Instructables: exploring - play - toy http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:37:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 3D printed A_Z puzzle to keep them busy!! http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-AZ-puzzle-to-keep-them-busy/
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:19:11 PDT
make a tiny battery for LEGO power functions http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-tiny-battery-for-LEGO-power-functions/
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:57:13 PDT
Confetti Tippe Top http://www.instructables.com/id/Confetti-Tippe-Top/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:53:49 PDT
Lego Butterfly Knife http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-Butterfly-Knife-2/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:02:13 PDT
Simple Catapult http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Catapult/
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:28:47 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/
Foam Plate Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SMQX/HXLD42M7/F7NSMQXHXLD42M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SMQX/HXLD42M7/F7NSMQXHXLD42M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/SMQX/HXLD42M7/F7NSMQXHXLD42M7.SMALL.jpg blakehansen99 I've always experimented with simple foam gliders made out of household materials, but I've never had as much success as I did with these fun little gliders made from foam picnic plates. With just a few easily-accessible materials that you probably already have around the house, you can make several...
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:47:37 PDT
How To Make An Air Gun From A Pool Soaker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-Air-Gun-From-A-Pool-Soaker/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:23:01 PDT
Comb-zoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Comb-zoo/
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:35:00 PDT
Lego Pencil/Pen Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-PencilPen-Holder/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 12:53:53 PDT
Flying Soda Can Tab http://www.instructables.com/id/Flying-Soda-Can-Tab-1/
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Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:40:38 PDT
A Dangerous Wedding Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Dangerous-Wedding-Kite/
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 20:22:13 PDT
Wheel Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Wheel-Toy/
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Sat, 28 Jun 2014 09:17:39 PDT
Socks and bottle dog toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Socks-and-bottle-dog-toy/
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Wed, 25 Jun 2014 08:36:26 PDT
Make a plane in a minute http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-plane-in-a-minute/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:22:05 PDT
NERF Blaster with Sound FX http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-Dont-They-make-them-with-sound-Do-it-yourself/
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 05:41:07 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
Cardboard Gyroscope! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Gyroscope/
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 07:18:23 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
Bolt repeating slingshot update and pictures ft. bonus idea http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-repeating-slingshot-update-and-pictures-ft-bo/
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Sat, 7 Jun 2014 07:50:40 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/
First-person WiFi driving of Roombas and other infrared RC vehicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BM8K/HVVKHIAU/FN4BM8KHVVKHIAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BM8K/HVVKHIAU/FN4BM8KHVVKHIAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BM8K/HVVKHIAU/FN4BM8KHVVKHIAU.SMALL.jpg arpruss Sticking a smartphone a remote controlled vehicle and having it stream camera video over WiFi lets you have lots of fun driving the vehicle with its remote while viewing images from it on another device and using the vehicle's own remote control. You can even do this where there is no WiFi access p...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 11:20:18 PDT
Customized Zombie Munny http://www.instructables.com/id/Customized-Zombie-Munny/
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Wed, 28 May 2014 08:39:11 PDT
DAM http://www.instructables.com/id/DAM/
DAM - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/E7BD/HVNXRHA3/FO8E7BDHVNXRHA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/E7BD/HVNXRHA3/FO8E7BDHVNXRHA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO8/E7BD/HVNXRHA3/FO8E7BDHVNXRHA3.SMALL.jpg KILLERK DAM aka Directional Attack Mine The DAM uses 30 size 64 rubber bands to shoot 50 K'nex purple connectors up to 100ft with the slightest pull of the trip! 11 layer K'nex mine and trip Stand Assembly How to Arm the DAM thing! :P
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Mon, 26 May 2014 09:58:04 PDT
how to make a flity fly http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-flity-fly/
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Sat, 24 May 2014 10:04:37 PDT
Make a Fun Parachute Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Fun-Parachute-Toy/
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Fri, 23 May 2014 17:55:30 PDT
American Girl Doll Condo http://www.instructables.com/id/American-Girl-Doll-Condo/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 18:09:48 PDT
An old fashioned bogie kart http://www.instructables.com/id/An-old-fasioned-bogie-cart/
An old fashioned bogie kart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/26JS/HV9HWSSB/F5126JSHV9HWSSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/26JS/HV9HWSSB/F5126JSHV9HWSSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F51/26JS/HV9HWSSB/F5126JSHV9HWSSB.SMALL.jpg HUKBMBEAR Kids bikes are becoming so cheap, and once your kids used and abused it, there is very little use for another child, so what can you do with it.????The answer is simple you buy another in exactly the same condition, strip them both down for the wheels and make a Bogie (go kart). This not only gives ...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 12:38:16 PDT
Vinyl Toy Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Vinyl-Toy-Design/
Vinyl Toy Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/J1N1/HV3Q8CO8/FICJ1N1HV3Q8CO8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/J1N1/HV3Q8CO8/FICJ1N1HV3Q8CO8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/J1N1/HV3Q8CO8/FICJ1N1HV3Q8CO8.SMALL.jpg alepalan I wanted to design and make a vinyl toy for myself and since this year we have the World Cup I decided to design a toy that would look like one of the best soccer players ever: Diego Armando Maradona. After I designed the toy I 3D printed and hand painted it. Overall it is a fun and quick process. I...
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Tue, 13 May 2014 11:41:33 PDT
Geometry Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Geometry-Board/
Geometry Board - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/ZC12/HUYM5WES/FSWZC12HUYM5WES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/ZC12/HUYM5WES/FSWZC12HUYM5WES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSW/ZC12/HUYM5WES/FSWZC12HUYM5WES.SMALL.jpg albertdicruttalo A geometry board is a simple peg board that can be used by kids (and adults) to experiment with shapes by simply stretching rubber bands around a grid of nails. My daughter asked me to make one for her and the entire job took about 30 minutes from start to finish. Measuring and Cutting the Board ...
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Sun, 11 May 2014 17:47:24 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
FRED the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/FRED-the-Robot/
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Mon, 5 May 2014 04:51:47 PDT
Spinning Top and Helicopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Spinning-Top-and-Helicopter/
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Sat, 3 May 2014 03:05:01 PDT
A Kaleidoscope! http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Kaleidoscope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/09HJ/HULS6R8L/FGR09HJHULS6R8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/09HJ/HULS6R8L/FGR09HJHULS6R8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGR/09HJ/HULS6R8L/FGR09HJHULS6R8L.SMALL.jpg Sambrandano I used a lens from an old camera and a circular device to create my kaleidoscope!!!
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Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:12:59 PDT
Giant Kendama http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Kendama/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/K6EF/HUJ96AML/FYMK6EFHUJ96AML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/K6EF/HUJ96AML/FYMK6EFHUJ96AML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/K6EF/HUJ96AML/FYMK6EFHUJ96AML.SMALL.jpg Diyified Many are familiar with the popular Japanese toy the Kendama. This simple game involving the catching of a wooden ball attached to a string found surprising popularity, and today we are going to be making a project that takes the simple game one step further. Basically the project is just a giant ver...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 22:16:54 PDT
Star Wars Walker (HDD Recycling) http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Walker-HDD-Recycling/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/3Q1S/HUFW61LW/F6O3Q1SHUFW61LW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/3Q1S/HUFW61LW/F6O3Q1SHUFW61LW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/3Q1S/HUFW61LW/F6O3Q1SHUFW61LW.SMALL.jpg nemo13 In continuation with my recycling mode, here the last born product. Even if the hard drives parts will never be the same, here some indications: _ you will need at least 5 hard drives. _for best results, soldering is the best choice, but a hot glue gun would make the job. The idea was to mahe a W...
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Fri, 25 Apr 2014 01:20:26 PDT
Robot Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Toy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/KR18/HUBAQS36/FZ6KR18HUBAQS36.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/KR18/HUBAQS36/FZ6KR18HUBAQS36.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ6/KR18/HUBAQS36/FZ6KR18HUBAQS36.SMALL.jpg Scamerman Run This is Robot Toy maked from seretide diskus. I made this robot with parts inside Seretide and also only tool I used for it is hot glue gun. It is fun and easy instructable. Hope you like it. Materials: 1. 4xSeretide Diskus Tools: 1.Hot Glue Gun
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:53:33 PDT
M9 Rubber Band Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/M9-Rubber-Band-Gun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/2FHV/HUAXIDQ9/FFE2FHVHUAXIDQ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/2FHV/HUAXIDQ9/FFE2FHVHUAXIDQ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFE/2FHV/HUAXIDQ9/FFE2FHVHUAXIDQ9.SMALL.jpg Scamerman Run In this instructable I will show you the rubber band gun. Materials: -4mm plywood ca. 450x850mm -4mm dark hardwood ca. 150x200mm (grips) -ø4mm hardwood dowel ca. 150mm -3x screw 3x20mm -rubber bands ø40mm Here is the link for PDF file: http://www.mediafire.com/download/15mqi2utu45h0cd/M9+rubber+ba...
By: Scamerman Run

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 03:33:37 PDT
Laser Cut Cardboard Crossbow http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Crossbow/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:57:30 PDT
Mallet Whistle http://www.instructables.com/id/Mallet-Whistle/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AKWX/HU54MK62/FDQAKWXHU54MK62.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AKWX/HU54MK62/FDQAKWXHU54MK62.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDQ/AKWX/HU54MK62/FDQAKWXHU54MK62.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva Mallet whistle
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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:17:45 PDT
Laser Cut Cardboard Sword http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Sword-3/
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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:28:02 PDT
How to make a Blowgun and Darts with household items http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Blowgun-and-Darts-with-household-ite/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/PE7D/HU1RYZBA/FDLPE7DHU1RYZBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/PE7D/HU1RYZBA/FDLPE7DHU1RYZBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDL/PE7D/HU1RYZBA/FDLPE7DHU1RYZBA.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a Blowgun and Darts with household items This is a very simple and yet powerful little blowgun that you can design and make using items found at home.  It can pop balloons and pierce an apple from a short distance away. The darts are reusable and will last many shots if you take care of...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:29:14 PDT
How Make Simple Wooden Toy Daggers http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Make-Simple-Wooden-Toy-Daggers/
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By: iguana666

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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 11:36:04 PDT
Catnip Pillow Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Catnip-Pillow-Toy/
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By: Seamstressofsteam

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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:59:58 PDT
How to Make a Rubber Band Car Toy! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Rubber-Band-Car-Toy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/TKO5/HTRVI9EA/FVPTKO5HTRVI9EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/TKO5/HTRVI9EA/FVPTKO5HTRVI9EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVP/TKO5/HTRVI9EA/FVPTKO5HTRVI9EA.SMALL.jpg fgarcía24 HawkGuruHacker is a channel that teaches how to make homemade weapons, handguns, homemade shotguns, homemade crossbows, magic tricks, bets, how to make bows and arrows, sniper, rubber bands guns, nerf guns, paper guns, airsoft guns, paintball guns.... ;D SUSCRIBE HERE: http://goo.gl/3HKsDg FACEBOOK...
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:45:18 PDT
Make A K'nex Easter Egg Basket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Knex-Easter-Egg-Basket/
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Wed, 9 Apr 2014 14:22:34 PDT
Velcro building blocks made of cardboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Velcro-building-blocks-made-of-cardboard/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 11:01:04 PDT
Socktopus Dog Toy: Finally a use for those Unmatched Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Socktopus-Dog-Toy-Finally-a-use-for-those-Unmatche/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 09:28:23 PDT
Belt Balancing Toy - Wooden http://www.instructables.com/id/Belt-Balancing-Toy-Wooden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/G0BO/HTINMEB6/F23G0BOHTINMEB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/G0BO/HTINMEB6/F23G0BOHTINMEB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/G0BO/HTINMEB6/F23G0BOHTINMEB6.SMALL.jpg savvas_papasavva This balancing toy's simple shape allows a belt to suspend from the tip of a finger seemingly in an impossible position.  I believe there is room for the shape to change, so I recommend drawing it roughly based upon the measurement I provided, and sanding until it can balance a belt.
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 08:50:52 PDT