Instructables: exploring - living - christmas - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:58:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Candy-Cane-Reindeers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SMALL.jpg KatieStiles How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers with Jackson for your Christmas Tree, easy homemade ornaments and fun for children kids.  All you need are candy canes, pipe cleaners, googley eyes, small pom poms and glue.  Great for quick gifts for kids too.  Easy to follow video instructions.
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 19:06:06 PST
Sponge Stamped Christmas Tree Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Sponge-Stamped-Christmas-Tree-Card/
Sponge Stamped Christmas Tree Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/4EEP/HAQ37NID/F1M4EEPHAQ37NID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/4EEP/HAQ37NID/F1M4EEPHAQ37NID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/4EEP/HAQ37NID/F1M4EEPHAQ37NID.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick I wanted to try stamping a fun little card for Christmas.  This is pretty simple and while an adult may need to cut the sponge, this is a great stamping project for kids! Supplies Time to get started! Supplies: Blank Greeting Card (and envelope) Melamine Foam Sponge (I got mine at Daiso...
By: Penolopy Bulnick

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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:22:37 PST
Altoids Advent calendar http://www.instructables.com/id/Altoids-Advent-calendar/
Altoids Advent calendar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Y4AP/FOHTTVO7/FO0Y4APFOHTTVO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Y4AP/FOHTTVO7/FO0Y4APFOHTTVO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/Y4AP/FOHTTVO7/FO0Y4APFOHTTVO7.SMALL.jpg sassycrafter This time of year, kids can hardly wait for the man in the red suit to bring toys to all good girls and boys. One way to help kids count the days is with an Advent calendar. But why settle for an old-fashioned paper one? Make a 3-D sculpture that can hold a small surprise for every day between now a...
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 13:53:16 PST
Emoticon Ornament ;) http://www.instructables.com/id/Emoticon-Ornament-/
Emoticon Ornament ;) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/DZWS/GWAU6MD9/FPGDZWSGWAU6MD9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/DZWS/GWAU6MD9/FPGDZWSGWAU6MD9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPG/DZWS/GWAU6MD9/FPGDZWSGWAU6MD9.SMALL.jpg rchandsa These foam letters (foamies) have been sitting in the back of my drawer forever. Here is a simple way to make an emoticon ornament. Just find the letters you need and stick them on. Could it be more simple? I was lucky that the letters came with parenthesis, but if yours doesn't you can cut it out f...
By: rchandsa

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Sat, 17 Dec 2011 12:53:57 PST
Styrofoam Snowpeople http://www.instructables.com/id/Styrofoam-Snowpeople/
Styrofoam Snowpeople - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/I9S6/GW4S3CRS/FRBI9S6GW4S3CRS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/I9S6/GW4S3CRS/FRBI9S6GW4S3CRS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/I9S6/GW4S3CRS/FRBI9S6GW4S3CRS.SMALL.jpg fjordcarver In the spirit of the season, here is a fun little craft that you can make with your kids. Styrofoam snowpeople! They are easy to make, fun to embellish and family friendly. Go make something with your kids, you won't regret it. Besides, you won`t just have an awesome craft for your labours, you wil...
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Fri, 16 Dec 2011 18:03:39 PST
How to Make a Hot Air Balloon Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Hot-Air-Balloon-Ornament/
How to Make a Hot Air Balloon Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/LLSX/GW7MZU43/FMZLLSXGW7MZU43.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/LLSX/GW7MZU43/FMZLLSXGW7MZU43.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/LLSX/GW7MZU43/FMZLLSXGW7MZU43.SMALL.jpg rchandsa **   If you like this tutorial I would love it if you voted for me in the Holiday Gifts Contest.  Banner to vote on top right. ** I get inspiration from so many places.  When browsing the Restoration Hardware website I spotted an adorable hot air balloon nursery mobile.  The first thing I thought wa...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 12:37:24 PST
Christmas Elf http://www.instructables.com/id/Christmas-Elf/
Christmas Elf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/QFHN/GVZP1O9C/FQHQFHNGVZP1O9C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/QFHN/GVZP1O9C/FQHQFHNGVZP1O9C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQH/QFHN/GVZP1O9C/FQHQFHNGVZP1O9C.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Make this little elf from old shirts and garage sale materials.  Materials ELF   Muslin-like material (Body)  Striped Material (Legs)   Embroidery floss (face)   Yarn (hair)   Old pillow (for stuffing) Garments   Felt (shoes)   Brightly colored shirt (dress& Hat)   Ribbon for trim   Beads for tr...
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Sun, 11 Dec 2011 06:02:43 PST
Tensegrity Tensecoration Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Tensegrity-Tensecoration-Decoration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/X640/GUMFTLMI/F0XX640GUMFTLMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/X640/GUMFTLMI/F0XX640GUMFTLMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0X/X640/GUMFTLMI/F0XX640GUMFTLMI.SMALL.jpg alejandroerickson It's a little bit early for christmas decorations, but here is one I'm teaching at a diy craft fair called Iconocraft (http://iconocraft.com). I make materials for these, and I look forward to your requests for kits! Enjoy Geometry.
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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 19:33:09 PST
Fluffy Frosty http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluffy-Frosty/
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 09:45:03 PST
How to make a Popsicle stick sled ornament for under $2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Popsicle-stick-sled-ornament-for-und/
How to make a Popsicle stick sled ornament for under $2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/1ECN/FB7FYNRK/FNJ1ECNFB7FYNRK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/1ECN/FB7FYNRK/FNJ1ECNFB7FYNRK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNJ/1ECN/FB7FYNRK/FNJ1ECNFB7FYNRK.SMALL.jpg The Uber Maker Why make your own ornaments?Making ornaments at home is a great project for the kids at Christmas. It is easier than you think and will give you (and the kids) a sense of pride in making it yourself. They are absolutely great for ornament exchanges, and make wonderful gifts for Christmas (and they a...
By: The Uber Maker

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Sun, 13 Jan 2008 20:22:49 PST