Instructables: exploring - living - kids - kids http://www.instructables.com Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:26:51 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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...
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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-/
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Mon, 26 May 2014 14:32:17 PDT
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Felting-with-kids/
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SMALL.jpg Zig Zag This workshop comes from "WEAVE! Weaving Europe: Artefacts, values & Exchanges" a European project, with the support of the Culture Programme (2007-2013) of the European Union. Textile, fibre and felt: it's a Smart Child's play: http://zigzagproject.eu For children from 3 to 5 years old and their ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:32:53 PDT
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Silky-Stretchy-Two-Ingredient-Play-Dough/
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I recently tried out another two-ingredient play dough recipe that I want to share with you. An inexpensive project (in the states,) it was played with for a good thirty minutes and began drying out after about an hour.A few notes:(1) The most important piece of advice I can give is...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 22:10:55 PDT
Celebrating Instructables Club http://www.instructables.com/id/Celebrating-Instructables-Club/
Celebrating Instructables Club - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 We have had a great school year in our Instructables Club! We started off small with only about 10 members, but interest has grown through the shear awesomeness of our projects, so now we have over 50 members. We went from all members attending meetings 2 days a week, to all members attending meetin...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:25:01 PDT
Replacing Shoelaces http://www.instructables.com/id/Replacing-Shoelaces/
Replacing Shoelaces - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/R4CL/HURHVGG3/FFSR4CLHURHVGG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/R4CL/HURHVGG3/FFSR4CLHURHVGG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFS/R4CL/HURHVGG3/FFSR4CLHURHVGG3.SMALL.jpg MozezA This is an instructable/manual/tutorial to show you an effective way to insert shoelaces in a pair of shoes. Step 1: Prepping After taking out the old shoelaces insert the new shoelace through the two bottom lace holes of the shoe. Insert from the outside of one hole through the inside of the oth...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 20:19:55 PDT
Skylanders Swap Force Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylanders-Swap-Force-Party/
Skylanders Swap Force Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/K6QR/HTZY3Y3T/FCSK6QRHTZY3Y3T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/K6QR/HTZY3Y3T/FCSK6QRHTZY3Y3T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCS/K6QR/HTZY3Y3T/FCSK6QRHTZY3Y3T.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Skylanders round 2. My youngest son, Kaiden is turning 4 and he decided he wanted a Skylanders Swap Force party. We just did a skylanders party for his brother back in December so I tried to convince him to choose something else but he wouldnt budge, so here we go again. We went with Swap Force thi...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:34:24 PDT
Kids Activities http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Activities/ http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE2.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SQUARE.png http://www.instructables.com/static/defaultIMG/default.SMALL.gif sadler1 I have an Indigo child who needs to keep his mind engaged by keeping his hands busy. This collection will help Mama stay sane and my son satiated. How to Make a Rope swing My son has been wanting to make a swing for himself. Thanks to these easy instructions, he now can. null This looks amaz...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:29:31 PDT
DIY Diaper Rash Cream http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Diaper-Rash-Cream/
DIY Diaper Rash Cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Those poor baby bottoms suffer quite a bit! Think about it: all that booty movement, chaffing, not to mention wearing relentless un-breathing diapers that make air circulation on sensitive parts a joke! Enter in the life-changing diaper rash creme! This stuff is miraculous in that it can gently soot...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:25:33 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
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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/
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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/
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn My son is a dinosaur fanatic like a lot of young kids. He also doesn't do a very good job of remembering to brush his teeth or keeping his bathroom nice and tidy. So, I made this toothbrush holder from a cheap dinosaur and both of these things have been remedied. I don't remember seeing this befo...
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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...
By: LaughedKitiara

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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...
By: amalkhan

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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...
By: amalkhan

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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...
By: amalkhan

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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...
By: ewilhelm

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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...
By: Muhaiminah Faiz

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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...
By: manuka

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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...
By: Stryker

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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...
By: Jessie Marie

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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...
By: shotgunshane

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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:53:08 PDT