Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - kids http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:10:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Unconventional Easter Egg Hunts http://www.instructables.com/id/Unconventional-Easter-Egg-Hunts/
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:11:55 PDT
Shaving Cream Dyed Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Shaving-Cream-Dyed-Easter-Eggs/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 19:21:38 PDT
DIY Mini Pinatas http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-mini-pinatas/
DIY Mini Pinatas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/DL75/HTYHFX3G/F4ODL75HTYHFX3G.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Thinking of what to get a friend or family member for a special occasion? Often times this seems like a monumental task, but in this tutorial I'll show you how to make a mini pinata that ANYONE would love to receive as a gift! Packed with candy and home-made goodness, what's not to love?Let's get st...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:36:03 PDT
Double Sided Coin Bracelet/ Anklet http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Sided-Coin-Bracelet-Anklet/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 23:07:57 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
Mess Free Easter Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Mess-Free-Easter-Eggs/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:08:46 PDT
LUNCH NOTE LOVE- downloadable notes:) http://www.instructables.com/id/LUNCH-NOTE-LOVE/
LUNCH NOTE LOVE- downloadable notes:) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T3B8/HTGFC86K/F6XT3B8HTGFC86K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T3B8/HTGFC86K/F6XT3B8HTGFC86K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/T3B8/HTGFC86K/F6XT3B8HTGFC86K.SMALL.jpg Joyful Daisy Make a simple lunch very special with our FREE printable lunch notes. We love sticking notes in the kids lunches so I decided to print out notes for each item this Valentine's Day, however, they would be cute anytime you want to surprise your kiddos:) Oh, and let me add...this is cute for adults t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:27:14 PDT
Yarn Balloon Easter/Holiday Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/Yarn-Balloon-EasterHoliday-Eggs/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2014 13:31:29 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
No Cook Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT4/KTTL/HTAMK4TT/FT4KTTLHTAMK4TT.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Play dough is the stuff childhood is made out of. Even better if the child could make the play dough! With this no cook recipe, you could have a pint-sized assistant make this half-pint of wonderful dough! Some interesting facts about this play dough recipe: because of the amount of salt used, i...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
Ninja Turtle onesie {Made it at TechShop} http://www.instructables.com/id/Ninja-Turtle-onesie-Made-it-at-TechShop/
Ninja Turtle onesie {Made it at TechShop} - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/25U8/HTAMLT7B/F1V25U8HTAMLT7B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/25U8/HTAMLT7B/F1V25U8HTAMLT7B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1V/25U8/HTAMLT7B/F1V25U8HTAMLT7B.SMALL.jpg Yte It seems to me as the years slip away I find more and more reasons to help friends and family. The latest of my endeavors is one that I will cherish for many years to come because the Ninja Turtles hold a very special place in the memories of my childhood. Recently many of my immediate friends and...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:54:15 PDT
How to Make Paper Open Doors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Paper-Open-Doors/
How to Make Paper Open Doors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/DCUH/HT3DZNAT/F25DCUHHT3DZNAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/DCUH/HT3DZNAT/F25DCUHHT3DZNAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/DCUH/HT3DZNAT/F25DCUHHT3DZNAT.SMALL.jpg justbennett I am posting this on behalf of my daughter. She made these instructions, and I followed them. she's five, and I'm very proud. Materials Two Papersscissorstapemarkers Color Color it folks. Make a picture to be behind the door. Cutting Cut out the doors. Tape the doors on Tape the doors...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 21:28:47 PDT
Girls Easter Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/Girls-Easter-Jacket/
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 12:14:27 PDT
How to Clean a Sippy Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-a-Sippy-Cup/
How to Clean a Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/VVIY/HSM51GOJ/FS6VVIYHSM51GOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/VVIY/HSM51GOJ/FS6VVIYHSM51GOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/VVIY/HSM51GOJ/FS6VVIYHSM51GOJ.SMALL.jpg amalkhan So your tot has outgrown his or her baby bottle but is not yet ready to navigate grown up glasses and cups. sippy cups to the rescue! With features such as no drip caps and resilient BPA free plastic bodies, life couldn't get any better for a kid who has to focus all his energy strategizing his next...
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Mon, 10 Mar 2014 19:01:54 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
paper fridge magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/paper-fridge-magnets/
paper fridge magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/4N7C/HS1RTEFC/FJG4N7CHS1RTEFC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/4N7C/HS1RTEFC/FJG4N7CHS1RTEFC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/4N7C/HS1RTEFC/FJG4N7CHS1RTEFC.SMALL.jpg mykr How to make paper shape magnets for your kids. Tools and Materials Gather your tools and materials. cute paperself adhesive laminatemagnetic tapescissorspencilsomething to trace with Trace Trace your items on the back of your chosen paper. You can also freehand if you prefer. Cut Carefully ...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:32:46 PST
Fun and Easy melted crayon art for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Fun-and-Easy-melted-crayon-art-for-kids/
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:10:45 PST
Crazy Love Knit Bunny Slippers http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Love-Knit-Bunny-Slippers/
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:43:10 PST
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Toothbrush-Holder/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:41:09 PST
Clutch Purse (or wallet) from Duct Tape & Felt http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Clutch-Purse-from-Duct-Tape-and-Felt/
Clutch Purse (or wallet) from Duct Tape & Felt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/LBKV/HRWNCY5B/F53LBKVHRWNCY5B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/LBKV/HRWNCY5B/F53LBKVHRWNCY5B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/LBKV/HRWNCY5B/F53LBKVHRWNCY5B.SMALL.jpg Kniterly I developed this tutorial for a tween craft day at work (I'm a public librarian). They loved it. Of course, we mostly got girls. One of their brothers pointed out that boys could make wallets or holders for their library cards by just scaling down the size of the piece of felt. I definitely plan...
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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:25:57 PST
Making Personalized Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeing-Personalized-Gifts/
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 19:02:21 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
Single Sheet Origami Crane and throwing star http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-Sheet-Origami-Crane-and-throwing-star/
Single Sheet Origami Crane and throwing star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/J4US/HRI95OHY/F9XJ4USHRI95OHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/J4US/HRI95OHY/F9XJ4USHRI95OHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9X/J4US/HRI95OHY/F9XJ4USHRI95OHY.SMALL.jpg dalegribble Single sheet origami crane and throwing star Single Sheet Fold at 45 degrees Fold up to the edge Carefully cut or tear off the rectangle. This will be the star Fold the triangle in half Open the triangle up to become a square and make tight creases tight creases Repeat...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:33:39 PST
No Candy Valentine For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Candy-Valentine-For-Kids/
No Candy Valentine For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/KP1D/HRI94SVW/F3TKP1DHRI94SVW.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell If you have a wee one in pre-school or elementary classes that won't allow candy Valentines, here's a simple and fun no candy valentine for kids that should keep them happy and busy enough to not miss that sugar buzz! Supplies Buy as many of the first two items as you'll need for the number of...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:09:06 PST
Moustache Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Moustache-Valentines/
Moustache Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FER/ZJT2/HRH0YVT0/FERZJT2HRH0YVT0.SMALL.jpg amalkhan If you don't want your wee lad hyped up on romantically-themed sugar for Valentines day this year, here is an adorable alternative, that will give your little one a natural high, and give you a great photo opp! Using paper straws and scrapbook paper, make your child's valentine a memorable one wit...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:50:47 PST
What's a knitted roll? (A super easy craft.) http://www.instructables.com/id/Whats-a-knitted-roll-A-super-easy-craft/
What's a knitted roll? (A super easy craft.) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F26/ZTBN/HRBE2TV2/F26ZTBNHRBE2TV2.SMALL.jpg knitwitcharm A few people have asked me this and I can't believe I forgot to explain it.  A knitted roll is a long tube of knitted fabric. They are about 3 inches by 4 feet. Its called a knitted roll because it looks like a cinnamon roll when it is coiled up in a circle. They are perfect for crafts because ther...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 20:52:53 PST
Open Kids Wardrobe http://www.instructables.com/id/Open-Kids-Wardrobe/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 18:18:28 PST
Sonic Boom (Skylanders) Piñata - display only http://www.instructables.com/id/Sonic-Boom-Skylanders-Piñata/
Sonic Boom (Skylanders) Piñata - display only - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMK/N1L7/HR3EJMB5/FMKN1L7HR3EJMB5.SMALL.jpg cprice17 For his 8th birthday, my son asked for a piñata. Since he's a big Skylanders fan, he chose a character - specifically, Sonic Boom, who is a black griffin-like creature. This is my guide to how I made a griffin piñata strictly for display. What you'll need: 2 9" latex balloons (color doesn't matter)...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:24:14 PST
Skylander Wrecking Ball Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylander-Wrecking-Ball-Piñata/
Skylander Wrecking Ball Piñata - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC0/RM7W/HR4ST1K7/FC0RM7WHR4ST1K7.SMALL.jpg cprice17 Since I declined to let some 8-year olds smack my Sonic Boom piñata, I had to make a second one for the actual birthday party for my son. We decided Wrecking Ball would be an easy and cute one to make. What you'll need: 1 large "punching" balloon with a rubber band attached. cardboard for making ho...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 10:04:11 PST
Teddy Bear Secret Tummy!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Teddy-Bear-Secret-Tummy/
Teddy Bear Secret Tummy!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/2DOU/HR3EKXKA/FSL2DOUHR3EKXKA.SMALL.jpg typeusernameherecarolina Here are the materials that you will need!Materials: · Ribbon · Teddy bear/ Stuffed Animal · Fabric – sturdy material for the compartment! · Fabric, to cover the compartment · Thread · Needle · Velcro · Sewing Machine *Please note that we took the liberty of making our own Teddy...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:20:29 PST
Create your Own Watermark http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-your-Own-Watermark/
Create your Own Watermark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/5W11/HR0ATORE/FZJ5W11HR0ATORE.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Watermarks are a recognizable image or pattern on paper that is faintly visible in the background of artwork or on official documentation. But you probably already know what a watermark is, but did know you could make your own watermark? With the use of water color paints and oil pastels, you can...
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 22:09:35 PST
Pop up Snowman with Honeycomb pattern http://www.instructables.com/id/Pop-up-Snowman-with-Honeycomb-pattern/
Pop up Snowman with Honeycomb pattern - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/XREQ/HQVPXY9H/F6MXREQHQVPXY9H.SMALL.jpg m bedi This is an easy-to-make pop up card with can also be used for decoration purposed. Hope the instructions are clear enough :) Material Required Paper: Executive or copier sheets would be good enough. Avoid going for a paper too thin, or too thick as they would be problematic later, Colored shee...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 09:21:14 PST
Make A Toy More Quiet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Toy-More-Quiet/
Make A Toy More Quiet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/2Z2Q/HQV6GO6B/F322Z2QHQV6GO6B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/2Z2Q/HQV6GO6B/F322Z2QHQV6GO6B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F32/2Z2Q/HQV6GO6B/F322Z2QHQV6GO6B.SMALL.jpg LaughedKitiara Every parent knows what it's like when your little one is obsessed with a particular electronic toy, and some of these (especially the really cheap ones) can be downright obnoxious! Here is how to turn down the volume so your little one can still push all the buttons... Without pushing yours. You Wi...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:34:21 PST
Hanging Canopy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hanging-Canopy/
Hanging Canopy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7G/00HT/HQQLO3QD/F7G00HTHQQLO3QD.SMALL.jpg fauxangel So there was a 1st birthday in November that I wanted to create something for. The little girl in question is gorgeous, loves colours and loves hiding in and under everything. So I went on a mission to make her a canopy that could be easily cleaned and updated progressively as she grows up. The next...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:48:59 PST
Weaving a Yarn Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Weaving-a-Yarn-Basket/
Weaving a Yarn Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4B/XGKU/HQQIKFCP/F4BXGKUHQQIKFCP.SMALL.jpg Macabeans This is a fun easy craft to make a basket for any storage or organization idea. it does take some time to complete. (a few hours)***It's Perfect for long car rides, a lazy sunday or a fun craft to teach your children. Materials Materials: 1.Any color roll of yarn (I always find yarn at the thrif...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 18:44:22 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
Goo! http://www.instructables.com/id/Goo/
Goo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/MIA7/HQNC4FLA/F8ZMIA7HQNC4FLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/MIA7/HQNC4FLA/F8ZMIA7HQNC4FLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/MIA7/HQNC4FLA/F8ZMIA7HQNC4FLA.SMALL.jpg ants other stuff Items Neede To Craft Goo -glue cheap kind-laundry detergent - a cup that you don't need anymore-a stir stick that you don't need anymore-optional is food coloring Mixing 1.add 4oz of glue2.add 2tsp. Of laundry detergent 3. Mix!4. Then it should be sticky 5. There's you goo!(Add the food co...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:11:46 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...
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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
Paper Bag Folder Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Bag-Folder-Bag/
Paper Bag Folder Bag - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/R1RE/HQEA1O0U/F8SR1REHQEA1O0U.SMALL.jpg tcosbm16 This is a cool craft that will help you organize while recycling store paper bags you just throw away. I used a bag from Trader Joe's, but you can use any paper bag at any size. It depends on what you want to store. Here is how you do it! Supplies You will need to gather a set of supplies. He...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 16:14:03 PST
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wooden-Bead-Keyring/
DIY: Wooden Bead Keyring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/VBE9/HQCPMNJD/FCLVBE9HQCPMNJD.SMALL.jpg Er Varun Goyal Today I am going to show you what I did with the left over pieces of leather thread... A simple and cool.. A Wooden Bead Keyring... :) Here's what you'll need to make you own: *  reusable leather threads *  Wooden Bead *  split Rings *  rubber band *  CLIP 1.   take 4 pieces of leather t...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:18:59 PST
How To Draw Cartoon Animals! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Draw-Cartoon-Animals/
How To Draw Cartoon Animals! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/EGF1/HQB80HSY/F6DEGF1HQB80HSY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/EGF1/HQB80HSY/F6DEGF1HQB80HSY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/EGF1/HQB80HSY/F6DEGF1HQB80HSY.SMALL.jpg Rainbowloomgirl101 The Head Draw a shape you think is good for your animal. The Body If your animal is supposed to be fat draw a good chubby body. The Eyes Draw whatever cartoony eyes you like. The Ears It matters what animal you do for the right ears.
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 11:58:55 PST
Mitten scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Mitten-scarf/
Mitten scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UHE3/HQAB82VK/F3ZUHE3HQAB82VK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UHE3/HQAB82VK/F3ZUHE3HQAB82VK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/UHE3/HQAB82VK/F3ZUHE3HQAB82VK.SMALL.jpg jodi8727 Hi all!! Just wanted to show what I did for my youngest DD.  We were getting ready to go out side and she was not happy with any of the glove and mitten choices available to her.   She kept complaining about the snow getting up her sleeves and making her arms cold.   Well I finally convinced her to ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 01:01:46 PST
How to hang a hammock indoors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-hang-a-hammock-indoors/
How to hang a hammock indoors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/U6IP/HPZLL15J/F1IU6IPHPZLL15J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/U6IP/HPZLL15J/F1IU6IPHPZLL15J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/U6IP/HPZLL15J/F1IU6IPHPZLL15J.SMALL.jpg The mini Macgyver I love hammocks! They are a great way to stay off the cold wet ground. Even better they are comfortable! I use a hammock every time I go camping. I wanted a way to hang a hammock indoors. This is what I came up with. Enjoy! Materials: -Stud finder -pencil -measuring tape -1/4 “drill bit -3/8” x 4 ½...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 11:05:16 PST
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container http://www.instructables.com/id/Re-purposed-Stuffed-Animal-into-a-Little-Gadget-Co/
Re-purposed Stuffed Animal into a Little Gadget Container - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/4TML/HPWMM2DQ/FUT4TMLHPWMM2DQ.SMALL.jpg ryeomans1 As any mom can tell you it's hard to part with your kids favorite childhood toys. Here's a new use for a beloved old favorite stuffed toy that you child may have outgrown, or maybe one that's been your favorite!  What a unique and easy gift idea for anyone who  is young at heart (and we all still a...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 21:10:02 PST
Popsicle Picture Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Popsicle-Picture-Frame/
Popsicle Picture Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/GUAP/HPWML1T5/F7JGUAPHPWML1T5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/GUAP/HPWML1T5/F7JGUAPHPWML1T5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7J/GUAP/HPWML1T5/F7JGUAPHPWML1T5.SMALL.jpg persia111 These picture/photo frames are a fun craft for a majority of ages and also work really well as gifts for others. They are not very difficult to make, but still look pretty great on display! You can make them however you'd like (colours, decoration, etc) according to your own taste. I hope you find i...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 12:23:49 PST
DIY Corner Bookmarks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Corner-Bookmarks/
DIY Corner Bookmarks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/XTLG/HPT91JZU/FGIXTLGHPT91JZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/XTLG/HPT91JZU/FGIXTLGHPT91JZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGI/XTLG/HPT91JZU/FGIXTLGHPT91JZU.SMALL.jpg Yellow Giraffe A bookmark isn't a plane page marker, it's an accessory. Hence, I decided to make my own bookmarks for the new book that I'm reading. The steps for making these cornered bookmarks are very easy. These bookmarks add a fun element to your book's persona.  Here are the essentials you'll need:  1. Col...
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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 01:50:26 PST
Stationary Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Stationary-Stand/
Stationary Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMH/NL7K/HPQ4790A/FMHNL7KHPQ4790A.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Keeping pens and pencils organized seems daunting, especially when little hands are at work creating great pieces of art. With this straight-forward stationary stand, cleaning up and organizing pens and pencils will be as easy as coloring! Cutting and drilling wood I used soft redwood for my stan...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 18:47:23 PST
Snowflake Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Snowflake-Mobile/
Snowflake Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/ZQPP/HPJBIQGL/FI7ZQPPHPJBIQGL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/ZQPP/HPJBIQGL/FI7ZQPPHPJBIQGL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI7/ZQPP/HPJBIQGL/FI7ZQPPHPJBIQGL.SMALL.jpg drekrugs This easy to make mobile is made of lots of paper snowflakes. Great for keeping kids busy and decorating your home for the winter! Making the Snowflakes To make a snowflake make a square of a piece of white paper. The size of the snowflakes don't matter as long as they're not too large. Mine were...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:54:06 PST
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8T/RQAT/HPFZZ5FM/F8TRQATHPFZZ5FM.SMALL.jpg AngryRedhead Some of my favorite funny family moments involve Pictionary and people guessing the oddest things similar to Jess calling out, "BABY FISH MOUTH!" in When Harry Met Sally, and strangely enough When Harry Met Sally actually makes several classic Christmas movie lists.  My favorite is the New Year's pa...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST