Instructables: exploring - - craft - kids - fun - featured Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:44:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Upcycle a Dresser Into a Bench
Upcycle a Dresser Into a Bench - More DIY How To Projects]]> dditano Turn your old dresser into a cute bench that still provides storage while also offering a comfortable place to sit. This whole project cost me $6! I bought the old dresser from a thrift store for $3 and the rest of the supplies added up to another $3. Disclaimer: This project takes a day or two comp...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 14:21:42 PST
How to Make Zipper Bag
How to Make Zipper Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> KarenK116 Create this cute little bag using only zippers. Stuff it with fun things like candy, pencils, money or makeup. All of the zippers actually work, and you can open it from the top, bottom, middle, front or back. Gather Supplies The list is short . . . . 1) 14 9-Inch Metal Zippers (use other zipper...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 05:59:31 PST
Shark Attack Messenger Bag
Shark Attack Messenger Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 Here's a fun messenger bag that looks like a shark attacking you when you wear it! You can make it ultra-realistic for an adult bag, super cute for a kids bag, or somewhere in-between. The choice is yours. :) What You'll Need... Here are the basic supplies needed to make this bag: 1 yard white ca...
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:28:12 PST
Simple & Fun Table Mod
Simple & Fun Table Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 This is a simple and affordable way to spice up any table. It's also a great way to explore the creative side with kids as they can participate in the decoration. But don’t be limited to just glitter. Almost anything can be sealed into the glassy surface! Explore a little and use your imagination! I...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 22:29:17 PST
Cutie Patootie Baby Dolls (made from nylons)!
Cutie Patootie Baby Dolls (made from nylons)! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 These addicting-to-make, adorable little baby dolls are easy, super soft and cuddly, and everyone will want one! You can stocking-stuff them (they're perfect for all sorts of holidays and occasions), give them to your friends and family, or simply make them for your own happiness and enjoyment. And ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 12:51:03 PST
Cabbage Patch Kid Hat (NO Crocheting or Sewing!)
Cabbage Patch Kid Hat (NO Crocheting or Sewing!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 Sometimes we all need a little nostalgia in our lives. What better way to get your fix then with a household classic, the Cabbage Patch Kids!? This Cabbage Patch inspired hat/wig is a big trend in kids and baby fashion...isn't it time you could make your own? Easy and cheap, with NO crocheting or se...
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 21:04:19 PST
Paper Octopus (Kids Craft)
Paper Octopus (Kids Craft) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Simon Kitt Looking for an quick activity to do with the kids on a rainy day?This paper octopus is perfect for getting your children involved and making something fun and colourful. Assemble your bits You will need:1. A sharpie marker (other markers are available and useable)2. A pen (colour doesn't matter)3...
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Fri, 2 Sep 2016 04:31:06 PDT
Wacky Walking Sticks
Wacky Walking Sticks - More DIY How To Projects]]> chadovision This Instructable is brought to you by my 7 year old son. (His very first one)He loves walking sticks and he loves making them wacky even more. When he saw that there was an Outdoor related contest he said “Dad I need to do an Instructable of my walking sticks”.He will spend hours working on walking...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2016 19:40:14 PDT
Crazy putty
Crazy putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> TVbuster Make your own easy crazy putty.All you need is:•Crazy sand, any color•glue Putty take a small handful of crazy sand and place it on a napkin. Add a bit of glue to th sand. Knead Knead the sand and glue until sand is almost completely stuck together. If this does not happen slowly add more glue...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 16:34:37 PDT
Rainbow Bowls of Art
Rainbow Bowls of Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cats Science Club This activity is great way to create some beautiful pieces of artwork and entertain yourself or your kids. You may even learn about an artist named Dale Chihuly who makes glass blown bowls that these bowls are inspired by. Materials Materials NeededCoffee FiltersGlue StickHeavy Card Stock Paper (...
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:26:00 PDT
DIY Water Bombs (using sponges)
DIY Water Bombs (using sponges) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ehlers_TV Today I'll show you how to make sponge water bombs.Watch my YouTube Video here: DIY Water Bombs (using sponges) Sponge water bombs are a great alternative to water balloons.....and you'll use less water and no messy balloon bits to pick up. You can use them anywhere. In the playroom, in the garden, ...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:37:22 PDT
Snorkel Eggs
Snorkel Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 With warmer weather right around the corner, these eggs decided to start a bit early. They hung up their skiis and grabbed the snorkels.This is a super easy, super fun egg project to do with the family!Please give it a try and let me know how it goes :) Materials bottle caps (preferably clear...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 21:00:42 PDT
DIY Kool A Sun Dyeing!
DIY Kool A Sun Dyeing! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jasmin D Dyeing with kool aid is a very easy and fun process. There are many methods, in this tutorial you will learn to dye with the sun, rather than a microwave, oven or stovetop. This can be very interesting, so it can be used into a science class for the kids! Items you will need: 1 ounce fiber or...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:34:51 PST
Paper Mache Volcano WITHOUT using Newspaper
Paper Mache Volcano WITHOUT using Newspaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> MotherDaughterProjects How many hundreds of paper mache volcanos have been made by students & parents for school science fairs?! That’s lots of paper, glue & mess. The paper mache volcano is not an original idea, but this method using paper coffee filters makes the process a little simpler.Check out more on our websiteMat...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2015 17:09:19 PST
30 second top
30 second top - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZekeF This is my instructable on making a cheap top from items around the my house. In case the title seems misleading, I'll go ahead and make it clear that it takes longer than 30 seconds to make, but rather has a spin time of around 30 seconds. Materials For this project you will need:1) Some note ...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 19:59:56 PDT
Lego Tissue Box (small) Cover
Lego Tissue Box (small) Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> eng421group4 Materials Heavy Duty Cardboard Utility or Hobby blade (i.e. X-Acto Blade) Pencil Ruler Scissors Hot Glue Gun Water Bottle CapCautions/Warnings Make sure an adult handles the blade and scissors Make sure an adult handles the hot glue gunNotes Measurements are exact to a ...
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Tue, 6 Oct 2015 12:00:48 PDT
Biplane shelf
Biplane shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> HUKBMBEAR I have been meaning to make a feature shelf for a while now, but have never found time to start, so when I saw the Shelf competition on Instructables I thought it a good time to have a go.My basic Idea was to make a set of two shelves centered around a theme, that being a Bi-Plane. I started with a...

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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 01:46:17 PDT
DIY Bubble Plastic Art
DIY Bubble Plastic Art - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor Does Here you will learn how to make art with recycled packaging materials! Bubble Plastic! Who do not love bubble plastic?? You will need:Water + Food ColoringSyringeBubble Plastic!Paper (To remove excessive colour)(Rocks to hold the bubble plastic if there is some wind) Watch this video! :) This is ...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:12:33 PDT
Drip Paint Flower Pot
Drip Paint Flower Pot - More DIY How To Projects]]> smori These drip paint flower pots are easy and fun (and a little messy) to make. Just let the paint do it's thing, no paintbrushes required!Check out my Nail Polish Marbled Flower Pots Instructable for more flower pot design ideas. Gather Your Supplies You will need: a terracotta flower pot clear pain...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 00:39:06 PDT
Painting with Eggs
Painting with Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> boston09 I've thrown darts at balloons filled with paint and called it art, so why not shift gears and create an Easter themed masterpiece? It's time to take painting to the next level with paint-filled eggs.This is a very simple, easy-to-do project with the kids. All you really need is paint, a carton of eg...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
Starburst Candy Roses
Starburst Candy Roses - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch These candy roses are incredibly simple, cheap and fun to make! Give away these one of a kind treats to your sweetheart this Valentine's Day. Ingredients The only ingredients you need to make these candy roses are:Starburst: 6-7 pieces for each roseGreen airhead candy (optional -if you choose to...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 15:01:59 PST
'Hello' Rocks
'Hello' Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nicola283 This cute and simple design creates an eye-catching display that is fun and easy to do. So simple and easy! Heres The List: Scrubbing Brush Black Paint Paint Brush (not too thick) Black Pencil Finding A Stone Find a stone any size you want that is fairly flat and easy to write on. Scrub, ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Turn drinks cans into Tetris cookie cutters
Turn drinks cans into Tetris cookie cutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cairdy Crafts Looking for geeky Christmas presents, I discovered you could buy Tetris piece shaped cookie cutters! However, looking at the price, I thought, why not make your own!So, grab your old drinks can and a craft knife because it's time to get your geek on and get crafty!Check out the video below for the ...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 01:19:37 PST
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Passion Make This instructables is based on how to create a cookie cutter for a customized design. This is the first time I am posting something in the craft column. While baking cookies I always wanted few shapes which are sometimes difficult to find in the shops. It was always in my mind of how to create a cus...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:28:41 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy recipe for edible, washable, and fun finger paint for kids and adults alike. Kids and especially young kids, love to explore the world through touch and taste. Finger paints were an excellent invention, allowing youngsters to create art, explore colors, and get messy. The problem? Paint can...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
Cheap Way To Make A 3D Ring: Use Shrink Plastic!
Cheap Way To Make A 3D Ring: Use Shrink Plastic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lanaredstudio Also want to create those fun 3d rings, but don't have the funds or materials? Just use shrink plastic and use your own design. 1. Print the free printable stencil. And cut out the ring out of cardboard like in image 1. 2. Design a shape that you want on top of your ring and cut that out of card...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:40:42 PDT
How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat
How to Make a Simple Pop Pop Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave Hax This video guide shows you how to make a simple model pop pop steam boat out of a few household items. Great fun craft idea. Items needed are: 1 Drinks Can 1 Juice Carton 2 Straws Blu-Tack
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 12:32:05 PDT
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> DeandrasCrafts A surprising success, the beads you see strung on my daughters necklace were made out of white bread and glue. Yes, white bread and glue. I confess I didn't think this would work. Unlike many of my other instructables, this one DID NOT start from a Pinterest pin.  I saw it in a women's magazine a...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 10:08:16 PDT
Cotton Ball Rocks
Cotton Ball Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> DeandrasCrafts My sweet children love to do crafts with me and when I have a spare hour - (said with a sarcastic tone and a smile) - I like to look up my Pinterest Board titled "To Do Another Day" and see if there is something I can throw together for my little ones to do. Unfortunately, not many crafts can be do...
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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 17:36:06 PDT
Cardboard Boats
Cardboard Boats - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lissastrata Cardboard boats!  Fun for big and little ones alike.  Plus, if one of your nautical vessels should crash, sink, or float away to broader horizons, it isn’t a great loss (more of an opportunity to make some new ones). Supplies/Tools ·         Scrap cardboard ·         Scrap wax/candle...
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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:53:17 PDT
Fluffy Frosty
Fluffy Frosty - More DIY How To Projects]]> hushy When I ran out of adhesive tape, I got this idea of making use of its cardboard ring instead of throwing it away.   Materials Needed 1. Cardboard ring from adhesive tape 2. Paper glue 3. Double-sided adhesive tape 4. Colored papers (orange, black, red, green) 5. Cellophane (clear, blue) 6. Cotton...
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 09:45:03 PST
Teacher's Resources: Pre-School Projects Kiteman Not every teacher works in a high school, or even in a school at all.  This is a selection of projects suggested by possum888 that his mum uses with children aged 2-5 years old in New Zealand, plus a few of my own suggestions. No, you can't eat the green one... How to Make Playdough (Play-doh...
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:16:17 PDT
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**)
The Sock-ta-pus! (**With Updates!**) - More DIY How To Projects]]> shesparticular I'm a big fan of octopi, squid, and other tentacled creatures, and I don't know how anyone wouldn't be. Using a pair of socks, some stuffing, and a needle and thread, you can create this nifty stuffed version that's perfect for kids or any other cephalopod-loving folk. You'll Need. . . - a pa...
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Mon, 10 Aug 2009 06:47:05 PDT
Use Cardboard To Make A Billfold or Wallet!
Use Cardboard To Make A Billfold or Wallet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Creativeman This is an easy to make a billfold out of cardboard. Tools And Materials I Used One piece of thin cardboard. Then I used scissors for cutting the paper needed, glue of course, clamps to hold while gluing, paint brushes, and finally, some high gloss polyurethane varnish, wat...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2009 14:29:50 PDT
How to Make a Seed Card
How to Make a Seed Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> treesneedtobehugged I had always had the problem of were to put my information on the plants I was growing in my garden. I had tried notebooks but you couldn't add any pictures due to the small size and would be hard to find the information I needed. Then I came up with the seed card. Its just a 12x8 in. piece of const...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 12:30:00 PDT
Hands Free mask
Hands Free mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattBraun Problem: you can't do anything else with your hands when doing this funny face. Solution: make a mask shaped like hands. This fast and easy instructable empowers people to make a funny hands mask without having to use their hands. Now you can be funny and drink a soda or go trick-or-treating withou...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2009 13:33:18 PDT
LeD SPIDIES - Halloween CRAFT for KIDS
LeD SPIDIES - Halloween CRAFT for KIDS - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lftndbt This Instructable will show you how to put together some LeD Spidies for Halloween.They are simple to make and fun to hide in dark corners for guests to find.I have tried to keep this simple and to the point for the younger viewers. If you are after something a little more challenging, perhaps incor...
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Thu, 21 Aug 2008 11:31:11 PDT
CD ROM Fish Craft
CD ROM Fish Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bran I originally made this as a craft for my 2 nephews and my niece, then I made another to use in my 5th grade school project on the Great Barrier Reef. Not only is this a great project for your little ones or as a good touch in a marine school project, even as an aquatic addition to your cubicle! It...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2007 11:28:27 PDT