Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - kids http://www.instructables.com Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:35:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Wall Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wall-Ruler/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:03 PDT
Non-Soldering Solar Bug http://www.instructables.com/id/Non-Soldering-Solar-Bug/
Non-Soldering Solar Bug - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/7XZ0/I1C3VTVM/FIK7XZ0I1C3VTVM.SMALL.jpg JoshuaZimmerman Our first project was the simple and fun Solar Cockroach. For the longest time we've been trying to find a fun way of making a version of that project for even younger students; and this is what we came up with!We found that younger students need a good tactile approach when it comes to solar energ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:40 PDT
Turn any photo frame into a jigsaw puzzle http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-any-photo-frame-into-a-jigsaw-puzzle/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:38:38 PDT
Mabel Sock Puppet http://www.instructables.com/id/Mabel-Sock-Puppet/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:01:02 PDT
Custom Switch covers http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Switch-covers/
Custom Switch covers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/5PNK/I155KEHV/FBX5PNKI155KEHV.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 Spice up those boring old plain white light switch plate covers! Make your own! The beauty of making your own is that you can choose the image, the layout, and the colors as well as totally amaze your kids with your awesomeness.You will need: 1. Switch covers (I buy over-sized white plastic ones at...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 13:57:14 PDT
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Beaded-Human-Skeleton-Model-for-Kids/
Make Beaded Human Skeleton Model for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9E/XC2J/I12KFQX1/F9EXC2JI12KFQX1.SMALL.jpg DasiyD An easy tutorial to teach you make a beaded human skeleton model for kids. I used 77 white seed beads and 9 black seed beads. Check it out! ​Materials on how to make a human skeleton: 4mm white seed beads 4mm black seed beads 5mm black copper wire Tool sets (Wire cutting plier; Flat plier; Round ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 17:40:31 PDT
Big Bang Bomb Bag http://www.instructables.com/id/Big-Bang-Bomb-Bag/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 08:19:51 PDT
Name Aliens/Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Name-AliensMonsters/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 07:43:14 PDT
The "You're at That Age" Eye Glasses Case http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Youre-at-That-Age-Eye-Glasses-Case/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 11:55:29 PDT
Halloween piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-piñata/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 09:16:33 PDT
Zipper Rosette decorated t-shirt with detachable brooch http://www.instructables.com/id/Zipper-Rosette-decorated-t-shirt-with-detachable-b/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 16:59:39 PDT
Transforming an asphalt playground into school gardens and outdoor classrooms http://www.instructables.com/id/Transforming-an-asphalt-playground-into-school-gar/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:07:05 PDT
Indoor Electric Car (for cheap under $5) http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Electric-Car-for-cheap-under-5/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 20:44:48 PDT
Make Your Own Fairy Wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Fairy-Wings/
Make Your Own Fairy Wings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GU9D/I0HYO2XZ/FBZGU9DI0HYO2XZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GU9D/I0HYO2XZ/FBZGU9DI0HYO2XZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBZ/GU9D/I0HYO2XZ/FBZGU9DI0HYO2XZ.SMALL.jpg bagnitsch Fairy wings are an easy and inexpensive accessory for playing dress up. Here is how to make a pair of your very own! There are several methods on constructing wire hanger/pantyhose wings. This is just how I did it. Materials Needed You will want to gather:4 wire clothes hangers (to make adult si...
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Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:13:28 PDT
Optical Illusion Halloween Colouring Activity http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-Halloween-Colouring-Activity/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:53:59 PDT
Creepy Crawly Halloween Jello worms http://www.instructables.com/id/Creepy-Crawly-Halloween-Jello-worms/
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Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:17:16 PDT
Play with your veggies...and eat them too! http://www.instructables.com/id/Play-with-your-veggiesand-eat-them-too/
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:58:27 PDT
2 Steps Tutorial to Make Simple Rubber Band Cross Earrings without a Loom http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Steps-Tutorial-to-Make-Simple-Rubber-Band-Cross-/
2 Steps Tutorial to Make Simple Rubber Band Cross Earrings without a Loom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/I1UO/I028ZZC8/F56I1UOI028ZZC8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/I1UO/I028ZZC8/F56I1UOI028ZZC8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F56/I1UO/I028ZZC8/F56I1UOI028ZZC8.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Watch this jewelry tutorial of a cute easy rubber band cross earrings. Elastic colored rubber bands are required (found on Pandahall ). To finish this dangle cross earrings, you’ll first get to complete the simple rubber band cross charms! Let’s see how to make it in an easier way without a loom. P...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 02:48:43 PDT
Cat House (for the Winter and for Feral cats) http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-House-for-the-Winter-and-for-Feral-cats/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:26:17 PDT
3-d Block Letters http://www.instructables.com/id/3-d-Block-Letters/
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:07:14 PDT
Wooden Hodge Podge Owl http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Hodge-Podge-Owl/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:15:45 PDT
Blown Paint Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Paint-Monsters/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:22:39 PDT
Pay Parking Ticket Holder from a Credit Card http://www.instructables.com/id/Pay-Parking-Ticket-Holder-from-a-Credit-Card/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:59:29 PDT
Head board with car ramp http://www.instructables.com/id/Head-board-with-car-ramp/
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:56:26 PDT
DIY Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Headband/
DIY Headband - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/JRNM/HZWJ4NUW/FPIJRNMHZWJ4NUW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/JRNM/HZWJ4NUW/FPIJRNMHZWJ4NUW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPI/JRNM/HZWJ4NUW/FPIJRNMHZWJ4NUW.SMALL.jpg ivemula My 5 year old wanted matching headbands for each of her outfits for school. Instead of buying them and spending more time shopping I decided to make them on my own. Diy headband Supplies needed:-1 white headband - $1 1 white ribbon - $1 Acyrlic beads - $1 Hot glue gun Total - $3 All supplies ca...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:25:05 PDT
DIY MILK CARTON & DUCT TAPE KIDS ROOM DECOR http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-MILK-CARTON-DUCT-TAPE-KIDS-ROOM-DECOR/
DIY MILK CARTON & DUCT TAPE KIDS ROOM DECOR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/KW05/HZWJ4AF2/FYQKW05HZWJ4AF2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/KW05/HZWJ4AF2/FYQKW05HZWJ4AF2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYQ/KW05/HZWJ4AF2/FYQKW05HZWJ4AF2.SMALL.jpg ivemula Supplies:- 1) 3 milk cartons2) Colorful duct tape ( I used purple)3) Para cord ( I used purple)4) hot glue gun5) construction paper ( I used yellow and purple)6) 2 rubber bandsInstructions:--Wash the Milk cartons with soapy water. Dry them completely with a paper towel. - Cut the milk carton in ha...
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Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:34:03 PDT
How to Make 3D Rainbow Loom Ball with Rubber Bands and Bead from Pandahall.com http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-3D-Rainbow-Loom-Ball-with-Rubber-Bands/
How to Make 3D Rainbow Loom Ball with Rubber Bands and Bead from Pandahall.com - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/BGJN/HZUTBGX8/F03BGJNHZUTBGX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/BGJN/HZUTBGX8/F03BGJNHZUTBGX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/BGJN/HZUTBGX8/F03BGJNHZUTBGX8.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Combine acrylic beads and colorful rubber bands to make this easy cute 3D rainbow loom ball! You’ll need 7 colored rubber bands (can be found at Pandahall.com ) to make this elastic band ball. This rainbow loom ball will be great hanging accessory for keychain, phone and so on. Check this video tuto...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 06:14:13 PDT
Kids Light Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Light-Matrix/
Kids Light Matrix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/B532/HZPDWJ1Q/FWLB532HZPDWJ1Q.SMALL.jpg Ryan MacKenzie This is a weekend project for the family. Primarily aimed for kids around the age of two who love to switch on and off lights. What you will need Tools:Wire cutters Wire strippersSoldering iron Hot glue Screw drivers16mm holesawrulerConsumables:All consumables except for box were purchased from...
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:02:00 PDT
Colorful fish-tank backgrounds http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-fish-tank-backgrounds/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:45:21 PDT
Super Easy DIY Rubber Band Jewelry- Making Candy Color Flower Loom Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-DIY-Rubber-Band-Jewelry-Making-Candy-Co/
Super Easy DIY Rubber Band Jewelry- Making Candy Color Flower Loom Bracelets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7AYT/HZJOC4XJ/F437AYTHZJOC4XJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7AYT/HZJOC4XJ/F437AYTHZJOC4XJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F43/7AYT/HZJOC4XJ/F437AYTHZJOC4XJ.SMALL.jpg DasiyD Hi, guys, this is an easy instruction on making flower loom band bracelet. The elastic band bracelet requires colorful rubber bands, rubber band hook and S clip (all can be found on Pandahall ) Hope you will check this flower loom bracelet instructions out and comment, or like! Materials needed ...
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:15:55 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
How to Make a Washi Tape Hair Bow http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Washi-Tape-Hair-Bow/
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Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:56:31 PDT
Easy Spider Cheek Art http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Loom-Charm-Bracelet/
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Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:10:24 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT
Super Hero Medal Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Hero-Medal-Hanger/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:18 PDT
Paint a Cartoon Piano http://www.instructables.com/id/Paint-a-Cartoon-Piano/
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:42:45 PDT
Make your own Pom Poms! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-Pom-Poms/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 08:26:29 PDT
A puzzle heart for kindergarten graduation celebration http://www.instructables.com/id/A-puzzle-heart-for-kindergarten-gratuation-celebra/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 01:03:32 PDT
Back to School Crafts With Old Jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/Back-to-School-Crafts-With-Old-Jeans/
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:45:13 PDT
DIY Piñata http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Piñata/
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Mon, 4 Aug 2014 08:59:09 PDT
DIY Confetti Party Poppers http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Confetti-Party-Poppers/
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Sun, 3 Aug 2014 09:15:12 PDT
Trash to Artistic Treasure with House Paint! http://www.instructables.com/id/Trash-to-Artistic-Treasure-with-House-Paint/
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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:24:00 PDT
For The Kiddies http://www.instructables.com/id/For-The-Kiddies/
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:39:20 PDT
Bottle Cap Bracelets http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Cap-Bracelets/
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 09:12:53 PDT
Upcycled T-shirt Sleeping Beauty Dress http://www.instructables.com/id/Upcycled-T-shirt-Sleeping-Beauty-Dress/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:55:39 PDT
Marble Painting http://www.instructables.com/id/Marble-Painting/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:58:07 PDT
Let's make a cute bumblebee pin! http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-make-a-cute-bumblebee-pin/
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Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:16:18 PDT
Off Road stroller conversion http://www.instructables.com/id/Off-Road-stroller-conversion/
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Tue, 8 Jul 2014 19:59:44 PDT
Vintage Mail Box for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Mail-Box-for-Kids/
Vintage Mail Box for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBR/KNE4/HWZ9V392/FBRKNE4HWZ9V392.SMALL.jpg amalkhan It's that time of the year when being outside is absolutely magical for kids. I decided to up that ante with a mailbox just for them! Now they can receive "letters" and post their own mail! A little Imagination is all you need!See how I transform a boring old mailbox into a colorful, vintage mailbox...
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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:21:35 PDT
Frozen Character Altoid Tin Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Frozen-Character-Altoid-Tin-Display/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 22:02:27 PDT