Instructables: exploring - living - kids - kids http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:22:09 PDT BLOX v1.01 Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SMALL.jpg 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
LUNCH NOTE LOVE- downloadable notes:) http://www.instructables.com/id/LUNCH-NOTE-LOVE/
LUNCH NOTE LOVE- downloadable notes:) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T3B8/HTGFC86K/F6XT3B8HTGFC86K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T3B8/HTGFC86K/F6XT3B8HTGFC86K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T3B8/HTGFC86K/F6XT3B8HTGFC86K.SMALL.jpg Joyful Daisy Make a simple lunch very special with our FREE printable lunch notes. We love sticking notes in the kids lunches so I decided to print out notes for each item this Valentine's Day, however, they would be cute anytime you want to surprise your kiddos:) Oh, and let me add...this is cute for adults t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:27:14 PDT
Outdoor Kids Activity: Spray Bottle Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Kids-Activity-Spray-Bottle-Painting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama This is a REALLY fun outdoor activity for kids of all ages!!   It is inexpensive, not too messy, and perfect for those times when someone says "I'm bored!"   It never gets old either....we have done this over and over again, and its still just as fun! What you'll need: Washable tempera paint (I ...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:02:11 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
No Cook Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Play dough is the stuff childhood is made out of. Even better if the child could make the play dough! With this no cook recipe, you could have a pint-sized assistant make this half-pint of wonderful dough! Some interesting facts about this play dough recipe: because of the amount of salt used, i...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
How to Make Paper Open Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Paper-Open-Doors/
How to Make Paper Open Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/DCUH/HT3DZNAT/F25DCUHHT3DZNAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/DCUH/HT3DZNAT/F25DCUHHT3DZNAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/DCUH/HT3DZNAT/F25DCUHHT3DZNAT.SMALL.jpg justbennett I am posting this on behalf of my daughter. She made these instructions, and I followed them. she's five, and I'm very proud. Materials Two Papersscissorstapemarkers Color Color it folks. Make a picture to be behind the door. Cutting Cut out the doors. Tape the doors on Tape the doors...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:28:47 PDT
Ladybug Face Paint Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladybug-Face-Paint-Design/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5A0R/HSM53QP9/FLN5A0RHSM53QP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5A0R/HSM53QP9/FLN5A0RHSM53QP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5A0R/HSM53QP9/FLN5A0RHSM53QP9.SMALL.jpg paintedclown Here's a cute and simple ladybug design to try at your next party! Step 1: Use a medium brush and create small red circle on the cheek with red face paint. Add a head in black face paint at the top. Step 2: On the ladybug's body, use a small brush and add a line and dots in black face ...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:58:30 PDT
Children's Yard Stick Growth Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Yard-Stick-Growth-Chart/
Children's Yard Stick Growth Chart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SN65/HSGFWF24/FP0SN65HSGFWF24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SN65/HSGFWF24/FP0SN65HSGFWF24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SN65/HSGFWF24/FP0SN65HSGFWF24.SMALL.jpg mikemehak This instructable is WAY longer than needed, but that's part of the fun of making these things. The thing about kids is they grow. And they also enjoy tracking how much they grow. The problem with being adults, is that we sometimes have to move. While a door jam or behind a door is often a good...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:00:55 PST
paper fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-fridge-magnets/
paper fridge magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/4N7C/HS1RTEFC/FJG4N7CHS1RTEFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/4N7C/HS1RTEFC/FJG4N7CHS1RTEFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/4N7C/HS1RTEFC/FJG4N7CHS1RTEFC.SMALL.jpg mykr How to make paper shape magnets for your kids. Tools and Materials Gather your tools and materials. cute paperself adhesive laminatemagnetic tapescissorspencilsomething to trace with Trace Trace your items on the back of your chosen paper. You can also freehand if you prefer. Cut Carefully ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:32:46 PST
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Toothbrush-Holder/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:41:09 PST
Child Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Child-Tags/
Child Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/JAT3/HRKQXI3Z/F8YJAT3HRKQXI3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/JAT3/HRKQXI3Z/F8YJAT3HRKQXI3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/JAT3/HRKQXI3Z/F8YJAT3HRKQXI3Z.SMALL.jpg amalkhan What do you do when you lose a child in a crowded area? Besides for losing your mind and subsequently, your temper when you find said lost child, its time to become proactive by preparing your non-verbal or nearly non-verbal child(ren) with identification information secured to their clothing or s...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:28:49 PST
"You're out of this world!" Kids Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Youre-out-of-this-world-Kids-Valentines/
"You're out of this world!" Kids Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NI37/HR3EIGNQ/FRTNI37HR3EIGNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NI37/HR3EIGNQ/FRTNI37HR3EIGNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NI37/HR3EIGNQ/FRTNI37HR3EIGNQ.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My son wanted to give something other than candy for his Valentine's Day cards. We checked one of my favorite sites together, and sure enough, he picked this valentine, because he wanted to give a bouncy ball to all his friends. This valentine was pretty cool to make, but I admit, I did all th...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:34:43 PST
Video: Valentine's Day Crafts For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Crafts-For-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/FPBZ/HRBE3GUO/F55FPBZHRBE3GUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/FPBZ/HRBE3GUO/F55FPBZHRBE3GUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/FPBZ/HRBE3GUO/F55FPBZHRBE3GUO.SMALL.jpg Courtneyortega I show you three easy and inexpensive Valentines that you can make with your kids to give family and friends for Valentine's Day! Video by Courtney Ortega & Clif Bosler/Star-Telegram Photos by Ross Hailey/Star-Telegram
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 06:51:13 PST
Pop up Snowman with Honeycomb pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-up-Snowman-with-Honeycomb-pattern/
Pop up Snowman with Honeycomb pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SMALL.jpg m bedi This is an easy-to-make pop up card with can also be used for decoration purposed. Hope the instructions are clear enough :) Material Required Paper: Executive or copier sheets would be good enough. Avoid going for a paper too thin, or too thick as they would be problematic later, Colored shee...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 09:21:14 PST
Make A Toy More Quiet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Toy-More-Quiet/
Make A Toy More Quiet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/2Z2Q/HQV6GO6B/F322Z2QHQV6GO6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/2Z2Q/HQV6GO6B/F322Z2QHQV6GO6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/2Z2Q/HQV6GO6B/F322Z2QHQV6GO6B.SMALL.jpg 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
Silly Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-Putty/
Silly Putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SMALL.jpg amalkhan That weird sensory stuff kids and adults alike get a kick out it. Even if you don't like to admit how fun it is to play with, silly putty's bizarre texture and chemistry is definitely therapeutic. Well, who knew you could make it out of three simple ingredients you probably already have lying around...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 16:59:46 PST
Cloud Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloud-Dough/
Cloud Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SMALL.jpg 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
Mitten scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitten-scarf/
Mitten scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UHE3/HQAB82VK/F3ZUHE3HQAB82VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UHE3/HQAB82VK/F3ZUHE3HQAB82VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UHE3/HQAB82VK/F3ZUHE3HQAB82VK.SMALL.jpg jodi8727 Hi all!! Just wanted to show what I did for my youngest DD.  We were getting ready to go out side and she was not happy with any of the glove and mitten choices available to her.   She kept complaining about the snow getting up her sleeves and making her arms cold.   Well I finally convinced her to ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 01:01:46 PST
DIY Childrens Drawing Board (Treasure Map Example) http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Treasure-Map-2-Ways/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P13O/HO7XEJFC/F17P13OHO7XEJFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P13O/HO7XEJFC/F17P13OHO7XEJFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P13O/HO7XEJFC/F17P13OHO7XEJFC.SMALL.jpg hawkabee   I'm an artist, so when my sister in law asked if I could paint her little son a treasure map I was excited! The painting is on a 16" by 20" canvas, done in acrylic. I finished the painting with a weathered look by gently rubbing the edges of the canvas with a peice of fine sand pap...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:29:11 PST
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SMALL.jpg canida My daughter loves Finding Nemo, so when she asked to go trick-or-treating as Nemo, with her dad dressed as Marlin, I whipped up these super easy no-sew clownfish costumes from orange hoodies, some cheap felt, and hot glue! They really are easy, I promise: the hardest part is sourcing an orange hood...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Turned-Sippy-Cup/
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Mason jars have many uses, and here's one more to add to that ever expanding list! Now hipster toddlers can chat legos at the playground while sipping juice! Glass (read: non-plastic) food and beverage containers for kids are becoming increasingly popular. So lets hack our own version from items th...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:53:59 PST
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Wind-Tunnel-for-Kids-Toys-and-Balls/
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm For my 4-year-old's birthday party, I built a wind tunnel for her and her friends to "test" the flight characteristics of stuffed animals, balls, toys, and anything else that fit into the 4-inch diameter tube. Powered by an air pump (normally used for a bouncy house), the tunnel was oriented vertica...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:58:40 PST
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thermocol-Sheet-Stamps/
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz This instructable will show you how to make stamps using thermocol sheets. These stamps are easy and fun to make. I didn't realize until I stamped one to see how it turns out, that the thermocol sheet stamps give a cool smudgy pattern. Try making some right away, you'll have fun for sure! Lets star...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:36 PDT
Capturing & Publishing a Child's Dream http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Childs-Dream/
Capturing & Publishing a Child's Dream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/2ED8/HM8D0A3M/FAY2ED8HM8D0A3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/2ED8/HM8D0A3M/FAY2ED8HM8D0A3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/2ED8/HM8D0A3M/FAY2ED8HM8D0A3M.SMALL.jpg blueangelical In these uncertain times, its important to protect the innocence of our children, their dreams, their imaginations, their beliefs. After all, they are our future. I simply have to share this with you..., A friend of mine has a son, only a young lad, full of ideas, dreams and stories. One day he said...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 10:18:06 PDT
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-bamboo-geogesic-dome/
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SMALL.jpg manuka Everyone loves domes- ESPECIALLY kids! The devil in their construction however relates to visualising their assembly (often not easy - even for adults!),organising cost effective materials and securing the struts! Here's a simple 1V version that uses bamboo slid into black garden irrigation hose of...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 03:52:09 PDT
Kid sized life guard stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-sized-life-guard-stand/
Kid sized life guard stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I27W/HLSH7YDH/FVDI27WHLSH7YDH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I27W/HLSH7YDH/FVDI27WHLSH7YDH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I27W/HLSH7YDH/FVDI27WHLSH7YDH.SMALL.jpg Stryker This small scale lifeguard tower was supposed to be a "nice little decoration" for outside of the beach house.  Modeled after the Ocean City Beach Patrol guard towers, it took a few hours to build and a few more to paint.  Basic woodworking skills are needed, but  the hardest part is painting i...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:09:12 PDT
Fairy Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Door/
Fairy Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/B9HS/HLZRUW8I/F4EB9HSHLZRUW8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/B9HS/HLZRUW8I/F4EB9HSHLZRUW8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/B9HS/HLZRUW8I/F4EB9HSHLZRUW8I.SMALL.jpg Scarydad Make a Fairy Door to let the Little People in and out!  My daughter loves this. One day we were at the Renaissance Festival and saw these for sale. Of course, I said, "I can do that! Materials: 1/2" Plywood 1/8" Plywood Hinges Wooden furniture button Reflective scrapbook paper or foil Paints Wood...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:25:36 PDT
Kids Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Picnic-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/L5T2/HLZRUVO5/FKAL5T2HLZRUVO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/L5T2/HLZRUVO5/FKAL5T2HLZRUVO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/L5T2/HLZRUVO5/FKAL5T2HLZRUVO5.SMALL.jpg Dusseced For my little daughter (3 years) I have designed and built this picnic table. It suits for 2-4 small kids. Enjoy building your own! Please check the PDF overview drawing attached. The spruce wood I have used is quite massive (can even bear the load of an 65kg adult), so for kids only you could also...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:33:01 PDT
masynmachien's workshops http://www.instructables.com/id/masynmachiens-workshops/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/1TP6/HLY7C770/F171TP6HLY7C770.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/1TP6/HLY7C770/F171TP6HLY7C770.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/1TP6/HLY7C770/F171TP6HLY7C770.SMALL.jpg masynmachien For English, see below................................... Omdat mensen soms vragen wat voor ateliers ik geef, heb ik hier een verzameling gemaakt van mijn Instructables over workshops. Voor een aantal oudere projecten zie ook: http://users.telenet.be/masynmachi...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 10:05:37 PDT
Little Tikes Chalkboard Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Tikes-Chalkboard-Table/
Little Tikes Chalkboard Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie To a kid, his or her Little Tikes table is where everything happens: breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner, playtime, and homework. Why not bring more function to your little one's table by adding a chalkboard top for notes and doodling? Chalkboard spray paint is an extremely useful invention that is begi...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:39:40 PDT
DIY "Reading Fort" http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reading-Fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/OXJ1/HLA2346G/FSKOXJ1HLA2346G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/OXJ1/HLA2346G/FSKOXJ1HLA2346G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/OXJ1/HLA2346G/FSKOXJ1HLA2346G.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker Find a corner next to a full length window and use the curtain as the base for your fort.  Drape the end over a table and use blankets to create doors.  Hair clips, weighted objects and tape will help secure the fort.  Name your fort and create your own sign (ours was done on the computer).  Finally...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 20:40:54 PDT
Star Wars Tatooine Hut Movie Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Tatooine-Hut-Movie-Fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SMALL.jpg shotgunshane      Forts are a great way for kids to get creative and spend some time pretending. Forts can be created from a very wide variety of materials. Pillow forts are constructed in to different phases: The first phase are the structural elements. Some of these could include chairs, couches, stools, and o...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:53:08 PDT
Straw Wars / Blow Dart / Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Wars-Blow-Dart-Rocket-Launcher/
Straw Wars / Blow Dart / Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B0DV/HK1DFN8L/FFWB0DVHK1DFN8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B0DV/HK1DFN8L/FFWB0DVHK1DFN8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B0DV/HK1DFN8L/FFWB0DVHK1DFN8L.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Kids will have loads of fun blowing "darts" or launching rockets. Make sure you check out the game "Straw Wars" we made up using the "darts". Choking hazard. Not for small children. Adult supervision recommended. Check us out at Cat's Science Club Like us on Facebook Materials Straws of two ...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:50:31 PDT
Making A Cone http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Cone/
Making A Cone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club We actually have had 100's of people ask us how to make a cone. Granted most of them were in grade school but it led us to believe there must be an instructable on this. Cones can be used for many things. Such as traffic cones, snow cones, cones of a rocket, decorations, hats, etc. Check us out at...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:43:55 PDT
Indoor Fort For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Fort-For-Kids/
Indoor Fort For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SMALL.jpg colton_woods30 this is just a quick easy fort made with simple stuff that all children will have. it's perfect for ages 5-10. u can make small changes and customizations as you please:) have fun Things You Need a mattress2-3 blankets or bed sheets2 chairs (I found computer chairs work best)pillows(optional) S...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:17:58 PDT
Parasol Yurt Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Parasol-Yurt-Fort/
Parasol Yurt Fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu This super easy fort will provide some fun shelter for your little ones in the summer heat; whether in the back yard or on the beach. It is basically composed of a parasol with some sheets pinned along the edge of the brim. The finished construction resembles the traditional nomadic Mongolian home c...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 05:42:51 PDT
Child's or Little Tykes Slack Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-or-Little-Tykes-Slack-Line/
Child's or Little Tykes Slack Line - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/A60T/HIGFJ5PP/F6GA60THIGFJ5PP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/A60T/HIGFJ5PP/F6GA60THIGFJ5PP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/A60T/HIGFJ5PP/F6GA60THIGFJ5PP.SMALL.jpg CliftonSears I built a couple of these ( two sets of grandchildren ) and was I surprised how much the kids enjoyed them. They were able to walk and play on the line in a fairly short period of time. Basically a wood frame covered in padding that is normally used to cover hard living room floors. A simple strap ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:57:44 PDT
Ultimate Teacher Present: Kid-Art Carryall http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Teacher-Present-Kid-Art-Carryall/
Ultimate Teacher Present: Kid-Art Carryall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/BSTR/HHTE15ME/FDNBSTRHHTE15ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/BSTR/HHTE15ME/FDNBSTRHHTE15ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/BSTR/HHTE15ME/FDNBSTRHHTE15ME.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Hey put that mug down; you can do better than that. I mean, how many mugs can one teacher have! We haven't had that many teachers to give end of year presents to, and we are already scratching our heads. This year we came up with something that meets the criteria: 1. Less than 20$ (some of you tea...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:28:01 PDT
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/Bread-Beads-Jewelry-Made-out-of-Bread/
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SMALL.jpg 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
Rainbow Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Fish-1/
Rainbow Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/91CK/HFD1D4IO/F9L91CKHFD1D4IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/91CK/HFD1D4IO/F9L91CKHFD1D4IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/91CK/HFD1D4IO/F9L91CKHFD1D4IO.SMALL.jpg makedo-able We collected our chocolate foil and Easter egg wrappings and created something with them, they're so colourful and eye-catching they make the perfect holiday craft material. Here's our Rainbow Box Fish. We gave an old box some fins, a tail, fish lips, an egg carton eye and of course rainbow coloured...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:31:54 PDT
Prize Cups for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Prize-Cups-for-Kids/
Prize Cups for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/1Z1W/HEXSMO02/F2N1Z1WHEXSMO02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/1Z1W/HEXSMO02/F2N1Z1WHEXSMO02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/1Z1W/HEXSMO02/F2N1Z1WHEXSMO02.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman Ever held a competition for kids and did not know how to reward the winners ? Here is a quick solution using the chocolate bar you were planning to distribute. Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes! You Need A chocolate bar and scissors.    Carefully cut open the chocolate bar.  Hygienical...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 03:54:09 PDT
Easter or Picnic Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-or-Picnic-Basket/
Easter or Picnic Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YWVO/HEI41GB7/FGOYWVOHEI41GB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YWVO/HEI41GB7/FGOYWVOHEI41GB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YWVO/HEI41GB7/FGOYWVOHEI41GB7.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Here’s a creative Easter project that’s sure to keep you and the little ones busy these holidays. Find some boxes and make this basket to store all the treats you find along your Easter hunt. We constructed it using Makedo tools which you can find here mymakedo.com. Gather materials To create t...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:10:44 PDT
Big Mac hand clapping game http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Mac-hand-clapping-game/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This is one of those hand clapping games most of us grew up with in the 90s but that most youth today dont know so I decided to share it to bring it back in :) This one is meant for groups of people instead of just 2 people like most of these types of games are. The more people, the better. Theres i...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 21:23:41 PST
Build/Activity: Indoor Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/BuildActivity-Indoor-Slingshot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1Z1R/HDXLXJTL/F4H1Z1RHDXLXJTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1Z1R/HDXLXJTL/F4H1Z1RHDXLXJTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1Z1R/HDXLXJTL/F4H1Z1RHDXLXJTL.SMALL.jpg designsquad Target practice anyone? Build an indoor slingshot and test your aim and accuracy! For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you need to make your Indoor Slingshot: 2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half) Tape Single-hole punch (optional) Stubby pe...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 15:11:47 PST
DIY Kids Whiteboard with Side Opening http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kids-Whiteboard-with-Side-Opening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One of my latest creations for my children were these easy, relatively inexpensive and portable whiteboards. What kids don't LOVE whiteboards?  It's like an etch-a-sketch (a toy from back in my day) but cooler because you can actually control the drawing device where you want it to go. The primary...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:08:35 PST
Heart in Hand and Star Wars Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-in-Hand-and-Star-Wars-Valentines/
Heart in Hand and Star Wars Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/298Q/HD4VH99Y/F6W298QHD4VH99Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/298Q/HD4VH99Y/F6W298QHD4VH99Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/298Q/HD4VH99Y/F6W298QHD4VH99Y.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts This short instructable gives the directions for the two different valentines my children gave out this year. My oldest is in First Grade and my daughter is in Preschool. Both Valentine ideas were inspired by Pinterest Pins, and although I couldn't make it to either Valentine Party, it was my under...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:38:07 PST
Build/Activity: String Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/BuildActivity-String-Puppet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/13IV/HD8TWTAQ/F3W13IVHD8TWTAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/13IV/HD8TWTAQ/F3W13IVHD8TWTAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3W/13IV/HD8TWTAQ/F3W13IVHD8TWTAQ.SMALL.jpg designsquad Design your own puppets and bring them to life with the help of string! For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you need to make your String Puppet!     -3 straight straws (2 narrow, 1 wider)     -Fishing line (or thin string or thread)     -Scissors or single-ho...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:30:10 PST
Build/Activity: Air Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/BuildActivity-Air-Cannon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/TVK8/HD4VG5OH/F30TVK8HD4VG5OH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/TVK8/HD4VG5OH/F30TVK8HD4VG5OH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/TVK8/HD4VG5OH/F30TVK8HD4VG5OH.SMALL.jpg designsquad Send a pom-pom flying with an air cannon you can build using bottles, bags, balloons and even juice boxes. How far will your air cannon launch a pom-pom? For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you'll need to build your own Air Cannon! -Large paper cup (e.g., 12...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:08:39 PST
Build/Activity: Treasure Grab http://www.instructables.com/id/BuildActivity-Treasure-Grab/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/33GL/HD4VPXMV/F3L33GLHD4VPXMV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/33GL/HD4VPXMV/F3L33GLHD4VPXMV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/33GL/HD4VPXMV/F3L33GLHD4VPXMV.SMALL.jpg designsquad Use simple materials to build your very own crazy collector! How many treasures can you grab with it? For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you'll need to build your own Treasure Collector!    Stiff paper or cardboard (e.g., an index card or piece of a cereal bo...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:03:31 PST
How To Repurpose Four Everyday Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Repurpose-Four-Everyday-Objects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VETR/HD4VOGYI/FQEVETRHD4VOGYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VETR/HD4VOGYI/FQEVETRHD4VOGYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQE/VETR/HD4VOGYI/FQEVETRHD4VOGYI.SMALL.jpg designsquad Need an amplifier for your music, or something to hold all your stuff? Watch this clip to learn how to repurpose things around your house -- tennis balls, cardboard paper tubes, dental floss, and CD cases — into something totally new! View more fun videos on the Design Squad Nation website.
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Fri, 15 Feb 2013 12:54:11 PST
Make Your Own 4-Wheel Balloon Car http://www.instructables.com/id/4-Wheel-Balloon-Car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/55G1/HD4VFS2M/FO155G1HD4VFS2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/55G1/HD4VFS2M/FO155G1HD4VFS2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/55G1/HD4VFS2M/FO155G1HD4VFS2M.SMALL.jpg designsquad Make 4-wheeled, air-powered cars that jet across the floor. Race 'em. Use 'em to play games! For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you need to make your 4-Wheel Balloon Car! Jet: Balloon Flexible straw Rubber band or tape Body (Select one...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 13:41:34 PST