Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 10:10:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Maple Leaf Mohawk http://www.instructables.com/id/Maple-Leaf-Mohawk/
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:25:28 PDT
Rainbow Baby Stacking Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Baby-Stacking-Toy/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:04:07 PDT
Adaptive Playscapes http://www.instructables.com/id/Adaptive-Playscapes/
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:33:38 PDT
Panning For Gold Play Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Panning-For-Gold-Play-Kit/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 17:04:41 PDT
Rainbow Mohawk http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Mohawk/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:46:37 PDT
DIY RAINBOW PLAY RICE http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-RAINBOW-PLAY-RICE/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:06:58 PDT
How to make a combination sandbox/planter http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-combination-sandboxplanter/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:59:00 PDT
How to build a Safe and Strong Baby Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Safe-and-Strong-Baby-Gate/
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Tue, 16 Nov 2010 00:57:21 PST
LDC Arctic Adventure Snowflake/Star Tie Dye Bandana http://www.instructables.com/id/LDC-Arctic-Adventure-SnowflakeStar-Tie-Dye-Bandana/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 20:55:18 PDT
Helmet Horns http://www.instructables.com/id/Helmet-Horns/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 20:53:41 PDT
Bedroom Porthole http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedroom-Porthole/
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Fri, 29 May 2015 08:49:52 PDT
Bamboo Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Speakers/
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Sun, 24 May 2015 19:11:48 PDT
Turn a Cardboard Box Into A Kid's Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Cardboard-Box-Into-A-Kids-Stove/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 23:44:56 PDT
How to make a backyard zipline http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-backyard-zipline/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:33:24 PDT
How to make a secret door/book case http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-secret-doorbook-case/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 12:44:34 PDT
No-Sew T-Shirt Drawstring Backpack http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-T-Shirt-Drawstring-Backpack/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 08:16:33 PDT
Hot Glue Animal Corn Cob Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Glue-Animal-Corn-Cob-Holder/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 22:42:33 PDT
How To Make Oobleck! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-Oobleck-2/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:56:47 PDT
Make a Wookiee Cushion with sound effects http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Wookiee-Cushion-with-sound-effects/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:40:11 PDT
Pinewood Derby Race http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinewood-Derby-Race/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 11:47:26 PDT
Banner Badge Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Banner-Badge-Display/
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:33:23 PDT
Psychedelic Milk http://www.instructables.com/id/Psychedelic-Milk/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:22:19 PDT
How to Make pH Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Ph-Indicator/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 09:46:10 PDT
Personalized Globe Art http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalized-Globe-Art/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 20:03:29 PDT
How To Have A Child on Pi Day http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Have-A-Child-on-Pi-Day/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 22:23:27 PDT
Schoolhouse chalkboard art desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Schoolhouse-chalkboard-art-desk/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:20:43 PDT
Thomas The Tank Engine Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-The-Tank-Engine-Costume/
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Fri, 6 Mar 2015 21:55:56 PST
DIY boot dryer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-boot-dryer/
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:26:55 PST
Light Up Headband http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Headband/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 13:38:27 PST
Bunny Ear Cap and Pant http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunny-Ear-Cap-and-Pant/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:52:31 PST
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-Childs-Drawing-Into-an-Embroidered-Plushy/
Turn a Child's Drawing Into an Embroidered Plushie - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CMSE/I3H7BQCL/FH5CMSEI3H7BQCL.SMALL.jpg kokoleo Not long ago, a mother contacted me and asked if I could turn her child's drawing into a huggable plush pillow. She attached a very detailed line drawing created by her 5 year old daughter who titled it "Googly Eyeball Lady." (There are 32 eyeballs in all.)When I do a custom plush commission, it's i...
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:56:36 PST
Floral Charm Bracelet for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Floral-Charm-Bracelet-for-Kids/
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Sun, 7 Dec 2014 18:54:41 PST
The Wall Ruler http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Wall-Ruler/
The Wall Ruler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/TVXL/I1K3N0D2/F0FTVXLI1K3N0D2.SMALL.jpg paintedtherapy Create a visual keepsake of your growing children. This is easily removable if you relocate and can fit in with any decor. Get a good ole' piece of rustic wood Of course you could use new pine at the local big box store, but I love the rustic look. I found this door at the landfill and brought it...
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:01:03 PDT
Supermom's Guide for How to Navigate the Cloth Diaper World http://www.instructables.com/id/Supermoms-Guide-for-How-to-Navigate-the-Cloth-Diap/
Supermom's Guide for How to Navigate the Cloth Diaper World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/6RKC/I1ETVGER/F886RKCI1ETVGER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/6RKC/I1ETVGER/F886RKCI1ETVGER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F88/6RKC/I1ETVGER/F886RKCI1ETVGER.SMALL.jpg Carebearmom You are intrigued by the idea. Perhaps you want to save money. Perhaps you want to save the planet. Perhaps you just think they are so darn cute, but YOU are so darn overwhelmed about where to start!All cloth diapering moms have been there, so I hope this tutorial helps! This Instructable is not...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:35:29 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
Simple Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lightsaber/
Simple Lightsaber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/TU1R/I1942W24/F8STU1RI1942W24.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/TU1R/I1942W24/F8STU1RI1942W24.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/TU1R/I1942W24/F8STU1RI1942W24.SMALL.jpg tinymaker My five year old wanted to be Darth Vader for Halloween and we came up with this simple lightsaber design that was easy enough for him to assemble with only limited help from his dad. Here's a three minute video explaining the build. Materials a rigid PVC or polycarbonate tube with a one inch di...
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:41:06 PDT
Origami Crib Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Crib-Mobile/
Origami Crib Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Y143/I0FFDUJ3/FWPY143I0FFDUJ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Y143/I0FFDUJ3/FWPY143I0FFDUJ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/Y143/I0FFDUJ3/FWPY143I0FFDUJ3.SMALL.jpg hixair This is a mobile i made to hang in our baby's room. I liked the idea of an origami mobile, but i wanted something really pure and simple. I put some inspiration on Pinterest (http://www.pinterest.com/hixair/hanging-mobiles/)I bought several things and the overall budget was 15€ (you could probably l...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:24:13 PDT
Blown Paint Monsters http://www.instructables.com/id/Blown-Paint-Monsters/
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Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:22:39 PDT
HOW TO PLAN A FUN TREASURE HUNT http://www.instructables.com/id/HOW-TO-PLAN-A-FUN-TREASURE-HUNT/
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:18:38 PDT
Kids Light Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Light-Matrix/
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Fri, 5 Sep 2014 07:02:00 PDT
Create a Maker Space for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Maker-Space-for-Kids/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 06:30:25 PDT
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Construction-Paper-Solar-Prints/
DIY Construction Paper Solar Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPJ/LQF8/HYZX3HYT/FPJLQF8HYZX3HYT.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts On a camping trip with our new Cub Scout troop and their families, one of the projects that was done while we were there was to meet Elective 12a, making solar prints as part of the Nature Crafts Elective that we were trying to fulfill while on this camping trip.The Cub Scouts all picked out their r...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:51:25 PDT
Mobility Scooter Kids Jeep http://www.instructables.com/id/Mobility-Scooter-Kids-Jeep/
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Fri, 15 Aug 2014 06:02:22 PDT
Death Star Painted Ball Toss Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Death-Star-Painted-Ball-Toss-Game/
Death Star Painted Ball Toss Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/L33F/HXUOY8LR/F2ML33FHXUOY8LR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/L33F/HXUOY8LR/F2ML33FHXUOY8LR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/L33F/HXUOY8LR/F2ML33FHXUOY8LR.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts For my youngest son's third birthday, I painted a simple version of the Star Wars Death Star on a cardboard box as part of a ball toss game. It was a Star Wars themed party and I added additional dollar store baskets for the younger individuals of the group to try to get the ball into rather than t...
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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:51:51 PDT
TYE-DYE made with sharpies http://www.instructables.com/id/TYE-DYE-made-with-sharpies/
TYE-DYE made with sharpies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/P2EV/FCEILO4Q/FPOP2EVFCEILO4Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/P2EV/FCEILO4Q/FPOP2EVFCEILO4Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPO/P2EV/FCEILO4Q/FPOP2EVFCEILO4Q.SMALL.jpg pkadams Tye-dye is often messy, but neat to look at. Why should you have to deal with the mess when you can do with a few cool sharpies, some rubbing alcohol, and of course something to tie-dye. It takes about 15 minutes to make, and another 15 or so to dry. Get your materials For this craft you will n...
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Sun, 10 Feb 2008 13:39:27 PST
The Toddler Swim Suit http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Toddler-Swim-Suit/
The Toddler Swim Suit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYH/4QKW/HXCANYBH/FYH4QKWHXCANYBH.SMALL.jpg carrielynneh I love this swim suit for a few reasons: it's easy to sew, inexpensive, and practical. Last year my toddler had a one piece, and it was all fun and games until I had to pry it off her to change her diaper. A two piece is just more sensible to wear for their diaper loving bums. And because this swim ...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 15:47:32 PDT
No- Sew Kid's Teepee http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Kids-Teepee/
No- Sew Kid's Teepee - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/1H2G/HX69V35D/FQA1H2GHX69V35D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/1H2G/HX69V35D/FQA1H2GHX69V35D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/1H2G/HX69V35D/FQA1H2GHX69V35D.SMALL.jpg amalkhan What can be better than surprising your tot with a homemade teepee? In this instructable, I'll show you how I made a whimsical teepee using some fabric, 4 dowels, and creativity. Did I mention there is zero sewing involved? Let's get started! Materials For this project I used:2.5 yards of white a...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 18:49:00 PDT
Wire Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Crown/
Wire Crown - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/KNBH/HX41R9CP/FMSKNBHHX41R9CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/KNBH/HX41R9CP/FMSKNBHHX41R9CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/KNBH/HX41R9CP/FMSKNBHHX41R9CP.SMALL.jpg amalkhan There are many reasons one should wear a crown, including but not limited to the special birthday girl/boy or just an afternoon of playing dress up. Crowns have come a long way from taped up construction paper to these adorable wire crowns! In this tutorial I'll show you how to make wonderfully rega...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 19:53:44 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
DIY Sidewalk Chalk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sidewalk-Chalk/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:48:20 PDT