Instructables: exploring - play - toy - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:38:55 PDT BLOX v1.01 Laser-cut Mechanical Claw http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Mechanical-Claw/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:35:25 PDT
How to restore an antique Pedal Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-restore-an-antique-Pedal-Car/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:28:20 PDT
Princess Mononoke Kodama Bobbleheads http://www.instructables.com/id/Princess-Mononoke-Kodama-Bobbleheads/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:53:13 PDT
How to make a Catapult for Kids with Clothespins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Catapult-for-Kids-with-Clothespins/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:08:37 PDT
Making the Ladybird http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Ladybird/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 08:03:52 PDT
Extreme Toy Parachute Jump http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Toy-Parachute-Jump/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 04:36:23 PDT
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Barricade-Borderlands-2-Vladof-gun-prop/
Nerf Barricade Borderlands 2 Vladof gun prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/UXJF/HYR3BVM6/FYHUXJFHYR3BVM6.SMALL.jpg Darthorso NOTE: if you have already seen my Nerf Hyperion Guide, be patient! I will repeat a lot of things, but i want every 'ible to be indipendent! :)Welcome dear friends!This is Filippo from Italy.Probably some of you have already seen my Nerf Strongarm Borderland Hyperion replica, which is also my first I...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:25:36 PDT
Sand Digger: Made from Recycled Pallets http://www.instructables.com/id/Sand-Digger-Made-from-Recycled-Pallets/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:13:27 PDT
Foam Plate Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-Plate-Glider/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:47:37 PDT
Horse tire swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Horse-tire-swing/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/L6OQ/HH2VKFS4/FYGL6OQHH2VKFS4.SMALL.jpg jciarfella This is a great idea for your old tires . takes some time and strong hands as always have fun and re use what u can These are instructions for making a horse tire swing. This will require some artistic talent for drawing a basic horse shape and some strength to cut the tire. It will also require a s...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 16:59:34 PDT
Tennis Ball Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Tennis-Ball-Launcher-2/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 07:05:38 PDT
Nerf Strongarm Borderlands 2 Hyperion gun replica http://www.instructables.com/id/Nerf-Strongarm-Borderlands-2-Hyperion-gun-replica/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 13:58:35 PDT
Restoring a wooden toy tractor http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-a-wooden-toy-tractor/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 02:38:43 PDT
First-person WiFi driving of Roombas and other infrared RC vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/First-person-WiFi-driving-of-Roombas-and-other-inf/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:20:18 PDT
Light Saber from Plumbing http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Saber-from-Plumbing/
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Thu, 8 May 2014 14:25:09 PDT
How to build a Rainbow Loom using K'NEX http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Rainbow-Loom-using-KNEX/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 09:19:19 PDT
Laser Cut Cardboard Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Crossbow/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:57:30 PDT
Foam covered wooden swords http://www.instructables.com/id/Foam-covered-wooden-swords/
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:22:44 PDT
How to Make a POWERFUL Binder Clip Mini Catapult that can shoot up to 100 feet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-POWERFUL-Binder-Clip-Mini-Catapult-t/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GLTT/HSHDRZV2/FERGLTTHSHDRZV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GLTT/HSHDRZV2/FERGLTTHSHDRZV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/GLTT/HSHDRZV2/FERGLTTHSHDRZV2.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove I have been toying around with the idea of making a high powered catapult with a binder clip, but the design kept eluding me. That was until this design was discovered. Here I am using some jumbo craft sticks and zip ties to extend the arms of the binder clip, and they work great. In the process of...
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 08:56:59 PST
Walking Duck Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Duck-Toy/
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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 20:03:33 PST
Brass Bolt Puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-Bolt-Puzzle/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 17:49:59 PST
How to make a Rubber Band Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Rubber-Band-Powered-Car/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/68WD/HS8FTTZU/F7Q68WDHS8FTTZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/68WD/HS8FTTZU/F7Q68WDHS8FTTZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Q/68WD/HS8FTTZU/F7Q68WDHS8FTTZU.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove In this video I show you How to make a Rubber Band Powered Car Back when I was in college my group was required to make a vehicle powered only by a rubber band. This was the design that was chosen for our group. We ended up beating the rest of the class and won a small prize. These can also be made...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:06:59 PST
How To Make Your Bouncy Balls, Well Bounce!! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-Bouncy-Balls-Well-Bounce/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:33:08 PST
How to Make a Mini Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Mini-Crossbow/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 04:28:06 PST
Dad-Built Rocket Control Module http://www.instructables.com/id/Dad-Built-Rocket-Control-Module/
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:32:54 PST
Marble Machine 4.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Machine-40/
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 07:09:15 PST
Road Runner toy that is really fun to make and use http://www.instructables.com/id/Road-Runner-toy-that-is-really-fun-to-make-and-use/
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:15:20 PST
1,000 rpm hurricane balls for less than $7 http://www.instructables.com/id/1000-rpm-hurricane-balls-for-less-than-7/
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 08:32:15 PDT
Giant Toy Tank DJ Booth http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Toy-Tank-DJ-Booth/
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 10:53:19 PST
Cheap Dog Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Dog-Toy/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 09:14:45 PST
Origami spinning top http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-spinning-top/
Origami spinning top - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/A2KP/HPWBYM8H/FDHA2KPHPWBYM8H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/A2KP/HPWBYM8H/FDHA2KPHPWBYM8H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/A2KP/HPWBYM8H/FDHA2KPHPWBYM8H.SMALL.jpg emilyvanleemput This is just a small project that can be made in a short time. While working on one of the projects I am working on a at the moment, I came across an origami spinner I made a while ago. I took a break from the bigger projects and decided to document this project. I think spinners are awesome, I mea...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 08:06:09 PST
Rocking little scooter http://www.instructables.com/id/rocking-little-scooter/
Rocking little scooter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WGLE/HPARX5QP/FUYWGLEHPARX5QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WGLE/HPARX5QP/FUYWGLEHPARX5QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/WGLE/HPARX5QP/FUYWGLEHPARX5QP.SMALL.jpg rickysp8 I'm making this for my grandson for Christmas. I had seen one for sale on line this one looks pretty close.It is made from 1 2x18 -8 foot long paint and a few wood screws                  I used a bandsaw and other dangerous power tools be careful I have a dust collector in my shop with or without ...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 07:51:44 PST
Magic Dice Illusion - Download and Make for Free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Dice-Illusion-Download-and-Make-for-Free/
Magic Dice Illusion - Download and Make for Free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/LOVP/HMVJDD18/FAJLOVPHMVJDD18.SMALL.gif robives An intriguing optical illusion for everyone to download and make for free. This model was originally published on www.robives.com There are no moving parts in the model but as you move the model side to side the dice appear to float around above the baseboard. Weird! Download the parts from th...
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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 02:37:58 PDT
Make Your Own Alien Disintegrator From Fallout 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Alien-Disitegrator-From-Fallout-3/
Make Your Own Alien Disintegrator From Fallout 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/591M/HM768J2D/FKB591MHM768J2D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/591M/HM768J2D/FKB591MHM768J2D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKB/591M/HM768J2D/FKB591MHM768J2D.SMALL.jpg Nachocheez1 Seeing as this is my first instrucible, I've decided to allow customization of user preference over the materials used to construct this build. I've acquired the materials over time and do not expect anyone to buy anything. Remember, improvisation is a great quality! Getting Started Anyway, I f...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 12:52:57 PDT
How to make a toy boat from recycled material http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-toy-boat-from-recycled-material/
How to make a toy boat from recycled material - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/LA12/HLO2GBRY/FBILA12HLO2GBRY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/LA12/HLO2GBRY/FBILA12HLO2GBRY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/LA12/HLO2GBRY/FBILA12HLO2GBRY.SMALL.jpg captainchris2014 From trash to toy boat; a guide on how to make a working to sail boat from household recyclables. Materials You will need 2 plastic water bottles, cardboard, chopsticks, 2 cardboard tubes(from toilet paper), tape, scissors, and a marker. Flotation device It is important that the bottles you ch...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 05:19:40 PDT
R/C LEGO "Coaster" Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-Coaster-Droid/
R/C LEGO "Coaster" Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/QSMF/HKPXB555/FMRQSMFHKPXB555.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/QSMF/HKPXB555/FMRQSMFHKPXB555.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMR/QSMF/HKPXB555/FMRQSMFHKPXB555.SMALL.jpg sath02 The Coaster Droid or "CDroid" is a bigger version of R/C LEGO 'Velocipede' Droid that I built recently. And this one I want to add the sensor to it so it could avoid hitting the obstacles. The "CDroid" uses LEGO® components similar to the previous built "LEGO® Track Bot", and "Dart Shooter Droid" u...
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Mon, 26 Aug 2013 13:45:00 PDT
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Hack-a-McDonalds-Happy-Meal-Minion-into-an/
How to Hack a McDonald's Happy Meal Minion into an Electric Slide Whistle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/KK5J/HKHPOIK8/FXZKK5JHKHPOIK8.SMALL.jpg mazzmn How to Hack Phil McMinion: Who doesn't love Minions from the movie Despicable Me? ...well when McDonalds recently had Minions as the prize in their Happy Meals, I had to make several trips to collect a few. One of the coolest looking of these little guys is Phil, he wields a bright red slide whist...
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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:46:54 PDT
Baking Powder Diving Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Baking-Powder-Diving-Submarine/
Baking Powder Diving Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/7IJD/HHJOAVE5/FGN7IJDHHJOAVE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/7IJD/HHJOAVE5/FGN7IJDHHJOAVE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGN/7IJD/HHJOAVE5/FGN7IJDHHJOAVE5.SMALL.jpg Mr_o_uk This is a classic toy from the 1950s (given away free in cereal boxes) that you don't see around much anymore. I remember my dad getting me one when I was a boy in the 1980s, but haven't really seen them around since. After doing some research, here is a really good comprehensive website dedicated...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 12:29:36 PDT
Build a Baking Powder Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Baking-Powder-Submarine/
Build a Baking Powder Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/WHOS/HKBG6P3P/FIKWHOSHKBG6P3P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/WHOS/HKBG6P3P/FIKWHOSHKBG6P3P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/WHOS/HKBG6P3P/FIKWHOSHKBG6P3P.SMALL.jpg Phil B I have long wanted to build a baking powder submarine from commonly available materials. I had one of these in the 1950s when Kellogg's gave them as a prize in cereal boxes. Those were a little over two inches in length. A couple of years later l saw a much longer one in a store window. Mr_o_uk got ...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 16:07:02 PDT
R/C LEGO 'Velocipede' Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-LEGO-Velocipede-Droid/
R/C LEGO 'Velocipede' Droid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0KQ/HJUWS9NX/FUXX0KQHJUWS9NX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0KQ/HJUWS9NX/FUXX0KQHJUWS9NX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/X0KQ/HJUWS9NX/FUXX0KQHJUWS9NX.SMALL.jpg sath02 I built this 'Velocipede' Droid by using parts from existing LEGO® set  -  "Star War 7748, The Clone Wars Corp Alliance Tank Droid" (2009) and some other LEGO Technic Bricks, Plates.  The original 7748 set (See Photo 4) contains 196 pieces. I used only 76 pieces out of 196 (approximately 38% of the...
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Sun, 11 Aug 2013 20:44:05 PDT
Barnstorm RPG from Bioshock Infinite http://www.instructables.com/id/Barnstorm-RPG-from-Bioshock-Infinite/
Barnstorm RPG from Bioshock Infinite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/P39H/HIUEEECJ/F5ZP39HHIUEEECJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/P39H/HIUEEECJ/F5ZP39HHIUEEECJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Z/P39H/HIUEEECJ/F5ZP39HHIUEEECJ.SMALL.jpg kgrewe I am a recent college graduated with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and in the recent months I have been neglecting my video game addiction. I started to play the latest game in the Bioshock series and I fell in love with it. I won't give out any spoilers but it needs to be said that the game is...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 20:00:16 PDT
Giant Four Across or Connect Four game http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Four-Across-or-Connect-Four-game/
Giant Four Across or Connect Four game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/FVDV/HIUX7HOQ/FJ7FVDVHIUX7HOQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/FVDV/HIUX7HOQ/FJ7FVDVHIUX7HOQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/FVDV/HIUX7HOQ/FJ7FVDVHIUX7HOQ.SMALL.jpg artlife I made this game so that I could take it to our community park and for all the kids in the neighborhood to play with. (well, those not playing a game that is similar to Jenga ;-) ) It is very popular. The large size can even draw in sulky teenagers It is not to difficult to make, now, that I hav...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 16:12:25 PDT
Mr. Scoops http://www.instructables.com/id/Mr-Scoops/
Mr. Scoops - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/J29H/HIQ4NPUF/FRJJ29HHIQ4NPUF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/J29H/HIQ4NPUF/FRJJ29HHIQ4NPUF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/J29H/HIQ4NPUF/FRJJ29HHIQ4NPUF.SMALL.jpg kshur Mr. Scoops is a toy project that I've worked on for a "Production Materials and Techniques" design class.  The basis of the project was to design and build a working prototype of a mechanical toy along with the expectation of craftsmanship and functionality. The ideation of the toy spurs originall...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 17:44:48 PDT
Kids wooden tool set UPDATED new tool http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-wooden-tool-set/
Kids wooden tool set UPDATED new tool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/OVM1/HI3TOY97/F6ZOVM1HI3TOY97.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/OVM1/HI3TOY97/F6ZOVM1HI3TOY97.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/OVM1/HI3TOY97/F6ZOVM1HI3TOY97.SMALL.jpg artlife This is a fun set of toy tools I made for the kids that come to play in my shop everyday. My shop has become a communal play area. I am also getting some practice making tools. I haven’t made any for a while. Last year, all of my custom made hand tools were stolen (along with some new power too...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 08:10:19 PDT
The Legoduino Circuit Learning Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Legoduino-Circuit-Learning-Project/
The Legoduino Circuit Learning Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1M/M2ND/HIQ4NMJH/F1MM2NDHIQ4NMJH.SMALL.jpg kellechu This project was created/designed/the brainchild of a 9-year-old girl. My daughter is the inventor of this Lego Circuit/Arduino Learning Project, I just helped with the pictures and the write-up of this instructable.  She builds circuits here at home and has also been learning about Arduino and pr...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 11:19:04 PDT
LEGO organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-organizer/
LEGO organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/DVVE/HDOW67DG/FMIDVVEHDOW67DG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/DVVE/HDOW67DG/FMIDVVEHDOW67DG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/DVVE/HDOW67DG/FMIDVVEHDOW67DG.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus Even though I have a 'spot' for my keys and wallet I still end up misplacing them. The LEGO organizer is a fun and convenient place to store all your everyday carry things. A standard LEGO base plate is stuck to a wall, bricks and plates attached to everyday items make them all attachable to the mat...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 10:34:26 PDT
Shadow Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-Puppets-1/
Shadow Puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/D22K/HIGFJLMG/FILD22KHIGFJLMG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/D22K/HIGFJLMG/FILD22KHIGFJLMG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIL/D22K/HIGFJLMG/FILD22KHIGFJLMG.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh You know the drill. You receive a birthday invite for your kid's friend and you have one week to find something. Sigh. You could easily run to the store and grab some sort of scary monster doll, or, you could have fun while going the smarter inexpensive route: make something simple yourself. I firs...
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 13:22:02 PDT
Tardis Transformer: http://www.instructables.com/id/Tardis-Transformer-Pick-your-flavor/
Tardis Transformer: - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/1CI3/I0C90VVY/FGB1CI3I0C90VVY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/1CI3/I0C90VVY/FGB1CI3I0C90VVY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/1CI3/I0C90VVY/FGB1CI3I0C90VVY.SMALL.jpg nonnef 10/22/2013 I've just about finished Mark4 of this build. Sadly, the way it was designed it won't be 3d printable, but I'll leave Mark3 up so people can still print their own if they'd like. The entire thing was redesigned from scratch, including new transformations and tighter details. LEDs will b...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:46:07 PDT
How to Make a Smart Baby http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Smart-Baby/
How to Make a Smart Baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/HWLX/HHS9SXE4/F2SHWLXHHS9SXE4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/HWLX/HHS9SXE4/F2SHWLXHHS9SXE4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/HWLX/HHS9SXE4/F2SHWLXHHS9SXE4.SMALL.jpg xLisax   I made this toy for my nephew's 1st birthday. It teaches babies that an input into a computer causes a certain output. It has three different inputs and three different outputs designed to engage, develop the mind, and be fun! The first button turns on/off the LED in the star. The round kno...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 11:12:04 PDT
Cardboard Connect Four http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Connect-Four/
Cardboard Connect Four - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/LW53/HI3TX60F/FU9LW53HI3TX60F.SMALL.jpg lindarose92 Connect Four is such a famous game that most of you must have played it at least once in your life! I had both the regular and pocket version when I was little and it's one of the games I played the most with. I still have the big one, even though some discs are missing... The base seems pretty eas...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 09:37:42 PDT