Instructables: exploring - living - art - poofrabbit http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:03:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Grocery Gnome: Candy, Fundraising, Collecting and more! http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Gnome-Candy-Fundraising-Collecting-and-mor/
Grocery Gnome: Candy, Fundraising, Collecting and more! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/TBE8/HO7XC85X/F8KTBE8HO7XC85X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/TBE8/HO7XC85X/F8KTBE8HO7XC85X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/TBE8/HO7XC85X/F8KTBE8HO7XC85X.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I was asked recently to create something to hold receipts from a local grocery store in town.  The receipts are collected and tallied and the parent store donate money to the school.  So creating something catch that people look at or remember is helpful to get them to bring in more receipts.  So, t...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:43:15 PST
Fall "Stained Glass" Leaf http://www.instructables.com/id/Fall-Stained-Glass-Leaf/
Fall "Stained Glass" Leaf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/2JDC/HLZRXAM9/FPU2JDCHLZRXAM9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This simple fall "stained glass" leaf project is not only fun and inexpensive for your time and effort you will get great results! Materials Needed Leaf pattern printed on construction paper or tag board Markers Coffee Filters White Glue Scissors Small spray bottle of water Towels The Color...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 16:13:53 PDT
School Pride Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/School-Pride-Shoes/
School Pride Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZJGQ/HLZH4V2C/FQSZJGQHLZH4V2C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZJGQ/HLZH4V2C/FQSZJGQHLZH4V2C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQS/ZJGQ/HLZH4V2C/FQSZJGQHLZH4V2C.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Instructables inspired me to venture into shoe painting.  I've witnessed many a great shoe art grace the instructables virtual gallery and I thought to myself, by golly I should give that a whirl!  Here we have my first attempt! I'm an art teacher for an elementary school and I'm always in sensible...
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:41:39 PDT
Brilliant Art Tips! http://www.instructables.com/id/Brilliant-Art-Tips/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q847/HLSGST9O/FLOQ847HLSGST9O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q847/HLSGST9O/FLOQ847HLSGST9O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/Q847/HLSGST9O/FLOQ847HLSGST9O.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This collection is dedicated to the brilliant tips out there for the artist, art teacher and art hobbyist! null Great way to store paint! null Fast cheap and easy way to fix your dried out oven bake clay! null Make your own gesso! null Great chalk board eraser with storage null Fantas...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 21:28:55 PDT
Simple & Effective Art Work Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Effective-Art-Work-Hanger/
Simple & Effective Art Work Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CVC0/HLSHE3EO/FZ8CVC0HLSHE3EO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CVC0/HLSHE3EO/FZ8CVC0HLSHE3EO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ8/CVC0/HLSHE3EO/FZ8CVC0HLSHE3EO.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Displaying art work is a staple for any art educator.  I've always been bothered when I hang art and I put holes in children's work whether its small holes from staples or pins.  It just makes me crazy.  Then the idea hit me to use clothing pins with thumb tacks glued to the back.  Making it movable...
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Sun, 22 Sep 2013 19:45:39 PDT
Creating Any Shape Papier Mâché Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Any-Shape-Papier-Mch-Mask/
Creating Any Shape Papier Mâché Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3LL9/HJKBZYZM/FQJ3LL9HJKBZYZM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3LL9/HJKBZYZM/FQJ3LL9HJKBZYZM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/3LL9/HJKBZYZM/FQJ3LL9HJKBZYZM.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This instructable will teach you how to make a light weight and comfortable mask of limited only by your imagination!  These can be used as wearable masks, wall hangings, or masks to put somewhere and scare the tar out of a friend, relative or enemy. While many of us wear masks for Halloween, and b...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 19:46:18 PDT
Drawing An Easy Chameleon http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawing-An-Easy-Chameleon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/BX3W/HELX8Z85/FBHBX3WHELX8Z85.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/BX3W/HELX8Z85/FBHBX3WHELX8Z85.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/BX3W/HELX8Z85/FBHBX3WHELX8Z85.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit In the art world, line and color can be found in virtually every piece of artwork you see.  From a drawing to sculpture, these are the basic foundations to any great work of art.  The earlier you become used to drawing a confident line that has flow and the use of color (including black and white) t...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 20:28:39 PDT
I Made It Using YOUR Instructables! http://www.instructables.com/id/I-Made-It-Using-YOUR-Instructables/
I Made It Using YOUR Instructables! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/NCRS/H27LRFOH/FKINCRSH27LRFOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/NCRS/H27LRFOH/FKINCRSH27LRFOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/NCRS/H27LRFOH/FKINCRSH27LRFOH.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I decided it might be fun to have an instructable dedicated to the items I've made using those I follow, favorite and patch on instructables!  I'll keep updating this as I post and I will do my best to remember to post photos on your instructable as well. :) In the past I had made a couple photo in...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 15:53:57 PST
The Art of Weather: Creating an artistic weather enviroment http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Art-of-Weather-Creating-a-weather-enviroment/
The Art of Weather: Creating an artistic weather enviroment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JRPY/H9T4L3G3/F02JRPYH9T4L3G3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JRPY/H9T4L3G3/F02JRPYH9T4L3G3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F02/JRPY/H9T4L3G3/F02JRPYH9T4L3G3.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit One of the fourth grade teachers I work with came to me and asked if I could come up with a lesson that involved weather for the fourth grade classes.  They were getting ready to start a unit in science involving weather as well as reading a book which discussed weather as well  I happily agreed to ...
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 20:46:25 PST
How To Renew Dried Out Sculpey Cheaply http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Renew-Dried-Out-Sculpey/
How To Renew Dried Out Sculpey Cheaply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/93IT/H994WXHB/FKG93ITH994WXHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/93IT/H994WXHB/FKG93ITH994WXHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKG/93IT/H994WXHB/FKG93ITH994WXHB.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Ever had sculpey that was dried out,  crumbly, or to be able to work with it would take an act of god? You are not alone.  I have worked with sculpey this hard and it made my hands so sore I wanted to cry.  I found out about some great stuff sculpey makes to renew it back to "health" but a small bo...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 17:41:27 PST
Crocodile Crocodile Down By The Lake: Box For A Drawing Exercise http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocodile-Crocodile-Down-By-The-Lake-A-Drawing-Ex/
Crocodile Crocodile Down By The Lake: Box For A Drawing Exercise - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/URJY/H97JQYM9/FE7URJYH97JQYM9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/URJY/H97JQYM9/FE7URJYH97JQYM9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/URJY/H97JQYM9/FE7URJYH97JQYM9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Working at a school you get to see what crazy things teachers come up with, what crazy things teachers take from other teachers, teacher friends and of course pintrest.  So I saw a teacher friend with  cute crocodile she used in her room, I liked it but I wanted to take it up a notch, that is where...
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Tue, 6 Nov 2012 16:08:05 PST
Easy Ceramic Pinch Pot Turtles http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Pinch-Pot-Turtles/
Easy Ceramic Pinch Pot Turtles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/2J77/H9T4L23P/FRD2J77H9T4L23P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/2J77/H9T4L23P/FRD2J77H9T4L23P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/2J77/H9T4L23P/FRD2J77H9T4L23P.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Ceramics is a fantastic media to help children explore their artistic world. Not only does it allow for hands on three dimensional explorations but it invokes the sense of smell and touch while being visually stimulating. Ceramics helps children develop and increase their fine motor skills, which is...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 15:22:53 PST
Tree Weaving: Elementary School Art Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Weaving-Elementary-School-Art-Project/
Tree Weaving: Elementary School Art Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/RE3Z/H8CVIDDN/F10RE3ZH8CVIDDN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/RE3Z/H8CVIDDN/F10RE3ZH8CVIDDN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/RE3Z/H8CVIDDN/F10RE3ZH8CVIDDN.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Weaving is an art form that has been around for centuries.  It had very practical uses in society as well as being a true art form.   In this lesson students will gain basic knowledge and experience of weaving.  The students will create a simple leaving project and create a fun fall decoration!  Wit...
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Sat, 3 Nov 2012 20:56:06 PDT
Scarecrow Head Decoration: Elementary School Art Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Scarecrow-Head-Decoration-Elementary-School-Art-P/
Scarecrow Head Decoration: Elementary School Art Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/I116/H8FYOKAN/F6GI116H8FYOKAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/I116/H8FYOKAN/F6GI116H8FYOKAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/I116/H8FYOKAN/F6GI116H8FYOKAN.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Scarecrow Head Decoration: Elementary School Art Project This is a fun project to use with kids in the fall months!  I use this lesson with second graders, but the idea could be pushed father if you have older students. Materials Needed Materials Needed Paper Plate Burlap Random fabric Straw/H...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 17:17:34 PDT
Purple Halloween Candy Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Purple-Halloween-Candy-Monster/
Purple Halloween Candy Monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/R0I3/H8CVGVG0/F3ER0I3H8CVGVG0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/R0I3/H8CVGVG0/F3ER0I3H8CVGVG0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/R0I3/H8CVGVG0/F3ER0I3H8CVGVG0.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Want a cheap and fun way to pass out candy this Halloween?  Look no further!  This instructable will teach you how to create your very own Halloween Candy Monster as well as give you tips and ideas for other uses for this instructable.  Let's get Started! Materials Needed To create a monster lik...
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 16:21:51 PDT
Ceramic Pinch Pot Head http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Pinch-Pot-Head/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/0IE8/H8I43XQK/FN60IE8H8I43XQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/0IE8/H8I43XQK/FN60IE8H8I43XQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN6/0IE8/H8I43XQK/FN60IE8H8I43XQK.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I will eventually make a step by step for this but for now I'll just give you basic details. Make a pinch pot, add eyes, ears, mouth, hair you name it you can add it...basically make an interesting face. Once you have the face done add any details. Fire the pot and then glaze. After glazed fire ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:47:03 PDT
The Itsy Bitsy Spider: Paper Spider For Elementary School Children http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Itsy-Bitsy-Spider-Paper-Spider-For-Elementary/
The Itsy Bitsy Spider: Paper Spider For Elementary School Children - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/09DE/H8CVI8PN/FF909DEH8CVI8PN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/09DE/H8CVI8PN/FF909DEH8CVI8PN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF9/09DE/H8CVI8PN/FF909DEH8CVI8PN.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit The Itsy Bitsy Spider: Paper Spider For Elementary School Suggested Grades: K-2 Activity Time: 30-50 Minutes   This instructable will tell you how you can help your students or kiddos at home create their very own spider! Materials Needed Materials Needed: White School Glue Crayons (I suggest c...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 16:43:27 PDT
Jewelry Making Ideas for the Summer Camp Art Director http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Making-Ideas-for-the-Summer-Camp-Art-Direc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/1EQI/HK483FX7/FEW1EQIHK483FX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/1EQI/HK483FX7/FEW1EQIHK483FX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEW/1EQI/HK483FX7/FEW1EQIHK483FX7.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I have worked for 13 years as a children's summer camp art director.  I dislike buying packaged projects and look outside the box for ideas for our many art area activities. Because of this role, I found instructables.  I continue to use instructables to this day to not only find fun projects for c...
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Sat, 2 Jun 2012 21:04:38 PDT
Yoda Papercraft Easy (2-D) http://www.instructables.com/id/Yoda-Papercraft-Easy-2-D/
Yoda Papercraft Easy (2-D) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/XWMP/H2MYMBCV/F5RXWMPH2MYMBCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/XWMP/H2MYMBCV/F5RXWMPH2MYMBCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/XWMP/H2MYMBCV/F5RXWMPH2MYMBCV.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Instructable to make Yoda I will teach you! This is a very simple papercraft 2-D project for all ages.  This instructable will guide you to make your own master Yoda! Materials Needed Materials Needed: Scissors Hole Punch White Glue Brass Fasteners Construction Paper Crayons Black Sharpie Yoda...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 14:34:22 PDT
Gift for Family (Easy) Craft Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Gift-for-Family-Easy-Craft-Project/
Gift for Family (Easy) Craft Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/BU2P/H1YOI9GT/FNNBU2PH1YOI9GT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/BU2P/H1YOI9GT/FNNBU2PH1YOI9GT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/BU2P/H1YOI9GT/FNNBU2PH1YOI9GT.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Happy Mother's Day instructavillians!  This instructable will show you how to make a quick and easy gift for your loved ones!  I will apologize in advance, my saved example got caught in my file cabinet and has seen better days!  This projects is great for the classroom or at home and takes less t...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 21:42:27 PDT
Papercraft Flowers (Easy) http://www.instructables.com/id/Papercraft-Flowers-Easy/
Papercraft Flowers (Easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/OXJX/H1YONGR9/FYTOXJXH1YONGR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/OXJX/H1YONGR9/FYTOXJXH1YONGR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/OXJX/H1YONGR9/FYTOXJXH1YONGR9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Happy spring instructavillians!  What a great way to keep flowers alive and fresh all year long than to make them out of paper!  There are several uses for making papercraft flowers, in this instructable I will be using them to make a wall hanging for mothers day. Materials Needed Materials Neede...
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Sat, 12 May 2012 20:36:00 PDT
Educational Pirate Battleship http://www.instructables.com/id/Educational-Pirate-Battleship/
Educational Pirate Battleship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/R8ZG/H1KH9P2O/FL5R8ZGH1KH9P2O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/R8ZG/H1KH9P2O/FL5R8ZGH1KH9P2O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/R8ZG/H1KH9P2O/FL5R8ZGH1KH9P2O.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Ahoy Instructavillians!  Today's instructable will show you how to use Educational Pirate Battleship to enhance a learning activity with school aged children!  I created the game while helping out with a math MTSS group in the school where I work, but the general game idea can be used in any academi...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 22:19:59 PDT
Education Boy and Girl Learning Tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Education-Boy-Math-Learing-Tools/
Education Boy and Girl Learning Tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HI65/H1LWPVM0/FT4HI65H1LWPVM0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HI65/H1LWPVM0/FT4HI65H1LWPVM0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/HI65/H1LWPVM0/FT4HI65H1LWPVM0.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Greetings fellow education loving instuctavillians!  Today we will explore how to create a fun interactive learning tool for students to use to quiz themselves and each other and give a hands on learning activity to help them recall information later. This instructable will guide you on how to crea...
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Fri, 4 May 2012 05:31:14 PDT
Mini Sculpey Batman (Grey & Blue) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Sculpey-Batman-Grey-Blue/
Mini Sculpey Batman (Grey & Blue) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/FHME/H1JUGM54/F6TFHMEH1JUGM54.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/FHME/H1JUGM54/F6TFHMEH1JUGM54.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6T/FHME/H1JUGM54/F6TFHMEH1JUGM54.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Greetings fellow instructable addicts! Have you ever felt like having a little caped crusader guarding your desk, refrigerator, work space, or other areas?  Need something sitting around to get a conversation started?  Are you or someone you know a Batman fanatic? Then look know further!  This ins...
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 14:37:58 PDT
Amusing Dead Fish Sculpey Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Amusing-Dead-Fish-Sculpey-Sculpture/
Amusing Dead Fish Sculpey Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/3LN4/H1EMI5UF/FLT3LN4H1EMI5UF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/3LN4/H1EMI5UF/FLT3LN4H1EMI5UF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/3LN4/H1EMI5UF/FLT3LN4H1EMI5UF.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Hello instructablevillias!  Todays instructable will show you how to make an amusing dead fish sculpey sculpture.  Fun for your desk, home, gift and more!  Let's get started! Materials Needed Materials: Sculpey® White: S302 001 Black: S302 042 Emerald: S302 323 Just Orange: S302 1634 Yellow: ...
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Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:25:29 PDT
Potted Lorax & Truffula Tree: Earth Day Lesson http://www.instructables.com/id/Potted-Lorax-Truffula-Tree-Earth-Day-Lesson/
Potted Lorax & Truffula Tree: Earth Day Lesson - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/LI85/H19RR0D9/FYCLI85H19RR0D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/LI85/H19RR0D9/FYCLI85H19RR0D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/LI85/H19RR0D9/FYCLI85H19RR0D9.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Show the Once-ler that you understand that you are the someone who cares a whole awful lot and unless you do not try to make a difference, nothing will get better, it will not...by creating this wonderful potted Lorax & Truffula Tree desk top size! This is a fantastic craft to go along with many Ea...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 21:10:35 PDT
Old Film Strip Upcycled into a Film Gift Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-Film-Strip-Upcycled-into-a-Film-Gift-Bow/
Old Film Strip Upcycled into a Film Gift Bow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/2RU2/H1AH6Y5K/F4S2RU2H1AH6Y5K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/2RU2/H1AH6Y5K/F4S2RU2H1AH6Y5K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/2RU2/H1AH6Y5K/F4S2RU2H1AH6Y5K.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Greetings Instructable fans and fanatics!  Today's 'able will teach you how to use old film and crate a fantastic gift bow!  The school where I work was cleaning house and some old projector film about the moon and planets were getting thrown out.  I snagged them out of the trash before getting dum...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 17:31:55 PDT
Super Mario Brothers Gold Coin "Snow" Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Brothers-Gold-Coin-Snow-Globe/
Super Mario Brothers Gold Coin "Snow" Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/1I7L/H1ERNFD0/FSB1I7LH1ERNFD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/1I7L/H1ERNFD0/FSB1I7LH1ERNFD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/1I7L/H1ERNFD0/FSB1I7LH1ERNFD0.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Welcome fellow instructable lovin' users!  Today you will learn how to create your own Super Mario Brothers Gold Coin "Snow" Globe! Lesson Ideas for Art Education: Recycling (using broken paper clips, old jars and jar lids) Learning Modeling Taking about armatures Creating something 2-D into 3-...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 10:22:50 PDT
Super Mario Brothers Polymer Clay Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Brothers-Polymer-Clay-Sculpture/
Super Mario Brothers Polymer Clay Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/DJVI/H19RQUQQ/FFNDJVIH19RQUQQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/DJVI/H19RQUQQ/FFNDJVIH19RQUQQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/DJVI/H19RQUQQ/FFNDJVIH19RQUQQ.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Welcome fellow instructable lovin' users!  Today you will learn how to create your own Super Mario Brothers Polymer Clay Sculpture! Lesson Ideas for Art Education: Recycling (using broken paper clips and jar lids) Learning Modeling Taking about armatures Creating something 2-D into 3-D Followi...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 09:41:05 PDT
Upcycle Used Paper Into a Papercraft Airplane Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycle-Used-Paper-Books-Newspaper-and-More-Into/
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 20:58:02 PDT
Teachers of Elementary School Art Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Teachers-of-Elementary-School-Art-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/URP2/H15N8WCA/FHQURP2H15N8WCA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/URP2/H15N8WCA/FHQURP2H15N8WCA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/URP2/H15N8WCA/FHQURP2H15N8WCA.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit As an elementary school art teacher I’m always looking for new ideas for my students.  Instructables is always helpful for new ideas as well as sparking my own creativity!  This guide is to help give you ideas as a teacher or even a parent to use in your classroom.  Please feel free to check out my ...
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Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:08:00 PDT
Camp Art Director Project Ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Camp-Art-Director-Project-Ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9C9G/H142A5YX/FDD9C9GH142A5YX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9C9G/H142A5YX/FDD9C9GH142A5YX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/9C9G/H142A5YX/FDD9C9GH142A5YX.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I have worked for 13 years as a children's summer camp art director.  I dislike buying packaged arts and craft projects and look outside the box for ideas for our many art area activities.  Because of this role, I found instructables.  I continue to use instructables to this day to not only find fu...
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 22:25:10 PDT
Swan Paper Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Swan-Paper-Craft/
Swan Paper Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9YSS/H0OIVGSL/F009YSSH0OIVGSL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9YSS/H0OIVGSL/F009YSSH0OIVGSL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/9YSS/H0OIVGSL/F009YSSH0OIVGSL.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This instructable will give you the step by step to create your swan out of paper using cheap and easy to use materials.  Your swan could be used to illustrate a character from literature, TV, movies and games. This is a easy and cheap creation to add to any classroom lesson.  Anyone younger than f...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 12:29:49 PDT
The Muffin Man or Chef Paper Craft (EASY) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Muffin-Man-or-Chef-Paper-Craft-EASY/
The Muffin Man or Chef Paper Craft (EASY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/735L/H0OJ052G/FEM735LH0OJ052G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/735L/H0OJ052G/FEM735LH0OJ052G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEM/735L/H0OJ052G/FEM735LH0OJ052G.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This instructable will give you the step by step to create your own muffin man (or chef) out of paper using cheap and easy to use materials.  Your chef could be the muffin man, purple pie man, wolf gang puck and many other characters from literature, TV, movies and games. This is a very easy and ch...
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Thu, 12 Apr 2012 20:06:01 PDT
Beauty and the Beast http://www.instructables.com/id/Beauty-and-the-Beast/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/IP8H/GMX1SSI8/FQVIP8HGMX1SSI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/IP8H/GMX1SSI8/FQVIP8HGMX1SSI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/IP8H/GMX1SSI8/FQVIP8HGMX1SSI8.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit I was helping with a production of beauty and the beast for a children's theater.  Our budget was limited and I wasn't given a great deal of time to come up with costumes.  So, I brainstormed and you see the results here.  Sorry I don't have pictures of the process, it was all very whirl wind!
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 22:49:02 PDT
Orange Tiger Cat Sculpey Pendant http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Tiger-Cat-Sculpey-Pendant/
Orange Tiger Cat Sculpey Pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8MXE/GO6V3XHE/FQC8MXEGO6V3XHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8MXE/GO6V3XHE/FQC8MXEGO6V3XHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8MXE/GO6V3XHE/FQC8MXEGO6V3XHE.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Hello there boys and girls!  Today's instructable will teach you how to create your own orange tiger cat sculpey pendant and hopefully inspire you to create more things using the techniques shown.  Let's get started! MATERIALS NEEDED: Orange, White, and Black Sculpey (or your favorite oven bak...
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Sun, 29 May 2011 16:29:43 PDT
Orange Tiger Cat Sculpey Pendent Finished http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Tiger-Cat-Sculpey-Pendent-Finished/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8MXE/GO6V3XHE/FQC8MXEGO6V3XHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8MXE/GO6V3XHE/FQC8MXEGO6V3XHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQC/8MXE/GO6V3XHE/FQC8MXEGO6V3XHE.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Here is my orange submission for the color contest!  The instructable can be fund here http://www.instructables.com/id/Orange-Tiger-Cat-Sculpey-Pendant/
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Sat, 28 May 2011 14:23:33 PDT
Bowser Marionette Finished http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowser-Marionette-Finished/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/X8MR/GNXX49RK/FDLX8MRGNXX49RK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/X8MR/GNXX49RK/FDLX8MRGNXX49RK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/X8MR/GNXX49RK/FDLX8MRGNXX49RK.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit This is my Bowser Marionette and poor old dry bones underneath.  I saw book_worm's  Dry Bones Marionette instructable and was inspired!  I started out by following book_worm's instructable and made my dry bones.  I then played around with the idea and made a pig, a devil, a wolf, a dog, a dragon and...
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Sun, 22 May 2011 20:48:40 PDT
Feather Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Feather-Painting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/CESF/GNFSJBIL/FS6CESFGNFSJBIL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/CESF/GNFSJBIL/FS6CESFGNFSJBIL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/CESF/GNFSJBIL/FS6CESFGNFSJBIL.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Feather Painting is a fun and challenging way to express your art work on non-traditional media.  This is a native American painted on a turkey feather that was dyed to look like an eagle feather.  I did this as an example for some children who would be doing the project over the course of a few da...
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Mon, 9 May 2011 19:53:52 PDT
Chinese Parade Dragon for Under $75 http://www.instructables.com/id/Chinese-Parade-Dragon-for-Under-75/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/SRUI/GMIGGB28/FZHSRUIGMIGGB28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/SRUI/GMIGGB28/FZHSRUIGMIGGB28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/SRUI/GMIGGB28/FZHSRUIGMIGGB28.SMALL.jpg poofrabbit Chinese Parade Dragon for Under $75 I was given a challenge to make a Chinese parade dragon in two days for under $50, I completed said challenge and you can see the results. For the camp ceremony there needed to be a flap so a person could stand behind it and blow fire. I was going to make the dr...
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Tue, 19 Apr 2011 21:38:33 PDT