Instructables: exploring - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:44:14 PDT BLOX v1.01 Create a Maker Space for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Maker-Space-for-Kids/
Create a Maker Space for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/EFKT/HZL3L64I/FLDEFKTHZL3L64I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/EFKT/HZL3L64I/FLDEFKTHZL3L64I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/EFKT/HZL3L64I/FLDEFKTHZL3L64I.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Do you remember being a kid and having an amazing idea to build something awesome? You see movies like Home Alone in which the protagonist is clever and capable enough to create sophisticated contraptions that work just as planned, and you know you can do the same. You are so full of enthusiasm and ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:30:25 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT
Mobility Scooter Kids Jeep http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobility-Scooter-Kids-Jeep/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:02:22 PDT
Death Star Painted Ball Toss Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Death-Star-Painted-Ball-Toss-Game/
Death Star Painted Ball Toss Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/L33F/HXUOY8LR/F2ML33FHXUOY8LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/L33F/HXUOY8LR/F2ML33FHXUOY8LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/L33F/HXUOY8LR/F2ML33FHXUOY8LR.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts For my youngest son's third birthday, I painted a simple version of the Star Wars Death Star on a cardboard box as part of a ball toss game. It was a Star Wars themed party and I added additional dollar store baskets for the younger individuals of the group to try to get the ball into rather than t...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:51:51 PDT
TYE-DYE made with sharpies http://www.instructables.com/id/TYE-DYE-made-with-sharpies/
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 13:39:27 PST
The Toddler Swim Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Toddler-Swim-Suit/
The Toddler Swim Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I love this swim suit for a few reasons: it's easy to sew, inexpensive, and practical. Last year my toddler had a one piece, and it was all fun and games until I had to pry it off her to change her diaper. A two piece is just more sensible to wear for their diaper loving bums. And because this swim ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:47:32 PDT
No- Sew Kid's Teepee http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Kids-Teepee/
No- Sew Kid's Teepee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/1H2G/HX69V35D/FQA1H2GHX69V35D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/1H2G/HX69V35D/FQA1H2GHX69V35D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/1H2G/HX69V35D/FQA1H2GHX69V35D.SMALL.jpg amalkhan What can be better than surprising your tot with a homemade teepee? In this instructable, I'll show you how I made a whimsical teepee using some fabric, 4 dowels, and creativity. Did I mention there is zero sewing involved? Let's get started! Materials For this project I used:2.5 yards of white a...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:49:00 PDT
Wire Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Crown/
Wire Crown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/KNBH/HX41R9CP/FMSKNBHHX41R9CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/KNBH/HX41R9CP/FMSKNBHHX41R9CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/KNBH/HX41R9CP/FMSKNBHHX41R9CP.SMALL.jpg amalkhan There are many reasons one should wear a crown, including but not limited to the special birthday girl/boy or just an afternoon of playing dress up. Crowns have come a long way from taped up construction paper to these adorable wire crowns! In this tutorial I'll show you how to make wonderfully rega...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 19:53:44 PDT
Vintage Mail Box for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Mail-Box-for-Kids/
Vintage Mail Box for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's that time of the year when being outside is absolutely magical for kids. I decided to up that ante with a mailbox just for them! Now they can receive "letters" and post their own mail! A little Imagination is all you need!See how I transform a boring old mailbox into a colorful, vintage mailbox...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:21:35 PDT
DIY Sidewalk Chalk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sidewalk-Chalk/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:48:20 PDT
Backyard Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Fort/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:52:02 PDT
Treasure Hunt for Kindergarten Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Treasure-Hunt-for-Kindergarten-Kids/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 15:36:45 PDT
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-barrel-biplane-The-Flyin-Lion/
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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:16:56 PDT
Pallet pirate ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-pirate-ship/
Pallet pirate ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a small pirate ship out of old pallets and left over material. As always use proper safety precautions and always wear eye protection whenever working with tools. There are no plans or measurements as I built this out of whatever I had laying around. The only ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:54 PDT
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bubble-Cloud-Makers/
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I spent a wonderful Memorial Day playing together, not something I get to do with them daily because of my choice of career.One of the things we did that day was go outside an make these recycled plastic bottle and duct-taped sock bubble makers.I had the hardest time coming up with a...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-play-table-made-out-of-an-old-coffee-table/
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SMALL.jpg trip janzen I had an old glass topped coffee table that was missing the glass and rather than throw away a sturdy table on wheels I gave it a new top and created a place for my daughter to play. Old coffee table This Instructable shows you how I built a play table if you would like to build something similar...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 01:02:08 PDT
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Felting-with-kids/
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SMALL.jpg Zig Zag This workshop comes from "WEAVE! Weaving Europe: Artefacts, values & Exchanges" a European project, with the support of the Culture Programme (2007-2013) of the European Union. Textile, fibre and felt: it's a Smart Child's play: http://zigzagproject.eu For children from 3 to 5 years old and their ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:32:53 PDT
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Silky-Stretchy-Two-Ingredient-Play-Dough/
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I recently tried out another two-ingredient play dough recipe that I want to share with you. An inexpensive project (in the states,) it was played with for a good thirty minutes and began drying out after about an hour.A few notes:(1) The most important piece of advice I can give is...
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Sat, 24 May 2014 22:10:55 PDT
Celebrating Instructables Club http://www.instructables.com/id/Celebrating-Instructables-Club/
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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:25:01 PDT
Lamp Bookends http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-Bookends/
Lamp Bookends - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/SYBB/HV8Y974T/FRCSYBBHV8Y974T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/SYBB/HV8Y974T/FRCSYBBHV8Y974T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/SYBB/HV8Y974T/FRCSYBBHV8Y974T.SMALL.jpg anayaphoto These are lamp bookends I made for my baby's room. The were made with a lasercutter, 3d printer, and a disc sander. I will show you the process and hopefully you can learn from some of my mistakes. The Design Process I made the outlines for the cuts in illustrator. A tip here would be to set the...
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Fri, 16 May 2014 01:02:33 PDT
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Power-Wheels-For-A-Disabled-Child/
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SMALL.jpg Haunted Spider Meet Oliver and his power wheels jeep. Oliver is the grandson of a good friend of mine. Oliver has Cerebral Palsy, but don't let him fool you, he loves to ride around in a power wheels vehicle just like every other kid. Oliver has an issue with some spastic movements which keep him from driving th...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:21 PDT
Maker Family Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Maker-Family-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/XX3K/HUYLUZBL/FW4XX3KHUYLUZBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/XX3K/HUYLUZBL/FW4XX3KHUYLUZBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/XX3K/HUYLUZBL/FW4XX3KHUYLUZBL.SMALL.jpg jessyratfink Here at Instructables we love getting the whole family involved in making! Our authors have created tutorials for playdough, outdoor water playgrounds, forts, wooden swords, friendship bracelets and more - have a look below and take notes for summer break. :DIn the spirit of making things with your ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 14:43:24 PDT
DIY Diaper Rash Cream http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Diaper-Rash-Cream/
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:25:33 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Eggs/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:30:12 PDT
Outdoor Kids Activity: Spray Bottle Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Outdoor-Kids-Activity-Spray-Bottle-Painting/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY9/Z1TN/HTG5GRC1/FY9Z1TNHTG5GRC1.SMALL.jpg GlutenFreeMama This is a REALLY fun outdoor activity for kids of all ages!!   It is inexpensive, not too messy, and perfect for those times when someone says "I'm bored!"   It never gets old either....we have done this over and over again, and its still just as fun! What you'll need: Washable tempera paint (I ...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:02:11 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
Picture frame blackboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frame-blackboards/
Picture frame blackboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AI82/HSVGZW2B/FBOAI82HSVGZW2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AI82/HSVGZW2B/FBOAI82HSVGZW2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AI82/HSVGZW2B/FBOAI82HSVGZW2B.SMALL.jpg belpeor I had some spare frames that had come down when we changed things around in our store, they'd been sitting around for ages just collecting dust so I decided to put them to good use. Remove the backing board Most frames will come with a backing board, hopefully think enough to withstand the pre...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:55:39 PDT
Children's Yard Stick Growth Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Yard-Stick-Growth-Chart/
Children's Yard Stick Growth Chart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SN65/HSGFWF24/FP0SN65HSGFWF24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SN65/HSGFWF24/FP0SN65HSGFWF24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP0/SN65/HSGFWF24/FP0SN65HSGFWF24.SMALL.jpg mikemehak This instructable is WAY longer than needed, but that's part of the fun of making these things. The thing about kids is they grow. And they also enjoy tracking how much they grow. The problem with being adults, is that we sometimes have to move. While a door jam or behind a door is often a good...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 16:00:55 PST
How to Make a Felt Tented Baby Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Felt-Tented-Baby-Mobile/
How to Make a Felt Tented Baby Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5K5A/HRNQ8SFI/FAZ5K5AHRNQ8SFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5K5A/HRNQ8SFI/FAZ5K5AHRNQ8SFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAZ/5K5A/HRNQ8SFI/FAZ5K5AHRNQ8SFI.SMALL.jpg amandarabern These instructions are only for the tent! Maybe it's just me, but I hate the way that exposed plastic mobiles look. The tent makes for a cute base for an assortment of nursery themes. As you can see, mine is a circus theme (I found the pattern for the elephants here) but this would also pair well ...
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:26:12 PST
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Toothbrush-Holder/
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn My son is a dinosaur fanatic like a lot of young kids. He also doesn't do a very good job of remembering to brush his teeth or keeping his bathroom nice and tidy. So, I made this toothbrush holder from a cheap dinosaur and both of these things have been remedied. I don't remember seeing this befo...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:41:09 PST
Make a Children's Nightlight From a Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childrens-Nightlight-From-a-Garden-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:40:14 PST
Child Tags http://www.instructables.com/id/Child-Tags/
Child Tags - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/JAT3/HRKQXI3Z/F8YJAT3HRKQXI3Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/JAT3/HRKQXI3Z/F8YJAT3HRKQXI3Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Y/JAT3/HRKQXI3Z/F8YJAT3HRKQXI3Z.SMALL.jpg amalkhan What do you do when you lose a child in a crowded area? Besides for losing your mind and subsequently, your temper when you find said lost child, its time to become proactive by preparing your non-verbal or nearly non-verbal child(ren) with identification information secured to their clothing or s...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:28:49 PST
"You're out of this world!" Kids Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Youre-out-of-this-world-Kids-Valentines/
"You're out of this world!" Kids Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NI37/HR3EIGNQ/FRTNI37HR3EIGNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NI37/HR3EIGNQ/FRTNI37HR3EIGNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRT/NI37/HR3EIGNQ/FRTNI37HR3EIGNQ.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My son wanted to give something other than candy for his Valentine's Day cards. We checked one of my favorite sites together, and sure enough, he picked this valentine, because he wanted to give a bouncy ball to all his friends. This valentine was pretty cool to make, but I admit, I did all th...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:34:43 PST
Skylanders Birthday Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylanders-Birthday-Party/
Skylanders Birthday Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 My son Zander just turned 7 and chose the ever popular Skylanders for the theme. Skylanders has been around a little while now and there have been 3 versions released thus far: Spyro's Adventure, Giants, and Swap Force. He wasn't particular about which version so we just did a general Skylanders the...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:17:30 PST
Silly Putty http://www.instructables.com/id/Silly-Putty/
Silly Putty - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/EMMU/HQMN43ME/FNWEMMUHQMN43ME.SMALL.jpg amalkhan That weird sensory stuff kids and adults alike get a kick out it. Even if you don't like to admit how fun it is to play with, silly putty's bizarre texture and chemistry is definitely therapeutic. Well, who knew you could make it out of three simple ingredients you probably already have lying around...
By: amalkhan

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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 16:59:46 PST
Cloud Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Cloud-Dough/
Cloud Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/YONZ/HQF9G162/F0JYONZHQF9G162.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Let me introduce you to an extra 15 minutes of your life you didn't know were there because your kids monopolize any free moment you can manage. Two words. Cloud Dough. We should really rename it to Cloud 9 Dough, because while they'll be having a sensory blast with the dough, you can sit back and r...
By: amalkhan

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:11:31 PST
TV Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Protector/
TV Protector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RDBR/HJKBTYTW/F0LRDBRHJKBTYTW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RDBR/HJKBTYTW/F0LRDBRHJKBTYTW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RDBR/HJKBTYTW/F0LRDBRHJKBTYTW.SMALL.jpg pudtiny When our son became a button pressing, knob turning toddler it was time to protect the TV and other AV equipment with a physical barrier. The only option to buy seemed to be fire guard type things which were all far too tall. So I made the crayon fence. Tools and Supplies Supplies: The crayons a...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 05:50:47 PDT
Rainbow Loom: Starburst http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Starburst/
Rainbow Loom: Starburst - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/3TER/HQ5K2MXC/F1N3TERHQ5K2MXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/3TER/HQ5K2MXC/F1N3TERHQ5K2MXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/3TER/HQ5K2MXC/F1N3TERHQ5K2MXC.SMALL.jpg shayna14 This starburst bracelet is fun and (somewhat) easy. I hope that you will enjoy this *step by step* instructions. Materials The materials that you will need are:Your loomYour hook or a crochet hookThree or more colours of elasticsC or S clip Placing The Bands Take your first colour and place ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 14:10:44 PST
Rainbow Loom Ladder Braclet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Ladder-Braclet/
Rainbow Loom Ladder Braclet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/J7PE/HQ5K2GE1/FGSJ7PEHQ5K2GE1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/J7PE/HQ5K2GE1/FGSJ7PEHQ5K2GE1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGS/J7PE/HQ5K2GE1/FGSJ7PEHQ5K2GE1.SMALL.jpg shan_2004 This is a very easy and fun braclet to make. Hope you enjoy! Materials You will need: a loom, hook, elastics and a C clip. Placing The Elastics First pick three colours and start at the center peg.Put your outside colour out to the left and right peg. Now with the same colour, go all the way...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:35:28 PST
Doll House for Pippi Longstocking (Langstrumpf) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doll-House-for-Pippi-Longstocking-Langstrumpf/
Doll House for Pippi Longstocking (Langstrumpf) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/JR24/HQ0T5G5I/FJ7JR24HQ0T5G5I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/JR24/HQ0T5G5I/FJ7JR24HQ0T5G5I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ7/JR24/HQ0T5G5I/FJ7JR24HQ0T5G5I.SMALL.jpg Dusseced Summary: For my daughter I have built a colorful Pippi Longstocking (Langstrumpf) doll house with plywood and some accessories (3D printed parts). The building concept is modular so you can adapt it easily and let your creativity play. Material and tools required Material required: -Plywood 4mm -...
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:09:49 PST
Stroller VS Mother Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Stroller-VS-Mother-Nature/
Stroller VS Mother Nature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/Q249/HOHYFZU5/FABQ249HOHYFZU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/Q249/HOHYFZU5/FABQ249HOHYFZU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/Q249/HOHYFZU5/FABQ249HOHYFZU5.SMALL.jpg antonini In Regina people do not seem to shovel their sidewalks. here is a $20 solution The Gear you need a cheap snowboard and your stroller Prep Work remove the foot bindings. They are probably held on with 4 screws or bolts Saw Jig saw the board in half Re-assemble mark off new holes. line up ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 21:13:40 PST
Projects for Girls http://www.instructables.com/id/Projects-for-Girls/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/PK7Z/HIDCOXZ8/FRWPK7ZHIDCOXZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/PK7Z/HIDCOXZ8/FRWPK7ZHIDCOXZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/PK7Z/HIDCOXZ8/FRWPK7ZHIDCOXZ8.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Need something to entertain a girl in your life, or want to make a gift? Check out these projects for girls to get some inspiration! null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null null n...
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013 13:25:30 PDT
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SMALL.jpg canida My daughter loves Finding Nemo, so when she asked to go trick-or-treating as Nemo, with her dad dressed as Marlin, I whipped up these super easy no-sew clownfish costumes from orange hoodies, some cheap felt, and hot glue! They really are easy, I promise: the hardest part is sourcing an orange hood...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Turned-Sippy-Cup/
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Mason jars have many uses, and here's one more to add to that ever expanding list! Now hipster toddlers can chat legos at the playground while sipping juice! Glass (read: non-plastic) food and beverage containers for kids are becoming increasingly popular. So lets hack our own version from items th...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:53:59 PST
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Wind-Tunnel-for-Kids-Toys-and-Balls/
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm For my 4-year-old's birthday party, I built a wind tunnel for her and her friends to "test" the flight characteristics of stuffed animals, balls, toys, and anything else that fit into the 4-inch diameter tube. Powered by an air pump (normally used for a bouncy house), the tunnel was oriented vertica...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:58:40 PST
EASY MODE: "Ponyo" Wall Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-MODE-Ponyo-Wall-Mural/
EASY MODE: "Ponyo" Wall Mural - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/5Q5H/HN825KIP/F7U5Q5HHN825KIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/5Q5H/HN825KIP/F7U5Q5HHN825KIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7U/5Q5H/HN825KIP/F7U5Q5HHN825KIP.SMALL.jpg Sars Jones I always knew that I would paint a mural for my daughters room.  I started brainstorming about themes late in my third trimester.  Then finally one day, while we were snuggled up on the couch about to watch "Ponyo," I had my moment.  As I watched the opening title sequence I was struck my the simpli...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:34:43 PDT
Makedo Pumpkin-shaped Candy Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Pumpkin-shaped-Candy-Holder/
Makedo Pumpkin-shaped Candy Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/5YUD/HMVJAMI8/FPD5YUDHMVJAMI8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/5YUD/HMVJAMI8/FPD5YUDHMVJAMI8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/5YUD/HMVJAMI8/FPD5YUDHMVJAMI8.SMALL.jpg makedo-able When Halloween comes around, getting together with a few friends and heading down the street for Trick or Treating is a whole lot of fun. Having put so much effort in to making that fantastic costume (we know you did!) why not continue the creative making with a Pumpkin Candy Holder? Continue the ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:30:51 PDT
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thermocol-Sheet-Stamps/
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz This instructable will show you how to make stamps using thermocol sheets. These stamps are easy and fun to make. I didn't realize until I stamped one to see how it turns out, that the thermocol sheet stamps give a cool smudgy pattern. Try making some right away, you'll have fun for sure! Lets star...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:36 PDT
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-bamboo-geogesic-dome/
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SMALL.jpg manuka Everyone loves domes- ESPECIALLY kids! The devil in their construction however relates to visualising their assembly (often not easy - even for adults!),organising cost effective materials and securing the struts! Here's a simple 1V version that uses bamboo slid into black garden irrigation hose of...
By: manuka

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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 03:52:09 PDT