Instructables: exploring - play - play - featured Sun, 28 Aug 2016 19:02:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cool Shield for Water Gun Fight (Bonus: How to Set Up a GREAT Water Gun Fight)
Cool Shield for Water Gun Fight (Bonus: How to Set Up a GREAT Water Gun Fight) - More DIY How To Projects]]> darlingtom For cheap you can buy a dozen basic water guns and have a cool (literally) activity for the gaggle of kids laying about your house this summer. Classic single shot water guns create an atmosphere that is more about strategy and activity instead of the sheer, dull power that supersoakers spew up. C...
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 07:25:52 PDT
Street Fighter II *Bartop Arcade* with HyperSpin
Street Fighter II *Bartop Arcade* with HyperSpin - More DIY How To Projects]]> PleaseNoFisticuffs 2 Player Street Fighter II Bartop Arcade with HyperspinIntroBorn in the 80’s I was obsessed with button bashing arcade beat’ em ups like Streets of Rage, TMNT, Golden Axe etc…And fighting games like Street fighter, Mortal Kombat, Tekken etc...So when I finally bought my own house 3 years ago I look...
By: PleaseNoFisticuffs

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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 17:34:31 PDT
Pinnöppel - More DIY How To Projects]]> rbicher Pinnöppel is a simple but funny german game. Material and Tools You need: - A wooden box- Round timbers (1m long, 1,8 cm thick)- Wood panel- glue- saw- sandpaper- a drill (2 cm thick)- permanent maker- dice - boiled linseed oil (if you want) The Pinnöppel First the round timbers are sawed to...
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Mon, 1 Aug 2016 13:19:28 PDT
Fly Harry, FLY
Fly Harry, FLY - More DIY How To Projects]]> inventy Make Harry Potter fly through the sky with your magic wand and play Quiddidch with friends. With this intrucable you'll be making: a launch wand, a flying Harry on a broom, a couple of quaffles, a snitch and three golden game loops. Great to play outside in the park or garden.The game: try to launch...
By: inventy

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:45:10 PDT
Simple Machine Lift for Kids to Play
Simple Machine Lift for Kids to Play - More DIY How To Projects]]> Amit_Jain My son, loves to play with toy cars..I saw few good toy car parking on internet, made of wood. And decided to make one.... but it is not easy to make or find material to make one. So building it in parts.....This lift can be used in making car parking, garage, dollhouse etcIn this instructable, I wi...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2016 19:38:43 PDT
Forensics for Kids
Forensics for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sulfur_Blue This instructable is being entered into the DIY Summer Camps Contest. Ordinarily it would be split into three instructables: Crumbs, Stains and Tool Marks but is offered as a larger intractable to cover the many days of summer. I chose forensics as a way for kids to explore the details of their sur...
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Fri, 8 Jul 2016 07:01:14 PDT
DIY Ultimate Paper Glider
DIY Ultimate Paper Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> 1775 Hi there! Welcome to my Instructable.Today I will be showing you how to create a simple, yet very entertaining paper glider! This project is great for kids or your inner-kid!Let's begin.Materials:- Sheet of printer paper (This is all it takes).- Your hands (Your tools). Your First Folds 1) Lay yo...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2016 15:56:25 PDT
The Upcycled Dog Toy
The Upcycled Dog Toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> IngrownSplinter Here is a quick and easy idea for re-purposing your old clothing into some fun tug toys for your pooch. Shred Away... Once you have some old clothing piled up, grab some scissors, they happen to be the only tool you will need for this instruct able. For the most part you can cut any which way yo...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:07:05 PDT
Layerd Shadow Puzzle: the Cave
Layerd Shadow Puzzle: the Cave - More DIY How To Projects]]> So YeonK How to playOur cave consists of three layers. Put ‘isosceles right triangles’ on each layer to match the given picture on the base floor. How does it work?The triangles are the same size, but when they become shadow, their size can be different!!! HOW?As the name Layered Shadow Puzzle suggests, th...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 14:23:52 PDT
In Under 3 Minutes, Go Indoor Fishing: the Grab a Crab Game!
In Under 3 Minutes, Go Indoor Fishing: the Grab a Crab Game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> samlabs Build the game of your dreams and become a fishing queen (..or king of course)! Assemble Your Materials Firstly as always, you'll need your materials. 1. Grab some paint and a big area. 2. Scissors, cups, some markers and wire will make things get serious! Give Your Catch an Expression Not ...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 13:12:18 PDT
DIY Water Bombs (using sponges)
DIY Water Bombs (using sponges) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ehlers_TV Today I'll show you how to make sponge water bombs.Watch my YouTube Video here: DIY Water Bombs (using sponges) Sponge water bombs are a great alternative to water balloons.....and you'll use less water and no messy balloon bits to pick up. You can use them anywhere. In the playroom, in the garden, ...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:37:22 PDT
How to Make a Guitar Camara Mount
How to Make a Guitar Camara Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> julio007madrid Did you always love this view and would like to have a camera mount but they are too expensive? I'll show you how to make your own, you'll need this:-Some pieces of wood scrap (Something to cut the wood)-Nuts and bolts (1/4 in x 2 in)-Metal angles-My templates (
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Tue, 24 May 2016 14:58:32 PDT
Recycle Bin Boat on a String
Recycle Bin Boat on a String - More DIY How To Projects]]> JAK99 Kids like to throw things in the water and watch them float away.I told my son he couldn't do this with trash, like Styrofoam paper cups and plastic bags even if they do float great.Next thing I know he and a friend of his are throwing a piece of Styrofoam attached to a string so it doesn't get lost...
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Sun, 15 May 2016 14:28:13 PDT
How to Win at Battleship!
How to Win at Battleship! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Meglymoo87 If you want to: Hide your ships better Guess your opponent's ship locations better Dominate and win the game....Then read on for tips and tricks. "You sunk my battleship" to my ears ;) Place Your Ships Like a Stealthy Pro In order to place your ships in the most ideal locations, consid...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 10:14:48 PDT
Peli-Can Musical Instrument
Peli-Can Musical Instrument - More DIY How To Projects]]> BARKing Some years ago my son was given a school project to do. Make a musical instrument from things around the house.We happen to use a lot of peanut butter in our house so there are always peanut butter buckets around the house and Grandpa happens to play the Wash Tub Bass. From this the first Peli-Can w...
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Thu, 3 Mar 2016 23:42:36 PST
Easy Non-Toxic Play Dough
Easy Non-Toxic Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fathomlis Easy Non-Toxic Play Dough that's ideal for indoor fun. When on a rainy day, and outside activities are not possible, just make this easy play dough for your kids, and see how they enjoy it. It's very easy and uses common ingredients. Gather supplies Ingredients:1. White Flour2. Food Colouring3. C...
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 06:36:36 PST
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop
Geocache Hacks: Beauty Shop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kd Franson If you're into scavenger hunts, treasure maps, venturing off your daily beaten path, and feminism, this instructable is for you! Here you will learn how to hack old makeup containers to be repurposed for geocaching. The concept behind choosing makeup containers is to not only salvage perfectly good ...
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Sun, 7 Feb 2016 20:02:38 PST
MoonPi, the Rain Barrel Kids Play Rocket
MoonPi, the Rain Barrel Kids Play Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jagged_path Just after Halloween, my 3 year old daughter came to me and announced she wanted to be an astronaut and fly to the moon! She kept talking about flying a rocket to the moon for days on end, so naturally, I started thinking of ways to make her dream come true.Her rocket is a former rain barrel (forme...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 18:38:17 PST
FlightCase, ready to play!
FlightCase, ready to play! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matlek Hi everyone,Here is how I made my flight case. But first, few information about it: What I wanted to do: Store my controllers and other devices in one case, all connected and ready to play music Make all the USB cables invisible when playing music (I usually have tons of entangles cabl...
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Tue, 2 Feb 2016 05:18:57 PST
Basketball shooting game
Basketball shooting game - More DIY How To Projects]]> nilsbinnemans Hi there, basketball enthusiastEach new year's eve we gather with some friend at someone's place. We decided on buying presents which would not cost more than €5 and would be suitable for both men and women.Being 'the creative one' I was requested to make a game that would decide who could pick a ra...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 07:44:52 PST
Helicopter Model From Ballpoint Cap
Helicopter Model From Ballpoint Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mas Adam A craft from leftover material that not only your kids will love it, but your friends and colleagues might love it too. Let make a Helicopter Model From Ballpoint Cap for your handmade gift. Materials All we need to make this Helicopter Model From Ballpoint Cap are leftover materials, such as:• B...
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Wed, 6 Jan 2016 01:06:52 PST
Play kitchen in time for Christmas
Play kitchen in time for Christmas - More DIY How To Projects]]> kdac I decided I was going to build a kitchen for my nieces for Christmas. The whole process started on November 11th and ended on December 24th with a few things needing to be fixed up in the new year. Hopefully my steps can help someone to build one for a loved one. The Original sketch This was my...
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Mon, 4 Jan 2016 12:42:20 PST
Personalized Family Chess Set
Personalized Family Chess Set - More DIY How To Projects]]> printeraction I created a chess set with all of my family members as the pieces as a present to my family this year. It turned out to be a huge hit at Christmas so I decided to share the process and document my work. Each piece is a 3D printed model of each of my immediate family members, including my dog, and th...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 11:21:21 PST
Dinosaur Play Table "JURALEX PARK"
Dinosaur Play Table "JURALEX PARK" - More DIY How To Projects]]> Erika021084 .....when I was 7 years old on Christmas morning ....i woke up to see my very own crafted dream house, it had all my favorite colors and so much detail in , I later learned my mom had made it all by herself, she worked very hard on it making me my very own world, filled with curtains, pillows and p...
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Wed, 23 Dec 2015 20:46:13 PST
Splash Machine
Splash Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Deulz Hello everybody,It is my second tutoriel on Intructables, do not hesitate to comment ! Be indulgent and have fun ;) Deulzs Prepare your material You will need :- 3 boards of plywood- 1 tube in 10 minimeter metal- 1 big ventilator- some brackets screw- some screws- wood glue Made a cube shaped b...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2015 17:32:03 PST
Simple guitar
Simple guitar - More DIY How To Projects]]> deepikaram71 Material requiredPlastic bottle4 rubber bandspower drill machinescrews knife Cut a bottle Cut the upper side of the bottle with dia 70cm with the help of knife. Put screws Put screws with the help of power drill as shown in the image. Tie the rubberbands Tie the rubber bands as shown in the...
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Sat, 5 Dec 2015 05:35:06 PST
Infinite Guitar Sustainer
Infinite Guitar Sustainer - More DIY How To Projects]]> EvanKale Today we're making a three-string guitar sustainer that fits under the strings like a guitar pickup.This sustainer will enable any guitar to hold out a note infinitely long, achieving that rich, violin-like, sustain sound.The principle behind this sustainer is the same principle that has been used b...
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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 09:10:51 PST
Heat sensitive silly putty
Heat sensitive silly putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> Barry Neeson Yup,Im back with another instructable where i put Thermochromic pigment into something to make it heat sensitive.This time its silly putty.This is a really easy instructable where the hardest thing to do is actually find some non-heatsensitive, magnetic or glow in the dark silly putty.Now heat sensi...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2015 06:38:15 PDT
K´nex Fruit Tray
K´nex Fruit Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gargamel-Knex Yum. Your parents are happy with this Instructable. This is an `healthy K'nex instructable`! If you have a lot of fruit in your house, and you won´t eat it..Than could you make this!.When you going to make this, please follow te pictures and the notes. This is an simple instructable. Good Luck and H...
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Sun, 27 Sep 2015 02:59:22 PDT
DIY Game Booth for Circus Themed Wedding or Party!
DIY Game Booth for Circus Themed Wedding or Party! - More DIY How To Projects]]> LuLuMcEagan Create a fun and eye catching circus game booth and/or lemonade and popcorn stand out of scrap slab wood and other up-cycled items! Gather Tools, Slab Wood and Other Materials Start with a free or cheap load of slab wood from a local mill. Gather up your chainsaw or hand saws, your screw gun and...
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Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:39:52 PDT
Simple Wooden Shield
Simple Wooden Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> Hmmrhndl My son has been obsessed with swords/shields lately. This interest was fueled yesterday by a trip to the Renaissance Festival where there were 'real' knights battling it out!There was of course offerings of wooden swords/shields at the festival but I was not impressed at the cost/quality ratio so we...
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Sun, 16 Aug 2015 20:19:12 PDT
Water Organ
Water Organ - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArvidJense Playing with water and making music are both some of the most fun things to do in summer. So when I was asked to make a musical play object for the Muziek op de Dommel festival, I decided to bring water and music together and make a water organ.The organ makes sound by spraying water on a plastic s...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 16:26:16 PDT
Instructables THE GAME
Instructables THE GAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> bravoechonovember1 I love instructables! The community is great, the staff is amazing and the ideas are outstanding! So I thought it was time I make an instructable themed instructable! What you need paper thicker paper cardboard a color printer spray adhesive a love of instructables! Print this! (on...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:26:20 PDT
Water Hose Squiggler and Scarecrow
Water Hose Squiggler and Scarecrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> flyingpuppy This summer has been hot, hot, hot! And I've tried every which way to cool down: drinking ice-cold drinks, opening the windows at night and shutting them in the morning, cranking up the air conditioning, putting tarps over the pergola, etc. etc. Of these, the one that works best is cranking up the a...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 12:24:16 PDT
Tangram Puzzle
Tangram Puzzle - More DIY How To Projects]]> fraser02 A couple of years ago at school my woodworking teacher got me to make a tangram puzzle. It's incredibly easy to make, and quite good woodworking practice for beginners. Here's how to make it. What you'll need Scroll saw or coping saw Sanding machine or sandpaper Pencil Ruler Drawing it up/pla...
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 08:46:21 PDT
Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the flag)
Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the flag) - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab Hold thine cardboard horses, and raise thouest cardboard tubes, because ye have been called upon for delightful papery battle! When you mix forts, cardboard, and capture the flag, you're sure to get something great! Whether you're a full-on LARPer or allergic to the idea of going to a Medieval Times...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 16:24:49 PDT
K'NEX Star Wars Lambda-Class Shuttle
K'NEX Star Wars Lambda-Class Shuttle - More DIY How To Projects]]> GWorks Don't underestimate the power of Instructables!- Darth Vader - Episode IVThis instructable will show you how to make a Lambda-Class Shuttle from the Star Wars movies! I've made this model for the K'NEX contest 2015. Personally I'm a Star Wars fan and the Labda-Class is one of my favourite ships. (I ...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 09:36:59 PDT
CATAPULT - stone hurling toy
CATAPULT - stone hurling toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> TrầnB Summer is coming, your kids will have a long vacation to play. Let's play together to make your children feel your love, make them more active, creative instead of playing boring video games What about making a CATAPULT ? Many funny battle will happen ! MATERIALS 10x pencil spoon rubber bands ...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:21:52 PDT
How to Play Speed With Cards
How to Play Speed With Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> choopathingy Speed is a commonly a two-player card game in which both players are dealt an equal number of cards and must place all cards in the center piles to win. Given practice and the right opponent, it can be a very nerve-wracking game that gets adrenaline pumping. All it takes to play is (at least) one de...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 17:58:56 PDT
Nine Mens Morris
Nine Mens Morris - More DIY How To Projects]]> Master_Squid Nine Men's Morris is a 2 player strategy game from way back in the day. This game appeared around the days of the Roman Empire. ( Think 27 BC )The Game Basics Each player starts with 9 Stones (men) each set a different colour. (Red vs Blue) Players take turns placing their pieces in to vacant spots...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 22:45:40 PDT
How to make Magic Goo!
How to make Magic Goo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dave Hax This magic slime is easy to make from household ingredients. Its a liquid, but you can roll it into a ball like plasticine, and it acts like quicksand. Watch this Short and Simple Video Guide. Watch this video guide and learn how to make this amazing magic goopy slime! Getting Started What you...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 18:29:42 PST
Play Kitchen
Play Kitchen - More DIY How To Projects]]> rmkershner My wife and I inherited my family’s old entertainment center in college. We have been toting it around with us for years saying we would eventually re-do it. After we had our daughter my wife found some things on pintrest and thought “Instead of paying $800 for the really pretty Pottery Barn one I’l...
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 16:28:28 PST
DIY : Lucky Coins
DIY : Lucky Coins - More DIY How To Projects]]> chienline Think of something to spend your weekend with kiddos? Well, here is mine.My kids spend some time in play zone, exchange some money with play coins, put the coins in a machine to get some tickets, expecting a jackpot tickets.What crossing my mind is "Why don't we turn the game into saving money game?...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 19:10:20 PST
Portable Lego Creation Station
Portable Lego Creation Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tez_Gelmir Motivation:My son has recently developed an interest/obsession with Lego. I pulled out my old Lego collection and instructions, and as we browse through them he says "Lets make a fire truck daddy!" We proceed to sift through the pile for the parts.... 2 hours later I might have all the parts needed ...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:18:54 PST
How To Make Origami a Balloon
How To Make Origami a Balloon - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishiyasu You can play with this paper balloon by bouncing it in the palm of your hand. White side up White side up, fold paper in half. Fold right side Fold right side to the left side. Open top layer Open top layer and squash fold corner to the right. Fold corners of top Fold corners of top laye...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:17:09 PST
DIY Guitar Capo
DIY Guitar Capo - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanishMaker This is a easy tip for guitar players if they dont have a Capo or if they forgot it at home! :-) You Will Need You will need:- A Guitar- A rubberband- A pencil/marker/fork - just someshing hard that dont break. Step 1 Place the marker where you want the Capo to be. Step 2 Put the rubber twi...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:39:30 PST
Making the Ladybird
Making the Ladybird - More DIY How To Projects]]> Fennecetty In this tutorial I'll be showing you how I made the Ladybird, from the universe "Better Tomorrow".I apologise for the lack of photos, but I guess I got ahead of myself and forgot to take pictures during the process. What you'll need I don't have any pictures for this as I feel like it helps peopl...
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:03:52 PDT
Charisma: A K'nex All-In-One Camera Rig
Charisma: A K'nex All-In-One Camera Rig - More DIY How To Projects]]> nerfrocketeer Charisma is a state of the art camera rig made from K'nex that can be used to take first person videos in almost any environment. Created from a simple, yet sturdy design, Charisma only takes a few minutes to build, but can last a lifetime. There are many features, such as rear and front-facing came...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 10:13:08 PDT
Kids LEGO Table
Kids LEGO Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> tjdux This is a small table for children to imagine and build with Lego blocks. It is a quick and easy build that took me about an hour. The table is made of 2 1x4s. 8ft, and a small peice of floor underlayment plywood. Any thin plywood would do though.Tools are a drill for screws and any kind of saw. I h...
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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:58:53 PDT
Sand Digger: Made from Recycled Pallets
Sand Digger: Made from Recycled Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver Summers a great time to be a kid. One of my favorite memories from childhood is of days spent in the local park playing on the awesome sand digging excavators. I spent hours digging sand, looking for buried treasure, (and occasionally finding cat poop), and in general having a great time. So now ...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:13:27 PDT