Instructables: exploring - photos - living - kids http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:42:22 PDT BLOX v1.01 Superhero Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Superhero-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/1VKH/HU3TMOXC/FLV1VKHHU3TMOXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/1VKH/HU3TMOXC/FLV1VKHHU3TMOXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/1VKH/HU3TMOXC/FLV1VKHHU3TMOXC.SMALL.jpg Zariath Al Mamun Badhon I color the full egg red. Then I draw in the paper.. and stick it with glue..
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:15:03 PDT
Superheroe Egg http://www.instructables.com/id/Superheroe-Egg/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/VWCQ/HU3TMOTE/FB1VWCQHU3TMOTE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/VWCQ/HU3TMOTE/FB1VWCQHU3TMOTE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/VWCQ/HU3TMOTE/FB1VWCQHU3TMOTE.SMALL.jpg Zariath Al Mamun Badhon First I took a egg and color it red.. After that I color blue in the sides. I took a pencil and draw the spider's web in it's body. I also draw tiny little spider in the middle. At last I draw 2 eyes in paper and stick it in the egg by glue... And TA DA....
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:01:50 PDT
Baby Crib http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Crib/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/777B/HTZUMCV0/FNO777BHTZUMCV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/777B/HTZUMCV0/FNO777BHTZUMCV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/777B/HTZUMCV0/FNO777BHTZUMCV0.SMALL.jpg FS2010 This baby crib can be good for babies till 9-12 months, while large bed is unnecessary. To ensure a greater about of security for children, I found safety requirements in internet. Standard cribs must have slats that are no more 10cm - this is to keep infants from getting their heads stuck between t...
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:50:41 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
Ladybug Face Paint Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Ladybug-Face-Paint-Design/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5A0R/HSM53QP9/FLN5A0RHSM53QP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5A0R/HSM53QP9/FLN5A0RHSM53QP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5A0R/HSM53QP9/FLN5A0RHSM53QP9.SMALL.jpg paintedclown Here's a cute and simple ladybug design to try at your next party! Step 1: Use a medium brush and create small red circle on the cheek with red face paint. Add a head in black face paint at the top. Step 2: On the ladybug's body, use a small brush and add a line and dots in black face ...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:58:30 PDT
Adventure diorama http://www.instructables.com/id/Adventure-diorama/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/UY01/HS0D9B3H/FWQUY01HS0D9B3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/UY01/HS0D9B3H/FWQUY01HS0D9B3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/UY01/HS0D9B3H/FWQUY01HS0D9B3H.SMALL.jpg ffrisell Hi! This is my first instructable. Finally! I have enjoyed the instructables site so much-and now it is time for me to contribute! Well, it is not even an instructable-just photos of what me and my kids made during this week's holiday. I might post a step by step instruction later, but a lot of it ...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 15:08:04 PST
Minecraft Valentine's Lollipop Wrappers http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-Valentines-Lollipop-Wrappers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/75LY/HREI70DX/FH575LYHREI70DX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/75LY/HREI70DX/FH575LYHREI70DX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/75LY/HREI70DX/FH575LYHREI70DX.SMALL.jpg kraftmint Hello! I made a lollipop wrapper featuring Steve holding a heart. My kids will hand out these valentines at their schools. Thought I would share here for you! I'm including the printable file which you just need to cut and fold. Then put a lollipop in the middle, staple the ends and you done! Enjoy ...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 15:05:18 PST
How to Speak Minion http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Speak-Minion/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/X5A0/HRBE2SEY/F85X5A0HRBE2SEY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/X5A0/HRBE2SEY/F85X5A0HRBE2SEY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/X5A0/HRBE2SEY/F85X5A0HRBE2SEY.SMALL.jpg phillipcd Speaking Minion is easy, especially if you LOVE minions like me. To speak minions, just go over this Instryctable a few times. You'll easily get the hang of it! Hello=Bello Chair=Chasy Ugly=Banonina Toy=Ba Boy Ice Cream=Gelato Thank You=Tank Yu One=Hana Two=Dul Three=Sae For Yo...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 12:49:59 PST
Video: Valentine's Day Crafts For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentines-Day-Crafts-For-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/FPBZ/HRBE3GUO/F55FPBZHRBE3GUO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/FPBZ/HRBE3GUO/F55FPBZHRBE3GUO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/FPBZ/HRBE3GUO/F55FPBZHRBE3GUO.SMALL.jpg Courtneyortega I show you three easy and inexpensive Valentines that you can make with your kids to give family and friends for Valentine's Day! Video by Courtney Ortega & Clif Bosler/Star-Telegram Photos by Ross Hailey/Star-Telegram
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 06:51:13 PST
DIY Picture Frame Bow Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Picture-Frame-Bow-Holder/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4A/MM3T/HR8VD12N/F4AMM3THR8VD12N.SMALL.jpg hilltopcustomdesigns Does your daughter have a TON of bows?? Mine does! This easy and very cheap DIY Projest for a Picture Frame Bow Holder will solve a lot of your bow storage issues while making some insanely cute wall art for her bedroom or bathroom at the same time! Before we begin on the how-to section, let me sta...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 16:44:27 PST
Cardboard Robot for little kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Robot-for-little-kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/M7A1/HQBR69N6/FXGM7A1HQBR69N6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/M7A1/HQBR69N6/FXGM7A1HQBR69N6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/M7A1/HQBR69N6/FXGM7A1HQBR69N6.SMALL.jpg sophiecarlisle I made 12 robot "kits" for my daughters bday party.   To make one, you will need: 2 boxes (one smaller than the other), tinfoil sheets, spray adhesive, xacto knife, duct tape (silver and red), laundry ducting, chip clip, whisk, round piece of cardboard (or plastic lid), rubberbands, 1 tupperware bo...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 22:06:35 PST
Litter box protection with baby gate and cat door http://www.instructables.com/id/Litter-box-protection-with-baby-gate-and-cat-door/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/TFI4/HPIGQV87/F60TFI4HPIGQV87.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/TFI4/HPIGQV87/F60TFI4HPIGQV87.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F60/TFI4/HPIGQV87/F60TFI4HPIGQV87.SMALL.jpg olysco An old beaten up baby gate we used to prevent our son from getting into the litter box. It also gave the cat some "privacy".   It's not perfect from stopping him trying to reach his hands in there but at least he isn't able to do a belly flop into the tootsie rolls anymore. Use a sharp pair of sci...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 09:32:23 PST
Toy Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Toy-Magnets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/1VO6/HPCE8F0P/FK11VO6HPCE8F0P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/1VO6/HPCE8F0P/FK11VO6HPCE8F0P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/1VO6/HPCE8F0P/FK11VO6HPCE8F0P.SMALL.jpg thebword Made these magnets out of an assortment of small plastic toys that I found for a low price on Amazon. Whether cats or dinosaurs are your favorite, there are plenty of options to choose from.  All the toys are ready to be spray painted right when you get them, but I did use an exacto knife to remove...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:45:52 PST
Fisher Price Baby cradle replace D battery with AC power http://www.instructables.com/id/Fisher-Price-Baby-cradle-replace-D-battery-with-AC/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/JFLI/HOKSD4X2/FWRJFLIHOKSD4X2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/JFLI/HOKSD4X2/FWRJFLIHOKSD4X2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWR/JFLI/HOKSD4X2/FWRJFLIHOKSD4X2.SMALL.jpg Kaushik Lodh Fisher Price makes cradle - Swings, soothers, and many other products which require 4 D type batteries to operate. The cost of 4 such batteries is around $12.00 at my local CVS in Dec 2013. And these products eat through the batteries like crazy, given the motors, especially in the cradle swings, a...
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Sun, 1 Dec 2013 12:47:47 PST
DIY Childrens Drawing Board (Treasure Map Example) http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Treasure-Map-2-Ways/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P13O/HO7XEJFC/F17P13OHO7XEJFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P13O/HO7XEJFC/F17P13OHO7XEJFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/P13O/HO7XEJFC/F17P13OHO7XEJFC.SMALL.jpg hawkabee   I'm an artist, so when my sister in law asked if I could paint her little son a treasure map I was excited! The painting is on a 16" by 20" canvas, done in acrylic. I finished the painting with a weathered look by gently rubbing the edges of the canvas with a peice of fine sand pap...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:29:11 PST
Piñata ideas http://www.instructables.com/id/Piñata-ideas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/TSM5/HO7XEIB1/FXITSM5HO7XEIB1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/TSM5/HO7XEIB1/FXITSM5HO7XEIB1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/TSM5/HO7XEIB1/FXITSM5HO7XEIB1.SMALL.jpg Thea Janssen Balloons, paper tape, papier-maché: ingredients for making beautiful piñatas - you can find lots of instructables on how to make one. Our tip: we wanted to make a llama and a doll :). As you can see, they became a turtle-hedgehog-dino and a penguin. It's not easy to tape balloons together, but it d...
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Fri, 22 Nov 2013 04:02:48 PST
Button Bookmarks (Kids can make it!!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Button-Bookmarks-Kids-can-make-it/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NHXW/HO239XCN/FFFNHXWHO239XCN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NHXW/HO239XCN/FFFNHXWHO239XCN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NHXW/HO239XCN/FFFNHXWHO239XCN.SMALL.jpg prachilele i saw this idea on facebook. i just loved it. hence sharing it here. these are vary simple and easy. specially kids can make them. for making button bookmarks we need -Various shaped and sized buttons -u clips (colored clips look better) -adhesive tape -scissors just stick an u clip on the back si...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 01:11:03 PST
TUTORIAL: Legends of Chima Party Game – Pin the Chi on Laval http://www.instructables.com/id/TUTORIAL-Legends-of-Chima-Party-Game-Pin-the-Chi-o/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/YO6N/HNXRRE8I/FJNYO6NHNXRRE8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/YO6N/HNXRRE8I/FJNYO6NHNXRRE8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJN/YO6N/HNXRRE8I/FJNYO6NHNXRRE8I.SMALL.jpg hometownbetty Originally, we intended to host Piano Man's Legends of Chima birthday party at a local park, so the kids could have free time to play and freedom to be kids. But the weather in the Midwest doesn’t always cooperate with us. As such, we were hit with an early snowfall (a month sooner than usual), and ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:39:43 PST
Chinese lantern http://www.instructables.com/id/Chinese-lantern-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Z2G1/HNT433QI/FDDZ2G1HNT433QI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Z2G1/HNT433QI/FDDZ2G1HNT433QI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/Z2G1/HNT433QI/FDDZ2G1HNT433QI.SMALL.jpg Thea Janssen In Holland we have a tradition of making Chinese lanterns for many occasions, like Sint Maarten, Halloween and Queen's Day. We call them "lampionnen". After dark, children walk in a procession showing their crafts. When I was young we carried our lantern on a stick with a little candle inside. This ...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:25:50 PST
Lumi canvas or t-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/Lumi-canvas-or-t-shirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/17E0/HM72GTPM/FQM17E0HM72GTPM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/17E0/HM72GTPM/FQM17E0HM72GTPM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQM/17E0/HM72GTPM/FQM17E0HM72GTPM.SMALL.jpg micreatespace We decided to let the kids try their hand at drawing their own designs and then printing them out. What you need: Transparency Sheets Sharpies or other dark, thick markers T-shirt or 8x10" canvas Lumi Inkodye Foam brush Using your markers, draw any design you want on the transparency sheet.  The ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 08:19:13 PDT
Kids Picnic Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Picnic-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/L5T2/HLZRUVO5/FKAL5T2HLZRUVO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/L5T2/HLZRUVO5/FKAL5T2HLZRUVO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/L5T2/HLZRUVO5/FKAL5T2HLZRUVO5.SMALL.jpg Dusseced For my little daughter (3 years) I have designed and built this picnic table. It suits for 2-4 small kids. Enjoy building your own! Please check the PDF overview drawing attached. The spruce wood I have used is quite massive (can even bear the load of an 65kg adult), so for kids only you could also...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 13:33:01 PDT
DIY "Reading Fort" http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Reading-Fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/OXJ1/HLA2346G/FSKOXJ1HLA2346G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/OXJ1/HLA2346G/FSKOXJ1HLA2346G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/OXJ1/HLA2346G/FSKOXJ1HLA2346G.SMALL.jpg creativesocialworker Find a corner next to a full length window and use the curtain as the base for your fort.  Drape the end over a table and use blankets to create doors.  Hair clips, weighted objects and tape will help secure the fort.  Name your fort and create your own sign (ours was done on the computer).  Finally...
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 20:40:54 PDT
Star Wars Tatooine Hut Movie Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Tatooine-Hut-Movie-Fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/WB07/HKPX6EY6/FBNWB07HKPX6EY6.SMALL.jpg shotgunshane      Forts are a great way for kids to get creative and spend some time pretending. Forts can be created from a very wide variety of materials. Pillow forts are constructed in to different phases: The first phase are the structural elements. Some of these could include chairs, couches, stools, and o...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 13:53:08 PDT
Kids Caterpillar Clothes Pin Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Caterpillar-Clothes-Pin-Craft/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/A1HH/HK6XDAEO/FO1A1HHHK6XDAEO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/A1HH/HK6XDAEO/FO1A1HHHK6XDAEO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO1/A1HH/HK6XDAEO/FO1A1HHHK6XDAEO.SMALL.jpg addi003 Are you looking for a fun craft for your kids? They will love making this clothes pin caterpillar! These caterpillar crafts are very easy and your kids can create and decorate them using their imagination. I love making crafts with my boys. It gives them the opportunity to use their imaginations an...
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Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:52:31 PDT
sheet fort http://www.instructables.com/id/sheet-fort/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/WXWO/HJGDSQCF/FZ4WXWOHJGDSQCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/WXWO/HJGDSQCF/FZ4WXWOHJGDSQCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ4/WXWO/HJGDSQCF/FZ4WXWOHJGDSQCF.SMALL.jpg dbrenek this is a fun little fort that all you need is an oversised sheet and a fan.you take the fan and put it under the blanket and wait for it to puf up then get in and your done.
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:14:05 PDT
Trio of Mermaid Clothespin Clips http://www.instructables.com/id/Trio-of-Mermaid-Clothespin-Clips/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/JTGY/HJGDZL84/FPOJTGYHJGDZL84.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/JTGY/HJGDZL84/FPOJTGYHJGDZL84.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/JTGY/HJGDZL84/FPOJTGYHJGDZL84.SMALL.jpg wendylynns paper whims I used three Dilly Bean digital stamps for these deliciously cute mermaid designs. I colored the images with colored pencils and blended with mineral spirits. The images are laminated for stability and water resistance. They are attached to clothespins that I painted blue and then distressed with sa...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 07:16:33 PDT
Smarties bone dispenser, toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Smarties-bone-dispenser-toy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3QFI/HINOCJRE/F6M3QFIHINOCJRE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3QFI/HINOCJRE/F6M3QFIHINOCJRE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3QFI/HINOCJRE/F6M3QFIHINOCJRE.SMALL.jpg ric12335 This is a smarties dispenser make for my niece. To make this toy just need, wood, methacrylate plastic, screws and glue. First make a bone design, cut wood,  put the plastic and the rotary dispenser.
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Wed, 3 Jul 2013 07:43:50 PDT
DIY Washable Outdoor Sidewalk Paint http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Washable-Outdoor-Sidewalk-Paint/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/C2BE/HIF0C9HS/F0FC2BEHIF0C9HS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/C2BE/HIF0C9HS/F0FC2BEHIF0C9HS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/C2BE/HIF0C9HS/F0FC2BEHIF0C9HS.SMALL.jpg addi003 Are you looking for a fun and easy outdoor activity to do with your kids? You will absolutely LOVE this easy DIY craft! My kids are eager to find new activities and ways to have fun outside, and I am eager to find inexpensive ways to entertain them. Not only is this fun to make with your kids but t...
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Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:41:30 PDT
Easy Catapult/Slingshot From Old Bicycle Tube http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-CatapultSlingshot-From-Old-Bicycle-Tube/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/833E/HHS9LMWL/FRQ833EHHS9LMWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/833E/HHS9LMWL/FRQ833EHHS9LMWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRQ/833E/HHS9LMWL/FRQ833EHHS9LMWL.SMALL.jpg severov To make it you will need: 1) wooden fork 2) old bicycle tube 3) adhesive tape (optional)
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Sun, 16 Jun 2013 10:36:49 PDT
Make a Hedgehog with a book http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Hedgehog-with-a-book/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DY6B/HO7XKEB0/FRWDY6BHO7XKEB0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DY6B/HO7XKEB0/FRWDY6BHO7XKEB0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/DY6B/HO7XKEB0/FRWDY6BHO7XKEB0.SMALL.jpg sur1c4t4 For your children, I propose you to make a hedgehog with a book, blade of grasses and flowers.My daughter make it an I want to show his DIY Hedgehog.For each page of book folding them like pictures.After fold all pages you can glue the eyes.And for the final touch, glue some glade of grass and flowe...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 03:14:48 PDT
Summer Crafts for Kids: Dum Dums Drink Umbrellas http://www.instructables.com/id/Summer-Crafts-for-Kids-Dum-Dums-Drink-Umbrellas/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/6WZ9/HHJOC6WG/FSV6WZ9HHJOC6WG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/6WZ9/HHJOC6WG/FSV6WZ9HHJOC6WG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSV/6WZ9/HHJOC6WG/FSV6WZ9HHJOC6WG.SMALL.jpg KidsCrafts These Dum Dums drink umbrellas are simple to make and the colorful wrappers will brighten up your day. This fun summer craft for kids will make them feel extra special as they sip their water or juice outside on the patio. These are the perfect addition to a summer day! Visit SpanglerCandy.com for ...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 05:53:45 PDT
Fluffy Stuff - two ingredient play-dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Fluffy-Stuff-two-ingredient-play-dough/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/903T/HH2VOBLW/FTW903THH2VOBLW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/903T/HH2VOBLW/FTW903THH2VOBLW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/903T/HH2VOBLW/FTW903THH2VOBLW.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts What do you get when you mix shaving cream with corn starch? You get fluffy stuff (a mold-able play-with-me dough) that could be used to make summer snowballs. I don't know if I found a cheaper way to entertain a group of children ranging from seven to two for an hour. Blogger mamas throughout th...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:25:49 PDT
A Tennis Ball Gruppet http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Tennis-Ball-Gruppet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/EQGM/HH2VMF7N/F3YEQGMHH2VMF7N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/EQGM/HH2VMF7N/F3YEQGMHH2VMF7N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/EQGM/HH2VMF7N/F3YEQGMHH2VMF7N.SMALL.jpg Gregbot I have seen Ventriloquists use tennis ball before. You just mark out and cut in the smile seam and then bubble in two Smiley Face dot eyes, right? ... WELL ... I decided to do one reflective of MY personal experience with depression and bipolar disorder. So .... meet MANI DEPP, Mani for 'manic' and ...
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Thu, 30 May 2013 13:30:31 PDT
Potty Training – Tips & Tricks to Potty Train Your Child in 1 Week http://www.instructables.com/id/Potty-Training-Tips-Tricks-to-Potty-Train-Your/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/HBXR/HH2VJGDU/FZLHBXRHH2VJGDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/HBXR/HH2VJGDU/FZLHBXRHH2VJGDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZL/HBXR/HH2VJGDU/FZLHBXRHH2VJGDU.SMALL.jpg addi003 I have recently been getting asked my Potty Training Process and how I was able to get Connor to be potty trained within a few days. I was extremely nervous when I started potty training because I had no idea what to expect. I did wait until he was 2 ½ to get started. Honestly, I wish I would have ...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 12:28:37 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Dig Site http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Dig-Site/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/NHEJ/HH2VMVRO/F5ONHEJHH2VMVRO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/NHEJ/HH2VMVRO/F5ONHEJHH2VMVRO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/NHEJ/HH2VMVRO/F5ONHEJHH2VMVRO.SMALL.jpg chaitanyak you can also use leftover bones (from your last meal) if you want some realism. At an actual dig, the eventual goal would be to completely extract the remains..   however since our "remains" are of no real value.. it makes for an interesting keepsake/paperweight if you only partially dig it up.
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Sat, 25 May 2013 02:35:38 PDT
Jewelry Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Jewelry-Hanger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/N3OA/HEBMZRLZ/FXRN3OAHEBMZRLZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/N3OA/HEBMZRLZ/FXRN3OAHEBMZRLZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/N3OA/HEBMZRLZ/FXRN3OAHEBMZRLZ.SMALL.jpg Felicity27 This is a really simple project that my daughter helped with. Start with a craft picture frame, they cost about a dollar from the craft store. I bought this one at Michaels. (couldn't find the link) I spray painted it, took about five minutes. Once it was dry I drilled holes and screwed in some fun ...
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Tue, 19 Mar 2013 10:41:32 PDT
Big Mac hand clapping game http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Mac-hand-clapping-game/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/DYK3/HE081D2I/F3ADYK3HE081D2I.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 This is one of those hand clapping games most of us grew up with in the 90s but that most youth today dont know so I decided to share it to bring it back in :) This one is meant for groups of people instead of just 2 people like most of these types of games are. The more people, the better. Theres i...
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Fri, 8 Mar 2013 21:23:41 PST
SS - Finger Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Finger-Puppets/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/SR8A/HDP32CLD/FUOSR8AHDP32CLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/SR8A/HDP32CLD/FUOSR8AHDP32CLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUO/SR8A/HDP32CLD/FUOSR8AHDP32CLD.SMALL.jpg abugslife99 It can be challenging to engage children's imagination in Sunday School. In this exercise I came up with an idea to make finger puppets out of duct tape, felt, scissors, pens. We then built a little stage out of cardboard (I love cardboard) and re-enacted a scene out of Kings. From the smiles on the...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 21:01:24 PST
DIY Kids Whiteboard with Side Opening http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kids-Whiteboard-with-Side-Opening/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/O4KG/HD4VNQVU/F7VO4KGHD4VNQVU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts One of my latest creations for my children were these easy, relatively inexpensive and portable whiteboards. What kids don't LOVE whiteboards?  It's like an etch-a-sketch (a toy from back in my day) but cooler because you can actually control the drawing device where you want it to go. The primary...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 07:08:35 PST
YM - DC motor http://www.instructables.com/id/YM-DC-motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/VVLM/HD4VHOKU/FHJVVLMHD4VHOKU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/VVLM/HD4VHOKU/FHJVVLMHD4VHOKU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/VVLM/HD4VHOKU/FHJVVLMHD4VHOKU.SMALL.jpg abugslife99 I run a young makers club for children. For one of our get togethers I was inspired by this youtube movie on how to create a DC motor out of copper enameled wire, a battery, some magnets from the refrigerator and duct tape (of course).  I wanted to share as it was a great little project.
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 18:17:07 PST
Cheerleading Homecoming Mums http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheerleading-Homecoming-Mums/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/CL8Z/HD4VG5SQ/FANCL8ZHD4VG5SQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/CL8Z/HD4VG5SQ/FANCL8ZHD4VG5SQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/CL8Z/HD4VG5SQ/FANCL8ZHD4VG5SQ.SMALL.jpg Bremauntz My daughter's cheerleading group wanted to do something special for homecoming.  Here in the south, homecoming mums are a big deal.  The downside is that they can cost well over one-hundred dollars.  Instead, I decided to make some smaller, more simple mums. Everything came from the craft store.  S...
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Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:02:58 PST
Baby Bottle Cage http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bottle-Cage/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/686T/HC9M9B7A/FRF686THC9M9B7A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/686T/HC9M9B7A/FRF686THC9M9B7A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/686T/HC9M9B7A/FRF686THC9M9B7A.SMALL.jpg sueb262 From the very first, my granddaughter has been independent. When she was about 2 months old, she started trying to hold her bottle herself, but it was too big for her hands to grip. I made a very simple "cage" so that she could hold it herself by cutting a single joint  out of an OBall from Rhino To...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 10:44:17 PST
DIY Instrument http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Instrument/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/HW6E/HABDH2H8/F7AHW6EHABDH2H8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/HW6E/HABDH2H8/F7AHW6EHABDH2H8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7A/HW6E/HABDH2H8/F7AHW6EHABDH2H8.SMALL.jpg ohhlivs Instruments and math
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 20:47:38 PST
365 Day chocolate calender http://www.instructables.com/id/365-Day-chocolate-calender/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/SOM3/HA4MBFR9/F2SSOM3HA4MBFR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/SOM3/HA4MBFR9/F2SSOM3HA4MBFR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/SOM3/HA4MBFR9/F2SSOM3HA4MBFR9.SMALL.jpg msraynsford Why wait until Dec 1st to start your advent calender, mine runs from Jan 1st through till Dec 25th. As a project it's pretty simple, buy 15 calenders which have 24 doors in a 4x6 arrangement (actually only 360 days). Tape them all side by side and then give them an interesting paint job. My calend...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 00:48:51 PST
Peanut Butter double Chip Pudding Cookie http://www.instructables.com/id/Peanut-Butter-double-Chip-Pudding-Cookie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/76RA/H9T4IH3C/FIJ76RAH9T4IH3C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/76RA/H9T4IH3C/FIJ76RAH9T4IH3C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/76RA/H9T4IH3C/FIJ76RAH9T4IH3C.SMALL.jpg trish4Christ Peanut Butter Pudding Cookies Soft peanut butter pudding cookies bursting with milk chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, and Reese's Pieces. Yield: 3 dozen cookies Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1 teasp...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:06:44 PST
Fork Flowers http://www.instructables.com/id/Fork-Flowers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/R87Q/H9G19H6N/F55R87QH9G19H6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/R87Q/H9G19H6N/F55R87QH9G19H6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F55/R87Q/H9G19H6N/F55R87QH9G19H6N.SMALL.jpg lucylollipop This is a really simple craft that I sometimes use with my Beavers and Cubs. All you need is a fork, a pipe cleaner, and some yarn. 1. Put the pipe cleaner through the middle tines of the fork, with about 5cm on one side and the rest on the other. 2. Wind the yarn through the tines of the fork, goi...
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 08:49:03 PST
Amigurumi Penguins http://www.instructables.com/id/Amigurumi-Penguins/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/1XBM/H9G17BIP/F5W1XBMH9G17BIP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/1XBM/H9G17BIP/F5W1XBMH9G17BIP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/1XBM/H9G17BIP/F5W1XBMH9G17BIP.SMALL.jpg cool robot This is little penguin and his dad. I made them for the fair and I am planning on giving them to my youngest sister for Christmas. The pattern for the penguins is from Amigurumi World by Ana Paula Rimoli. The hats and scarves I designed myself. They took me about two weeks to complete. I used black...
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 20:30:13 PST
Pipecleaners... Dr. Suess style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pipecleaners-Dr-Suess-style/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/KN0U/H8QEX2M9/FWPKN0UH8QEX2M9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/KN0U/H8QEX2M9/FWPKN0UH8QEX2M9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/KN0U/H8QEX2M9/FWPKN0UH8QEX2M9.SMALL.jpg vroom...vroom... An unconventional tribute to Dr. Suess...          Shown are some Dr. Suess characters that I made from pipecleaners, with no glue, and very minimal cutting. What I made:(Not in order of picture.) 1. A who. Inspired from the movie "Horton Hears a Who". I tried to follow the model from th...
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Fri, 26 Oct 2012 21:55:44 PDT
Pumpkin Baby Lijah! http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Baby-Lijah/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/H105/H8I45W8P/FHQH105H8I45W8P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/H105/H8I45W8P/FHQH105H8I45W8P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/H105/H8I45W8P/FHQH105H8I45W8P.SMALL.jpg mamakatiekate 8 months old, sweet as can be and just too adorable, Hes white, Cambodian, and Mexican. No matter what race you are/like he'll melt your  
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 00:55:02 PDT
Simplest Possible Kids Toy - Foam Camping Mat plus a child's imagination = "car" http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplest-Possible-Kids-Toy-Foam-Camping-Mat-plus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CJI9/H8CVGDIB/FDUCJI9H8CVGDIB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CJI9/H8CVGDIB/FDUCJI9H8CVGDIB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/CJI9/H8CVGDIB/FDUCJI9H8CVGDIB.SMALL.jpg carl.myhill I've often heard people explain that the best cat toys are cardboard rolls and ping pong balls. Turns out, we're finding that kids also like pretty simple toys. I gave my two a couple of old foam camping mats and they love 'em. They have enduring appeal. In our house they are always referred to as ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:58:29 PDT