Instructables: exploring - play - toys - gift_kid http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:31:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rocking little scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/rocking-little-scooter/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 07:51:44 PST
Paper People http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-People/
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:59:55 PST
Friction Lighted Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Friction-Lighted-Car/
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Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:48:46 PDT
Children's rocking dinosaur http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-rocking-dinosaur/
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 09:11:32 PDT
Arcadem Cardboredem "HOOPZ" -Mini Basketball Arcade Coinbank http://www.instructables.com/id/Arcadem-Cardboredem-HOOPZ-Mini-Basketball-Arcad/
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:56:21 PDT
Perming Plastic Ponies http://www.instructables.com/id/Perming-Plastic-Ponies/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/LTXQ/H67352VX/FNSLTXQH67352VX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/LTXQ/H67352VX/FNSLTXQH67352VX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/LTXQ/H67352VX/FNSLTXQH67352VX.SMALL.jpg supersoftdrink This instructable is recommended for ages 8 and up, or 5 and up with an adult helper. Everyone who watches Hasbro's My Little Pony:  Friendship is Magic knows that Pinkie Pie has very curly hair.  It became curled around the time when she got her cutie mark.  The Pinkie Pie ponies in the toy stores...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 00:00:04 PDT
Mechanical Table Pinball (IMPROVED instructable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Table-Pinball-IMPROVED-instructable/
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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 04:15:43 PDT
Antiqued Wooden Snake Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Antiqued-Wooden-Snake-Toys/
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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 08:45:13 PDT
Wooden Toy Dinosaurs http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toy-Dinosaurs/
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Thu, 17 May 2012 13:52:02 PDT
Plants vs. Zombies Interactive Plush Toys! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plants-vs-Zombies-Interactive-Plush-Toys/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:59:26 PDT
Fast Toy Wood Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Fast-Toy-Wood-Car/
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:22:04 PDT
Designing Hopping Animal and Comic Book Character Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Designing-Hopping-Animal-and-Comic-Book-Character-/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 15:03:05 PDT
Kid Crane Riding Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-Crane-Riding-Toy/
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Wed, 15 Dec 2010 22:02:40 PST
Toy Stick Horse http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Stick-Horse/
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Fri, 26 Dec 2008 06:28:37 PST
How to Make a Marshmallow Gun or Marshmallow Shooter http://www.instructables.com/id/Marshmallow-gun/
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