Instructables: exploring - toys - diy - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:20:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Sock Sloth http://www.instructables.com/id/Sock-Sloth/
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By: LD_P

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:11:40 PDT
How to make a Catapult for Kids with Clothespins http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Catapult-for-Kids-with-Clothespins/
How to make a Catapult for Kids with Clothespins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/R7A7/HZ3YEDCB/FW7R7A7HZ3YEDCB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/R7A7/HZ3YEDCB/FW7R7A7HZ3YEDCB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/R7A7/HZ3YEDCB/FW7R7A7HZ3YEDCB.SMALL.jpg SpecificLove How to make a Catapult for Kids (WATCH VIDEO)This is an easy to make catapult for kids using two clothespins, two craft sticks and some glue. It can launch small objects up to 40 feet if aimed correctly. This makes a great addition to a child's fighting scenes between his toys. Have fun and be caref...
By: SpecificLove

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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:08:37 PDT
Homemade Microwave Playdough http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Microwave-Playdough/
Homemade Microwave Playdough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/ZA8X/HYG05DQU/FZ0ZA8XHYG05DQU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/ZA8X/HYG05DQU/FZ0ZA8XHYG05DQU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ0/ZA8X/HYG05DQU/FZ0ZA8XHYG05DQU.SMALL.jpg meetpate Playdough is a great arts and crafts toy that is safe and easy to make at home. Here we will describe a step-by-step procedure of creating playdough using simple ingredients and tools. It is quick and easy to make as well as suitable for a wide range of ages for two to three times of fun. Hope you e...
By: meetpate

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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 18:22:55 PDT
Ping Pong Blaster http://www.instructables.com/id/Ping-Pong-Blaster/
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By: seamster

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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 01:43:14 PDT
Easy-Peasy PVC Water Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Peasy-PVC-Water-Gun/
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By: seamster

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:11:28 PDT
AIRPLANE http://www.instructables.com/id/AIRPLANE-2/
AIRPLANE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5P03/HV9HWELZ/FZ45P03HV9HWELZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5P03/HV9HWELZ/FZ45P03HV9HWELZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/5P03/HV9HWELZ/FZ45P03HV9HWELZ.SMALL.jpg Thomas_V Hello,I'm a student Industrial Design in the first year. We were instructed to make a free flight airplane with a drive source, but we weren't allowed to use an electric motor or a gas motor.HOW TO MAKE THE AIRPLANE ?- The wing and the tail are made of a 3mm Depron foam.- The fuselage is made of a s...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 11:43:21 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...
By: SpecificLove

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Fri, 7 Mar 2014 08:56:59 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...
By: SpecificLove

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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 23:06:59 PST
DIY Kool-Aid Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kool-Aid-Play-Dough/
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By: craftknowitall

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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 13:41:29 PDT
Scary bots and super creeps - vibrobots with connectors, wire and cable ties http://www.instructables.com/id/Scary-bots-and-super-creeps-vibrobots-with-conne/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ESGQ/HD2RYL1F/F6LESGQHD2RYL1F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ESGQ/HD2RYL1F/F6LESGQHD2RYL1F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6L/ESGQ/HD2RYL1F/F6LESGQHD2RYL1F.SMALL.jpg ynze Make funny, scary, silly vibrating bot creatures with little more than connectors, cable ties and electrical wire. The bots in the pictures and video are just examples of what you can make. Your imagination is the limit. Thanks to the versatility of connectors, cable binders and electrical wire, the...
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Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:06:31 PST
How to make a Chewbacca Domo http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Chewbacca-Domo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/TA00/HD2RDN8W/F2ZTA00HD2RDN8W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/TA00/HD2RDN8W/F2ZTA00HD2RDN8W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/TA00/HD2RDN8W/F2ZTA00HD2RDN8W.SMALL.jpg allhailskippy Of all the things I’ve made on my channel to date, this one has turned out the closest to what I had in my imagination when I first thought of the idea. I’ve made many different projects for my channel, and most have turned out pretty ok; Some better than others. But the Chewbacca Domo had just...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:33:57 PST
Single string vintage TOY CLIMBER. http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-string-vintage-TOY-CLIMBER/
Single string vintage TOY CLIMBER. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/OR4S/HC3PR9M4/FYHOR4SHC3PR9M4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/OR4S/HC3PR9M4/FYHOR4SHC3PR9M4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/OR4S/HC3PR9M4/FYHOR4SHC3PR9M4.SMALL.jpg Frankyfly This is a replica of an old toy. After some try and err I was able to remake a working climber using few tools and scrap materials. Hope you enjoy it  ;-) .       Materials : Wooden sticks or tong depressors. Toothpicks or bamboo sticks. Some felt for the pads (y...
By: Frankyfly

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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 04:50:21 PST
Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Indiana-Jones-Pinball-Machine-1/
Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4P2M/H1ZG6WNF/FYT4P2MH1ZG6WNF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4P2M/H1ZG6WNF/FYT4P2MH1ZG6WNF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYT/4P2M/H1ZG6WNF/FYT4P2MH1ZG6WNF.SMALL.jpg Kris82          This is my homemade Indiana Jones themed pinball machine that I'm currently working on. This pinball machine will not use any electronics. It will be all mechanical including making sounds, as well as keeping score. This project was started to get a large pinball machine to use no electrici...
By: Kris82

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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 22:23:15 PDT
How to make a ping pong ball gun http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-ping-pong-ball-gun/
How to make a ping pong ball gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/GR6K/GB3XJYBL/F00GR6KGB3XJYBL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/GR6K/GB3XJYBL/F00GR6KGB3XJYBL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F00/GR6K/GB3XJYBL/F00GR6KGB3XJYBL.SMALL.jpg MichelMoermans Are you tired of office/classroom/backyard wars without any stylish or efficient weapons? Tired of getting shot with a cheap plastic bb gun that hurts like hell and breaks after 5 shots? Do you want to shoot your colleagues/friends without having to worry about the danger off hurting them? Do you ...
By: MichelMoermans

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Sat, 10 Jul 2010 05:39:53 PDT