Instructables: exploring - living - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:18:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Mini Pinatas http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mini-pinatas/
DIY Mini Pinatas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Thinking of what to get a friend or family member for a special occasion? Often times this seems like a monumental task, but in this tutorial I'll show you how to make a mini pinata that ANYONE would love to receive as a gift! Packed with candy and home-made goodness, what's not to love?Let's get st...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:36:03 PDT
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Cream-Dyed-Easter-Eggs/
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/KSTE/HTVIFSXG/FSJKSTEHTVIFSXG.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts This year, my kids and I dyed our Easter eggs with food coloring and foam shaving cream. It was messy, fun, and my two oldest already told me they wanted me to do it again. The process was easier than I expected, and I already had foam shaving cream because I bought (from the dollar store) several...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:21:38 PDT
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:08:46 PDT
Outdoor Kids Activity: Spray Bottle Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Kids-Activity-Spray-Bottle-Painting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama This is a REALLY fun outdoor activity for kids of all ages!!   It is inexpensive, not too messy, and perfect for those times when someone says "I'm bored!"   It never gets old either....we have done this over and over again, and its still just as fun! What you'll need: Washable tempera paint (I ...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:02:11 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
No Cook Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Play dough is the stuff childhood is made out of. Even better if the child could make the play dough! With this no cook recipe, you could have a pint-sized assistant make this half-pint of wonderful dough! Some interesting facts about this play dough recipe: because of the amount of salt used, i...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
How to Clean a Sippy Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Sippy-Cup/
How to Clean a Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/VVIY/HSM51GOJ/FS6VVIYHSM51GOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/VVIY/HSM51GOJ/FS6VVIYHSM51GOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/VVIY/HSM51GOJ/FS6VVIYHSM51GOJ.SMALL.jpg amalkhan So your tot has outgrown his or her baby bottle but is not yet ready to navigate grown up glasses and cups. sippy cups to the rescue! With features such as no drip caps and resilient BPA free plastic bodies, life couldn't get any better for a kid who has to focus all his energy strategizing his next...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:01:54 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
Easy Rainbow Loom Bracelet with Perler Beads Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Rainbow-Loom-Bracelet-with-Perler-Beads-Tutor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/V5AK/HRWNE8WH/FYBV5AKHRWNE8WH.SMALL.jpg DabblesandBabbles This video tutorial will show you how easy it is to make a rainbow loom bracelet with perler beads. This pattern is great for beginners. To get going on this project you’ll need a rainbow loom (and hook), rainbow loom elastics, and perler beads.  All of these items can be found at Michaels.  Once ...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:56:48 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
10 Candy-less Valentines for Kids to hand out at School http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Candy-less-Valentines-for-Kids-to-hand-out-at-S/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/C2OF/HRKR0HMT/F1UC2OFHRKR0HMT.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Kids love candy, but sometimes, handing candy out at school just isn't appropriate. Or, you just want to balance the candy to valentine ratio your children get. Either way, here are 10 cute candy-less valentines for your kids to hand out at school! null null null null null nu...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:34:10 PST
Valentines for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTM/8BS1/HRKR0ESC/FTM8BS1HRKR0ESC.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Do you still not have treats for your kids to take into school and give to their friends? You're in luck! We have some DIY Valentines perfect for kids! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:45:25 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
No Candy Valentine For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Candy-Valentine-For-Kids/
No Candy Valentine For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell If you have a wee one in pre-school or elementary classes that won't allow candy Valentines, here's a simple and fun no candy valentine for kids that should keep them happy and busy enough to not miss that sugar buzz! Supplies Buy as many of the first two items as you'll need for the number of...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:09:06 PST
Moustache Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Moustache-Valentines/
Moustache Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SMALL.jpg amalkhan If you don't want your wee lad hyped up on romantically-themed sugar for Valentines day this year, here is an adorable alternative, that will give your little one a natural high, and give you a great photo opp! Using paper straws and scrapbook paper, make your child's valentine a memorable one wit...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:50:47 PST
Game Tokens (Instead of Allowance) Reward System http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-Tokens-Instead-of-Allowance-Reward-System/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/HIV4/HRPSXNCU/F9XHIV4HRPSXNCU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/HIV4/HRPSXNCU/F9XHIV4HRPSXNCU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/HIV4/HRPSXNCU/F9XHIV4HRPSXNCU.SMALL.jpg Little Mom on the Prairie I started using an alternate version of the reward system with my daughter, to balance out our struggles of getting her to help out with chores and limiting her computer/game time. I made these little "game tokens" that she can earn by doing her chores without complaining, and when we ask her to do ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:32:03 PST
Easy crafts with knitted rolls: woven rug http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-crafts-with-knitted-rolls-woven-rug/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/U9UH/HRBE2UK0/FL1U9UHHRBE2UK0.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm This video shows you how to make a woven rug with knitted rolls (what's a knitted roll). The skills are very easy to learn and this project can usually be completed in one day. It is a great craft for beginners and children. This project is done with yarn and a yarn needle, which is too blunt to hur...
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 19:55:52 PST
Create your Own Watermark http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-Own-Watermark/
Create your Own Watermark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Watermarks are a recognizable image or pattern on paper that is faintly visible in the background of artwork or on official documentation. But you probably already know what a watermark is, but did know you could make your own watermark? With the use of water color paints and oil pastels, you can...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:09:35 PST
Teddy Bear Secret Tummy!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-Secret-Tummy/
Teddy Bear Secret Tummy!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SMALL.jpg typeusernameherecarolina Here are the materials that you will need!Materials: · Ribbon · Teddy bear/ Stuffed Animal · Fabric – sturdy material for the compartment! · Fabric, to cover the compartment · Thread · Needle · Velcro · Sewing Machine *Please note that we took the liberty of making our own Teddy...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:20:29 PST
Skylander Wrecking Ball Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylander-Wrecking-Ball-Piñata/
Skylander Wrecking Ball Piñata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SMALL.jpg cprice17 Since I declined to let some 8-year olds smack my Sonic Boom piñata, I had to make a second one for the actual birthday party for my son. We decided Wrecking Ball would be an easy and cute one to make. What you'll need: 1 large "punching" balloon with a rubber band attached. cardboard for making ho...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:04:11 PST
Sonic Boom (Skylanders) Piñata - display only http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Boom-Skylanders-Piñata/
Sonic Boom (Skylanders) Piñata - display only - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SMALL.jpg cprice17 For his 8th birthday, my son asked for a piñata. Since he's a big Skylanders fan, he chose a character - specifically, Sonic Boom, who is a black griffin-like creature. This is my guide to how I made a griffin piñata strictly for display. What you'll need: 2 9" latex balloons (color doesn't matter)...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:24:14 PST
Immunity Syrup http://www.instructables.com/id/Immunity-Syrup/
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Wed, 3 Apr 2013 10:23:07 PDT
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
Hanging Canopy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SMALL.jpg fauxangel So there was a 1st birthday in November that I wanted to create something for. The little girl in question is gorgeous, loves colours and loves hiding in and under everything. So I went on a mission to make her a canopy that could be easily cleaned and updated progressively as she grows up. The next...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Weaving a Yarn Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-a-Yarn-Basket/
Weaving a Yarn Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SMALL.jpg Macabeans This is a fun easy craft to make a basket for any storage or organization idea. it does take some time to complete. (a few hours)***It's Perfect for long car rides, a lazy sunday or a fun craft to teach your children. Materials Materials: 1.Any color roll of yarn (I always find yarn at the thrif...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:44:22 PST
Make your own stop-motion movie! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-you-own-cartoon-in-stop-motion-movie/
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:15:13 PST
Silly Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-Putty/
Silly Putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SMALL.jpg amalkhan That weird sensory stuff kids and adults alike get a kick out it. Even if you don't like to admit how fun it is to play with, silly putty's bizarre texture and chemistry is definitely therapeutic. Well, who knew you could make it out of three simple ingredients you probably already have lying around...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 16:59:46 PST
Cloud Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloud-Dough/
Cloud Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Let me introduce you to an extra 15 minutes of your life you didn't know were there because your kids monopolize any free moment you can manage. Two words. Cloud Dough. We should really rename it to Cloud 9 Dough, because while they'll be having a sensory blast with the dough, you can sit back and r...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:11:31 PST
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposed-Stuffed-Animal-into-a-Little-Gadget-Co/
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 As any mom can tell you it's hard to part with your kids favorite childhood toys. Here's a new use for a beloved old favorite stuffed toy that you child may have outgrown, or maybe one that's been your favorite!  What a unique and easy gift idea for anyone who  is young at heart (and we all still a...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 21:10:02 PST
Stationary Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Stationary-Stand/
Stationary Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Keeping pens and pencils organized seems daunting, especially when little hands are at work creating great pieces of art. With this straight-forward stationary stand, cleaning up and organizing pens and pencils will be as easy as coloring! Cutting and drilling wood I used soft redwood for my stan...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:47:23 PST
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Some of my favorite funny family moments involve Pictionary and people guessing the oddest things similar to Jess calling out, "BABY FISH MOUTH!" in When Harry Met Sally, and strangely enough When Harry Met Sally actually makes several classic Christmas movie lists.  My favorite is the New Year's pa...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
Paper heart decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-heart-decorations-1/
Paper heart decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/0TDH/HP8PLTLN/FKF0TDHHP8PLTLN.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput I was trying to use an origami module that I use a lot (for example here and here) for making decorations. I knew that I could make flat squares and triangles with it, so I realized hearts should be possible to make with them. I drew out the heart, to know how many pieces it would take, and folded a...
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Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:24 PST
a little zoo for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/a-little-zoo-for-kids/
a little zoo for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/CGY9/HP8F29A8/FOMCGY9HP8F29A8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/CGY9/HP8F29A8/FOMCGY9HP8F29A8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOM/CGY9/HP8F29A8/FOMCGY9HP8F29A8.SMALL.jpg sursula sometimes you just need the perfect excuse to finally start something that you wanted to do for a long time... i really love animals, especially little cute ones and therefore wanted to do stuffed animals for ages, but, let's face it, although still being a kid at heart, the times of playing with st...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 02:14:08 PST
Easy Art for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-for-Kids/
Easy Art for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/TM3Z/HP4LP71F/F6OTM3ZHP4LP71F.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Coming up with new ideas for kid's art projects usually turns into the same, mediocre crayon-on-paper ordeal. Even your average 4 year-old is yawning behind the colored wax sticks. With this tutorial, you can help creative a wonderfully artistic and memorable experience for you and your little one!...
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:21:15 PST
Quilled Snowflake Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Quilling-Snowflake-Decorations/
Quilled Snowflake Decorations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/VIK7/HOW0IDTM/FMYVIK7HOW0IDTM.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Quilling is a very nice technique that I learned when I was little and although I really liked it, I stopped doing it after a short time (like most things I did!). Luckily I tend to keep everything, and when I recently started to think about trying it again, I remembered that I still had the quillin...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 11:06:43 PST
Crochet Mask and beanie http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Mask/
Crochet Mask and beanie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXU/TLXM/HOHYDIOD/FXUTLXMHOHYDIOD.SMALL.jpg MaguadaGear This mask and beanie I made for a 3yr old You and of course modify it by adding stitches to the mask and to the beanie. First part of mask -ch 23 and join in first ch to make a loop. ch 23 again and join in first ch again to make second loop. be sure not to twist. -HDC in first ch on first loop ...
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Thu, 28 Nov 2013 12:03:16 PST
How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Candy-Cane-Reindeers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4R/8DAK/HOHYMAM7/F4R8DAKHOHYMAM7.SMALL.jpg KatieStiles How to Make Candy Cane Reindeers with Jackson for your Christmas Tree, easy homemade ornaments and fun for children kids.  All you need are candy canes, pipe cleaners, googley eyes, small pom poms and glue.  Great for quick gifts for kids too.  Easy to follow video instructions.
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 19:06:06 PST
Craft a paper basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-a-paper-basket/
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 06:01:58 PST
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SMALL.jpg canida My daughter loves Finding Nemo, so when she asked to go trick-or-treating as Nemo, with her dad dressed as Marlin, I whipped up these super easy no-sew clownfish costumes from orange hoodies, some cheap felt, and hot glue! They really are easy, I promise: the hardest part is sourcing an orange hood...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Turned-Sippy-Cup/
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Mason jars have many uses, and here's one more to add to that ever expanding list! Now hipster toddlers can chat legos at the playground while sipping juice! Glass (read: non-plastic) food and beverage containers for kids are becoming increasingly popular. So lets hack our own version from items th...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:53:59 PST
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Wind-Tunnel-for-Kids-Toys-and-Balls/
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm For my 4-year-old's birthday party, I built a wind tunnel for her and her friends to "test" the flight characteristics of stuffed animals, balls, toys, and anything else that fit into the 4-inch diameter tube. Powered by an air pump (normally used for a bouncy house), the tunnel was oriented vertica...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:58:40 PST
Crayon Melt Art Mini Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Melt-Art-Mini-Pumpkins/
Crayon Melt Art Mini Pumpkins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/355S/HNE423WT/FNU355SHNE423WT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/355S/HNE423WT/FNU355SHNE423WT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/355S/HNE423WT/FNU355SHNE423WT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts Our family started a new tradition for the month of October, called 'The thirty-one days of Halloween'.  The link takes you to the site where I got the idea, and hopefully one year I'll be able to document the entire month and make an Instructable for it. For now, I am posting one of the days we tr...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:32:21 PDT
Cheap Way To Make A 3D Ring: Use Shrink Plastic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Way-To-Make-A-3D-Ring-Use-Shrink-Plastic/
Cheap Way To Make A 3D Ring: Use Shrink Plastic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/YKYF/HN81YTAN/F76YKYFHN81YTAN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/YKYF/HN81YTAN/F76YKYFHN81YTAN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/YKYF/HN81YTAN/F76YKYFHN81YTAN.SMALL.jpg lanaredstudio Also want to create those fun 3d rings, but don't have the funds or materials? Just use shrink plastic and use your own design. 1. Print the free printable stencil. And cut out the ring out of cardboard like in image 1. 2. Design a shape that you want on top of your ring and cut that out of card...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:40:42 PDT
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thermocol-Sheet-Stamps/
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz This instructable will show you how to make stamps using thermocol sheets. These stamps are easy and fun to make. I didn't realize until I stamped one to see how it turns out, that the thermocol sheet stamps give a cool smudgy pattern. Try making some right away, you'll have fun for sure! Lets star...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:36 PDT
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-bamboo-geogesic-dome/
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SMALL.jpg manuka Everyone loves domes- ESPECIALLY kids! The devil in their construction however relates to visualising their assembly (often not easy - even for adults!),organising cost effective materials and securing the struts! Here's a simple 1V version that uses bamboo slid into black garden irrigation hose of...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 03:52:09 PDT
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
Star field windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-field-windows/
Star field windows - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/XCMV/GD2JJYEC/F3SXCMVGD2JJYEC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/XCMV/GD2JJYEC/F3SXCMVGD2JJYEC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3S/XCMV/GD2JJYEC/F3SXCMVGD2JJYEC.SMALL.jpg pink.bat I wanted to make a set of 'windows' that look out into space for my son's room. They turned out looking well in the daytime and also at night, as all the stars glow in the dark. I used some ultra glow- in-the-dark that I buy online. The stuff really glows. Regular glow in the dark paint will work ,...
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 15:19:32 PDT
Little Tikes Chalkboard Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Tikes-Chalkboard-Table/
Little Tikes Chalkboard Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie To a kid, his or her Little Tikes table is where everything happens: breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner, playtime, and homework. Why not bring more function to your little one's table by adding a chalkboard top for notes and doodling? Chalkboard spray paint is an extremely useful invention that is begi...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:39:40 PDT
Parasol Yurt Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Parasol-Yurt-Fort/
Parasol Yurt Fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu This super easy fort will provide some fun shelter for your little ones in the summer heat; whether in the back yard or on the beach. It is basically composed of a parasol with some sheets pinned along the edge of the brim. The finished construction resembles the traditional nomadic Mongolian home c...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 05:42:51 PDT
Pillow Case Apron http://www.instructables.com/id/Pillow-Case-Apron/
Pillow Case Apron - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/2MVB/HIXKT9BD/FEU2MVBHIXKT9BD.SMALL.jpg Very Interesting Put a Cupcake on it! This is an easy project for beginners. Materials You will need: 1 Pillow Case (Cotton) Iron on Fusing (Like Steam-A-Seam) Matching Scraps Lace Material for straps - Enough to make a 4inch by 8foot piece. Matching Thread Printout of a Cupcake Apron pattern- I used an apro...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 19:40:58 PDT
Bookpiglet http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookpiglet/
Bookpiglet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/SDJD/HIUDNOO5/FE3SDJDHIUDNOO5.SMALL.jpg SanneLaurenssen Bookpiglets guard your books and the page you're reading whilst being adorably pink. The bookpiglet is an adaption from the bookmonsters instructable I made earlier. This project is sewed by hand and really isn't hard to make! Have fun! Cut out the shapes What you will need Felt and th...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 15:20:49 PDT