Instructables: exploring - living - kids - fun http://www.instructables.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:30:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 3-d Block Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/3-d-Block-Letters/
3-d Block Letters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/M9N6/I01FIV1T/FS4M9N6I01FIV1T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/M9N6/I01FIV1T/FS4M9N6I01FIV1T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/M9N6/I01FIV1T/FS4M9N6I01FIV1T.SMALL.jpg momoluv Hey momoluvers, it's momo and today I'll be showing y'all how to make a cool decoration for your room! I chose to spell cloud (template given below) but you can go to mrprintables.com and get other letters too! Have fun :) Supplies 1- scissors2- glue stick3- liquid glue (not shown)4- template (ab...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:07:14 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/FZZ/VVPW/I005TCCY/FZZVVPWI005TCCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VVPW/I005TCCY/FZZVVPWI005TCCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/VVPW/I005TCCY/FZZVVPWI005TCCY.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
Blown Paint Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Paint-Monsters/
Blown Paint Monsters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/PNKO/I008ZZRJ/FDMPNKOI008ZZRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/PNKO/I008ZZRJ/FDMPNKOI008ZZRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/PNKO/I008ZZRJ/FDMPNKOI008ZZRJ.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Another great little activity to do with your kiddos. It's a really simple, really fun and imaginative craft idea.All you need is:paper: thicker paper is best, like card stock or water color paperwatercolor paints and brushcup or waterstrawsharpie or other marker Pile on the Paint First thing we ...
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:22:39 PDT
Kids Light Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Light-Matrix/
Kids Light Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SMALL.jpg Ryan MacKenzie This is a weekend project for the family. Primarily aimed for kids around the age of two who love to switch on and off lights. What you will need Tools:Wire cutters Wire strippersSoldering iron Hot glue Screw drivers16mm holesawrulerConsumables:All consumables except for box were purchased from...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:02:00 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
Super Hero Medal Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Hero-Medal-Hanger/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:18 PDT
Make your own Pom Poms! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Pom-Poms/
Make your own Pom Poms! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F1UJ/HYSIRYMS/F9MF1UJHYSIRYMS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F1UJ/HYSIRYMS/F9MF1UJHYSIRYMS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9M/F1UJ/HYSIRYMS/F9MF1UJHYSIRYMS.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY If you don’t absolutely love pom poms or haven’t ever considered making them yourself, perhaps we can sway you after this week’s DIY. We adore pom poms and were beyond excited to discover the Clover Pom Pom Maker, which allows you to crank out pom poms of all sizes and 10 times faster than the conve...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:26:29 PDT
DIY Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Piñata/
DIY Piñata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/36UT/HYFNRUA3/F6436UTHYFNRUA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/36UT/HYFNRUA3/F6436UTHYFNRUA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F64/36UT/HYFNRUA3/F6436UTHYFNRUA3.SMALL.jpg Erica_DIY I love piñatas. There’s something really satisfying about smashing a colorful sculpture to pieces as heaps of candy scatter everywhere. It’s been years since I’ve been to a party where a piñata was the highlight so this year, I’m determined to incorporate it into my Cinco de Mayo festivities. Alt...
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:59:09 PDT
DIY Confetti Party Poppers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Confetti-Party-Poppers/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:15:12 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/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:59:44 PDT
Top 10 Ways to Entertain a Toddler http://www.instructables.com/id/Top-10-Ways-to-Entertain-a-Toddler/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 09:13:39 PDT
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
DIY Cookie Cutter for an Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cookie-Cutter-of-Instructables-Robot-Natural-c/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 19:28:41 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
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
CD COASTERS WITH DECOUPAGE http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-COASTERS-WITH-DECOUPAGE/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 05:15:55 PDT
Celebrating Instructables Club http://www.instructables.com/id/Celebrating-Instructables-Club/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:25:01 PDT
Butterfly Barette http://www.instructables.com/id/Butterfly-Barette/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 17:50:45 PDT
How To Make Pinata http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Pinata/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14:29:42 PDT
Skylanders Swap Force Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylanders-Swap-Force-Party/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:34:24 PDT
Dying Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Dying-Easter-Eggs-1/
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:06:37 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Cream-Dyed-Easter-Eggs/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:21:38 PDT
How to make a mini motorcycle out of lighters (video) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-motorcycle-out-of-lighters/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/IXTM/HTPUNY8U/FOXIXTMHTPUNY8U.SMALL.jpg The Best Hobbies Blog A fun and inexpensive project! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf_2cqwRwsk
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 13:15:22 PDT
Great Prank For Birthdays...Or Just Because. http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Prank-For-BirthdaysOr-Just-Because/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 21:06:45 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
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Balloon-EasterHoliday-Eggs/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:31:29 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
Fun and Easy melted crayon art for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-and-Easy-melted-crayon-art-for-kids/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:10:45 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
Single Sheet Origami Crane and throwing star http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Sheet-Origami-Crane-and-throwing-star/
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:33:39 PST
Paper Bag Folder Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Bag-Folder-Bag/
Paper Bag Folder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SMALL.jpg tcosbm16 This is a cool craft that will help you organize while recycling store paper bags you just throw away. I used a bag from Trader Joe's, but you can use any paper bag at any size. It depends on what you want to store. Here is how you do it! Supplies You will need to gather a set of supplies. He...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:14:03 PST
Easy Art for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Art-for-Kids/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:21:15 PST
Santa Beard Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Santa-Beard-Mask/
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Wed, 11 Dec 2013 13:26:48 PST
Scooterboard Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Scooterboard-Art/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7MDN/HP0CNYGA/FUZ7MDNHP0CNYGA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7MDN/HP0CNYGA/FUZ7MDNHP0CNYGA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/7MDN/HP0CNYGA/FUZ7MDNHP0CNYGA.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek SCOOTERBOARD ART! This is a really fun project idea I've had in my head for a while, and here's how to pull it off. Step 1: lay out a tarp that covers the square footage of a typical grade school gym, weigh the tarp down at the corners, and drizzle large quantities of acrylic paint on the tarp, in...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:01:49 PST
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
Halloween Welcome Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Welcome-Sign/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:22:02 PDT
Crafty Jewlery Rings From Buttons http://www.instructables.com/id/Crafty-Jewlery-Rings-From-Buttons/
Crafty Jewlery Rings From Buttons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/MP5F/HLR2IG8K/FSRMP5FHLR2IG8K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/MP5F/HLR2IG8K/FSRMP5FHLR2IG8K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/MP5F/HLR2IG8K/FSRMP5FHLR2IG8K.SMALL.jpg belliott76 OK, so my daughter got some old buttons from my mother and asked me to help her make rings out of them. How can I tell her no? Of course I can't.You can skip the backstory if you just want to get to the rings... Backstory: I used to answer phones for a living, and most of the time I didn't have to ...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:27:48 PDT
Star Wars Tatooine Hut Movie Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Tatooine-Hut-Movie-Fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SMALL.jpg shotgunshane      Forts are a great way for kids to get creative and spend some time pretending. Forts can be created from a very wide variety of materials. Pillow forts are constructed in to different phases: The first phase are the structural elements. Some of these could include chairs, couches, stools, and o...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:53:08 PDT
Straw Wars / Blow Dart / Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Wars-Blow-Dart-Rocket-Launcher/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:50:31 PDT
Making A Cone http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Cone/
Making A Cone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club We actually have had 100's of people ask us how to make a cone. Granted most of them were in grade school but it led us to believe there must be an instructable on this. Cones can be used for many things. Such as traffic cones, snow cones, cones of a rocket, decorations, hats, etc. Check us out at...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:43:55 PDT
Indoor Fort For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Fort-For-Kids/
Indoor Fort For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SMALL.jpg colton_woods30 this is just a quick easy fort made with simple stuff that all children will have. it's perfect for ages 5-10. u can make small changes and customizations as you please:) have fun Things You Need a mattress2-3 blankets or bed sheets2 chairs (I found computer chairs work best)pillows(optional) S...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:17:58 PDT
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/Bread-Beads-Jewelry-Made-out-of-Bread/
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts A surprising success, the beads you see strung on my daughters necklace were made out of white bread and glue. Yes, white bread and glue. I confess I didn't think this would work. Unlike many of my other instructables, this one DID NOT start from a Pinterest pin.  I saw it in a women's magazine a...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 10:08:16 PDT
Indoor Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Kite/
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Fri, 10 May 2013 15:02:22 PDT
Beady blue braided bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Beady-blue-braided-bracelet/
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:56:55 PDT
Play-Doh Rose http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-Doh-Rose/
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:29:50 PDT
Big Mac hand clapping game http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Mac-hand-clapping-game/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This is one of those hand clapping games most of us grew up with in the 90s but that most youth today dont know so I decided to share it to bring it back in :) This one is meant for groups of people instead of just 2 people like most of these types of games are. The more people, the better. Theres i...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 21:23:41 PST
Build/Activity: Indoor Slingshot http://www.instructables.com/id/BuildActivity-Indoor-Slingshot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1Z1R/HDXLXJTL/F4H1Z1RHDXLXJTL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1Z1R/HDXLXJTL/F4H1Z1RHDXLXJTL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/1Z1R/HDXLXJTL/F4H1Z1RHDXLXJTL.SMALL.jpg designsquad Target practice anyone? Build an indoor slingshot and test your aim and accuracy! For step-by-step instructions visit the Design Squad website. Here's what you need to make your Indoor Slingshot: 2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half) Tape Single-hole punch (optional) Stubby pe...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 15:11:47 PST
DIY Kids Whiteboard with Side Opening http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kids-Whiteboard-with-Side-Opening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One of my latest creations for my children were these easy, relatively inexpensive and portable whiteboards. What kids don't LOVE whiteboards?  It's like an etch-a-sketch (a toy from back in my day) but cooler because you can actually control the drawing device where you want it to go. The primary...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:08:35 PST