Instructables: exploring - play - gift_kid http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 04:09:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Making a motorized washing machine for children with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Motorized-Washing-Machine-for-Children-Wi/
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 13:10:47 PST
Paper plane launcher gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Plane-Launcher-Gun/
Paper plane launcher gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/W4P4/IXAQ1FIS/FMLW4P4IXAQ1FIS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/W4P4/IXAQ1FIS/FMLW4P4IXAQ1FIS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FML/W4P4/IXAQ1FIS/FMLW4P4IXAQ1FIS.SMALL.jpg Amit_Jain Happy New Year !!!!!Hi All,I received a suggestion from "coolcrafter101" that I should make the paper plane launcher as a gun. In this intructable, I will share how to make paper plane launcher gun or version 2 to my paper plane launcher i shared last month.Hope you like it !!https://youtu.be/FvAhiu...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 08:29:28 PST
Quarter Pipe/Little Warped Wall http://www.instructables.com/id/Quarter-PipeLittle-Warped-Wall/
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 11:54:31 PST
Window/Refrigerator Clings http://www.instructables.com/id/WindowRefrigerator-Clings/
Window/Refrigerator Clings - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/2GJP/IXAPRECF/FBA2GJPIXAPRECF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/2GJP/IXAPRECF/FBA2GJPIXAPRECF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBA/2GJP/IXAPRECF/FBA2GJPIXAPRECF.SMALL.jpg jonesaw Window clings are a great way to keep children entertained for hours on end, especially young children who have a limited supply of soft and safe toys available to them(as long as you make the clings big enough that they aren't a choking hazard). They also make fun holiday decorations that can handl...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2016 13:18:03 PST
Pirate Ship With Holodeck http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Ship-With-Holodeck/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 18:11:47 PST
Cassian Andor Rubber Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Cassian-Andor-Rubber-Gun/
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Mon, 26 Dec 2016 08:27:33 PST
Glowing Knex Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Knex-Lightsaber/
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 13:45:59 PST
Handmade Harry Potter Quill Pen 2 Ways http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade-Harry-Potter-Quill-Pen-2-Ways/
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:26:15 PST
Fully 3D Printed Fidget Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Fully-3D-Printed-Fidget-Cube-Replica/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 21:20:08 PST
Wooden Radar Tower Toys | Working Rotating Antenna http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Radar-Tower-Toys-Working-Rotating-Antenna/
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Sun, 18 Dec 2016 00:04:59 PST
Wooden Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Sword-5/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 19:34:51 PST
Plywood Dollhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Dollhouse/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 15:44:12 PST
Double Marble Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Marble-Puzzle/
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Sat, 17 Dec 2016 09:36:59 PST
Build a Holiday Whack-a-Mole Game with Scratch and Makey Makey http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Holiday-Whack-a-Mole-Game-With-Scratch-and/
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:15:10 PST
Marble Race Track http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Race-Track/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:36:09 PST
Flip Top Lego Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Flip-Top-Lego-Table/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:37:25 PST
DIY Cardboard Pinball w/ Flipper & Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cardboard-Pinball-W-Flipper-Launcher/
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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 07:38:43 PST
Plywood Toy Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Toy-Car/
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Tue, 13 Dec 2016 12:00:26 PST
3D tic tac toe http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Tic-Tac-Toe/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:54:55 PST
Wood car from log http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Car-From-Log/
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 12:38:47 PST
CAMTOY http://www.instructables.com/id/CAMTOY/
CAMTOY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/YGIN/IWH3I1QN/FLEYGINIWH3I1QN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/YGIN/IWH3I1QN/FLEYGINIWH3I1QN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLE/YGIN/IWH3I1QN/FLEYGINIWH3I1QN.SMALL.jpg JuditM2 CAMTOY is made by laser cut but you can do also with traditional tools.STEPS: - Sketch: you have to leave the gap according to the width of your wood- Cut: With traditional tools or laser machine.Materials: DM 3mm Enjoy!
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 05:28:34 PST
Open Toys, hack your veggies with 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Toys-hack-your-veggies-with-3D-Printing/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:04:50 PST
Rocking little scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/rocking-little-scooter/
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 07:51:44 PST
Super Mario Mystery Box Magic Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Mario-Mystery-Box-Magic-Bank/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 09:53:05 PST
DIY LEGO Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LEGO-Ornaments/
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012 09:22:20 PST
REAL Minecraft Blocks! http://www.instructables.com/id/REAL-Minecraft-Blocks/
REAL Minecraft Blocks! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/B9N6/H9X3JIMF/F83B9N6H9X3JIMF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/B9N6/H9X3JIMF/F83B9N6H9X3JIMF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/B9N6/H9X3JIMF/F83B9N6H9X3JIMF.SMALL.jpg TheProcrastibaker Minecraft is an AWESOME game, where you can build stuff from little cubes.  Everything is a cube.  Even YOU are a cube! If you haven't played Minecraft yet, I strongly urge you to.  It is pretty awesome. Christmas is coming up, and I have this friend who is slightly  completely OBSESSED with this ...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 08:38:32 PST
R/C Lego Car http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Lego-Car/
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Tue, 27 Nov 2012 13:45:44 PST
Paper People http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-People/
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Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:59:55 PST
Ski Free Yeti http://www.instructables.com/id/Ski-Free-Yeti/
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 14:02:16 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/
Arcadem Cardboredem "HOOPZ" -Mini Basketball Arcade Coinbank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/X81M/H7997S6L/FPAX81MH7997S6L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/X81M/H7997S6L/FPAX81MH7997S6L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/X81M/H7997S6L/FPAX81MH7997S6L.SMALL.jpg evi10ne Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ...
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Tue, 18 Sep 2012 08:56:21 PDT
Perming Plastic Ponies http://www.instructables.com/id/Perming-Plastic-Ponies/
Perming Plastic Ponies - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/LTXQ/H67352VX/FNSLTXQH67352VX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNS/LTXQ/H67352VX/FNSLTXQH67352VX.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Teddy parachute jump apparatus (parafauna) http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-parachute-jump-apparatus-parafauna/
Teddy parachute jump apparatus (parafauna) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ZR69/H703O5V0/F67ZR69H703O5V0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ZR69/H703O5V0/F67ZR69H703O5V0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F67/ZR69/H703O5V0/F67ZR69H703O5V0.SMALL.jpg ynze Let your teddy safely do a parachute jump! Inspired on the fantastic idea of "parafauna", we made an apparatus to transport teddies, attached to a parachute, to an altitude of about 7 meters. Once up, the teddies are released and float to the ground, landing safely thanks to their parachute. Why? B...
By: ynze

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Sun, 2 Sep 2012 11:09:23 PDT
LEGO STAR WARS: AT-ST http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-STAR-WARS-AT-ST/
LEGO STAR WARS: AT-ST - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/EYI3/H6734SVS/FV0EYI3H6734SVS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/EYI3/H6734SVS/FV0EYI3H6734SVS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/EYI3/H6734SVS/FV0EYI3H6734SVS.SMALL.jpg Density Hi everybody! I am Density and I am 14 years old. I am a big fan of star wars and Lego so I decided to show you how to make the AT-ST. The All Terrain Scout Transport (AT-ST) is a reconnaissance (military observation of a region to locate an enemy) or defensive vehicle that is lightweight and built ...
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Tue, 28 Aug 2012 08:27:24 PDT
LEGO CAR CREATIONS 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-CAR-CREATIONS-2/
LEGO CAR CREATIONS 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YGPE/H6918S5X/FKCYGPEH6918S5X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YGPE/H6918S5X/FKCYGPEH6918S5X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKC/YGPE/H6918S5X/FKCYGPEH6918S5X.SMALL.jpg Density Hi everybody! I am Density and I am 14 years old. I am a big fan of instructables and Lego so this time I will show you how to make Lego cars. You do not have to use the exact same pieces. Some might be hard to find. If you do not have the required pieces, substitute them for other pieces that can r...
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Fri, 24 Aug 2012 04:57:39 PDT
Mechanical Table Pinball (IMPROVED instructable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Table-Pinball-IMPROVED-instructable/
Mechanical Table Pinball (IMPROVED instructable) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/R937/H5TU9MBI/F44R937H5TU9MBI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/R937/H5TU9MBI/F44R937H5TU9MBI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F44/R937/H5TU9MBI/F44R937H5TU9MBI.SMALL.jpg inspiredwood This little video shows, the entire project and the steps written below. Se the steps for further detail. The entire pinball machine was done in app. 100 hours and cost less than 100$. 1. Plan and draw the table layout on a paper (app. 30x60 cm) 2. Draw the side pieces according to your li...
By: inspiredwood

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Tue, 14 Aug 2012 04:15:43 PDT
K'nex Mini Basketball Arcade Game (Instructions) http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Mini-Basketball-Arcade-Game-Instructions/
K'nex Mini Basketball Arcade Game (Instructions) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/O01Q/H58PJX11/FP7O01QH58PJX11.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/O01Q/H58PJX11/FP7O01QH58PJX11.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/O01Q/H58PJX11/FP7O01QH58PJX11.SMALL.jpg MrSmashCat Here are the instructions for the K'nex Basketball game! Pieces Count: Rods Green: 12 White: 231 Blue: 433 Yellow: 118 Red: 21 Grey: 5 Connectors Grey (Single): 16 Orange: 11 Red: 6 Green: 4 Silver: 406 Yellow: 74 Blue: 102 White: 29 Other Spacer (Blue): 6 Spacer (Silver): 12 Blue Snap: 2 Total...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 13:46:09 PDT
Semi truck with trailer instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/Semi-truck-with-trailer-instruction/
Semi truck with trailer instruction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/GRE6/H5F2Z4A7/FWJGRE6H5F2Z4A7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/GRE6/H5F2Z4A7/FWJGRE6H5F2Z4A7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/GRE6/H5F2Z4A7/FWJGRE6H5F2Z4A7.SMALL.jpg abahn Here is the full step by step instruction of my truck with trailer. More pictures are on http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Truck-with-Trailer/ At first the trailer step 1 till 3. And then the truck step 3 till 6. Trailer At first the trailer axle for the wheels. Build it and put together. Per...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 08:34:20 PDT
Antiqued Wooden Snake Toys http://www.instructables.com/id/Antiqued-Wooden-Snake-Toys/
Antiqued Wooden Snake Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/7011/H54064E2/FN97011H54064E2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/7011/H54064E2/FN97011H54064E2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/7011/H54064E2/FN97011H54064E2.SMALL.jpg wold630 This idea started when I took my boys to a show called Snakes Alive where they had a blast learning about reptiles (mainly snakes and alligators) and even got to hold and touch them! Tom Kessenich the herpetologist was so fun and so good with all the kids! The show was great and I recommend it to an...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 08:45:13 PDT
here is how to make a lego police truck http://www.instructables.com/id/here-is-how-to-make-a-lego-police-truck/
here is how to make a lego police truck - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/ZVLQ/H4AGDSHL/FANZVLQH4AGDSHL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/ZVLQ/H4AGDSHL/FANZVLQH4AGDSHL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/ZVLQ/H4AGDSHL/FANZVLQH4AGDSHL.SMALL.jpg mind.the.gap This lego police truck is easy to build. Hope you  enjoy it.Here are the pieces you need. step 1 First put the 3 2 x 8 plates on each other. step 2 Next put the 2 x 2 plate under the 2 x 8 plates. step 3 Put the axle pieces on the bottom of your unfinished creation.  step 4 Place the fen...
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Sun, 15 Jul 2012 09:26:47 PDT
Lego Power Functions Mini Tank v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Power-Functions-Mini-Tank-v20/
Lego Power Functions Mini Tank v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/ZTJV/GXXSDL0Q/FL4ZTJVGXXSDL0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/ZTJV/GXXSDL0Q/FL4ZTJVGXXSDL0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL4/ZTJV/GXXSDL0Q/FL4ZTJVGXXSDL0Q.SMALL.jpg Troy_1 »»»IMPORTANT: If your browser does not display the text or colors correctly, let me know so that I can find a better font and colors to use. Just let me know what browser and version you are using.««« In this Instructable, I will show you how to make a great Lego Power Functions vehicle. It requi...
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Sat, 30 Jun 2012 13:41:11 PDT
lego cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/lego-cannon/
lego cannon - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/EVW2/H2WEK2MX/FV7EVW2H2WEK2MX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/EVW2/H2WEK2MX/FV7EVW2H2WEK2MX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FV7/EVW2/H2WEK2MX/FV7EVW2H2WEK2MX.SMALL.jpg mind.the.gap This is a lego cannon I made up. step #1 Place a 2 x 2 brick under the circular piece. step #2 Put what you did in step #1at the front of the plate.  step #3 Place a turning piece on the circular piece.Then put a 1 x 2 tile on the turning piece. step #4 Put the piece that moves up and do...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 18:21:16 PDT
Lego Instructables Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Instructables-Robot/
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 15:32:33 PDT
Lego town car http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-town-car/
Lego town car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/PWBE/H2WEX72C/F0KPWBEH2WEX72C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/PWBE/H2WEX72C/F0KPWBEH2WEX72C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/PWBE/H2WEX72C/F0KPWBEH2WEX72C.SMALL.jpg mind.the.gap I'm in fourth grade and this is my first instructable. Here is my lego car I designed. Here are the pieces you need. step #1 Snap the 2 axles on the 2 x 10 plate. step #2 Put the 4 x 4 plate under the 2 x 10 plate. step #3 Put 2 1 x 4 plates onto the 4 x4 plate. step #4 Put the 2 yello...
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Sat, 9 Jun 2012 22:03:22 PDT
Wooden Toy Dinosaurs http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Toy-Dinosaurs/
Wooden Toy Dinosaurs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/XUMF/H27LRP9F/FQVXUMFH27LRP9F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/XUMF/H27LRP9F/FQVXUMFH27LRP9F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/XUMF/H27LRP9F/FQVXUMFH27LRP9F.SMALL.jpg tiburon4 My son and I built a wooden T-Rex at one of the free workshops they have for kids at Lowes.  They have them at Home Depot also and if you've never taken your kids, its a great way to get them started on building things. He loved playing with the T-Rex so much that I decided I would build him some f...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 13:52:02 PDT
minitile http://www.instructables.com/id/minitile/
minitile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TIDL/H231ZAAQ/F8VTIDLH231ZAAQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TIDL/H231ZAAQ/F8VTIDLH231ZAAQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8V/TIDL/H231ZAAQ/F8VTIDLH231ZAAQ.SMALL.jpg khuang3 What is a fun game? What are the differences between a game and a toy? Everyone might have a different explanation of what a fun game is, so it is hard to create a game for everyone. Yet, a toy is something that people play with and without limitations of how to play it. People love to create, and...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 22:59:29 PDT
Lego Sonic Screwdriver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Sonic-Screwdriver/
Lego Sonic Screwdriver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/H55P/H1YOI85R/FGTH55PH1YOI85R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/H55P/H1YOI85R/FGTH55PH1YOI85R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGT/H55P/H1YOI85R/FGTH55PH1YOI85R.SMALL.jpg monsterlego This will show you how to make a life sized Sonic screwdriver prop from Dr. Who out of of Lego! The steps are in the photos, Ive highlighted the things you need to add. Pieces Here's a list of pieces needed to make this. Main body (handel) First the main part of the screwdriver, all the other...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 19:14:07 PDT
Plants vs. Zombies Interactive Plush Toys! http://www.instructables.com/id/Plants-vs-Zombies-Interactive-Plush-Toys/
Plants vs. Zombies Interactive Plush Toys! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/7ING/H1JUE9PN/FVL7INGH1JUE9PN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/7ING/H1JUE9PN/FVL7INGH1JUE9PN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVL/7ING/H1JUE9PN/FVL7INGH1JUE9PN.SMALL.jpg welderwort Brains!! Om nom nom... Have you ever wanted to have a real-life version of the zombie from the video game?  Well, now you can! This zombie reacts to the other objects- the Brain, the Wall-Nut and the Pea Shooter.   The BRAAIIINNNSS  of the zombie is the Arduino. It runs off of a 9 volt batter...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 23:59:26 PDT
Crochet Pac-Man and Ghosts http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Pac-Man-and-Ghosts/
Crochet Pac-Man and Ghosts - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/R3BM/H19RHT8Y/FPER3BMH19RHT8Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/R3BM/H19RHT8Y/FPER3BMH19RHT8Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/R3BM/H19RHT8Y/FPER3BMH19RHT8Y.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Pac-Man and his ghosts! This started as a project to just crochet Pac-Man. Then this expanded to making the ghosts, then to making the ghosts with movable eyes, and lastly to adding in covers to make the ghosts switch to dark blue. I am most pleased with how the ghosts turned out. Hope you enjoy...
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Mon, 23 Apr 2012 18:54:39 PDT