Instructables: exploring - living - kids - Toy Fri, 22 May 2015 11:02:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY carbon tape heated toy warmer
DIY carbon tape heated toy warmer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Shenzhen Do your kids love to sleep with a warmer? It's cold outside, don't you want to heat the whole house, but only children beds?Let's make a homemade high-tech carbon fiber tape warmer from any toy animals!My oldest daughter did it as a gift for the younger in just half a day, I almost didn't help :)Loo...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 15:34:54 PDT
Easy pendent for Kids
Easy pendent for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> Neel S Done in just one minute Things you need 1.Thick tread2.Sissors3.Few toy,key chains u like,keys,there was a was a watch it's strap was broken Cut the thread By mesuring Wind it and tie a knot Give to your kids Let them enjoy You can use this black chain too.
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 01:00:56 PST
Steampunk Cosplay Gun
Steampunk Cosplay Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> Izrail This is one of the cosplay guns I made for my kids. Here is the tools you will need to get started:1: Paint Brushes2: Paint3: Gun of Choice4: Screw DriverOptional:DremelParts for decor Pick your gun!This one is for my son, so when we cosplay he isn't left out.This small one can also be a garder ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 14:14:58 PST
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo Not long ago, a mother contacted me and asked if I could turn her child's drawing into a huggable plush pillow. She attached a very detailed line drawing created by her 5 year old daughter who titled it "Googly Eyeball Lady." (There are 32 eyeballs in all.)When I do a custom plush commission, it's i...
By: kokoleo

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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:56:36 PST
A puzzle heart for kindergarten graduation celebration
A puzzle heart for kindergarten graduation celebration - More DIY How To Projects]]> skiedra A puzzle with teachers' names on individual pieces. Unique gift idea.I made this puzzle heart for the kindergarten graduation celebration when my oldest son was going off to school.It was an emergency gift making and I had 3 hours to "do something".The whole idea was to say to the kindergarten teach...
By: skiedra

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:03:32 PDT
Liquor Box Dollhouse
Liquor Box Dollhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokoleo My husband gifted me with a bottle of Chivas Regal Scotch Whiskey, aged 12 years, that came in a box with 2 funky-shaped rocks glasses. Even the box was deluxe - it had 3 windows and a swing door with a magnetic latch. We couldn't just throw it out. My daughter said she wanted to keep it so it ...
By: kokoleo

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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:24:00 PDT
Make A Toy More Quiet
Make A Toy More Quiet - More DIY How To Projects]]> LaughedKitiara Every parent knows what it's like when your little one is obsessed with a particular electronic toy, and some of these (especially the really cheap ones) can be downright obnoxious! Here is how to turn down the volume so your little one can still push all the buttons... Without pushing yours. You Wi...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:34:21 PST
Cloud Dough
Cloud Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Let me introduce you to an extra 15 minutes of your life you didn't know were there because your kids monopolize any free moment you can manage. Two words. Cloud Dough. We should really rename it to Cloud 9 Dough, because while they'll be having a sensory blast with the dough, you can sit back and r...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:11:31 PST
Baby Toy Lanyard
Baby Toy Lanyard - More DIY How To Projects]]> imburton Here is a way to make a simple lanyard for baby toys or pacifiers. Cost $2.00 each. Little sewing skill needed. Cut And Melt Cut ribbon of choice to around 3 feet. Melt the ends if it is a type of ribbon that will fray. Small Loop Sew a small loop. About 1/2 inch wider than the ribbon. S...
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Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:49:02 PST
How to Make A Turkey with Mixer
How to Make A Turkey with Mixer - More DIY How To Projects]]> FollowMyJump This is a Turkey made of Grove Mixer Pack and clay. It would shot and shake when you press its head. Mixer is a tool or toy helping you build your project quickly and easy. Watch the VIDEO first. Materials and tools Below is all you need to finish this work: 1.Grove Mixer Pack    (Buzzer, Verberr...
By: FollowMyJump

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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 04:35:02 PDT
The FunFort
The FunFort - More DIY How To Projects]]> velacreations All kids seem to like making dens, whether under furniture or trees, in little crooks or corners, with blankets or chairs - wherever and however they can. Our four year-old, Leo, is especially into “building”, having watched us construct our own home from the day he was born. He is constantly making...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 16:19:11 PST
Simplest Possible Kids Toy - Foam Camping Mat plus a child's imagination = "car" carl.myhill I've often heard people explain that the best cat toys are cardboard rolls and ping pong balls. Turns out, we're finding that kids also like pretty simple toys. I gave my two a couple of old foam camping mats and they love 'em. They have enduring appeal. In our house they are always referred to as ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:58:29 PDT
Spiral Cot Toy
Spiral Cot Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pixie Puddle We saw these in the shops made me want one for Devon but looking I felt that they either a hideous colour scheme with nice hanging things or nice colours but odd looking hanging things and ends. The worst one I saw looked like two teddys had been decapitated and there heads then rammed on each end, ...
By: Pixie Puddle

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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 13:31:36 PDT
Juggling Snuggling Rabbits
Juggling Snuggling Rabbits - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pixie Puddle I have made these for my babies to play with, It started with my 1 year old daughters love for rabbits. I wanted to make something that would interest her. Unfortunately I can not make something for one of my babies with out also making one for the other, I made three so that I can have one too. too...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2012 15:02:40 PDT
Makedo Sneaky Spy Periscope
Makedo Sneaky Spy Periscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able Become a secret agent with the Makedo Sneaky Spy Periscope. Snoop around corners and discover what happens when you’re not in the room! Will you catch the cookie thief? To make this Periscope, we’ve used 2 small mirrors, some cardboard, milk cartons and Makedo parts available from Fin...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 23:52:48 PDT
Tiny Treetop Table for Dolls or Stuffed Animals GingerMMM My kids and I teamed up to create a tiny little doll table from craftstore finds. Take a $4.99 box and a $2.99 plaque, attach them with Velcro tape and you've got a table. Best part is, you can store little dining toys in the box base. Using a decorative hole punch to cut blue painters tape, we cre...
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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 03:59:28 PDT
DIY Spinning Top for (big) kids!
DIY Spinning Top for (big) kids! - More DIY How To Projects]]> lsophie LO - Learn about primary colours and mixing them! LO - Learn about re-using items Woo Hoo DIY Spinning Top for (big) kids! Glue the marble inside the bottle top. (Of course, you could decorate the bottle top for extra effect) Trace from something circular to make the shape we need. DIY S...
By: lsophie

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Thu, 15 Mar 2012 06:25:34 PDT
Modular Educational / Entertainment Wall System Flamered A wall mounted Modular system for entertainment and education. - Each Hexagonal shape can be slotted into place and changed at any point as modules are developed and designed. - The Modules would be made of plywood, faced with various colours and textures. - The Modules can be attached via a simp...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 15:49:02 PST
Interconnecting Clothes Pegs PegoAC The pegs are designed to clip together. When not in use - kids can build things with them. I need help to have them made. Please comment or vote on quirky:
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Fri, 17 Feb 2012 06:48:18 PST
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Sat, 7 Jan 2012 14:39:02 PST
Kids Ice Boat made out of Ice!! Eco-Friendly & FREE! Fun Kids Toy!
Kids Ice Boat made out of Ice!! Eco-Friendly & FREE! Fun Kids Toy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Today my absolutely wonderful six year old son came to me and said that he was bored and wanted to go back to school. (It's Christmas break for almost another week!) This both shocked me and made me a little sad. I must have been enjoying his company way more than he was mine. I can’t remember EVE...
By: TabbyDeAnne

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Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:58:09 PST
Kids Crayon Wrap Holder Gift for under $3.00!!
Kids Crayon Wrap Holder Gift for under $3.00!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Hello everyone! I hope your holidays went fantastic! Mine was hectic and full of handmaking gifts for family and friends! It paid off in the end because everyone loved their gifts. That makes me feel great inside;)  Now I want to pass on some of the gifts I made to you. These are my instructions fo...
By: TabbyDeAnne

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Wed, 28 Dec 2011 16:04:47 PST
Sweater Pie
Sweater Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> supersoftdrink My kids love playing with their little toy kitchen and have some fake food to go with it.  Most of it is plastic. I had some scraps of felted sweaters left over from some other projects, and I figured I should start making them some softer play food. You will need: some kind of felt foam or othe...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2011 14:41:50 PST
Splash-Pod: The Personal Water Park
Splash-Pod: The Personal Water Park - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikegalloway The record Texas heat wave of 2011 sent me reeling back into my childhood filled with memories of escaping the heat with home-made water toys. In an effort to create similar memories for my daughter, friends, and family, I set on an adventure to create a unique water toy for all to enjoy. Membe...
By: mikegalloway

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Mon, 7 Nov 2011 14:38:03 PST
How to make a "flying" eagle toy
How to make a "flying" eagle toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cmhorch This is a simple children’s toy. It is suspended against a wall or over a door frame, and as you pull on either side of the string the eagle will "fly" up the string. For this project you will need • A small block of wood about 1.5 inches wide, by 10 inches, and ¾ of an inch thick • About 16 feet o...
By: Cmhorch

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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 21:58:51 PDT
Altoids Pocket-Sized Portable Doll House
Altoids Pocket-Sized Portable Doll House - More DIY How To Projects]]> carsoncool Have you or your child ever been bored, with nothing to do? Well this is the perfect project for you! It is easy, and not to mention made of household items. If this is for your child, it can be a great gift or bonding experience. It creates hours worth of fun, with a little crafting and imagination...
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Sat, 24 Sep 2011 15:47:54 PDT
String Hammock for Dolls
String Hammock for Dolls - More DIY How To Projects]]> TaliaD My son wanted to create the animal rescue center from Go Diego Go so I offered to make a hammock for Diego to sleep in. This guide shows a 9-strand hammock, but I think using 12 strands would make it a better width. Cut and tape the strings I used 9 strings about the length of my arm - the size d...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2011 23:14:58 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...
By: Lissastrata

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Fri, 15 Jul 2011 15:53:17 PDT
kermit the frog clone
kermit the frog clone - More DIY How To Projects]]> tody Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Normale Tabelle"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-parent:""; mso-p...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2011 09:33:18 PDT
Bartman hand puppet
Bartman hand puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> tody the Simpsons are a part of everyones memory and it is part of my childhood memory the first picture i had taken for a passport was while i was wearing a bartman t-shirt so this puppet is connected with my childhood   you will need:  materials: a lot of thin sponge/foam   (it is found in mattresses ...
By: tody

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Wed, 29 Jun 2011 10:42:21 PDT
spongebob squarepants hand puppet
spongebob squarepants hand puppet - More DIY How To Projects]]> tody this is a puppet my friend zuzanna and i have made for the child of a friend  it has taken us 5 hours to complete including a tea brake tools needed glue gun scissors needle and thread  marker cutter sewing machine materials needed   sponge /foam or whatever name this material has, i use the spong...
By: tody

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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 18:09:45 PDT
How To Make Your Own Chalkboard splazem A chalkboard is something every family should own. It is a great way to let kids' imaginations go wild and let them draw to their hearts content. A chalkboard is fun for all ages, but unfortunately, not many people own a nice one. If you buy one, it can easily be more than 20 dollars. So why not mak...
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Sun, 19 Jun 2011 21:43:19 PDT
Printable Vinyl Window Cling Storyboard
Printable Vinyl Window Cling Storyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Neuronscream Make your own personalized vinyl window clings that your child can use to make stories on the car window while you travel. You can keep your child busy in the backseat rearranging the scene and the stories forever! This is a great project for art-challenged types like myself. Materials: Ink Jet pr...
By: Neuronscream

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Sat, 18 Jun 2011 13:40:03 PDT
Mama Monster Blues The Amazing Noodle A Mama Monster with her babies that tuck sweetly in her pouch. Hand crocheted in acrylic yarn, following no pattern these guys can be made in any shape color or size. They are crocheted in various shades of blue. The mama is about 14" tall and the babies are about 4" tall. 
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Fri, 17 Jun 2011 23:49:48 PDT
Cardboard Box Play House
Cardboard Box Play House - More DIY How To Projects]]> cammers Anyone who has been around little kids knows that the new toy often gets ignored in favour of the box it came in. With this in mind I am sharing with you my super-simple play house.  Actually you don't have to do anything to a box to make it fun, but it adds something if a child can help create some...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 06:44:45 PDT
Free easy slingshot (gomera f�cil y gratis)
Free easy slingshot (gomera f�cil y gratis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rimar2000 Cuando yo era un niño, allá por el pleistoceno, los juguetes se compraban, con mucha suerte, solamente para las grandes ocasiones: cumpleaños y alguna otra fecha excepcional. El resto del año nos teníamos que arreglar solos para jugar con lo que teníamos a mano. Si queríamos una cometa, conseguíamo...
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Tue, 7 Jun 2011 12:34:41 PDT
Vampire Doll Coffin from cardboard
Vampire Doll Coffin from cardboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> sakkidra So my kid like so many now, is into Vampires.  She recently got a Vampire Doll and wanted a place for her to sleep.  Therefore I just had to make her a little coffin. I did this out of stuff I had laying around the house.  Some scrap cardboard and paints mostly.  It did not cost me anything becaus...
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Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:32:17 PDT
Octopus flying toy- Ollikuchchi Octopus The Dreamy Dryad The toy I made was called the 'Ollikuchchi Octopus'(Eng: Stick-Thin Octopus); a dig at the stick figures my sister used to draw as a kid. The Octopus represented the extreme anxiety I had in me from childhood(it continues, till date) of trying to do many things at the same time. A juggler of activi...
By: The Dreamy Dryad

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Thu, 7 Apr 2011 02:37:20 PDT
Cute & Cuddly Sock Dog
Cute & Cuddly Sock Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessandstavro Turn a pair of dollar store socks into a stylish, updated version of the traditional sock monkey. These toys are adorable and are not cheap in kiddie boutiques, but I will show you how easy it is to make one quickly and inexpensively! I would say this is a beginner project that you can complete in ...
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 14:14:29 PST
utensils for kids
utensils for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Are you a parent who has a hard time getting their kids to eat their veggies? Or maybe you're like me and wince at the thought of a plate of steamed broccoli. Broccoli might not be much fun for kids, but put an engine sound behind it and their imagination might take over long enough to down those ve...
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Sat, 11 Dec 2010 09:39:27 PST
Wooden Centipede Pull Toy for Kids
Wooden Centipede Pull Toy for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodenpickle This is a quick wooden pull toy you can build in a few hours with basic tools. I built it for my little girl's first birthday a couple weeks ago. All the cutting, drilling and assembling can be done quite fast. We also decided to paint it with some fancy colors to make it a little more fun. I used ...
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Mon, 31 May 2010 21:10:11 PDT
How To Make a Simple Flapping Pterodactyl Toy
How To Make a Simple Flapping Pterodactyl Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> towelinmonk In this Instructable I'll show you how to make a simple, but quite pleasing toy. It's a pteradactyl which flaps its wings as you move a straw up and down - this is based off something I saw at the Centre for Life in Newcastle, UK. A fine institution. Things you will need: Some paper Something to c...
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Mon, 12 Apr 2010 02:05:17 PDT
Make a better Bristlebot! peterjacob If you have ever made a bristlebot, then you have properly also seen it fall on its side, over, and over, and over again!...    Well, this will show you how to make one that will not fall!   ever! :D A bristlebot is very easy to make and will skate over any flat surface when done. A bristlebot is ...
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:40:31 PDT
How to Make a Toy Caterpillar
How to Make a Toy Caterpillar - More DIY How To Projects]]> SweetHeart4563 These make great gifts and desk trinkets too! (1) You will need: Multicolored pompoms Needle & thread Scissors Feathers (Optional) Thread the needle  (1) Double-thread the needle with 2 feet of thread for every 9 pompoms. The extra can be used to make smaller ones. Choose your colors  Pick 9 ...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 14:06:43 PST
How to make a parachute for a stuffed toy.
How to make a parachute for a stuffed toy. - More DIY How To Projects]]> TricDoc This probably won't be one for the stockings on Christmas Day but it is a fun and incredibly simple thing for you or your kids. Gather your materials You will need... A stuffed toy (not too big or valuable) A stapler A plastic bag (again not too big - the bigger the bag, the longer it takes to sl...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 08:48:24 PDT
Lunar Module flying toy - 40th Anniversary of Apollo 11
Lunar Module flying toy - 40th Anniversary of Apollo 11 - More DIY How To Projects]]> highwingpilot Build a miniature Lunar Module toy that really flies in under 5 minutes from scrap packing foam, 2 toothpicks, and white glue. Use a hobby knife or box cutter to cut a roughly 1-inch cube of expanded polystyrene packing foam. Like the kind you find inside a box when you buy a small appliance li...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 20:19:16 PDT
Salty Dough for sculpt
Salty Dough for sculpt - More DIY How To Projects]]> poppylo Easy to make and safety to use. I hope you will LIKE IT.Sorry about my English language unskilled. The Ingredients 1.wheat flour 230g.2.Salt 200g.3.Water 1cup4.Color Add water 1 tea spoon for Increase flexib...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 02:13:52 PDT
The most amazing toy for free!
The most amazing toy for free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> arylic I like experimenting with all kinds of little stuff and junk. But then i thought of a way to have fun with balloons and use only maximum of 2 things and bam there i was with this amazing little toy you can have fun and amaze your kids with. Things you would need Materials: This is the best toy w...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2009 16:13:33 PST
Pipe Gun (Marshmallows?)
Pipe Gun (Marshmallows?) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vaakna Hey. I had some PVC Piping from some old Marshmallow Guns, so I decided to make a better one than the three I had. I'd say it is, considering it was all my idea for construction EXCEPT the clip for the Marshmallow Version. That goes to paperclip533 . Anyway, this gun can be used for Mini Marshmallow...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2008 17:47:23 PST
Make a Bird Marionette
Make a Bird Marionette - More DIY How To Projects]]> Very Interesting Make this fun puppet! Materials You need: 1 6' feather boa (It pays to get the good kind) 2 6-8" diameter round styrofoam balls 1 3" diameter round wooden ball, (or wooden egg) 4 pieces of 5' long fishing wire 2 dowels, 12-18" long 2 small nails for the feet 1 small nail for the center of the ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2008 17:04:10 PDT