Instructables: exploring - living - kids - kids http://www.instructables.com Fri, 3 Jul 2015 22:24:28 PDT BLOX v1.01 American Flag Tic Tac Toe http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Flag-Tic-Tac-Toe/
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By: Good Palette

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Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:04:46 PDT
How to make a combination sandbox/planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-combination-sandboxplanter/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:59:00 PDT
How to Build A Super Cool Canopy Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Super-Cool-Canopy-Fort/
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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:46:22 PDT
Glowing Geodesic Dome with Strawbees http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Geodesic-Dome-with-Strawbees/
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By: TracyG2

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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 02:53:07 PDT
Bedroom Porthole http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedroom-Porthole/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:49:52 PDT
Sun blinds for the child in the car http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-blinds-for-the-child-in-the-car/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 21:58:45 PDT
mike wazowski light up play dough http://www.instructables.com/id/mike-wazowski-light-up-play-dough/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 08:05:52 PDT
How to make a backyard zipline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-backyard-zipline/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:33:24 PDT
No-Sew T-Shirt Drawstring Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-T-Shirt-Drawstring-Backpack/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 08:16:33 PDT
Butterfly Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterfly-Painting/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 08:41:15 PDT
Sand Art Bugs and Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Art-Bugs-and-Things/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:02:06 PDT
Strawbees Spinning Crazy Scientist Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Strawbees-Spinning-Crazy-Scientist-Hat/
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By: TracyG2

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:21:43 PDT
Make a Wookiee Cushion with sound effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wookiee-Cushion-with-sound-effects/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:40:11 PDT
Pinewood Derby Race http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinewood-Derby-Race/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:47:26 PDT
Cheap Electric Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Electric-Boat/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 16:17:52 PDT
How To Make Fishing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Fishing-Game/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 17:54:02 PDT
Homework machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homework-machine/
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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:01:39 PST
Fairy Garden with edible plants http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Garden-with-edible-plants/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 11:53:40 PST
Lava Lamp Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Lava-Lamp-Stand/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 21:46:19 PST
Entertainment to Kitchen/Diner http://www.instructables.com/id/Entertainment-to-KitchenDiner/
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Sun, 28 Dec 2014 19:05:14 PST
Kids Christmas Indoor Window Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Christmas-Indoor-Window-Garden/
Kids Christmas Indoor Window Garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FW2T/I3VI49PT/FLDFW2TI3VI49PT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FW2T/I3VI49PT/FLDFW2TI3VI49PT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/FW2T/I3VI49PT/FLDFW2TI3VI49PT.SMALL.jpg bmsleight It that time of year to exchange presents. But what can the kids get for Mum and Grandma ?How about home window garden!Materials:- Small clay pots 8mm Square Section Hardwood Timber in 600mm Length Acrylic Paints Soil and seedsWhite tile Step 1: Make the base The base is made of strips of wood.Ea...
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Thu, 25 Dec 2014 01:36:04 PST
Matrix Game Corked Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Matrix-Game-Corked-Board/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 04:17:15 PST
Digimon Birthday Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Digimon-Birthday-Party/
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:29:11 PST
Bunny Ear Cap and Pant http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Ear-Cap-and-Pant/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:52:31 PST
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Childs-Drawing-Into-an-Embroidered-Plushy/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:56:36 PST
Kid's First Visit to the Dentist http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-First-Visit-to-the-Dentist/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:40:26 PST
Floral Charm Bracelet for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Floral-Charm-Bracelet-for-Kids/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 18:54:41 PST
Walnut Growth Chart for Child http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Growth-Chart-for-Child/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:55:42 PST
Quell the Screeching - Quieting Kids Electronic Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Quell-the-Screeching-Quieting-Kids-Electronic-Toys/
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:56:02 PDT
Team Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Team-Monsters/
Team Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/G14U/I1OTZ78H/FOEG14UI1OTZ78H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/G14U/I1OTZ78H/FOEG14UI1OTZ78H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/G14U/I1OTZ78H/FOEG14UI1OTZ78H.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Grab some friends, paper, pencil, and some colors and lets make monsters!This is a really easy, kid- friendly, fun and often times funny short art activity. Get ready! You will need a total of 3 people to do this activity.Once you have 3 participants, get everyone a piece of paper, a pencil, and ...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:10:38 PDT
The Wall Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wall-Ruler/
The Wall Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SMALL.jpg paintedtherapy Create a visual keepsake of your growing children. This is easily removable if you relocate and can fit in with any decor. Get a good ole' piece of rustic wood Of course you could use new pine at the local big box store, but I love the rustic look. I found this door at the landfill and brought it...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:03 PDT
Non-Soldering Solar Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Bug/
Non-Soldering Solar Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Our first project was the simple and fun Solar Cockroach. For the longest time we've been trying to find a fun way of making a version of that project for even younger students; and this is what we came up with!We found that younger students need a good tactile approach when it comes to solar energ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:40 PDT
Name Aliens/Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-AliensMonsters/
Name Aliens/Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/4ONZ/I0YG4JX5/FPW4ONZI0YG4JX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/4ONZ/I0YG4JX5/FPW4ONZI0YG4JX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/4ONZ/I0YG4JX5/FPW4ONZI0YG4JX5.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Have some time to fill and some art supplies? Here is a great, short, imagination using activity.The basic idea is to turn your name into an alien/monster using your imagination.All you need is:1.paper2.black marker/sharpie3.crayons/other coloring media4.imagination! Prepare your name for the fun ...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 07:43:14 PDT
Blown Paint Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Paint-Monsters/
Blown Paint Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/PNKO/I008ZZRJ/FDMPNKOI008ZZRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/PNKO/I008ZZRJ/FDMPNKOI008ZZRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/PNKO/I008ZZRJ/FDMPNKOI008ZZRJ.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Another great little activity to do with your kiddos. It's a really simple, really fun and imaginative craft idea.All you need is:paper: thicker paper is best, like card stock or water color paperwatercolor paints and brushcup or waterstrawsharpie or other marker Pile on the Paint First thing we ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:22:39 PDT
Head board with car ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-board-with-car-ramp/
Head board with car ramp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/M9BS/HZWJ60RK/F5NM9BSHZWJ60RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/M9BS/HZWJ60RK/F5NM9BSHZWJ60RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/M9BS/HZWJ60RK/F5NM9BSHZWJ60RK.SMALL.jpg mainbreak Little boys dream. Headboard for toys and cars with a built in swivel ramp Step 1 - Planning This Head board was planned so the ramp and side shelf can be unscrewed and moved to the other side, depending where the bed is place in the room.So measure your bed, plan your space and make a cutting li...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:56:26 PDT
Kids Light Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Light-Matrix/
Kids Light Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SMALL.jpg Ryan MacKenzie This is a weekend project for the family. Primarily aimed for kids around the age of two who love to switch on and off lights. What you will need Tools:Wire cutters Wire strippersSoldering iron Hot glue Screw drivers16mm holesawrulerConsumables:All consumables except for box were purchased from...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:02:00 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT
A puzzle heart for kindergarten graduation celebration http://www.instructables.com/id/A-puzzle-heart-for-kindergarten-gratuation-celebra/
A puzzle heart for kindergarten graduation celebration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/JYG7/HYR3JTKJ/FECJYG7HYR3JTKJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/JYG7/HYR3JTKJ/FECJYG7HYR3JTKJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/JYG7/HYR3JTKJ/FECJYG7HYR3JTKJ.SMALL.jpg 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...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:03:32 PDT
Vintage Mail Box for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Mail-Box-for-Kids/
Vintage Mail Box for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's that time of the year when being outside is absolutely magical for kids. I decided to up that ante with a mailbox just for them! Now they can receive "letters" and post their own mail! A little Imagination is all you need!See how I transform a boring old mailbox into a colorful, vintage mailbox...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:21:35 PDT
Top 10 Ways to Entertain a Toddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Ways-to-Entertain-a-Toddler/
Top 10 Ways to Entertain a Toddler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/HT87/HWRC8LAR/F55HT87HWRC8LAR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/HT87/HWRC8LAR/F55HT87HWRC8LAR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/HT87/HWRC8LAR/F55HT87HWRC8LAR.SMALL.jpg BikeHacker Are you looking for was to creatively engage your toddler? Here are some activities that will keep them busy and encourage brain development! Always supervise closely! Roll a ball. Read books. Build (and knock down) towers. Play dough is awesome. Jump on pillows. Make sure there ...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:13:39 PDT
Reusable Baby Wipe Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Reusable-Baby-Wipe-Holder/
Reusable Baby Wipe Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/B3RG/HWLD62TL/FE9B3RGHWLD62TL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/B3RG/HWLD62TL/FE9B3RGHWLD62TL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE9/B3RG/HWLD62TL/FE9B3RGHWLD62TL.SMALL.jpg nshapley I'm a dad. I'm also cheap. And with two kids we tend to go through lots of baby wipes. Here is a practical 'ible that shows how to reuse a disposable wipe lid to make your own refillable travel wipe holder. Gather Materials and Tools 1 Disposable wipe holder you were about to throw away. Most bra...
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 05:02:22 PDT
Outdoor Kids Activity: Water Sensory Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Kids-Activity-Water-Sensory-Fun/
Outdoor Kids Activity: Water Sensory Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/XK83/HWCJH62L/FH6XK83HWCJH62L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/XK83/HWCJH62L/FH6XK83HWCJH62L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/XK83/HWCJH62L/FH6XK83HWCJH62L.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama This is a fun activity to do with little kids on a hot summer day! It is inexpensive, easy to set up and just plain fun. Water balloons are fascinating to little kids! Our focus was not on throwing them at each other to pop them, but the sensory experience of squishing water balloons and moving...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:04:06 PDT
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-barrel-biplane-The-Flyin-Lion/
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a two seat biplane using cardboard barrels, an old garden cart and a ceiling fan. This plane was designed to tow behind a small garden tractor. As always when working with any tools always wear safety glasses and wear appropriate safety gear for what you are d...
By: trip janzen

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:16:56 PDT
Toddler bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-bed-1/
Toddler bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/L0PE/HW383M0K/FUSL0PEHW383M0K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/L0PE/HW383M0K/FUSL0PEHW383M0K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/L0PE/HW383M0K/FUSL0PEHW383M0K.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This is an Instructable on how I made a toddler bed out of some old waterbed parts, a little bit of MDF and some foam. After searching online and not finding a suitable toddler bed for less than a few hundred dollars, I decided to make a frame to hold the mattress out of my daughters crib. I wanted ...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 15:23:58 PDT
Liquor Box Dollhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Liquor-Box-Dollhouse/
Liquor Box Dollhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/6EKD/HW0FYOLH/F776EKDHW0FYOLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/6EKD/HW0FYOLH/F776EKDHW0FYOLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F77/6EKD/HW0FYOLH/F776EKDHW0FYOLH.SMALL.jpg 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 ...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2014 11:24:00 PDT
Pallet pirate ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-pirate-ship/
Pallet pirate ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a small pirate ship out of old pallets and left over material. As always use proper safety precautions and always wear eye protection whenever working with tools. There are no plans or measurements as I built this out of whatever I had laying around. The only ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:54 PDT
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bubble-Cloud-Makers/
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I spent a wonderful Memorial Day playing together, not something I get to do with them daily because of my choice of career.One of the things we did that day was go outside an make these recycled plastic bottle and duct-taped sock bubble makers.I had the hardest time coming up with a...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-play-table-made-out-of-an-old-coffee-table/
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SMALL.jpg trip janzen I had an old glass topped coffee table that was missing the glass and rather than throw away a sturdy table on wheels I gave it a new top and created a place for my daughter to play. Old coffee table This Instructable shows you how I built a play table if you would like to build something similar...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 01:02:08 PDT
Teach your child to tie their shoes in 12 easy steps http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-your-child-to-tie-their-shoes-in-12-easy-ste/
Teach your child to tie their shoes in 12 easy steps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/R00R/HVC1L1FV/FGXR00RHVC1L1FV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/R00R/HVC1L1FV/FGXR00RHVC1L1FV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/R00R/HVC1L1FV/FGXR00RHVC1L1FV.SMALL.jpg pvinson There was nothing more frustrating then when my son used to come home from school with tiny knots in his shoe laces which were nearly impossible to get out. At times, I found myself using tweezers trying to loosen "boy scout" knots out of his laces. Many occasions he used to come home with his shoe ...
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Thu, 29 May 2014 22:06:37 PDT
Teddybear Chair ( Arlos Chair ) http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddybear-Chair-Arlos-Chair-/
Teddybear Chair ( Arlos Chair ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0GI3/HVNFKPXA/FVD0GI3HVNFKPXA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0GI3/HVNFKPXA/FVD0GI3HVNFKPXA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/0GI3/HVNFKPXA/FVD0GI3HVNFKPXA.SMALL.jpg matson23 We sold my daughters bumbo chair, it's a little chair you use for new borns,it helps them sit up, anyways long story short, she's two now, and the bumbo chair had been used for teddy arlo to sit in when where playing, but it's gone now, and my daughter was most upset, "arlo need a chair please!"And ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 14:32:17 PDT