Instructables: exploring - living - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:15:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Turn an Orange into a Candle! http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-an-Orange-into-a-Candle/
Turn an Orange into a Candle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/73B9/HWLCWRD0/FAN73B9HWLCWRD0.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog This is a quick project that will only take a few minutes and has beautiful and exciting results!When you're done with this instructable be sure to check out my youtube channel and website for more awesome tutorials! TheBestHobbiesBlog.comThe Best Hobbies Blog- Youtube Channel Watch this video! H...
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:37:35 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/SUO5/HXHRJ2QU/FOCSUO5HXHRJ2QU.SMALL.jpg fivemarigolds Turn old unused shirts into a magical princess dress comfortable enough for her to wear every day!You'll need approximately 4-5 large adult t-shirts, depending on the size of dress you'll be making. Sew the Bodice To piece the sleeves and bodice, I worked with Simplicity pattern 5695 - but any pa...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
Marble Painting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/SNHG/HXII4LMI/FG2SNHGHXII4LMI.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Ever painted with marbles? If you haven't, you really should! It is a great, fun, loose way to paint. Perfect activity for young kids and even adults enjoy it. No art talent required! You get to let go of control and see what happens and no 2 paintings are ever the same.All you need is:1. a box (no ...
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Off Road stroller conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Road-stroller-conversion/
Off Road stroller conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/KFU4/HXDOMIM7/F7KKFU4HXDOMIM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/KFU4/HXDOMIM7/F7KKFU4HXDOMIM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/KFU4/HXDOMIM7/F7KKFU4HXDOMIM7.SMALL.jpg Triclaw My family goes out every weekend to a park ,festival or some sort of outdoor event and after 3 kids I got tired of pushing a stroller with little wheels over roots ,rocks and grass .Now its time to get smart, we have bought and garbage picked several strollers and bikes over the years so...
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:59:44 PDT
Vintage Mail Box for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Mail-Box-for-Kids/
Vintage Mail Box for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's that time of the year when being outside is absolutely magical for kids. I decided to up that ante with a mailbox just for them! Now they can receive "letters" and post their own mail! A little Imagination is all you need!See how I transform a boring old mailbox into a colorful, vintage mailbox...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:21:35 PDT
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cookie-Cutter-of-Instructables-Robot-Natural-c/
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/41ZU/HW4OHO2D/FFN41ZUHW4OHO2D.SMALL.jpg Passion Make This instructables is based on how to create a cookie cutter for a customized design. This is the first time I am posting something in the craft column. While baking cookies I always wanted few shapes which are sometimes difficult to find in the shops. It was always in my mind of how to create a cus...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:28:41 PDT
Painted Spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/Painted-Spoons/
Painted Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/JYKA/HW8T6ALE/F3FJYKAHW8T6ALE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Same ol' boring spoons got you yawning? Spruce them up with a little bit of whimsy and color!In this instructable, I'll show you how to paint wooden cooking spoons. Let's get started! Materials For this project, you will need:Wooden Spoons Acrylic paint(s) Paint brush(s)Optional- Masking tape or...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:26:41 PDT
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-barrel-biplane-The-Flyin-Lion/
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a two seat biplane using cardboard barrels, an old garden cart and a ceiling fan. This plane was designed to tow behind a small garden tractor. As always when working with any tools always wear safety glasses and wear appropriate safety gear for what you are d...
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:16:56 PDT
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Bookends-with-Hot-Glue/
Dinosaur Bookends with Hot Glue! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/Y4KS/HW6T71BO/FF1Y4KSHW6T71BO.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Dinosaur Bookends!Upcycle old plastic dinosaurs and pallet wood into the coolest bookends! Supplies You'll need:scrap woodplastic dinosaur toyshobby knifehot glue/gunspray paint Glue Bookends and Bisect Dino I cut some scrap wood into blocks. it's about 4 inches wide.I used two 6" tall pieces ...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 13:14:46 PDT
Pallet pirate ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-pirate-ship/
Pallet pirate ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a small pirate ship out of old pallets and left over material. As always use proper safety precautions and always wear eye protection whenever working with tools. There are no plans or measurements as I built this out of whatever I had laying around. The only ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:54 PDT
Tree Line Log Wall Art/ Coat Hook http://www.instructables.com/id/Tree-Line-Log-Wall-Art-Coat-Hook/
Tree Line Log Wall Art/ Coat Hook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/TX38/HVTWEIY5/FXPTX38HVTWEIY5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/TX38/HVTWEIY5/FXPTX38HVTWEIY5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/TX38/HVTWEIY5/FXPTX38HVTWEIY5.SMALL.jpg shazni When ever I see logs, I just fall in love with it. I just love rustic, so yes....sometimes people see me carrying branches to my vehicle and you will find them rolling their eyes with a smile. So when I came across Tracy Meldon's focus tree line art, I just had to do it as I had the branches ! It's ...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 19:32:23 PDT
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bubble-Cloud-Makers/
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I spent a wonderful Memorial Day playing together, not something I get to do with them daily because of my choice of career.One of the things we did that day was go outside an make these recycled plastic bottle and duct-taped sock bubble makers.I had the hardest time coming up with a...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-play-table-made-out-of-an-old-coffee-table/
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SMALL.jpg trip janzen I had an old glass topped coffee table that was missing the glass and rather than throw away a sturdy table on wheels I gave it a new top and created a place for my daughter to play. Old coffee table This Instructable shows you how I built a play table if you would like to build something similar...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 01:02:08 PDT
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Felting-with-kids/
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SMALL.jpg Zig Zag This workshop comes from "WEAVE! Weaving Europe: Artefacts, values & Exchanges" a European project, with the support of the Culture Programme (2007-2013) of the European Union. Textile, fibre and felt: it's a Smart Child's play: http://zigzagproject.eu For children from 3 to 5 years old and their ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:32:53 PDT
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Silky-Stretchy-Two-Ingredient-Play-Dough/
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I recently tried out another two-ingredient play dough recipe that I want to share with you. An inexpensive project (in the states,) it was played with for a good thirty minutes and began drying out after about an hour.A few notes:(1) The most important piece of advice I can give is...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 22:10:55 PDT
Celebrating Instructables Club http://www.instructables.com/id/Celebrating-Instructables-Club/
Celebrating Instructables Club - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 We have had a great school year in our Instructables Club! We started off small with only about 10 members, but interest has grown through the shear awesomeness of our projects, so now we have over 50 members. We went from all members attending meetings 2 days a week, to all members attending meetin...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:25:01 PDT
Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-Rolled-Paper-Frame/
Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/DIT4/HV9FUXEH/FL5DIT4HV9FUXEH.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Upcycled Rolled Paper Frame!This frame is visually stunning with lots of texture and pops of color!However...it's menace runs deeper.It was the most tedious and time consuming project I've ever wrangled my kids into doing.It all started like this. I had been planning this craft for a while...and my ...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 18:13:36 PDT
Make a Hula Hoop http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hula-Hoop/
Make a Hula Hoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RIQI/HUY48W57/FGHRIQIHUY48W57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RIQI/HUY48W57/FGHRIQIHUY48W57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RIQI/HUY48W57/FGHRIQIHUY48W57.SMALL.jpg Natalina I just started hooping, and like any beginner that meant I needed at least 5 hula hoops to get started :) Once I began researching the best ways to make a hula hoop, I fell into a rabbit hole of information on the hula hoop forums (yes, they exist). I was so overwhelmed by the choices that I decid...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 20:10:25 PDT
DIY Diaper Rash Cream http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Diaper-Rash-Cream/
DIY Diaper Rash Cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Those poor baby bottoms suffer quite a bit! Think about it: all that booty movement, chaffing, not to mention wearing relentless un-breathing diapers that make air circulation on sensitive parts a joke! Enter in the life-changing diaper rash creme! This stuff is miraculous in that it can gently soot...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:25:33 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
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
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/
Mess Free Easter Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT9/18IH/HTEUF78F/FT918IHHTEUF78F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie Easy, quick, and mess free way to decorate your Easter eggs this year with temporary tattoos.  Whether you are creating an easter centerpiece or decorating eggs for the Easter Bunny to hide, temporary tattoos are a fun new way to do so. Temporary tattoos offer endless decorating possibilities for y...
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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/
Immunity Syrup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/FQSE/HEXSG46N/FZOFQSEHEXSG46N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/FQSE/HEXSG46N/FZOFQSEHEXSG46N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZO/FQSE/HEXSG46N/FZOFQSEHEXSG46N.SMALL.jpg CherryGregory13 This homemade syrup is delicious and healthy. It is a wonderful herbal remedy that the kids and adults will love. This is also amazingly easy to make. It can keep you from getting sick and it also helps you get over your illness faster. I made this with Elderberry, elderflower, cinnamon, ginger, or...
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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/
Make your own stop-motion movie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/769M/HQQLL2Q2/FCM769MHQQLL2Q2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/769M/HQQLL2Q2/FCM769MHQQLL2Q2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/769M/HQQLL2Q2/FCM769MHQQLL2Q2.SMALL.jpg DayDreamingBoy I spent my childhood writing, drawing and watching cartoons like my favourite, always showing after school, ... La Linea! So when years later, after my graduation in space engineering, a video contest about space pops up (Wake-Up, Rosetta! Contest by the European Space Agency), I just felt compelle...
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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