Instructables: exploring - play - water - featured Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:14:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Electric Pump Water Pistol
Electric Pump Water Pistol - More DIY How To Projects]]> robotgeek_official Want to have fun cooling off on a hot summer day with a water gun battle? (I am aware that it's winter at the time of writing this, but it never hurts to plan ahead) This is a simple electronic water pistol. No coding, no microprocessor, just a pump, a battery, and a button. You will need to 3D pri...
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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:07:10 PST
Light and Water Quiz Game
Light and Water Quiz Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> RahulJainASB This instructable will teach you how to make a quiz game! There will be two player: one asking the questions, and one answering. The will both we sitting facing each other, and in between them will be two buttons (for the player asking the questions), and a large box (for the player answering the qu...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:20:43 PDT
Water Bottle Popper
Water Bottle Popper - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lorddrake I like to keep a case of bottled water in my vehicle. It is nice to have a supply of drinking water on hand when the offspring start singing the "I'm thirsty" blues whenever we get anywhere that sells fizzy drinks.Now that their thirst has been satisfied, do you just toss the empties into a recycle...
By: Lorddrake

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Mon, 4 Jul 2016 18:09:22 PDT
How to Make a Water Lighter / Tutorial
How to Make a Water Lighter / Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> romanursuhack To do a Water Lighter you need! Water lighter with your own hands. Nice way to play a joke on your friends-smokers or to make a spray nozzle for children in summer. Detailed guidance how to do a water lighter with your own hands. Sim...
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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 07:37:36 PDT
Pipe It!
Pipe It! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Choi JaeCheol Many children find difficulty studyingphysics. They find it difficult to imagine what the textbook is really talking about. Electric circuits are one of the typical subject kids find difficulty understanding. Parallel resistors are definitely not something to be familiar with.Our goal is to make som...
By: Choi JaeCheol

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Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:31:10 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, ...
By: Ehlers_TV

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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 14:37:22 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
Trampoline Sprinkler 2.0
Trampoline Sprinkler 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> jpenner1 When I was kid one of the best things during summer was putting the sprinkler under the trampoline and jumping on a soaking wet and slippery black tarp. But it never really got we enough for me, and the water didn't make it through the tarp very well. So I propose a different idea. I give you the Tr...
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Mon, 9 May 2016 18:59:04 PDT
Little Habitat
Little Habitat - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Create a tiny creature habitat using an Altoids Smalls tin! Getting Started To get started you will need:Small gravel rocks, Small stones, Latex gloves,Paper towels,Duct tape,Tiny ceramic or resin animals, Fake greenery, E6000 adhesive, Hot glue, School glue,Resin kit,2 clear disposable cupsPopsi...
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Fri, 11 Mar 2016 07:33:44 PST
Fifth Element Stones
Fifth Element Stones - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian Time to save the world... Well in this case with a little light!Not that is matters but is is kind of funny to see these colours mimicked in the windows and android start up sequences. You just can't beat well written and quality Science Fiction!First, each individual stone was slightly scaled down ...
By: Random_Canadian

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Sun, 10 Jan 2016 14:16:09 PST
The Magic Bottle
The Magic Bottle - More DIY How To Projects]]> Samithawaba Print your own Magic bottle What is Magic Bottle Pour water again and again from an empty 3D printed plastic bottle! Pour a quantity of water from the bottle, seeming to empty it, moments later pour a quantity of water again ! Design The concept is to include upside down internal chamber/ ...
By: Samithawaba

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Thu, 7 Jan 2016 07:48:30 PST
Nerf Hack - Battery Powered Water Pistol V2
Nerf Hack - Battery Powered Water Pistol V2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Greetings. As the description indicates, this is my second try at making an automatic water pistol from a Nerf gun. Although I was happy with my first try, I was starting to get seriously frustrated with how many 9v batteries it was going through. The pump I used (same in in this ‘ible) is for a ...
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Sun, 22 Nov 2015 14:02:04 PST
Auto Water Pistol Nerf Gun Hack - v1
Auto Water Pistol Nerf Gun Hack - v1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer After coming across some images of a windscreen washer pump I instantly thought "electric water pistol" The hack itself isn't very hard and can be hacked into most toy guns. I went with a nerf gun as my kids have a shed load of them collecting dust. The gun that I used is called a Nerf Zombie Stri...
By: lonesoulsurfer

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Mon, 5 Oct 2015 01:52:02 PDT
How To Make Fire Under Water !!? (DIY)
How To Make Fire Under Water !!? (DIY) - More DIY How To Projects]]> zhyar4kurd Making Fire Under Water Seems To Be Impossible But With Sparklers Its No Longer Impossible . It Sounds Crazy But Its True You Can Make Fire Under Water At Home . Try It , Its A Very Cool Experiment. What You Will Need : Two Easy Component :Electric SparklersTape ( Clear Tape ) How To Make It ? ...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:14:24 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
T-Soaker Anti-Dunk Tank
T-Soaker Anti-Dunk Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tustin High T-Tech The T-Soaker is a revolutionary new way to have fun. The basic function of the T-Soaker is the same as a traditional dunk tank, but upside down. Some benefits include only using 2 gallons of water per use ,compared to the 500 gallons a traditional dunk tank uses, better portability than a regular ta...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 10:11:01 PDT
Water Cups Prank
Water Cups Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> amalkhan Nothing is more frustrating than going from point A to point B with a huge impediment in the way. Enter the Water Cup Prank. In this prank, we simply fill up a bunch of paper cups with water (or any other liquid you think would be humorous) and place them strategically in front of either a door or e...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 17:40:45 PDT
Prank Juice
Prank Juice - More DIY How To Projects]]> kelleymarie An easy and fast edible prank that is silly, harmless, and wins everyone over with smiles in the end. Pranks can be fun, especially for the one pulling the prank. That being said, they aren't always fun for the other person. Pranks can be especially hard when you're pulling them on kids. So why not ...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:56:35 PDT
Build a Baking Powder Submarine
Build a Baking Powder Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
How to Make Dry Ice - With a Fire Extinguisher!
How to Make Dry Ice - With a Fire Extinguisher! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random Here's how to make dry-ice at home, or wherever you feel like it!  All you need is a pillow case, and a CO2 fire extinguisher. Find more projects like this at: This project was inspired by: Theo Gray (Mad Science) Watch the Video! WARN...
By: The King of Random

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Thu, 7 Feb 2013 11:44:44 PST
Fun with Water Balloons zazenergy "Fun with Water Balloons" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 10 different projects to bring out the kid inside you. Build a water balloon catapult, an illuminated ice light, a balloon gun and much more! All projects come from, are written by our creative community...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:38:52 PDT
Happiness In A Pill
Happiness In A Pill - More DIY How To Projects]]> SHIFT! Forsooth Instructabrarians! Here's a nostalgia trip for 90's fans.  Remember those dimestore Magic Grow animals and dinosaurs that you got when you would find in Safeway when you were a kid?  They came in blister packages and You would put them in water and then after a few seconds they would sudde...

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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 17:34:30 PDT
Pepper Trick
Pepper Trick - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine Here is a pepper trick my Mom taught me as a young child. I taught my kids this trick also. We always played games and tricks after dinner.  It brought us together as a family. Supplies Small glass of water. Pepper shaker. Large plate with a rim. Dish washing liquid soap. Water Pour...
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Sat, 28 Jul 2012 17:06:50 PDT
Water-Balloon Tennis! 2012's newest summer sport!
Water-Balloon Tennis! 2012's newest summer sport! - More DIY How To Projects]]> shadowfeet This summer has been unusually hot on the east coast, so to beat the heat I and my family, created a new game/sport to cool down. Introducing- Water-Balloon Tennis!! Perfect when you aren't quite in the mood for a water-balloon fight, and it's too hot to play real tennis.  Before Playing You'll Nee...
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Mon, 9 Jul 2012 18:15:06 PDT
Makedo Balloon Boat
Makedo Balloon Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> makedo-able This weekend we're crossing the seven seas in this very fun balloon pirate ship! Join us on our over seas adventures. Invite a few family members and friends, throw a boat making party, then hit the water and race them into the sunset.  We used reclaimed materials and Makedo's reusable parts from m...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 20:02:33 PST
Nana's Play Dough
Nana's Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lorddrake A quick and easy playdough that the kids can help you make. As long as it is stored properly it will last for quite a long time before it gets too hard to play with. Since the ingredients are all common cooking ingredients, you don't have to worry if one of the kids decides to take a bite of the ...
By: Lorddrake

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Sat, 3 Sep 2011 11:18:15 PDT
Walk on Water Monster
Walk on Water Monster - More DIY How To Projects]]> ynze Monsters can walk over water, everybody knows that. But how do they do it!? It looks so easy for them, but try to do it yourself... Wet feet will be your reward for trying. The answer to this mystery is in your kitchen drawer. Seriously. When familiar with monster-physics, a six year old kid can do...
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Fri, 4 Feb 2011 05:06:20 PST
GIANT bubble blower
GIANT bubble blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> egadsman had enough of those puny little bubbles you can blow with those store bought sticks... well now ill show you how to easily make bubbles 2m in diameter easily and BIGGER! for under $3 MATERIALS for this instructable you will need 2 peices of dowling/ bamboo ( i used 1m peices) 1 spool of string...
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Mon, 26 Nov 2007 00:08:21 PST
Balloon-tying jig
Balloon-tying jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman Most kids go through a stage of being unable to tie a balloon without it farting off across the room.  Water-bombs can be even worse, slippery little devils that they are. This simple jig makes tying balloons (especially water-bombs) a lot quicker, and makes it a lot easier to build up your ammunit...
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Sun, 4 Apr 2010 10:33:25 PDT
"I was cupped!" - Cupping Prank
"I was cupped!" - Cupping Prank - More DIY How To Projects]]> JenStar4V This is a classic prank that's easy and annoying as hell.  It was pulled on me a few years ago and I was pissed, but impressed. In the following steps I will explain how to put together a water-based obstacle that will annoy anyone and everyone and add a few tips for making it really evil. Materi...
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Thu, 18 Mar 2010 15:12:39 PDT
Squirt Gun Refill Station
Squirt Gun Refill Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> gabebillings This project was whipped together just before my son's fifth birthday party. My wife had purchased a package of a dozen or so cheap squirt guns, and I figured the kids could just fill them in a bucket. About an hour before the party I tried doing just that and found that it didn't work worth a dar...
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Sun, 23 Aug 2009 19:57:58 PDT
The Aquaharp
The Aquaharp - More DIY How To Projects]]> Toglefritz If that video was not enough for you, watch this one. It is slightly less dramatic, but it does convey a bit more information about the actual function of the Aquaharp and the sound it produces. The Aquaharp is based on the Waterphone, invented by Richard Waters. Materials / Tools Materials:A R...
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 08:20:02 PDT
Music Visualization without Computer
Music Visualization without Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> nikolardo This, my first instructable, will show you how get addicting audio visualizations using ordinary tap water.Caution: when completed, this can be highly addicting.Caution: this could potentially harm your speakers. It has not harmed mine for any long period of time, but it could happen.Have fun! ...
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Fri, 10 Jul 2009 16:40:40 PDT
Build a water mortar II : design alternatives
Build a water mortar II : design alternatives - More DIY How To Projects]]> m32825 This is a followup to my Build a water mortar instructable. It shows some design alternatives tried this weekend. Piston cap alternative I had some great feedback on the original instructable and wanted try out a suggestion by thinkahead for a different way to construct the piston. The suggesti...
By: m32825

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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 20:21:59 PDT