Instructables: exploring - living - kids http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 19:07:02 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
Minion Goodie Bags from Despicable Me http://www.instructables.com/id/Minion-Goodie-Bags-from-Despicable-Me/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:25:01 PDT
Baby Crib http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Crib/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/777B/HTZUMCV0/FNO777BHTZUMCV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/777B/HTZUMCV0/FNO777BHTZUMCV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/777B/HTZUMCV0/FNO777BHTZUMCV0.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This baby crib can be good for babies till 9-12 months, while large bed is unnecessary. To ensure a greater about of security for children, I found safety requirements in internet. Standard cribs must have slats that are no more 10cm - this is to keep infants from getting their heads stuck between t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:50:41 PDT
How To Split http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Split-10/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 20:00:40 PDT
Doll to Help Children Understand Illness http://www.instructables.com/id/Doll-to-Help-Children-Understand-Illness/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 19:43:02 PDT
What To Do When Borded http://www.instructables.com/id/What-To-Do-When-Borded/
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 20:16:58 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Eggs/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:30:12 PDT
Rainbow Loom Bracelet Without Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet-Without-Loom-1/
Rainbow Loom Bracelet Without Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NLSA/HTN3JV8H/FZWNLSAHTN3JV8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NLSA/HTN3JV8H/FZWNLSAHTN3JV8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/NLSA/HTN3JV8H/FZWNLSAHTN3JV8H.SMALL.jpg jenise2000 You can make bracelets like this with basically any amount of corners but 3 is my favourite because it looks complicated but its still stretchy and the bands are loose so they dont snap easily like i found they do in ones with more corners What You Need • some bandsYou need about 40 or 50 dependi...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 11:38:11 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
High Chair Table for Twins http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Chair-Table-for-Twins/
High Chair Table for Twins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/V5QZ/HQQLL4H5/FBUV5QZHQQLL4H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/V5QZ/HQQLL4H5/FBUV5QZHQQLL4H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBU/V5QZ/HQQLL4H5/FBUV5QZHQQLL4H5.SMALL.jpg sleighbedguy While searching for an alternative to having two high chairs, I stumbled across this fantastic setup.  In the original, they sacraficed a table, in my case I built a special leaf for the table instead.  The original can be found here: http://jared-krystal.blogspot.com/2010/11/ultimate-twin-high-chai...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 06:12:46 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
Model Volcanoe For Science Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Volcanoe-For-Science-Project/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/KMUI/HT7PBSII/FRXKMUIHT7PBSII.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/KMUI/HT7PBSII/FRXKMUIHT7PBSII.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/KMUI/HT7PBSII/FRXKMUIHT7PBSII.SMALL.jpg scooterdad Here is my quick video tutorial for making a model volcano that i made with my son for his science project. Its really simple and can be made with items around the home. Materials: cardboard paper small plastic bottle yogurt pot masking tape PVA glue water grey, green, brown, orange and red poster...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:13:25 PDT
How to Make Paper Open Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Paper-Open-Doors/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:28:47 PDT
Rainbow Loom Chain Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Chain-Bracelet/
Rainbow Loom Chain Bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/0BFI/HT1M1CEF/FFY0BFIHT1M1CEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/0BFI/HT1M1CEF/FFY0BFIHT1M1CEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/0BFI/HT1M1CEF/FFY0BFIHT1M1CEF.SMALL.jpg liqueloves1d Getting Your Supplies You will need any loom in the v configuration, a hook, 25 bands, and a c or s clip. Let's get started! Placing Bands Start by taking a single rubber band, and place it from the first peg to the bottom peg Place another band from the bottom peg to the next top peg ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:17:35 PDT
How to clean a room. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-clean-a-room/
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:54:04 PDT
Picture frame blackboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frame-blackboards/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:55:39 PDT
Giant papier-maché luck doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-papier-maché-luck-doll/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 06:43:32 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
Bed On Stilts http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-On-Stilts/
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 15:05:07 PST
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
Secret spy glass mirror http://www.instructables.com/id/Secret-spy-glass-mirror/
Secret spy glass mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/QFZR/HSBSMBNA/F03QFZRHSBSMBNA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/QFZR/HSBSMBNA/F03QFZRHSBSMBNA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/QFZR/HSBSMBNA/F03QFZRHSBSMBNA.SMALL.jpg stuartcom This project allows you to look behind you secretively BUT it also lets you see forward as well, so if you want to develop this simple project you can have two mirrors and stick them on an old pair of glasses to create spy glasses What you'll need is: a small mirror (maybe from an old, unused compa...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 11:02:21 PST
How to Make a Felt Tented Baby Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Felt-Tented-Baby-Mobile/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:26:12 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
Ip camera baby monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Ip-camera-baby-monitor/
Ip camera baby monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/O4ZW/HS1RQBXB/F8RO4ZWHS1RQBXB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/O4ZW/HS1RQBXB/F8RO4ZWHS1RQBXB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8R/O4ZW/HS1RQBXB/F8RO4ZWHS1RQBXB.SMALL.jpg sleighbedguy I was shopping yesterday with my wife at a large retail store that caters to expectant mothers, and was shocked to see how expensive baby monitors were.  They were playing a video touting the monitor as viewable from a tablet, PC, or phone and cost upwards of $200 (most over $250).  With twins, we t...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 08:04:40 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
Designer Pancakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Designer-Pancakes/
Designer Pancakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/WFLH/HRWN7HCB/FLTWFLHHRWN7HCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/WFLH/HRWN7HCB/FLTWFLHHRWN7HCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/WFLH/HRWN7HCB/FLTWFLHHRWN7HCB.SMALL.jpg thrifttales Have you seen Mickey Mouse pancakes? Olympics pancakes? Mega, pan-sized pancakes? Circle shapes, sure, but have you ever seen pancakes that look like.... - a ninja? - a shamrock? - the number 30? - downward facing dog? Here's how to fry pancakes in {most} any shape you please. This has long been a...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:59:16 PST
Ping Pong Ball Goldfish http://www.instructables.com/id/Ping-Pong-Ball-Goldfish/
Ping Pong Ball Goldfish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/8R4A/HRWNBCYN/F948R4AHRWNBCYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/8R4A/HRWNBCYN/F948R4AHRWNBCYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F94/8R4A/HRWNBCYN/F948R4AHRWNBCYN.SMALL.jpg shirwoo This is a great inexpensive kids craft for Chinese New Year!  The Chinese consider goldfish to be a symbol of wealth and abundance.  Make yours today out of orange paper, a ping pong ball, a twist tie, googly eyes and a sharpie. orange paper - orange napkin or piece of plastic tablecloth, or even a...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:31:09 PST
Drums - Grade3 Science And Music Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Drums-Grade3-Science-And-Music-Project/
Drums - Grade3 Science And Music Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/KRIC/HRPT1VSY/F7CKRICHRPT1VSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/KRIC/HRPT1VSY/F7CKRICHRPT1VSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/KRIC/HRPT1VSY/F7CKRICHRPT1VSY.SMALL.jpg calgarydesigner Home made drums for grade 3 project:You will need the following:1. Any jars or yogurt containers you can find2. Large balloons same number as the containers above3. Two pencils for drum sticks4. Two small balloons to cover pencils5. All size rubber bands6. Masking tape in three colours Preparation...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:54:22 PST
Daisy, Brownie, and Girl Scout Containers http://www.instructables.com/id/Daisy-Brownie-and-Girl-Scout-Containers/
Daisy, Brownie, and Girl Scout Containers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/APS6/HRPSYS7J/FWMAPS6HRPSYS7J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/APS6/HRPSYS7J/FWMAPS6HRPSYS7J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWM/APS6/HRPSYS7J/FWMAPS6HRPSYS7J.SMALL.jpg ekelkar One of my daughter's first Daisy Girl Scout activities was decorating a Nesquik container. She graduated from high school, earned her Gold Award, and became a lifetime Girl Scout last year. She still has her Daisy container and uses it to store her Girl Scout pin. When she was younger, her badges ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 16:13:03 PST
Make a Children's Nightlight From a Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childrens-Nightlight-From-a-Garden-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:40:14 PST
The Mollymobile Soap Box transformation into Chitty Chitty Bang Bang http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mollymobile-Soap-Box-transformation-into-Chitt/
The Mollymobile Soap Box transformation into Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/TMOL/HRP9DYAI/FDDTMOLHRP9DYAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/TMOL/HRP9DYAI/FDDTMOLHRP9DYAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/TMOL/HRP9DYAI/FDDTMOLHRP9DYAI.SMALL.jpg GarethMorris Last summer with help of my son we built my youngest daughter a green and yellow soap box cart so she could take part in the Trowbridge Soap Box Derby.  This instructable is based on that cart but following orders from the current Mrs GarethMorris it is now being modified in to a simple representati...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:14:32 PST
Trampoline Sprinkler http://www.instructables.com/id/Trampoline-Sprinkler-1/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 03:14:29 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
Minecraft Valentine's Lollipop Wrappers http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Valentines-Lollipop-Wrappers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/75LY/HREI70DX/FH575LYHREI70DX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/75LY/HREI70DX/FH575LYHREI70DX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/75LY/HREI70DX/FH575LYHREI70DX.SMALL.jpg kraftmint Hello! I made a lollipop wrapper featuring Steve holding a heart. My kids will hand out these valentines at their schools. Thought I would share here for you! I'm including the printable file which you just need to cut and fold. Then put a lollipop in the middle, staple the ends and you done! Enjoy ...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:05:18 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
"Tie-Dye" For Skinny Cupcakes http://www.instructables.com/id/Tie-Dye-For-Skinny-Cupcakes/
"Tie-Dye" For Skinny Cupcakes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/P89J/HRBN9XYQ/FRYP89JHRBN9XYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/P89J/HRBN9XYQ/FRYP89JHRBN9XYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/P89J/HRBN9XYQ/FRYP89JHRBN9XYQ.SMALL.jpg rprice21  1/2 cup non-fat vanilla yogurt 2/3 cup skim milk 1/4 cup applesauce or 1 smashed banana 2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil 3/4 cup Splenda or other  sugar substitute 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 ...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 03:52:55 PST
Bottom-of-the-Bag Bars http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottom-of-the-Bag-Bars/
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 23:36:04 PST
"Will you be my Love Bug?" Kids Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Will-you-be-my-Love-Bug-Kids-Valentines/
"Will you be my Love Bug?" Kids Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/KZ56/HR170HH2/F4VKZ56HR170HH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/KZ56/HR170HH2/F4VKZ56HR170HH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/KZ56/HR170HH2/F4VKZ56HR170HH2.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts Oh the cheesy, kid-friendly Valentine lines.   That's the first thought that came to my mind as I began writing this Instructable.   My four-year old daughter wanted to make these cute little bugs for her 15-member pre-school class, and I will admit, this was not my first choice for her va...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 14:07:20 PST
How to remove nail varnish without remover http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-remove-nail-varnish-without-remover/
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:29:42 PST
Things to do when you're bored on a rainy day and stuck at home with practically nothing to do http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-to-do-when-youre-bored-on-a-rainy-day-and-s/
Things to do when you're bored on a rainy day and stuck at home with practically nothing to do - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UKZ3/HQVPZ7RP/FRZUKZ3HQVPZ7RP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UKZ3/HQVPZ7RP/FRZUKZ3HQVPZ7RP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/UKZ3/HQVPZ7RP/FRZUKZ3HQVPZ7RP.SMALL.jpg ChipzAhoyMcCoy Forget the old saying: "It's raining cats and dogs". Is it more like raining tables and chairs? Can't go out with your friends? Can't go the movies? So you're stuck at home in your seat surfing the web. Boring! Well, here are some suggestions to become unbored (if that was even a word lol). Hope you...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 21:20:07 PST
7 year old girl install a Firgelli Linear Actuator in her home to make doing her chores easier. http://www.instructables.com/id/7-year-old-girl-install-a-Firgelli-Linear-Actuator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/22DL/HQKYA4J9/FBJ22DLHQKYA4J9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/22DL/HQKYA4J9/FBJ22DLHQKYA4J9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBJ/22DL/HQKYA4J9/FBJ22DLHQKYA4J9.SMALL.jpg Firgelli Auto By Firgelli Automations Watch this 7 year old girl install a Firgelli Linear Actuator in her home to make doing her chores easier. She used a 12v Battery and a remote control unit and 2" stroke linear actuator all from FirgelliAuto.com If a 7 year old girl can do this, then so can you. One of her ...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:37:46 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
Skylanders Birthday Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylanders-Birthday-Party/
Skylanders Birthday Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 My son Zander just turned 7 and chose the ever popular Skylanders for the theme. Skylanders has been around a little while now and there have been 3 versions released thus far: Spyro's Adventure, Giants, and Swap Force. He wasn't particular about which version so we just did a general Skylanders the...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:17:30 PST
How to make a Visual Calendar or TO DO Board http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Visual-Calendar-or-TO-DO-Board/
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 23:38:30 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
Teddy Bear Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-Repair/
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 20:29:47 PST
Make a Pirate Hook for your little Salty-Sea-Dog! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Pirate-Hook-for-your-little-Salty-Sea-Dog/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/2ABS/HQEA4XKC/F4Q2ABSHQEA4XKC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/2ABS/HQEA4XKC/F4Q2ABSHQEA4XKC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/2ABS/HQEA4XKC/F4Q2ABSHQEA4XKC.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios My son loves playing with wood and Jake and the Pirates, in that order.  I had told him offhand that we should make a pirate hook at bed time one night.  According to his mother that was ALL he talked about the next day.  When I walked in the door from work I was greeted with "Daddy you're home! Can...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 21:38:34 PST