Instructables: exploring - living - craft - kids http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 03:39:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Mini Pinatas http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mini-pinatas/
DIY Mini Pinatas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Thinking of what to get a friend or family member for a special occasion? Often times this seems like a monumental task, but in this tutorial I'll show you how to make a mini pinata that ANYONE would love to receive as a gift! Packed with candy and home-made goodness, what's not to love?Let's get st...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:36:03 PDT
How to make a mini motorcycle out of lighters (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-motorcycle-out-of-lighters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SMALL.jpg TheBestHobbiesBlog A fun and inexpensive project! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf_2cqwRwsk
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:15:22 PDT
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Balloon-EasterHoliday-Eggs/
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SMALL.jpg vfrpic These are super simple decorations for Easter, Christmas, or any holiday you choose. just change the yarn or string and embellishment colors. Step 1-Shopping List 1-School glue and water (50/50 mixture)2-Yarn3-Water balloons4-Wax paper5-Medium bowl6-Some TIME!Optional-GlovesOptional-Glitter, Spa...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:31:29 PDT
Fun and Easy melted crayon art for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-and-Easy-melted-crayon-art-for-kids/
Fun and Easy melted crayon art for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/27V8/HS1RSPWE/F4E27V8HS1RSPWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/27V8/HS1RSPWE/F4E27V8HS1RSPWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/27V8/HS1RSPWE/F4E27V8HS1RSPWE.SMALL.jpg dan_w84 Firstly I cant take credit for the idea, my son saw this on Blue Peter (kids TV show in the UK) and I thought it was great activity to do over the school holidays.Its nice and easy to do and he had great fun doing it, its also a great way to use up all those old wax crayons that end up at the bottom...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:10:45 PST
Crazy Love Knit Bunny Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Love-Knit-Bunny-Slippers/
Crazy Love Knit Bunny Slippers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/S3WY/HS18CX8W/F7XS3WYHS18CX8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/S3WY/HS18CX8W/F7XS3WYHS18CX8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7X/S3WY/HS18CX8W/F7XS3WYHS18CX8W.SMALL.jpg mjbell2 I made these little bunny slippers for Valentines Day for my 2 year old granddaughter. Materials I used include a thick pink yarn for the main body and ears, a normal red/maroon variegated yarn for the tail, nose, eyelashes and trim, white buttons with red pupils hand-painted on them. I used numbe...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:43:10 PST
Easy Rainbow Loom Bracelet with Perler Beads Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet-with-Perler-Beads-Tutor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SMALL.jpg DabblesandBabbles This video tutorial will show you how easy it is to make a rainbow loom bracelet with perler beads. This pattern is great for beginners. To get going on this project you’ll need a rainbow loom (and hook), rainbow loom elastics, and perler beads.  All of these items can be found at Michaels.  Once ...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:56:48 PST
Easy Crafts with Knitted Rolls: Decorative Shawl http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Crafts-with-Knitted-Rolls-Decorative-Shawl/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/7STP/HRKR33K1/FTZ7STPHRKR33K1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/7STP/HRKR33K1/FTZ7STPHRKR33K1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/7STP/HRKR33K1/FTZ7STPHRKR33K1.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a Decorative Shawl with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blun...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:56:11 PST
Moustache Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Moustache-Valentines/
Moustache Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SMALL.jpg amalkhan If you don't want your wee lad hyped up on romantically-themed sugar for Valentines day this year, here is an adorable alternative, that will give your little one a natural high, and give you a great photo opp! Using paper straws and scrapbook paper, make your child's valentine a memorable one wit...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:50:47 PST
What's a knitted roll? (A super easy craft.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-a-knitted-roll-A-super-easy-craft/
What's a knitted roll? (A super easy craft.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm A few people have asked me this and I can't believe I forgot to explain it.  A knitted roll is a long tube of knitted fabric. They are about 3 inches by 4 feet. Its called a knitted roll because it looks like a cinnamon roll when it is coiled up in a circle. They are perfect for crafts because ther...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 20:52:53 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 5 second scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-5-second-scarf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a scarf in 5 seconds with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children.  If you haven't learned the basics of knitted roll projects then...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:26:12 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 10 minute classic scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-10-minute-classic-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a classic scarf with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt t...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:20:38 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: 5 minute infinity scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-5-minute-infinity-s/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make an infinity scarf with a knitted roll (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:15:51 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: cozy toes rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-cozy-toes-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HWOM/HRBE2V0O/FLSHWOMHRBE2V0O.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a cozy toes rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:08:26 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: flexible woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-flexible-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/9CMI/HRBE2UTB/F8F9CMIHRBE2UTB.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a flexible woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blu...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 20:03:44 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hur...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:55:52 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: thick and quick rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-thick-and-quick-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/P0V5/HRBE330J/FU5P0V5HRBE330J.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a thick and quick rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too bl...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:50:19 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: long and simple rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-long-and-simple-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEF/1MXD/HRBE2U2D/FEF1MXDHRBE2U2D.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a long rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hurt...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:39:35 PST
The basics of knitted roll crafts (a super easy craft) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-basics-of-knitted-roll-crafts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/CU71/HRBE2TV1/F5ZCU71HRBE2TV1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/CU71/HRBE2TV1/F5ZCU71HRBE2TV1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/CU71/HRBE2TV1/F5ZCU71HRBE2TV1.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows the basic skills necessary for doing crafts with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll).  The skills are very easy to learn and the projects can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. The projects are done with yarn and a yarn needle, which i...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:23:33 PST
DIY Picture Frame Bow Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Picture-Frame-Bow-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SMALL.jpg hilltopcustomdesigns Does your daughter have a TON of bows?? Mine does! This easy and very cheap DIY Projest for a Picture Frame Bow Holder will solve a lot of your bow storage issues while making some insanely cute wall art for her bedroom or bathroom at the same time! Before we begin on the how-to section, let me sta...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:44:27 PST
Sonic Boom (Skylanders) Piñata - display only http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Boom-Skylanders-Piñata/
Sonic Boom (Skylanders) Piñata - display only - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SMALL.jpg cprice17 For his 8th birthday, my son asked for a piñata. Since he's a big Skylanders fan, he chose a character - specifically, Sonic Boom, who is a black griffin-like creature. This is my guide to how I made a griffin piñata strictly for display. What you'll need: 2 9" latex balloons (color doesn't matter)...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:24:14 PST
Skylander Wrecking Ball Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylander-Wrecking-Ball-Piñata/
Skylander Wrecking Ball Piñata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SMALL.jpg cprice17 Since I declined to let some 8-year olds smack my Sonic Boom piñata, I had to make a second one for the actual birthday party for my son. We decided Wrecking Ball would be an easy and cute one to make. What you'll need: 1 large "punching" balloon with a rubber band attached. cardboard for making ho...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:04:11 PST
Teddy Bear Secret Tummy!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-Secret-Tummy/
Teddy Bear Secret Tummy!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SMALL.jpg typeusernameherecarolina Here are the materials that you will need!Materials: · Ribbon · Teddy bear/ Stuffed Animal · Fabric – sturdy material for the compartment! · Fabric, to cover the compartment · Thread · Needle · Velcro · Sewing Machine *Please note that we took the liberty of making our own Teddy...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:20:29 PST
Goo! http://www.instructables.com/id/Goo/
Goo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/MIA7/HQNC4FLA/F8ZMIA7HQNC4FLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/MIA7/HQNC4FLA/F8ZMIA7HQNC4FLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/MIA7/HQNC4FLA/F8ZMIA7HQNC4FLA.SMALL.jpg ants other stuff Items Neede To Craft Goo -glue cheap kind-laundry detergent - a cup that you don't need anymore-a stir stick that you don't need anymore-optional is food coloring Mixing 1.add 4oz of glue2.add 2tsp. Of laundry detergent 3. Mix!4. Then it should be sticky 5. There's you goo!(Add the food co...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:11:46 PST
Popsicle Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Picture-Frame/
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 12:23:49 PST
DIY Corner Bookmarks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Corner-Bookmarks/
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 01:50:26 PST
Stationary Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Stationary-Stand/
Stationary Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Keeping pens and pencils organized seems daunting, especially when little hands are at work creating great pieces of art. With this straight-forward stationary stand, cleaning up and organizing pens and pencils will be as easy as coloring! Cutting and drilling wood I used soft redwood for my stan...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:47:23 PST
Snowflake Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Mobile/
Snowflake Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/ZQPP/HPJBIQGL/FI7ZQPPHPJBIQGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/ZQPP/HPJBIQGL/FI7ZQPPHPJBIQGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/ZQPP/HPJBIQGL/FI7ZQPPHPJBIQGL.SMALL.jpg drekrugs This easy to make mobile is made of lots of paper snowflakes. Great for keeping kids busy and decorating your home for the winter! Making the Snowflakes To make a snowflake make a square of a piece of white paper. The size of the snowflakes don't matter as long as they're not too large. Mine were...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:54:06 PST
Handmade Salt Dough Ornaments: Fun for Kids and Adults! http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Salt-Dough-Ornaments-Fun-for-Kids-and-Adu/
Handmade Salt Dough Ornaments: Fun for Kids and Adults! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/5YPW/HPDB2DDL/FW05YPWHPDB2DDL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/5YPW/HPDB2DDL/FW05YPWHPDB2DDL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/5YPW/HPDB2DDL/FW05YPWHPDB2DDL.SMALL.jpg cloudscraftin This is how to make beautiful and inexpensive salt dough ornaments.   This is a great winter break activity for kids who need something to do with their idle hands. It can also be used to make plaques, wreaths, handprints, and for play dough. Ingredients and Supplies Ingredients: 1 bag of p...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 09:15:51 PST
a little zoo for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/a-little-zoo-for-kids/
a little zoo for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/CGY9/HP8F29A8/FOMCGY9HP8F29A8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/CGY9/HP8F29A8/FOMCGY9HP8F29A8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/CGY9/HP8F29A8/FOMCGY9HP8F29A8.SMALL.jpg sursula sometimes you just need the perfect excuse to finally start something that you wanted to do for a long time... i really love animals, especially little cute ones and therefore wanted to do stuffed animals for ages, but, let's face it, although still being a kid at heart, the times of playing with st...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 02:14:08 PST
DIY Button rings for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Button-rings-for-kids/
DIY Button rings for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/UGHI/HPAOYNL1/FAGUGHIHPAOYNL1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/UGHI/HPAOYNL1/FAGUGHIHPAOYNL1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/UGHI/HPAOYNL1/FAGUGHIHPAOYNL1.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe Here's a simple way to make fancy rings from buttons. All you need is: A. A thick elastic B. Few differently shaped buttons C. A needle D. Thread Take a thick elastic strip, measure it to your figure size and cut it. Once you have the elastic strip ready, use a needle and thread to stitch...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:33:59 PST
Decoupage Pen Holder Craft For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoupage-Pen-Holder-Craft-For-Kids/
Decoupage Pen Holder Craft For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/OWB2/HOHYMGBX/FS2OWB2HOHYMGBX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/OWB2/HOHYMGBX/FS2OWB2HOHYMGBX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS2/OWB2/HOHYMGBX/FS2OWB2HOHYMGBX.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe My niece was visiting me. She used to spend all her time on building Lego bricks in India. So, I thought of doing crafts with her and we decided on doing Decoupage. Ever wondered what Decoupage is? Decoupage is the art of decorating an object by gluing paper. Colored paper cut outs are glued onto ob...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 03:11:28 PST
Crochet Mask and beanie http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Mask/
Crochet Mask and beanie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SMALL.jpg MaguadaGear This mask and beanie I made for a 3yr old You and of course modify it by adding stitches to the mask and to the beanie. First part of mask -ch 23 and join in first ch to make a loop. ch 23 again and join in first ch again to make second loop. be sure not to twist. -HDC in first ch on first loop ...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:03:16 PST
Tiny Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Forest/
Tiny Forest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Make a tiny whimsical woodland in the Altoid Smalls tin. No one will expect to see all the cuteness inside! Supplies Here we are doing a forest scene but you could really do what ever you wanted, for some inspiration look up altered altoid tins on pinterest.  Supplies can be customized, of cours...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:25:07 PST
Craft a paper basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-a-paper-basket/
Craft a paper basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4IG8/HO7XLYJL/FS64IG8HO7XLYJL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4IG8/HO7XLYJL/FS64IG8HO7XLYJL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4IG8/HO7XLYJL/FS64IG8HO7XLYJL.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe Hello, We're back with a bran new craft idea that you can try at home. All you need to do is follow these simple steps. Do make a note of the essentials: What you’ll need: (1) Newspaper (2) Glue (3) U pins (4) Cardboard (5) Paints (6) Paint brush You can use old newspapers, magazines or other...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 06:01:58 PST
CRAFTY WITH QUILLING http://www.instructables.com/id/CRAFTY-WITH-QUILLING/
CRAFTY WITH QUILLING - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/899Y/HNM4DYM6/F96899YHNM4DYM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/899Y/HNM4DYM6/F96899YHNM4DYM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/899Y/HNM4DYM6/F96899YHNM4DYM6.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe Today we'll brush up on a technique in craft known as Quilling.  Quilling is an art form that involves the use of paper strips that are rolled, shaped and glued together to create decorative designs. Quilling tools are easily available at your nearest craft store. All you need to do is buy one and s...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 00:37:58 PST
DIY Button Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Button-Magnets/
DIY Button Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/024J/HNM4DYKO/FG0024JHNM4DYKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/024J/HNM4DYKO/FG0024JHNM4DYKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG0/024J/HNM4DYKO/FG0024JHNM4DYKO.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe Here's a quick DIY idea that you can try to decorate your fridge, cupboard, desks and much more. Follow this tutorial and learn how to make your own DIY Button Magnets.  Here's a list of the essentials you'll need for making these button magnets: 1. Colorful button 2. Adhesive (Eg. Fevi Quick) 3...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 20:00:40 PST
Light-up Poof Books http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Poof-Books/
Light-up Poof Books - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/YMML/HNM499QE/FP5YMMLHNM499QE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/YMML/HNM499QE/FP5YMMLHNM499QE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP5/YMML/HNM499QE/FP5YMMLHNM499QE.SMALL.jpg JimTiffinJr The folded pages of poof books create little "hidden pockets" that are just crying out to be used in creative ways! That temptation was too much for me to resist, so I wrote this Instructable to show how you can turn an ordinary poof book into a Light-up Poof Book with just a few extra electrical c...
By: JimTiffinJr

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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 20:45:32 PST
Poof Books http://www.instructables.com/id/Poof-Books/
Poof Books - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HUAQ/HNM4929M/FY0HUAQHNM4929M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HUAQ/HNM4929M/FY0HUAQHNM4929M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY0/HUAQ/HNM4929M/FY0HUAQHNM4929M.SMALL.jpg JimTiffinJr Poof Books are nifty little paper books that young kids can make entirely on their own.  As a matter of fact, it was a 1st grader that taught me how to make one!! In a few short folding steps and just one cut, you'll have a 6-page book that's ready for stories and pictures - each page full of creat...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 20:38:22 PST
Craft a candy sticks box http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-a-candy-sticks-box/
Craft a candy sticks box - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/P2EV/HMVJCJF6/FKOP2EVHMVJCJF6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/P2EV/HMVJCJF6/FKOP2EVHMVJCJF6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/P2EV/HMVJCJF6/FKOP2EVHMVJCJF6.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe Crafting fun stuff out of used materials for your kid's project can be very exciting. Here's a simple step-by-step process to create a box out of  used candy sticks.  So here's what you need to make that colorful candy sticks box: (1) Candy sticks (2) Paints (3) Paint brush (4) Glue Lay an o...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 03:44:06 PDT
Home-made Magic Stars! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-magic-stars/
Home-made Magic Stars! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/TC8X/HMMF92RC/FTTTC8XHMMF92RC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/TC8X/HMMF92RC/FTTTC8XHMMF92RC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/TC8X/HMMF92RC/FTTTC8XHMMF92RC.SMALL.jpg timcaird While exploring ideas to craft for Christmas, I stumbled across this simple, quick and fun project for a crafty half hour with your kids.  Great as a wet weekend time burner! On several plus sides, it's very cheap to do (costing under £3 for the beads) and looks stunning when you're done! Collect...
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:16:28 PDT
DIY Photo Tiles Coasters/Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Photo-Tiles-CoastersCraft/
DIY Photo Tiles Coasters/Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/XYG2/HMMFCLD4/FI9XYG2HMMFCLD4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/XYG2/HMMFCLD4/FI9XYG2HMMFCLD4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI9/XYG2/HMMFCLD4/FI9XYG2HMMFCLD4.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe Here's a simple DIY project to break-free and make something memorable out of those old, boring and monotonous coasters lying around in your house.  Make a note of the essentials: (1) Photos (2) Wooden or ceramic coasters (3) Modge podge (4) Paintbrush Step 1: Measure the length and width of yo...
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Sat, 12 Oct 2013 03:47:57 PDT
Fall "Stained Glass" Leaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Stained-Glass-Leaf/
Fall "Stained Glass" Leaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This simple fall "stained glass" leaf project is not only fun and inexpensive for your time and effort you will get great results! Materials Needed Leaf pattern printed on construction paper or tag board Markers Coffee Filters White Glue Scissors Small spray bottle of water Towels The Color...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:13:53 PDT
Bubble Print "Tie" Dye OR Bubble Dye! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bubble-Print-Tie-Dye-OR-Bubble-Dye/
Bubble Print "Tie" Dye OR Bubble Dye! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/XZAS/HLJUXSLK/FMKXZASHLJUXSLK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/XZAS/HLJUXSLK/FMKXZASHLJUXSLK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/XZAS/HLJUXSLK/FMKXZASHLJUXSLK.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Tie-dyeing is the art of folding or tying fabric to resist the dyes and create diffrent unique patterns of color. Having been around forever, and a staple to most camps I have dyed more fabric than I care to admit!  I decided to experiment with an idea I had for tie dying, based on bubble prints.  ...
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Sun, 15 Sep 2013 17:24:17 PDT
Ornament Cookies http://www.instructables.com/id/Ornament-Cookies/
Ornament Cookies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A8XU/HJZ86GZT/FQSA8XUHJZ86GZT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A8XU/HJZ86GZT/FQSA8XUHJZ86GZT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/A8XU/HJZ86GZT/FQSA8XUHJZ86GZT.SMALL.jpg TamarasSoliloquy These are fun dough cookies that are not meant to be eaten!  Made with a  flour and salt base these cookies will last you a long time.  I use my cookies to decorate the tree at Christmas.  But you don't have to make them into ornaments.   This "recipe" is for a basic wafer type cookie that looks unb...
By: TamarasSoliloquy

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Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:54:58 PDT
Bookpiglet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookpiglet/
Bookpiglet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SMALL.jpg SanneLaurenssen Bookpiglets guard your books and the page you're reading whilst being adorably pink. The bookpiglet is an adaption from the bookmonsters instructable I made earlier. This project is sewed by hand and really isn't hard to make! Have fun! Cut out the shapes What you will need Felt and th...
By: SanneLaurenssen

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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 15:20:49 PDT
Bookmonsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookmonsters/
Bookmonsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/T4FK/HIPISMCG/FS7T4FKHIPISMCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/T4FK/HIPISMCG/FS7T4FKHIPISMCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS7/T4FK/HIPISMCG/FS7T4FKHIPISMCG.SMALL.jpg SanneLaurenssen Bookmonsters guard your books and the page you're reading whilst being terrifyingly cute. These bookmonsters are sewed by hand and really aren't hard to make! Usually these monsters are made from scrapbook paper but they are much more durable when made from fabric. I believe this is the original...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 05:45:41 PDT
Self Righting Target http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Righting-Target/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/1KY8/HIGF1RBO/F3B1KY8HIGF1RBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/1KY8/HIGF1RBO/F3B1KY8HIGF1RBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3B/1KY8/HIGF1RBO/F3B1KY8HIGF1RBO.SMALL.jpg WowStuff Combat Creatures Construct is a new project from the Combat Creatures brand. The Combat Creatures brand is all about construction, modification and doing things your own way! So on that note we bring you the construct programme. Each fortnight we will be releasing 'how to videos' teaching you how to...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 05:41:12 PDT
Toddler-Stamped "Up" Inspired Balloon T-Shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Stamped-Up-Inspired-Balloons-T-Shirt/
Toddler-Stamped "Up" Inspired Balloon T-Shirt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Z74G/HIAQ8214/F1AZ74GHIAQ8214.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Z74G/HIAQ8214/F1AZ74GHIAQ8214.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/Z74G/HIAQ8214/F1AZ74GHIAQ8214.SMALL.jpg tidje Lately, my son has been into the movie, Up, which he happily calls "Balloons!"  Since it was the balloons that obviously drew him to the movie in the first place, I decided that I wanted to make him a t-shirt with which he could proudly display the balloons that he loves so much.  My idea was to get...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 18:25:02 PDT
DIY Washable Outdoor Sidewalk Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Washable-Outdoor-Sidewalk-Paint/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/C2BE/HIF0C9HS/F0FC2BEHIF0C9HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/C2BE/HIF0C9HS/F0FC2BEHIF0C9HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/C2BE/HIF0C9HS/F0FC2BEHIF0C9HS.SMALL.jpg addi003 Are you looking for a fun and easy outdoor activity to do with your kids? You will absolutely LOVE this easy DIY craft! My kids are eager to find new activities and ways to have fun outside, and I am eager to find inexpensive ways to entertain them. Not only is this fun to make with your kids but t...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:41:30 PDT
Stacked Paper Jewelry http://www.instructables.com/id/Stacked-Paper-Jewelry/
Stacked Paper Jewelry - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/A89Z/HI3TSEMH/FTXA89ZHI3TSEMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/A89Z/HI3TSEMH/FTXA89ZHI3TSEMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTX/A89Z/HI3TSEMH/FTXA89ZHI3TSEMH.SMALL.jpg artfulann Making jewelry can involve low tech and inexpensive materials. This instructable will show you how to make jewelry using the simplest of materials: construction paper, glue, sandpaper and time. I have done this project with elementary students as young as second grade. It CAN be done with more soph...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 10:28:45 PDT