Instructables: exploring - living - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 23 May 2015 09:48:40 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bottle Boogie Flute! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Boogie-Flute/
Bottle Boogie Flute! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/R4U0/I9YBIT0H/F7PR4U0I9YBIT0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/R4U0/I9YBIT0H/F7PR4U0I9YBIT0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/R4U0/I9YBIT0H/F7PR4U0I9YBIT0H.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you got some boogie bottled up, add this recycled rabble-rouser to your ruse! Whether you're in it for the physics of the phun, this is a great project with youth and adults alike to start getting an idea of resonance, vibration, and the way sound works. Put some science in your ears! What: Bottl...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 11:26:28 PDT
How to make a fitted cloth diaper with snaps http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fitted-cloth-diaper-with-snaps/
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Thu, 21 May 2015 01:00:34 PDT
Penny jar http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-jar/
Penny jar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5DB2/I9ISVRA9/FAZ5DB2I9ISVRA9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5DB2/I9ISVRA9/FAZ5DB2I9ISVRA9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5DB2/I9ISVRA9/FAZ5DB2I9ISVRA9.SMALL.jpg al3may Looking for a neat way to get rid of all your obsolete pennies, and get a unique change jar or vase out of it. Here's your answer, the penny jar! Materials you will need For this project you will need a jar or vase, lots of pennies and of course a hot glue gun and glue. Starting strip First w...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 17:58:27 PDT
Spring kindergarten Class Project with 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-kindergarten-Class-Project-with-3D-Printer/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 15:46:49 PDT
Springtime Spider Habitat Craftivity http://www.instructables.com/id/Springtime-Spider-Habitat-Activity/
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Sat, 9 May 2015 09:00:33 PDT
How to make a backyard zipline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-backyard-zipline/
How to make a backyard zipline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OI4I/I9E1DNEP/FEHOI4II9E1DNEP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OI4I/I9E1DNEP/FEHOI4II9E1DNEP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/OI4I/I9E1DNEP/FEHOI4II9E1DNEP.SMALL.jpg i_like_to_make_stuff I've got young kids, and we're constantly looking for fun things for them to do, and ways to keep them active (and burn off a crazy amount of energy). Our backyard is becoming an amusement park, and I love it!We decided, quite a while back, that a zipline was in order and after lots of planning and ...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:33:24 PDT
Drip Paint Flower Pot http://www.instructables.com/id/Drip-Paint-Flower-Pot/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 00:39:06 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Toddler Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-DINOSAUR-TODDLER-SHOES/
DIY Dinosaur Toddler Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/KLX0/I9C87OHO/FXBKLX0I9C87OHO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/KLX0/I9C87OHO/FXBKLX0I9C87OHO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/KLX0/I9C87OHO/FXBKLX0I9C87OHO.SMALL.jpg the paper curator Do you know a toddler who loves dinosaurs? Well then I bet they would love these hand painted dinosaur kicks! And who better to make them than you! Just keep reading to learn exactly what materials you need, and how to make these cute dinosaur high tops for your favorite toddler!Materials:00 All whi...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 22:37:48 PDT
No-Sew T-Shirt Drawstring Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-T-Shirt-Drawstring-Backpack/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 08:16:33 PDT
Crochet Spooky Owl Cozy http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Spooky-Owl-Cozy/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 20:21:42 PDT
Penny Coaster: Make A Coaster For $.16! http://www.instructables.com/id/Penny-Coaster-Make-A-Coaster-For-16/
Penny Coaster: Make A Coaster For $.16! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/WKCK/I941AZSI/FILWKCKI941AZSI.SMALL.jpg funtogether Nice cup coasters can cost upwards of $100! Fortunately, there is a way to make a very nice coaster for less than $.20! This coaster is made of pennies (and hot glue) and is a great conversational centerpiece. Enjoy! Materials 16 PenniesA Hot Glue Gun w/ Hot Glue StickVinegar To Help Clean The...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 11:49:19 PDT
Make a Wookiee Cushion with sound effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wookiee-Cushion-with-sound-effects/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:40:11 PDT
Painting with Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Painting-with-Eggs/
Painting with Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/UED4/I8CW5T42/FSOUED4I8CW5T42.SMALL.jpg boston09 I've thrown darts at balloons filled with paint and called it art, so why not shift gears and create an Easter themed masterpiece? It's time to take painting to the next level with paint-filled eggs.This is a very simple, easy-to-do project with the kids. All you really need is paint, a carton of eg...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:16:58 PDT
How To Dye Easter Eggs With Rice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Dye-Easter-Eggs-With-Rice/
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 20:38:20 PDT
Make PI Day Shirts for the Family http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-PI-Day-Shirts-for-the-Family/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 21:48:42 PDT
Pinewood Derby Race http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinewood-Derby-Race/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:47:26 PDT
Lego Necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Necklace-1/
Lego Necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/DMUG/I7L6TZ5Z/FFPDMUGI7L6TZ5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/DMUG/I7L6TZ5Z/FFPDMUGI7L6TZ5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/DMUG/I7L6TZ5Z/FFPDMUGI7L6TZ5Z.SMALL.jpg kotory Show off your inner geek with a Lego brick necklace! You can go as fancy as chrome Lego bricks, or use any colors and even enhance it with Lego tiles. It's easy enough for kids to create, too. Assemble the Lego parts and jewelry findings You can use any color of Lego bricks. A useful principle...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:58:19 PDT
Self propelled Kiddo Chariot from old garden wagon and mobility scooter on a $100 to $200 budget. http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-propelled-Kiddo-Chariot-from-old-garden-wagon/
Self propelled Kiddo Chariot from old garden wagon and mobility scooter on a $100 to $200 budget. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/MLWN/I6000FCB/FGHMLWNI6000FCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/MLWN/I6000FCB/FGHMLWNI6000FCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/MLWN/I6000FCB/FGHMLWNI6000FCB.SMALL.jpg elmarco38 A year or two ago, I took my two kids to the renaissance faire, and my wife and I lugged them around in this garden wagon. It was a great idea, however we had no idea how sore we'd be the next day after pulling them around for about 10 miles. So, I got the bright idea, "I've got to put a motor on...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:49:24 PST
Upcycled LEGO Crayons http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-LEGO-Crayons/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:00:56 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Draw Your Hand In 3D - DIY Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Draw-Your-Hand-In-3D-DIY-Tutorial/
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:15:09 PST
Mini recycled chalkboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-recycled-chalkboards/
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20:59:04 PST
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold http://www.instructables.com/id/Alice-in-Wonderland-Talking-Doorknob-Mold/
Alice in Wonderland "Talking Doorknob" Mold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZS/0POI/I3XU0U5U/FZS0POII3XU0U5U.SMALL.jpg physicsenthusiast "Sorry, you're much too big, simply impassable." "You mean impossible?" "No, impassable! Nothing's impossible"Here I'll walk through my process of making the Talking Doorknob from scratch. You need: Access to Solidworks (or some other 3D design software if you want to make your own) Access to a S...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 16:19:04 PST
Bunny Ear Cap and Pant http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Ear-Cap-and-Pant/
Bunny Ear Cap and Pant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/D5JQ/I3R6ZGNH/FK6D5JQI3R6ZGNH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/D5JQ/I3R6ZGNH/FK6D5JQI3R6ZGNH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/D5JQ/I3R6ZGNH/FK6D5JQI3R6ZGNH.SMALL.jpg shazni My sister gave birth recently and I adore my latest little nephew. He's such a cute little bunting that I love to crush and cuddle him. He reminds me so much of a little bunny that I thought to make him a cute bunny cap like they have in baby photo props. It's so warm he could wear it out when it's ...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:52:31 PST
Creating Custom Gift Wrap http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Custom-Gift-Wrap/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:44:32 PST
Little Galaxy Luminaries http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Galaxy-Luminaries/
Little Galaxy Luminaries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/XKDG/I3PRO1R7/F1AXKDGI3PRO1R7.SMALL.jpg ashleyjlong These simple mason jar luminaries take only 15-20 minutes to create and make delightful little mood lights or night lights for your resident star gazer (or Trekkie). Your cut out patterns can be as simple or complex as you make them. For the purposes of this Ible, we'll do a quick and easy look wi...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:44:33 PST
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Childs-Drawing-Into-an-Embroidered-Plushy/
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SMALL.jpg kokoleo Not long ago, a mother contacted me and asked if I could turn her child's drawing into a huggable plush pillow. She attached a very detailed line drawing created by her 5 year old daughter who titled it "Googly Eyeball Lady." (There are 32 eyeballs in all.)When I do a custom plush commission, it's i...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:56:36 PST
Colorful Room Update http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Room-Update/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:45:29 PST
Floral Charm Bracelet for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Floral-Charm-Bracelet-for-Kids/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 18:54:41 PST
Simple cute crochet headband with video hair-styling tutorials http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-cute-crochet-headband-with-video-hair-styli/
Simple cute crochet headband with video hair-styling tutorials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/01SR/I3DQ5KLH/FIH01SRI3DQ5KLH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/01SR/I3DQ5KLH/FIH01SRI3DQ5KLH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIH/01SR/I3DQ5KLH/FIH01SRI3DQ5KLH.SMALL.jpg jenn_huls I saw these headbands at a boutique selling for $20! I took one look at them and knew I had to figure out a pattern for them. So I sat down with my crochet hook and experimented until I came up with this pattern. This is a super simple pattern that even a beginner could do. Once you have the patter...
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 07:44:41 PST
Tiny Forest http://www.instructables.com/id/Tiny-Forest/
Tiny Forest - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6P/ZCZH/HOHY6EIC/F6PZCZHHOHY6EIC.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Make a tiny whimsical woodland in the Altoid Smalls tin. No one will expect to see all the cuteness inside! Supplies Here we are doing a forest scene but you could really do what ever you wanted, for some inspiration look up altered altoid tins on pinterest.  Supplies can be customized, of cours...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 20:25:07 PST
Family Papercraft: Winter Forest Advent Calender http://www.instructables.com/id/Family-Papercraft-Winter-Forest-Advent-Calender/
Family Papercraft: Winter Forest Advent Calender - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/0XUE/I34E0XYN/FJR0XUEI34E0XYN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/0XUE/I34E0XYN/FJR0XUEI34E0XYN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJR/0XUE/I34E0XYN/FJR0XUEI34E0XYN.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Everybody loves the feeling of opening a little treat every day leading up to Christmas; our family is no exception. My wife has prepared several different types of calendars for me and girls in the past, and we decided to finally put one together for her; no one in the world is more deserving. I w...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 09:45:37 PST
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Skateboard-Shelves-with-LED-Lighting/
Skateboard Shelves with LED Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/V7T2/I2S6MQOP/FN2V7T2I2S6MQOP.SMALL.jpg alexisbanas I've seen various versions of these, but wanted to add some lighting so I could use them as a night light in our son's room. The whole thing cost about $100 which I was pretty happy with. Materials 3 or 4 Kids Skateboards (I used 17" ones which were $9 each online)2 strips of wood about 15mm x 40...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:35:26 PST
Personalized Frozen Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Elsa-Ornament/
Personalized Frozen Ornament - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/HDJV/I2I46JG7/FOLHDJVI2I46JG7.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch With the holidays upon us, it's time to start making ornaments! What cuter theme to make than Frozen!? What You'll Need - Clear plastic ornament- Piece of flat clear plastic (You can find on some kind of packaging usually)- Acrylic paints- White paint pen- Epson salt- White glitter- Sugar beads -...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 19:45:12 PST
Metal Pacman Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Pacman-Costume/
Metal Pacman Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/F4GB/I2BR8KWX/FNWF4GBI2BR8KWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/F4GB/I2BR8KWX/FNWF4GBI2BR8KWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/F4GB/I2BR8KWX/FNWF4GBI2BR8KWX.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 The last of our trio of Pacman costumes from Halloween this year: Metal Pacman from Pacman Adventures.See our Playable pacman arcade game here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Playable-Pacman-Ar...and our Pacman costume here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Pacman-Adventures-...So, if you saw our Pa...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:56:57 PST
Pacman Adventures Pacman Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Pacman-Adventures-Pacman-Costume/
Pacman Adventures Pacman Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/HMSZ/I283RLAM/FAMHMSZI283RLAM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/HMSZ/I283RLAM/FAMHMSZI283RLAM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/HMSZ/I283RLAM/FAMHMSZI283RLAM.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Pac-man themed Halloween for us this year. When my boys first said they wanted Pacman, I was all like, yes, I got this! Easy! I'll grab some cardboard and some paint and we're good! Then Zander was like, no, mom, not that one! I want the one from the cartoon. And I'm like, there's a Pacman cartoon? ...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 10:07:05 PST
Leather Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Ring-1/
Leather Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/F0IB/I24LXIXN/FG5F0IBI24LXIXN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/F0IB/I24LXIXN/FG5F0IBI24LXIXN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/F0IB/I24LXIXN/FG5F0IBI24LXIXN.SMALL.jpg inspiretomake This simple but cool leather ring you can make in 5 minutes. Get some leather scraps. Get some Leather scraps. You can get your leather from an old shoes, wallet, leather belt, jacket or a leather couch =) Cut and punch. Cut a strip or leather for a future ring. Wrap it around your finger to c...
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Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:50:49 PST
Halloween ideas for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/halloween-for-your-kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BZKH/HLSH8BPW/FDABZKHHLSH8BPW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BZKH/HLSH8BPW/FDABZKHHLSH8BPW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/BZKH/HLSH8BPW/FDABZKHHLSH8BPW.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink We've got all sorts of costumes, decorations and food ideas for kids on Halloween. From fun and spooky party food, easy costumes and decorations you can make together - we've got it all! null Both a fun and educational costume! null A silly octopus costume - comes together really quick! nul...
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Fri, 20 Sep 2013 20:27:29 PDT
The Wall Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wall-Ruler/
The Wall Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SMALL.jpg paintedtherapy Create a visual keepsake of your growing children. This is easily removable if you relocate and can fit in with any decor. Get a good ole' piece of rustic wood Of course you could use new pine at the local big box store, but I love the rustic look. I found this door at the landfill and brought it...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:03 PDT
Non-Soldering Solar Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Bug/
Non-Soldering Solar Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Our first project was the simple and fun Solar Cockroach. For the longest time we've been trying to find a fun way of making a version of that project for even younger students; and this is what we came up with!We found that younger students need a good tactile approach when it comes to solar energ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:40 PDT
Custom Switch covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Switch-covers/
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beaded-Human-Skeleton-Model-for-Kids/
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SMALL.jpg DasiyD An easy tutorial to teach you make a beaded human skeleton model for kids. I used 77 white seed beads and 9 black seed beads. Check it out! ​Materials on how to make a human skeleton: 4mm white seed beads 4mm black seed beads 5mm black copper wire Tool sets (Wire cutting plier; Flat plier; Round ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:40:31 PDT
The Spider and his Spider Princess http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Spider-and-his-Spider-Princess/
The Spider and his Spider Princess - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/XMF6/HNT6282A/F8PXMF6HNT6282A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/XMF6/HNT6282A/F8PXMF6HNT6282A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8P/XMF6/HNT6282A/F8PXMF6HNT6282A.SMALL.jpg ljbelcher Every year since my daughter was born, my dog Neo and she have dressed as a “couple.” This year’s costumes idea came into my head when I saw a FaceBook joke post of a dog’s owner scared silly by the dog greeting them wearing a spider costume. I thought I can do that! I will make my dog “the spider” ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 08:52:35 PST
Halloween piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-piñata/
Halloween piñata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/K4C5/I0UTQP7H/F5UK4C5I0UTQP7H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/K4C5/I0UTQP7H/F5UK4C5I0UTQP7H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/K4C5/I0UTQP7H/F5UK4C5I0UTQP7H.SMALL.jpg Fairgoods What you’ll need:CardboardGlue gunScissorsX-ACTO knifeSharpieCandyBlack garbage bagsProxima Nova typeface by Mark Simonson Step 1 You’ll need to create a template of your design out of paper. Print and cut out your design in the size you want your piñata to be. You’ll probably have to print your ...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 09:16:33 PDT
Zipper Rosette decorated t-shirt with detachable brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Rosette-decorated-t-shirt-with-detachable-b/
Zipper Rosette decorated t-shirt with detachable brooch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/7E31/I0RYX74X/F7P7E31I0RYX74X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/7E31/I0RYX74X/F7P7E31I0RYX74X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/7E31/I0RYX74X/F7P7E31I0RYX74X.SMALL.jpg R-I-H-A-M I made this tshirt for my daughter with some simple supplies that I had handy, the brooch is detachable for easy washing, it also works as a hair clip or to decorate a purse. Supplies 2- 7" zippers from the same color for the rosette1 - 7" or smaller zipper for the center of the flower1- optional...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:59:39 PDT
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hodge-Podge-Owl/
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WR6M/I0QJB3I6/F2YWR6MI0QJB3I6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WR6M/I0QJB3I6/F2YWR6MI0QJB3I6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Y/WR6M/I0QJB3I6/F2YWR6MI0QJB3I6.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Fall is just about here. Celebrate by making a cute one-of-a-kind hodge podge owl for your home or yard. Make it an Event Invite friends over to make one with you. Gather supplies and prepare a work space for you and your pals. The fun part is no one's owl will look the same. Ahead of time you c...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:15:45 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/MAWM/I0HZ3AND/FOUMAWMI0HZ3AND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/MAWM/I0HZ3AND/FOUMAWMI0HZ3AND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOU/MAWM/I0HZ3AND/FOUMAWMI0HZ3AND.SMALL.jpg powertothepeople I built a little 3 wheeled car to drive around my house. I built it just for fun and it would be great for kids. See the video below.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DTjssGms8I&list=UUTYbMALV5XenyKIcTXUJbzgOne day I challenged myself to build a small electric car that I could use to drive aroun...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
Optical Illusion Halloween Colouring Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Halloween-Colouring-Activity/
Optical Illusion Halloween Colouring Activity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/LPE0/I0ENLQWV/FB5LPE0I0ENLQWV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/LPE0/I0ENLQWV/FB5LPE0I0ENLQWV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/LPE0/I0ENLQWV/FB5LPE0I0ENLQWV.SMALL.jpg jhutchison This is a perfect low budget classroom or kids club activity for Halloween. Its easy to do and only needs equipment that most people would already have.When this picture is hanging on a wall the eyes of the character follow you around the room due to an optical illusion that is frequently used in ha...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:53:59 PDT
Play with your veggies...and eat them too! http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-your-veggiesand-eat-them-too/
Play with your veggies...and eat them too! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/DDTO/I06J8GIA/FNODDTOI06J8GIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/DDTO/I06J8GIA/FNODDTOI06J8GIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/DDTO/I06J8GIA/FNODDTOI06J8GIA.SMALL.jpg Mah Ideas At least five servings of vegetables and fruits every day…that directive can be challenging, especially if you are responsible for getting that produce into your kids. This art project makes vegetables tempting fun for all ages. Gather a variety of vegetables - eat a rainbow and create a good pal...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:58:27 PDT
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-House-for-the-Winter-and-for-Feral-cats/
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/SWP2/I0293TA7/FAMSWP2I0293TA7.SMALL.jpg scooter76 My family and I recently moved back into our house after being overseas for 8 years. As it turns out, our renter had been very welcoming to all of the neighborhood cats and our backyard has become a bit of a cat vacation spot. We love cats, however our youngest seems to be allergic. We wanted to mak...
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:26:17 PDT