Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:26:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Dinosaur Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Eggs/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 15:30:12 PDT
No Cook Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Cook-Play-Dough/
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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
Picture frame blackboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frame-blackboards/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 16:55:39 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
How to Make a Felt Tented Baby Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Felt-Tented-Baby-Mobile/
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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:26:12 PST
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Toothbrush-Holder/
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:41:09 PST
Make a Children's Nightlight From a Garden Ornament http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Childrens-Nightlight-From-a-Garden-Ornament/
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:40:14 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
Skylanders Birthday Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Skylanders-Birthday-Party/
Skylanders Birthday Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RGZ9/HQF9FUEU/F2PRGZ9HQF9FUEU.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 My son Zander just turned 7 and chose the ever popular Skylanders for the theme. Skylanders has been around a little while now and there have been 3 versions released thus far: Spyro's Adventure, Giants, and Swap Force. He wasn't particular about which version so we just did a general Skylanders the...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:17:30 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...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:11:31 PST
TV Protector http://www.instructables.com/id/TV-Protector/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 05:50:47 PDT
Rainbow Loom: Starburst http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Starburst/
Rainbow Loom: Starburst - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/3TER/HQ5K2MXC/F1N3TERHQ5K2MXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/3TER/HQ5K2MXC/F1N3TERHQ5K2MXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1N/3TER/HQ5K2MXC/F1N3TERHQ5K2MXC.SMALL.jpg shayna14 This starburst bracelet is fun and (somewhat) easy. I hope that you will enjoy this *step by step* instructions. Materials The materials that you will need are:Your loomYour hook or a crochet hookThree or more colours of elasticsC or S clip Placing The Bands Take your first colour and place ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 14:10:44 PST
Rainbow Loom Ladder Braclet http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Loom-Ladder-Braclet/
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 12:35:28 PST
Doll House for Pippi Longstocking (Langstrumpf) http://www.instructables.com/id/Doll-House-for-Pippi-Longstocking-Langstrumpf/
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Sat, 4 Jan 2014 13:09:49 PST
Stroller VS Mother Nature http://www.instructables.com/id/Stroller-VS-Mother-Nature/
Stroller VS Mother Nature - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/Q249/HOHYFZU5/FABQ249HOHYFZU5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/Q249/HOHYFZU5/FABQ249HOHYFZU5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/Q249/HOHYFZU5/FABQ249HOHYFZU5.SMALL.jpg antonini In Regina people do not seem to shovel their sidewalks. here is a $20 solution The Gear you need a cheap snowboard and your stroller Prep Work remove the foot bindings. They are probably held on with 4 screws or bolts Saw Jig saw the board in half Re-assemble mark off new holes. line up ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 21:13:40 PST
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 12:58:39 PST
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup http://www.instructables.com/id/Mason-Jar-Turned-Sippy-Cup/
Mason Jar Turned Sippy Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/N8E8/HNE3XKP5/FWPN8E8HNE3XKP5.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Mason jars have many uses, and here's one more to add to that ever expanding list! Now hipster toddlers can chat legos at the playground while sipping juice! Glass (read: non-plastic) food and beverage containers for kids are becoming increasingly popular. So lets hack our own version from items th...
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 09:53:59 PST
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Wind-Tunnel-for-Kids-Toys-and-Balls/
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:58:40 PST
EASY MODE: "Ponyo" Wall Mural http://www.instructables.com/id/EASY-MODE-Ponyo-Wall-Mural/
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 16:34:43 PDT
Makedo Pumpkin-shaped Candy Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Pumpkin-shaped-Candy-Holder/
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:30:51 PDT
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thermocol-Sheet-Stamps/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:36 PDT
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-friendly-bamboo-geogesic-dome/
Kid friendly bamboo geodesic dome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/SWHK/HMF6QZB7/FF8SWHKHMF6QZB7.SMALL.jpg manuka Everyone loves domes- ESPECIALLY kids! The devil in their construction however relates to visualising their assembly (often not easy - even for adults!),organising cost effective materials and securing the struts! Here's a simple 1V version that uses bamboo slid into black garden irrigation hose of...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 03:52:09 PDT
Makedo Lion Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Lion-Mask/
Makedo Lion Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/ZBPX/HMF6R34B/FL6ZBPXHMF6R34B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/ZBPX/HMF6R34B/FL6ZBPXHMF6R34B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/ZBPX/HMF6R34B/FL6ZBPXHMF6R34B.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Become the King of the Jungle with this cute cardboard Lion Mask! We've made ours using reclaimed cardboard and a combination of Makedo Re-clips and the clever little Makedo Scrus available from mymakedo.com. For those who haven't seen them before, the Makedo Scru is a cardboard screw that can be us...
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Sun, 6 Oct 2013 15:53:33 PDT
Fairy Door http://www.instructables.com/id/Fairy-Door/
Fairy Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/B9HS/HLZRUW8I/F4EB9HSHLZRUW8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/B9HS/HLZRUW8I/F4EB9HSHLZRUW8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/B9HS/HLZRUW8I/F4EB9HSHLZRUW8I.SMALL.jpg Scarydad Make a Fairy Door to let the Little People in and out!  My daughter loves this. One day we were at the Renaissance Festival and saw these for sale. Of course, I said, "I can do that! Materials: 1/2" Plywood 1/8" Plywood Hinges Wooden furniture button Reflective scrapbook paper or foil Paints Wood...
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:25:36 PDT
Little Tikes Chalkboard Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Little-Tikes-Chalkboard-Table/
Little Tikes Chalkboard Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Q/N07L/HLSHJ7QP/F2QN07LHLSHJ7QP.SMALL.jpg Jessie Marie To a kid, his or her Little Tikes table is where everything happens: breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner, playtime, and homework. Why not bring more function to your little one's table by adding a chalkboard top for notes and doodling? Chalkboard spray paint is an extremely useful invention that is begi...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 18:39:40 PDT
Glow in the Dark Monster Toothbrush Holder Buddies! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glow-in-the-Dark-Monster-Toothbrush-Buddies/
Glow in the Dark Monster Toothbrush Holder Buddies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/GDAE/HLPRVACY/FYIGDAEHLPRVACY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/GDAE/HLPRVACY/FYIGDAEHLPRVACY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYI/GDAE/HLPRVACY/FYIGDAEHLPRVACY.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Glow in the DARK Monster Toothbrush Buddies! Don't judge the dirty, frayed and old toothbrushes... I've since bought new ones. :) But the real thing was...my youngest son kept losing his toothbrush. There was no "away" place for it.  There's a window cupboard where the older kids keep theirs... but...
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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 05:59:42 PDT
Soap Box Derby Cart http://www.instructables.com/id/Soap-Box-Derby-Cart/
Soap Box Derby Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4BV3/HL9X2G5M/FED4BV3HL9X2G5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4BV3/HL9X2G5M/FED4BV3HL9X2G5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/4BV3/HL9X2G5M/FED4BV3HL9X2G5M.SMALL.jpg GarethMorris This a simple soap box cart that my son and I built for my 9year old daughter so she could enter the Trowbridge Carnival Soap Box derby Basic Frame We used planed softwood, 2.1m x 74mm x 18mm for the frame and 2.1m x 50mm x 18mm for the front axle.  The king pins for the steering will be M10 x 10...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 16:10:57 PDT
Makedo Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Piggy-Bank/
Makedo Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/WJUG/HJKC2WOW/F3AWJUGHJKC2WOW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/WJUG/HJKC2WOW/F3AWJUGHJKC2WOW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3A/WJUG/HJKC2WOW/F3AWJUGHJKC2WOW.SMALL.jpg makedo-able This money saving Piggy Bank is lots of fun to make and helpful for saving your coins for something special. We created our Piggy Bank out of recycled materials and Makedo parts available at mymakedo.com. Gather materials To make this piggybank you need to gather 9 Makedo Re-clips, 2 Lock-hinges,...
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 18:36:39 PDT
Bunk Bed Ladder Fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Bunk-Bed-Ladder-Fix/
Bunk Bed Ladder Fix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/SMGE/HHS9HSGI/F9ZSMGEHHS9HSGI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/SMGE/HHS9HSGI/F9ZSMGEHHS9HSGI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Z/SMGE/HHS9HSGI/F9ZSMGEHHS9HSGI.SMALL.jpg jdevine1 My daughter LOVES sleeping on the top bunk of her bed except for one thing... It is a metal bunk bed and the ladder hurts her feet when she climbs up and down. After doing some pondering I came up with an idea. I'm sure I'm not the first one to think of this solution but regardless, I thought I woul...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 20:05:32 PDT
Drawer Dividers http://www.instructables.com/id/Drawer-Dividers/
Drawer Dividers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/RBAD/HJKBSRWX/F2BRBADHJKBSRWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/RBAD/HJKBSRWX/F2BRBADHJKBSRWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/RBAD/HJKBSRWX/F2BRBADHJKBSRWX.SMALL.jpg jonathondk One problem with changing tables is that the drawers are huge and the child's clothes are about the size of my socks. The drawers are  not sectioned out at all. So I decided to make my own sections. This is my solution and process. Define Sections I needed to figure out how many sections I wanted...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 11:13:53 PDT
Makedo Parrot Costume: Wearable Bird Wings and Parrot Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Parrot-Costume-Wearable-Bird-Wings-and-Par/
Makedo Parrot Costume: Wearable Bird Wings and Parrot Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/662U/HJ49ZR21/F8X662UHJ49ZR21.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/662U/HJ49ZR21/F8X662UHJ49ZR21.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8X/662U/HJ49ZR21/F8X662UHJ49ZR21.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Flap your way into the Makedo menagerie with these beautiful Bird Wings and Parrot Hat, as designed by artist Lottie Smith from the UK. It looks intricate but the construction is really simple. Join us as Lottie talks through how to make a pair of Wearable Bird Wings and a matching Parrot hat compl...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 16:49:37 PDT
Parasol Yurt Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Parasol-Yurt-Fort/
Parasol Yurt Fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6M/3GWK/HJKBYIF7/F6M3GWKHJKBYIF7.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu This super easy fort will provide some fun shelter for your little ones in the summer heat; whether in the back yard or on the beach. It is basically composed of a parasol with some sheets pinned along the edge of the brim. The finished construction resembles the traditional nomadic Mongolian home c...
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 05:42:51 PDT
Portable Fort-in-a-Can http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Fort-in-a-Can/
Portable Fort-in-a-Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/89FE/HJKC2AAZ/FOX89FEHJKC2AAZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/89FE/HJKC2AAZ/FOX89FEHJKC2AAZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOX/89FE/HJKC2AAZ/FOX89FEHJKC2AAZ.SMALL.jpg WillyWatts Hello everyone! have you ever been in a situation where you're really wanting to make a fort but have no materials? like in a movie theater, at the mall or even in your car? Well now you can, with the ALL NEW portable Fort in a Can!  Parts and Tools Parts: RC Motor assembly (motor, ESC, battery ...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 15:31:02 PDT
Packing crate forts http://www.instructables.com/id/Packing-crate-forts/
Packing crate forts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/C1N9/HJB0J8GA/F27C1N9HJB0J8GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/C1N9/HJB0J8GA/F27C1N9HJB0J8GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/C1N9/HJB0J8GA/F27C1N9HJB0J8GA.SMALL.jpg makendo Kids love playing in forts, so when a couple of big plywood packing crates were being disposed of from work, I snaffled them and with a bit of modification converted one into a castle with drawbridge for inside play, and another into a playhouse for the garden. Materials and tools I used a cordle...
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Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:58:38 PDT
Bounty Hunter Jet Packs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bounty-Hunter-Jet-Packs/
Bounty Hunter Jet Packs! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/07VT/HI3TRR8S/FNN07VTHI3TRR8S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/07VT/HI3TRR8S/FNN07VTHI3TRR8S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNN/07VT/HI3TRR8S/FNN07VTHI3TRR8S.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Ever since the Jet Packs of 2012, my son has requested a Bounty Hunter Jet Pack... like Jango or Boba Fett. Here's how we did it! Let's get started... You will need: 2 1-liter bottles 1 2-liter Felt Spray paint Buckle...or seat belt webbing straps... cardboard hot glue/gun We started by removing...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 15:07:42 PDT
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread http://www.instructables.com/id/Bread-Beads-Jewelry-Made-out-of-Bread/
Bread Beads - Jewelry Made out of Bread - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBX/KLVV/HH2VO704/FBXKLVVHH2VO704.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts A surprising success, the beads you see strung on my daughters necklace were made out of white bread and glue. Yes, white bread and glue. I confess I didn't think this would work. Unlike many of my other instructables, this one DID NOT start from a Pinterest pin.  I saw it in a women's magazine a...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 10:08:16 PDT
The Structure for Cob Playhouse http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Structure-for-Cob-Playhouse/
The Structure for Cob Playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/V9NB/HH2VMDD8/F5JV9NBHH2VMDD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/V9NB/HH2VMDD8/F5JV9NBHH2VMDD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5J/V9NB/HH2VMDD8/F5JV9NBHH2VMDD8.SMALL.jpg ghettocottage This is my attempt at making sketches for the structure of the Cob Playhouse I posted last week: http://www.instructables.com/id/Naturally-Cool-Cob-Playhouse/ Someone was asking for more information about how the structure was put together, but I did not have any photos of the process. I did my bes...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 11:57:24 PDT
Makedo Juice Carton Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Juice-Carton-Bird-Feeder/
Makedo Juice Carton Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/4WZ6/HGU2P6WN/FS14WZ6HGU2P6WN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/4WZ6/HGU2P6WN/FS14WZ6HGU2P6WN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS1/4WZ6/HGU2P6WN/FS14WZ6HGU2P6WN.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Birds are fascinating creatures, and we want to help you get close to them! Birds are not only integral to our ecosystem but provide us with great pleasure in our daily lives with their cheerful songs, intriguing movements and broad spectrum of colours. So this week we decided to pay a little homage...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 19:18:00 PDT
Makedo Pizza Box Gramophone http://www.instructables.com/id/Makedo-Pizza-Box-Gramophone/
Makedo Pizza Box Gramophone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/O5TT/HGU2P7JJ/FSJO5TTHGU2P7JJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/O5TT/HGU2P7JJ/FSJO5TTHGU2P7JJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/O5TT/HGU2P7JJ/FSJO5TTHGU2P7JJ.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Planning a pizza night in? Boy have we got a fun project for you. Here, we show you how to turn your pizza box into a Makedo Gramophone that really works. All you need to make this amazing musical creation is a pizza box, some paper, a pencil and pin, plastic lids, an old vinyl record and Makedo pa...
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Sun, 19 May 2013 20:55:47 PDT
Pinewood Derby Car inspired by LEGO Ninjago http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinewood-Derby-Car-inspired-by-LEGO-Ninjago/
Pinewood Derby Car inspired by LEGO Ninjago - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/HE9O/HAQ2UR82/FMCHE9OHAQ2UR82.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/HE9O/HAQ2UR82/FMCHE9OHAQ2UR82.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMC/HE9O/HAQ2UR82/FMCHE9OHAQ2UR82.SMALL.jpg Gracias Aubs Our annual Cub Scout Pinewood Derby (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinewood_derby) was a chance for my six-year-old to combine two of his favorite things:  making things and LEGO, in particular the story-based world of LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (http://ninjago.lego.com/en-us/Default.aspx).  ...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 18:28:26 PDT
Haircut Chia Pet Grass Heads! Great for Summer Break! http://www.instructables.com/id/Haircut-Chia-Pet-Grass-Heads-Great-for-Summer-Br/
Haircut Chia Pet Grass Heads! Great for Summer Break! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/ZUPX/HFWSV4BB/FRWZUPXHFWSV4BB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/ZUPX/HFWSV4BB/FRWZUPXHFWSV4BB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRW/ZUPX/HFWSV4BB/FRWZUPXHFWSV4BB.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft It's so good for kids to see plants grow... but if you are like me, your gardening skills are very limited. Here is a super fun kid project for Summer Break that will let your child feel successful in under 2 weeks! You just need some upcycled container (ours was yogurt) An old nylon/tights/stockin...
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Tue, 7 May 2013 17:53:30 PDT
DIY Kids Mushroom Table and Toad Stools updated http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Kids-Mushroom-Table-and-Toad-Stools/
DIY Kids Mushroom Table and Toad Stools updated - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/78A3/HFSH4RAO/FDG78A3HFSH4RAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/78A3/HFSH4RAO/FDG78A3HFSH4RAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDG/78A3/HFSH4RAO/FDG78A3HFSH4RAO.SMALL.jpg sosclosetsandfurniture A while back I had the fun opportunity to build a Kid size Mushroom Table and Toad Stools set for one of my clients.  She had found something similar online but it wasn’t quite right, kind of expensive and she still had to ship it.  This is my take on the stools and tables available out there.  I do...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 17:06:37 PDT
Making wacky finger puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-wacky-finger-puppets/
Making wacky finger puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/H5VH/HFD1ECG1/FFAH5VHHFD1ECG1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/H5VH/HFD1ECG1/FFAH5VHHFD1ECG1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFA/H5VH/HFD1ECG1/FFAH5VHHFD1ECG1.SMALL.jpg phoenixForest Making one finger puppet might take as little as 1/2 hour.  Once you get the hang of it, then embellish and create more for each finger/toe. You will need: Sewing machine Measuring tape Ruler Glue Scissors Sheets of felt of different colors Googly eyes Beads, buttons, lace, ribbons, etc. Mea...
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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:55:57 PDT
Puffy Dimensional Paint Jewelry! Great Kid Craft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Puffy-Dimensional-Paint-Jewelry-Great-Kid-Craft/
Puffy Dimensional Paint Jewelry! Great Kid Craft! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/U2OM/HFD1KJ6J/F99U2OMHFD1KJ6J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/U2OM/HFD1KJ6J/F99U2OMHFD1KJ6J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/U2OM/HFD1KJ6J/F99U2OMHFD1KJ6J.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft We had a blast making Puffy dimensional Paint Bracelets, watches, wristbands and even headbands! Perfect craft for boys or girls, young or old! Supplies! These are so simple.  You'll need: Wax paper Puffy dimensional paint Pattern or picture to follow Ribbon or yarn Custom Jelly bands! Pri...
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Tue, 16 Apr 2013 17:50:07 PDT
Cross Stitched Baby Clothes Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Stitched-Baby-Clothes-Hanger/
Cross Stitched Baby Clothes Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/IOYH/HEXUHV9R/FYYIOYHHEXUHV9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/IOYH/HEXUHV9R/FYYIOYHHEXUHV9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/IOYH/HEXUHV9R/FYYIOYHHEXUHV9R.SMALL.jpg Carleyy This cross stitched baby clothes hanger is the perfect gift for a baby shower or any expecting couples.  My cousin just had a baby boy and I've been brainstorming gifts ideas for him for the past 9 months. I designed this custom clothing hanger for a past project and decided to scale it down to baby...
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:17:00 PDT
DIY Calming Glitter Jars http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Calming-Glitter-Jars/
DIY Calming Glitter Jars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/D8GP/HF243LDT/FJKD8GPHF243LDT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/D8GP/HF243LDT/FJKD8GPHF243LDT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/D8GP/HF243LDT/FJKD8GPHF243LDT.SMALL.jpg doodlecraft Make your own calming glitter jar! Fun for kids and adults--don't take my word for it--make one! It's a swirling vortex of glittery paradise! Supply list You'll need a Mason jar...or a bottle...if small children are going to play with it, a plastic water bottle works great...you'll just need a f...
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Fri, 5 Apr 2013 19:05:35 PDT
Crocheted Trimmed Socks http://www.instructables.com/id/Crocheted-Trimmed-Socks/
Crocheted Trimmed Socks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CJVZ/HEBNNY51/F0BCJVZHEBNNY51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CJVZ/HEBNNY51/F0BCJVZHEBNNY51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/CJVZ/HEBNNY51/F0BCJVZHEBNNY51.SMALL.jpg katvanlew These cute little socks don't take very long to make. I am going to make a pair in every color for my 3 year old granddaughter. You can match the crochet thread with the beads or purchase contrasting colors.  What little girl wouldn't love a pair of these pretty socks? Supplies needed 1 pair of l...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 11:14:20 PDT
Easter or Picnic Basket http://www.instructables.com/id/Easter-or-Picnic-Basket/
Easter or Picnic Basket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YWVO/HEI41GB7/FGOYWVOHEI41GB7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YWVO/HEI41GB7/FGOYWVOHEI41GB7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/YWVO/HEI41GB7/FGOYWVOHEI41GB7.SMALL.jpg makedo-able Here’s a creative Easter project that’s sure to keep you and the little ones busy these holidays. Find some boxes and make this basket to store all the treats you find along your Easter hunt. We constructed it using Makedo tools which you can find here mymakedo.com. Gather materials To create t...
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Thu, 21 Mar 2013 00:10:44 PDT