Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - parenting http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:48:06 PDT BLOX v1.01 Baby Bouncer USB Powered No More Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-Bouncer-USB-Powered-No-More-Batteries/
Baby Bouncer USB Powered No More Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/R0M8/HX7PBGLB/F73R0M8HX7PBGLB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/R0M8/HX7PBGLB/F73R0M8HX7PBGLB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/R0M8/HX7PBGLB/F73R0M8HX7PBGLB.SMALL.jpg jflores44 So I got tired of buy batteries for my daughtersFavorite sleeper so I made it USB powered So I can plug almost anywhere Step 1 Get The Bouncer So buy the bouncer or if you are like us get one at your baby shower Step 2 Open battery cover find out what you have to do only to of the pins in m...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:08:55 PDT
Zip Line Swing http://www.instructables.com/id/Zip-Line-Swing/
Zip Line Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S2E2/HWJQF0M7/FD5S2E2HWJQF0M7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S2E2/HWJQF0M7/FD5S2E2HWJQF0M7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/S2E2/HWJQF0M7/FD5S2E2HWJQF0M7.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD First off the warning that comes with half of my Instructables: If you build this or something like this and use it, there are hazards involved, like most things in life. Make sure all materials are strong enough to handle loads.The Zip Line Swing is a little different to a standard Zip Line. Th...
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:33:52 PDT
Make a Lego Diorama Father's Day Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Lego-Diorama-Fathers-Day-Card/
Make a Lego Diorama Father's Day Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LOBL/HWCJFDJJ/F0CLOBLHWCJFDJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LOBL/HWCJFDJJ/F0CLOBLHWCJFDJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0C/LOBL/HWCJFDJJ/F0CLOBLHWCJFDJJ.SMALL.jpg MisterM My Dad is fantastic, but he does hate cats getting in his garden - so I thought this year's Father's Day card should show him getting his own back on his furry nemesis. I recreated his garden in Lego with an appropriate scene and photographed it to make the card. Subject Matter I love this pic of...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:59:46 PDT
How to Lano Your Woolies http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Lano-Your-Woolies/
How to Lano Your Woolies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/GP2Z/HUWMDQVC/F78GP2ZHUWMDQVC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/GP2Z/HUWMDQVC/F78GP2ZHUWMDQVC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F78/GP2Z/HUWMDQVC/F78GP2ZHUWMDQVC.SMALL.jpg bumbywool Using solid lano to prepare your wooliesPlease remember that this is ONE way to lano. You will need to adjust for your water type/preference/needs. Start by heating your water in a mug in the microwave. Scoop your lano.IN GENERAL:1 tsp of solid lano is good for one soaker/shorties/longies......
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Wed, 7 May 2014 18:12:11 PDT
Great Prank For Birthdays...Or Just Because. http://www.instructables.com/id/Great-Prank-For-BirthdaysOr-Just-Because/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 21:06:45 PDT
How to Baby-Proof a Fish Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Baby-Proof-a-Fish-Tank/
How to Baby-Proof a Fish Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/9LNX/HTDSOVPP/FCA9LNXHTDSOVPP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/9LNX/HTDSOVPP/FCA9LNXHTDSOVPP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCA/9LNX/HTDSOVPP/FCA9LNXHTDSOVPP.SMALL.jpg ehill14 I couldn't find any good advice online about how to child proof a fish tank. Most involve putting it on a progressively higher shelf (which is a big no-no in earthquake prone areas, like here), and one of the main reasons for having a tank is for my son to be able to watch the goldfish inside. I tr...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 02:41:14 PDT
Make a "Birds Mobile" for your child http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-Mobile/
Make a "Birds Mobile" for your child - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/Z31A/HSM53LVS/FKAZ31AHSM53LVS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/Z31A/HSM53LVS/FKAZ31AHSM53LVS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKA/Z31A/HSM53LVS/FKAZ31AHSM53LVS.SMALL.jpg le FabShop About one year and a half ago, Bertier (President of le FabShop) asked me if I could design a toy mobile with our new MakerBot.  I had no time for it, but kept the project on my To Do list, just in case an opportunity would show up.  Life being life, the perfect moment came when our friend and col...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:44:34 PDT
DIY Child Safety Locks That Actually Work! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Child-Safety-Locks-That-Actually-Work/
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 18:24:51 PST
Changing Mat from broken umbrellas http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Mat-from-broken-umbrellas/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:30:09 PST
A home built training potty. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-home-built-training-potty/
A home built training potty. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/HUQQ/HRTWJQ81/FIXHUQQHRTWJQ81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/HUQQ/HRTWJQ81/FIXHUQQHRTWJQ81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIX/HUQQ/HRTWJQ81/FIXHUQQHRTWJQ81.SMALL.jpg EcoExpatMike My son has a toddler cousin, Zyra, that fully matches him in destructive ability.  If they weren't so sweet about it I think we'd give them to gypsies. At almost 2 1/2 years old she is getting to the potty training stage.  Except there is no training potty here.  So she would have to go straight to...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 02:54:30 PST
handmade gift for parents anniversary from me.. http://www.instructables.com/id/handmade-gift-for-parents-anniversary-from-me/
handmade gift for parents anniversary from me.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/STHS/HQU4AGJZ/F21STHSHQU4AGJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/STHS/HQU4AGJZ/F21STHSHQU4AGJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F21/STHS/HQU4AGJZ/F21STHSHQU4AGJZ.SMALL.jpg nawabakash now days come to enjoy my parents 24th anniversery.so i try to make a surprise gift for them..u can also try for your loveone's material used cardboard sheetthermocolglue handmade paper(red,orange)sissorbladewooden alphabets for matter to dedication4 led blue colour & batterysparkel(blue.red)doub...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:25:06 PST
Make your own stop-motion movie! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-you-own-cartoon-in-stop-motion-movie/
Make your own stop-motion movie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/769M/HQQLL2Q2/FCM769MHQQLL2Q2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/769M/HQQLL2Q2/FCM769MHQQLL2Q2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/769M/HQQLL2Q2/FCM769MHQQLL2Q2.SMALL.jpg DayDreamingBoy I spent my childhood writing, drawing and watching cartoons like my favourite, always showing after school, ... La Linea! So when years later, after my graduation in space engineering, a video contest about space pops up (Wake-Up, Rosetta! Contest by the European Space Agency), I just felt compelle...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:15:13 PST
Make a refrigerator child resistant http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Child-Proofing-Refriderator-Lock/
Make a refrigerator child resistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/C7F9/HPEG7RT4/FN8C7F9HPEG7RT4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/C7F9/HPEG7RT4/FN8C7F9HPEG7RT4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN8/C7F9/HPEG7RT4/FN8C7F9HPEG7RT4.SMALL.jpg youngwllc Please note that this method is for TOP & BOTTOM (freezer on top and fridge on bottom) REFRIGERATOR MODELS with the ability to modify which way the door opens only. If you have another refrigerator style you may be able to modify this instructable to your needs, but will need to check how your model...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:40 PST
instant wind fort http://www.instructables.com/id/instant-wind-fort/
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 13:28:31 PDT
Strap-Hanging for Toddlers http://www.instructables.com/id/Strap-Hanging-for-Toddlers/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 08:21:59 PDT
Mount wall bars with your kid http://www.instructables.com/id/Mount-wall-bars-with-your-kid/
Mount wall bars with your kid - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/P4EX/HIGFK341/FDGP4EXHIGFK341.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/P4EX/HIGFK341/FDGP4EXHIGFK341.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/P4EX/HIGFK341/FDGP4EXHIGFK341.SMALL.jpg kalmarattila Nice "job" to spend some cool time with my son together in sunday afternoon... There is a wall bars (rib stall?) what we need to mount on the wall in his room. The whole process was around one hour, and he really liked the mounting! ;)  Tools 1. 4 x worker hands (2 big hand and 2 small hands) ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:16:41 PDT
Kid Resistant (But Not Kid Proof) Cabinet Keeper-Shutters http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-Resistant-Not-Kid-Proof-Cabinet-Keeper-Shutt/
Kid Resistant (But Not Kid Proof) Cabinet Keeper-Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/MW5F/HET12NGF/FR2MW5FHET12NGF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/MW5F/HET12NGF/FR2MW5FHET12NGF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR2/MW5F/HET12NGF/FR2MW5FHET12NGF.SMALL.jpg RangerJ Its amazing how much a ten-month child can get into. By the time you get one thing picked up, he is doing something else. Once my grandson was crawling pretty well, he discovered the kitchen cabinets and it was time to do something to keep him from getting hurt. When our children were little, we bo...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 18:59:50 PDT
Stay Open Baby/Pet Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Stay-Open-BabyPet-Gate/
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:59:41 PDT
Vibrating bassinet to calm baby http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-bassinet-to-calm-baby/
Vibrating bassinet to calm baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/LNOC/H8RK8HZE/FV0LNOCH8RK8HZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/LNOC/H8RK8HZE/FV0LNOCH8RK8HZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV0/LNOC/H8RK8HZE/FV0LNOCH8RK8HZE.SMALL.jpg arpruss We had a new baby, a vibrating bouncy seat and a play yard with the bassinet that she was to sleep in.  But while the bouncy seat had soothing vibrations, it wasn't safe for the night, while the bassinet which was safe for the night had no soothing vibrations.   A bit of work, and we have a vibratin...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:20:58 PDT
Children's Growth Chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Childrens-Growth-Chart/
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:28:57 PDT
Resetting Clearblue Easy Ovulation Prediction Kit for Reuse http://www.instructables.com/id/Resetting-Clearblue-Easy-Ovulation-Prediction-Kit-/
Resetting Clearblue Easy Ovulation Prediction Kit for Reuse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/ZWSJ/H5Y9VR82/F05ZWSJH5Y9VR82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/ZWSJ/H5Y9VR82/F05ZWSJH5Y9VR82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F05/ZWSJ/H5Y9VR82/F05ZWSJH5Y9VR82.SMALL.jpg menzies Clearblue easy sells a well-reviewed ovulation prediction kit (OPK) that essentially reads an ovulation strip and digitally tells the user whether or not she is in her fertile window. At $30-$40 for a pack of 20 tests ($25-$35 for a pack of 7 tests), they aren't the cheapest option out there. Inclu...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:42:54 PDT
how to pick the right dog when adopting! http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-pick-the-right-dog-when-adopting/
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:57:44 PDT
Making a Maker Family http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Maker-Family/
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 21:45:13 PDT
How To Make Your Child Feel More Comfortable While in the Hospital http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Your-Child-Feel-More-Comfortable-While/
How To Make Your Child Feel More Comfortable While in the Hospital - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/G80C/H5F2ZHQE/FN9G80CH5F2ZHQE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/G80C/H5F2ZHQE/FN9G80CH5F2ZHQE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN9/G80C/H5F2ZHQE/FN9G80CH5F2ZHQE.SMALL.jpg acn13 Hello, I am a Girl Scout and I just completed my Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest achievement in Girl Scouts and is equivalent to the Boy Scouts Eagle Award. For my Gold Award project I provided welcome kits to the children at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The welcome kits in...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 21:16:23 PDT
How to build a diaper sprayer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-diaper-sprayer/
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 12:11:17 PDT
Make a Keepsake Book of your Child's Artwork http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Keepsake-Book-for-your-Child/
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Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:05:50 PDT
How to Make a Cute Little Grill Phone Holder For Fathers Day http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Cute-Little-Grill-Phone-Holder-For-F/
How to Make a Cute Little Grill Phone Holder For Fathers Day - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/80NA/H337KYE5/FKT80NAH337KYE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/80NA/H337KYE5/FKT80NAH337KYE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKT/80NA/H337KYE5/FKT80NAH337KYE5.SMALL.jpg tech dawg   The Almighty Grill........A dad must. Instead building my dad something just huge I settled for something smaller than a card. Literally! This grill stands about 5 inches tall and is designed (by me) to hold a phone! This lil' guy has an opening top, real looking flames, and realistic looking door...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:42:46 PDT
How To Pump Enough Milk For Your Baby http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Pump-Enough-Milk-For-Your-Baby/
How To Pump Enough Milk For Your Baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/1MRD/GFRWOSHL/FGE1MRDGFRWOSHL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/1MRD/GFRWOSHL/FGE1MRDGFRWOSHL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGE/1MRD/GFRWOSHL/FGE1MRDGFRWOSHL.SMALL.jpg Amiga500 So, you've managed to bring a cute wee person into the world, figured out a few basics, like how to change a diaper, and how to install a car seat, and suddenly, it's time to go back to work.  I'm assuming 'You' are American here, since other countries tend to have less crappy maternity leave, but I...
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Sat, 19 May 2012 23:17:55 PDT
Prelude to Dry Nights http://www.instructables.com/id/Prelude-to-Dry-Nights/
Prelude to Dry Nights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/0P2Y/GW3WR5CK/FWK0P2YGW3WR5CK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/0P2Y/GW3WR5CK/FWK0P2YGW3WR5CK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/0P2Y/GW3WR5CK/FWK0P2YGW3WR5CK.SMALL.jpg cptsilvertooth This is my first instructable - I didn't plan on writing one, but about 1/2 way through my project I realized this might be helpful for other people so I'll try to catch you up on my pictures as best as possible.  I use a lot of parenthesis to explain the concepts (such as what I'm doing right now) ...
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Tue, 13 Dec 2011 00:23:25 PST
Help your toddler stay in bed longer. http://www.instructables.com/id/Help-your-toddler-stay-in-bed-longer/
Help your toddler stay in bed longer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/F4TC/GV7CY75X/FERF4TCGV7CY75X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/F4TC/GV7CY75X/FERF4TCGV7CY75X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/F4TC/GV7CY75X/FERF4TCGV7CY75X.SMALL.jpg klixtopher I know this doesn't make for much of an Instructable, but we've found it so helpful I just had to share it. Materials A simple list of materials: -Toddler (or other individual who wakes you up at the crack of 'way too early') -Plug in timer (I got mine at Home Depot for less than $7) -Table lamp...
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Sun, 20 Nov 2011 15:38:32 PST
ABC Necklace and Bracelet for Children http://www.instructables.com/id/ABC-Necklace-and-Bracelet-for-Children/
ABC Necklace and Bracelet for Children - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/TQQ4/GTKFPY1U/F4CTQQ4GTKFPY1U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/TQQ4/GTKFPY1U/F4CTQQ4GTKFPY1U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/TQQ4/GTKFPY1U/F4CTQQ4GTKFPY1U.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD A necklace and bracelet that are both fashionable and educational. My two year old daughter loves necklaces and bracelets, and she loves letters. I thought it would be a good idea to combine the two. I made these a few weeks ago, and have tried to wear them ever day. When my daughter sees them, she ...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 22:18:51 PDT
Origami diaper fold http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-diaper-fold/
Origami diaper fold - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/VFCY/GSILYANC/FRXVFCYGSILYANC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/VFCY/GSILYANC/FRXVFCYGSILYANC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/VFCY/GSILYANC/FRXVFCYGSILYANC.SMALL.jpg sachfo Origami and cloth diapering go hand in hand.  The Origami Fold is one of my favorites for flat diapers. For this you will need: 1 flat cloth diaper - they still sell these in big box stores but I prefer to use old flannel sheets, you could also use a flour sack towel. 1 baby Diaper cover...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 06:46:28 PDT
Stuffed animal pacifier holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stuffed-animal-pacifier-holder/
Stuffed animal pacifier holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/TCVX/GS3BDTGG/F04TCVXGS3BDTGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/TCVX/GS3BDTGG/F04TCVXGS3BDTGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F04/TCVX/GS3BDTGG/F04TCVXGS3BDTGG.SMALL.jpg thematthatter You may have seen these products at your favorite" infants r us" store.  Its a stuffed animal attached to a pacifier.  It combines the benefits of a pacifier with the cuddly soft animal.  They retail for about $10.  Not that terribly expensive, however my daughter has special needs and doesn't take ...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 16:07:11 PDT
The Family Potluck Challenge: Game on! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Family-Potluck-Challenge-Game-on/
The Family Potluck Challenge: Game on! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/GVYC/GRIYV818/FU0GVYCGRIYV818.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/GVYC/GRIYV818/FU0GVYCGRIYV818.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU0/GVYC/GRIYV818/FU0GVYCGRIYV818.SMALL.jpg bajablue This playful Potluck Challenge is designed to get everyone in your family involved... especially the kids. They'll learn a little something about cooking, planning, team work, organization and achievement... all rolled into one delicious, fun-filled event! Sometimes we forget that the most importan...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2011 10:39:41 PDT
Bath Transfer System http://www.instructables.com/id/Bath-Transfer-System/
Bath Transfer System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/1Q5Z/GMIGGXB4/F5G1Q5ZGMIGGXB4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/1Q5Z/GMIGGXB4/F5G1Q5ZGMIGGXB4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5G/1Q5Z/GMIGGXB4/F5G1Q5ZGMIGGXB4.SMALL.jpg ErichFischer Abstract This project is a simple and inexpensive transfer system that  allows a wheelchair user  (or any individual with mobility issues) to easily be transferred from their wheelchair to a bath for bathing purposes with the assistance from another individual (or by themselves, depending on the si...
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Wed, 8 Jun 2011 08:31:12 PDT
How to turn your kids into bookworms http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-turn-your-kids-into-bookworms/
How to turn your kids into bookworms - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/Y2MY/GH4NN9ND/F6HY2MYGH4NN9ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/Y2MY/GH4NN9ND/F6HY2MYGH4NN9ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/Y2MY/GH4NN9ND/F6HY2MYGH4NN9ND.SMALL.jpg belsey What is your goal? Improve your kids' test scores? Keep them occupied during a trip? Open their minds? Improve their ability to emphasize with others? Expand their vocabulary? Do you want a couple hours of peace and quiet (without the repetitive 4 bit music from game players)? Do you like having som...
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Tue, 31 May 2011 16:17:54 PDT
MONSTER REPELLENT: Extra Strength http://www.instructables.com/id/MONSTER-REPELLENT-Extra-Strength/
MONSTER REPELLENT: Extra Strength - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/16WP/GJQEBN44/FN416WPGJQEBN44.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/16WP/GJQEBN44/FN416WPGJQEBN44.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/16WP/GJQEBN44/FN416WPGJQEBN44.SMALL.jpg cdawisconsin Did you know that Monsters hate sugar and lemons?  They do.  This Instructable contains all the ingredients you will need to rid any home of pesty, stinky monsters. Around the time my first child was born, my husband and I purchased a fixer-upper on the northwest side of Chicago.  A red brick G...
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Sat, 19 Feb 2011 15:24:58 PST
Electronic Diaper http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Diaper/
Electronic Diaper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/MRV7/GJQEAAUZ/F9YMRV7GJQEAAUZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/MRV7/GJQEAAUZ/F9YMRV7GJQEAAUZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Y/MRV7/GJQEAAUZ/F9YMRV7GJQEAAUZ.SMALL.jpg carlitos Long gone are the days of peeking at a diaper to determine if it's that time or not.  You know what I'm talking about.  Introducing the Electronic Diaper:  a high-tech interior garment for infants with a sensor that monitors your child's comfort level.  It provides instant audible feedback by way ...
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Sun, 13 Feb 2011 20:21:14 PST
Diaper Sweater http://www.instructables.com/id/Diaper-Sweater/
Diaper Sweater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/X88S/GJQEG24Z/FK0X88SGJQEG24Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/X88S/GJQEG24Z/FK0X88SGJQEG24Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/X88S/GJQEG24Z/FK0X88SGJQEG24Z.SMALL.jpg skallmeyer Do you use cloth diapers? Use these wool diaper covers to prevent diaper rash! 1. Find 100% wool sweaters at the Salvation Army or any thrift store.  Find snappy patterns! (1) Cut along cutting lines (dashes in picture) for one "diaper sweater" . Set aside the wrist-bands for use as leg band...
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Mon, 7 Feb 2011 13:35:59 PST
Hack your baby-gate for narrow doorways http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-your-baby-gate-for-narrow-doorways/
Hack your baby-gate for narrow doorways - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/3I8U/GI0TCUWU/FXD3I8UGI0TCUWU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/3I8U/GI0TCUWU/FXD3I8UGI0TCUWU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/3I8U/GI0TCUWU/FXD3I8UGI0TCUWU.SMALL.jpg jon.karak For some reason, nearly all baby gates start at 28-inches wide.  I live in an older home and it has some quirks.  One quirk is that all of our closets have very narrow openings.  I have scoured the internets for a gate that will fit into a 23-inch opening, but the best I could find is one for 26-3/4...
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Mon, 27 Dec 2010 20:17:25 PST
How To Make A NO SEW Tutu Using Pre Cut Tulle For Your Infant/Toddler http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-NO-SEW-Tutu-Using-Pre-Cut-Tulle/
How To Make A NO SEW Tutu Using Pre Cut Tulle For Your Infant/Toddler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/W4Q6/GHTLR9Y7/F6JW4Q6GHTLR9Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/W4Q6/GHTLR9Y7/F6JW4Q6GHTLR9Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/W4Q6/GHTLR9Y7/F6JW4Q6GHTLR9Y7.SMALL.jpg ybedull These are RIDICULOUSLY in expensive to make and little girls LOVE them =) Any questions, feel free to ask =) You could totally make one of these within an hour and have it ready for Christmas. This is my daughters Christmas tutu I just made =) -PRE CUT Tulle-colors of your choice -Rotary Cutte...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 21:33:04 PST
How To Make A Sock Monkey http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Sock-Monkey-1/
How To Make A Sock Monkey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/XG6H/GHTLR8PH/FFRXG6HGHTLR8PH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/XG6H/GHTLR8PH/FFRXG6HGHTLR8PH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/XG6H/GHTLR8PH/FFRXG6HGHTLR8PH.SMALL.jpg ybedull My kids love these.  I just made one for our 1 year old and I put little bells inside so it jingles. Not to mention they look ridiculous which makes them all the more fun =) -1 pair of knee length socks (or socks of your choice) I bought these cute pair at Target for $2 -Doll stuffing (you ca...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 19:58:31 PST
Toddler Rain Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Rain-Stick/
Toddler Rain Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ASTP/GHUDKMA3/F37ASTPGHUDKMA3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ASTP/GHUDKMA3/F37ASTPGHUDKMA3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F37/ASTP/GHUDKMA3/F37ASTPGHUDKMA3.SMALL.jpg ybedull Need some ideas on what to do with all those left over cardboard rolls from Christmas Wrapping? Well here's one your toddler will love! =) Cardboard roll Modge Podge scrap book paper 1/3 cup rice, uncooked strips of card board (about an inch wide, you can cut these off of a cereal box, or any b...
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Sun, 19 Dec 2010 18:50:26 PST
Baby changing tray that fits on top of a bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-changing-tray-that-fits-on-top-of-a-bookshelf/
Baby changing tray that fits on top of a bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/OVPC/GGBZI9AB/FO6OVPCGGBZI9AB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/OVPC/GGBZI9AB/FO6OVPCGGBZI9AB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO6/OVPC/GGBZI9AB/FO6OVPCGGBZI9AB.SMALL.jpg lightnin9 Babies must be changed. Some folks like to change 'em around hip height. To be sure: you can buy a fancy changing table on which to bring about change. Or you can change your bookshelf into a stand for a tray on which change can naturally occur.  And when the baby is done with changing? Discard or d...
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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 16:57:26 PST
How to Make Button Flower Clippies for Your Little Girl http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Button-Flower-Clippies-for-Your-Little/
How to Make Button Flower Clippies for Your Little Girl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/FZVC/GFA43CV2/F8GFZVCGFA43CV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/FZVC/GFA43CV2/F8GFZVCGFA43CV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/FZVC/GFA43CV2/F8GFZVCGFA43CV2.SMALL.jpg ybedull Alligator Clippies-Metal Single Prong Clips-About 1 1/2 inch long (You can find these in a box of 100 at Sally's for about 4 or 5 dollars) Ribbon Of your choice (I LOVE sheer-not wire ribbon and make sure the ribbon is wide enough to cover the clippie) 9/4 mm sized buttons of your choice (they need ...
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Sun, 17 Oct 2010 18:15:58 PDT
Toddler 'Whack A Egg" http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Whack-A-Egg/
Toddler 'Whack A Egg" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/JIY4/GEVZW6QG/FE8JIY4GEVZW6QG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/JIY4/GEVZW6QG/FE8JIY4GEVZW6QG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE8/JIY4/GEVZW6QG/FE8JIY4GEVZW6QG.SMALL.jpg ybedull This was by far the best activity we've done yet with our toddler! Our son LOVED this so much! Shoe Box Plastic Easter Eggs (3) Scrap Paper Modge Podge box cutter Contact Paper (optional) Real simple, take your shoe box and cute the scrap paper according to size of your shoe box. Glue th...
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Tue, 5 Oct 2010 22:02:58 PDT
Toddler Marble Letter's Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Toddler-Marble-Letters-Activity/
Toddler Marble Letter's Activity - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QWGR/GERP5A7Q/F1LQWGRGERP5A7Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QWGR/GERP5A7Q/F1LQWGRGERP5A7Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/QWGR/GERP5A7Q/F1LQWGRGERP5A7Q.SMALL.jpg ybedull This is a great new way to help teach your toddler their letters and they will love it too! You can do upper case or lower case, which ever works best with your kiddo =)  The possibilities are endless with these! PARENTAL SUPERVISION IS NECESSARY. MARBLES ARE A CHOKING HAZARD. Although these marble...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 21:25:57 PDT
Toddler CD "Color" Cases http://www.instructables.com/id/CD-Color-Cases/
Toddler CD "Color" Cases - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/7PN6/GERP5A5V/FV97PN6GERP5A5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/7PN6/GERP5A5V/FV97PN6GERP5A5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/7PN6/GERP5A5V/FV97PN6GERP5A5V.SMALL.jpg ybedull This is a great and fun way to work on colors with your toddler. Toddler's love different things and different textures!  Our son had such a blast with these, something so simple! 4 sheets construction paper-colors of your choice 4 clear plastic CD cases-you can find these at the dollar store ...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 20:44:02 PDT
Magnetic Family Chore Chart (for a multi-child house hold) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Family-Chore-Chart-for-a-multi-child-hou/
Magnetic Family Chore Chart (for a multi-child house hold) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/Z8SG/GD2JKBPL/FPDZ8SGGD2JKBPL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/Z8SG/GD2JKBPL/FPDZ8SGGD2JKBPL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/Z8SG/GD2JKBPL/FPDZ8SGGD2JKBPL.SMALL.jpg Siren4 Having a large family means more things to do, less time to do them and MORE mess. One simple solution is to enlist the help of your children. By doing this you will teach them important life skills, build a family bond by working together & just spend more time with them. This easy to throw togethe...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 10:29:58 PDT
Simple Book Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Book-Repair/
Simple Book Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/8DD9/GCI8KLDO/F8E8DD9GCI8KLDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/8DD9/GCI8KLDO/F8E8DD9GCI8KLDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8E/8DD9/GCI8KLDO/F8E8DD9GCI8KLDO.SMALL.jpg Culturespy My toddler daughter loves books but she's still working on how to take care of them. Like most little ones will do at some point, the other night she dismantled her favorite book. Luckily I got to it before she really pulled it apart and managed to find the cardboard spine avoiding the need to make ...
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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 14:50:00 PDT