Instructables: exploring - living - kids - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 25 May 2015 23:15:24 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
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
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
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
How To Dye Easter Eggs With Rice http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Dye-Easter-Eggs-With-Rice/
How To Dye Easter Eggs With Rice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/0Q90/I81GESRA/F860Q90I81GESRA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/0Q90/I81GESRA/F860Q90I81GESRA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/0Q90/I81GESRA/F860Q90I81GESRA.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick It is always fun to decorate eggs at Easter time! Over the years, people have come up with many different methods, but this was the first time I saw a method that involves dying rice with food coloring and using that to speckle dye eggs. I found a video on YouTube of SurpriseFunTV using an egg dying...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 20:38:20 PDT
Pinewood Derby Race http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinewood-Derby-Race/
Pinewood Derby Race - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/H2CU/I7RGEDFJ/FQGH2CUI7RGEDFJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/H2CU/I7RGEDFJ/FQGH2CUI7RGEDFJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/H2CU/I7RGEDFJ/FQGH2CUI7RGEDFJ.SMALL.jpg kenyer Here in the Netherlands we don't really know the Pinewood Derby. I thought it would be fun to do an annual Dutch version.To make this happen, I need to translate the American dimensions and rules into something that would work for us. The first problem was getting the wheels.I solved this problem wi...
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:47:26 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/
Upcycled LEGO Crayons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/12BO/I55MW9CF/F6B12BOI55MW9CF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/12BO/I55MW9CF/F6B12BOI55MW9CF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/12BO/I55MW9CF/F6B12BOI55MW9CF.SMALL.jpg ShopWalrus What starts as one little box of crayons can multiply into a massive basket as soon as you turn your back--instantly you've got a mess of waxy fragments of questionable color and origin on your hands. These pieces have a way of falling to the bottom of the barrel in favor for the pointy, shiny new c...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:00:56 PST
'Hello' Rocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-Rocks/
'Hello' Rocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6C/T90L/I4WYU0HU/F6CT90LI4WYU0HU.SMALL.jpg Nicola283 This cute and simple design creates an eye-catching display that is fun and easy to do. So simple and easy! Heres The List: Scrubbing Brush Black Paint Paint Brush (not too thick) Black Pencil Finding A Stone Find a stone any size you want that is fairly flat and easy to write on. Scrub, ...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:38:29 PST
Marble Roller Coaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Roller-Coaster/
Marble Roller Coaster - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/TYKK/H7UQYT0A/FYWTYKKH7UQYT0A.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance "We're doing the roller coasters?! Yes!!" That's the response I get from students who've taken my engineering classes before when they find out it's marble roller coaster day. It's a class favorite. It's an open-ended, fast-paced, constantly evolving, and easy to explain. This project reaches a wid...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 20:45:31 PDT
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Super Easy DIY Rubber Band Jewelry- Making Candy Color Flower Loom Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-DIY-Rubber-Band-Jewelry-Making-Candy-Co/
Super Easy DIY Rubber Band Jewelry- Making Candy Color Flower Loom Bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7AYT/HZJOC4XJ/F437AYTHZJOC4XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7AYT/HZJOC4XJ/F437AYTHZJOC4XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7AYT/HZJOC4XJ/F437AYTHZJOC4XJ.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Hi, guys, this is an easy instruction on making flower loom band bracelet. The elastic band bracelet requires colorful rubber bands, rubber band hook and S clip (all can be found on Pandahall ) Hope you will check this flower loom bracelet instructions out and comment, or like! Materials needed ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:15:55 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
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
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/
Stingray Paper Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/OVJ9/HZFDXC32/FOQOVJ9HZFDXC32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/OVJ9/HZFDXC32/FOQOVJ9HZFDXC32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/OVJ9/HZFDXC32/FOQOVJ9HZFDXC32.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston This is one of the projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston . Produced in partnership with Instructables, IMIYM is an exhibit where families work together to build different fun, toy-like projects that help construct knowledge and skill...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 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 Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT
Paint a Cartoon Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Cartoon-Piano/
Paint a Cartoon Piano - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/PZS0/HYY8MCCT/FITPZS0HYY8MCCT.SMALL.jpg dylan.ortiz.77 This project is to turn a drab old piano into a piece of art that reflects both a happier environment and its surroundings...a school. I painted this piano to sit in the lobby of a local middle school so that both kids and adults would be greeted by something the other school didn't have and so that...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
DIY Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Piñata/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:59:09 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
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
Giant Lite Brite http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Lite-Brite/
Giant Lite Brite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/OM97/FGTW4RSW/F9UOM97FGTW4RSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/OM97/FGTW4RSW/F9UOM97FGTW4RSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9U/OM97/FGTW4RSW/F9UOM97FGTW4RSW.SMALL.jpg noahw I made a Giant Lite Brite for Instructables that has over 1,100 self healing holes and hundreds of multi-colored pegs that go inside and light up. It's an improved upon version of the original toy, at super-human size! Create any picture you can imagine in amazing 30 x 37 peg resolution! Gather ...
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Thu, 22 May 2008 14:36:15 PDT
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 ...
By: DabblesandBabbles

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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 16:56:48 PST
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...
By: trip janzen

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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
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
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...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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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...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Sat, 24 May 2014 22:10:55 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
Paper Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Flowers-1/
Paper Flowers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HYR1/H82U10BU/F25HYR1H82U10BU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HYR1/H82U10BU/F25HYR1H82U10BU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/HYR1/H82U10BU/F25HYR1H82U10BU.SMALL.jpg ziggiau I wanted to make a bouquet of paper flowers for my mother-in-law which were also child friendly to create. These flowers needed to last rather than be glorious for a brief moment in time. So I went hunting for paper flower instructions. There were so many fantastic origami and kusadama examples, and...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:22:45 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...
By: amalkhan

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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
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
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Magazine-Pages-Bowl/
Recycled Magazine Pages Bowl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/GAQP/H17MCQOA/F96GAQPH17MCQOA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One rainy Saturday, my kids were getting sick of watching TV and my 6-year old son asked me if we could make a craft. I had recently gone through a few of my craft magazines and stumbled on a very brief set of instructions on how to make an “earth day magazine bowl.”  The original design for this w...
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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 11:42:21 PDT
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Balloon-EasterHoliday-Eggs/
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/K5OB/HTD7QZVP/FA2K5OBHTD7QZVP.SMALL.jpg vfrpic These are super simple decorations for Easter, Christmas, or any holiday you choose. just change the yarn or string and embellishment colors. Step 1-Shopping List 1-School glue and water (50/50 mixture)2-Yarn3-Water balloons4-Wax paper5-Medium bowl6-Some TIME!Optional-GlovesOptional-Glitter, Spa...
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:31:29 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
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...
By: amalkhan

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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
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
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
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