gift that will advance those interests. For example, give a young musician some private lessons. Budding scientists would appreciate a chemistry set. A set of grown-up art supplies would thrill a young artist. A new bike is a perfect gift for boys and girls who enjoy riding.
Press up on the dentist pick to move the pin out of the lock position. Use the L paper clip to hold the first pin in place. Continue to the next pin, pressing upward again with the dentist pick. Use the L paper clip to hold the next pin as well. Repeat this process until all pins are in the unlocked position. This may take several attempts to unlock each pin and hold it in position to open the cabinet lock.