Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kids - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 26 Apr 2015 19:03:08 PDT BLOX v1.01 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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:40 PDT
Simple Lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Lightsaber/
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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:41:06 PDT
Origami Crib Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Crib-Mobile/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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...
By: amalkhan

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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...
By: amalkhan

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 16:21:35 PDT
DIY Sidewalk Chalk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Sidewalk-Chalk/
DIY Sidewalk Chalk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/5196/HWDFE2AT/FY15196HWDFE2AT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/5196/HWDFE2AT/FY15196HWDFE2AT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/5196/HWDFE2AT/FY15196HWDFE2AT.SMALL.jpg creativity123 Are you tired of buying sidewalk chalk to draw on the sidewalk every summer? Well, you found the right instructable! This DIY Sidewalk Chalk is perfect for drawing on the sidewalk and it is washable! Drawing on the sidewalk can be very fun, so let's start making our own DIY Sidewalk Chalk! :) Gath...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 13:48:20 PDT
Backyard Fort http://www.instructables.com/id/Backyard-Fort/
Backyard Fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/X070/HWDFDIOG/FXPX070HWDFDIOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/X070/HWDFDIOG/FXPX070HWDFDIOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXP/X070/HWDFDIOG/FXPX070HWDFDIOG.SMALL.jpg seamster This is a relatively simple, elevated backyard fort I built for my kids. I have a very small yard with no trees whatsoever. But you don't need a tree, or even very much room to build a great backyard fort! It was loosely inspired by Calvin's tree fort in the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes. The design...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 08:52:02 PDT
Treasure Hunt for Kindergarten Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Treasure-Hunt-for-Kindergarten-Kids/
Treasure Hunt for Kindergarten Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/FO5I/HVTWFIHG/FX2FO5IHVTWFIHG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/FO5I/HVTWFIHG/FX2FO5IHVTWFIHG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX2/FO5I/HVTWFIHG/FX2FO5IHVTWFIHG.SMALL.jpg velacreations For our eldest son’s 6th birthday, we decided to throw him a party, with the theme of hunting treasure. The kids were aged from 3 to 6, so everything had to be geared towards that age group. There were 10 kids and 11 clues (which were also puzzles or activities), with treasure at each clue.We tried ...
By: velacreations

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Fri, 30 May 2014 15:36:45 PDT
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-barrel-biplane-The-Flyin-Lion/
Cardboard barrel biplane. The Flyin' Lion - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUI/V711/HW8T2EWX/FUIV711HW8T2EWX.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a two seat biplane using cardboard barrels, an old garden cart and a ceiling fan. This plane was designed to tow behind a small garden tractor. As always when working with any tools always wear safety glasses and wear appropriate safety gear for what you are d...
By: trip janzen

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Tue, 10 Jun 2014 13:16:56 PDT
Pallet pirate ship http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-pirate-ship/
Pallet pirate ship - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3O/TK0V/HVXPSOMN/F3OTK0VHVXPSOMN.SMALL.jpg trip janzen This Instructable will show how I built a small pirate ship out of old pallets and left over material. As always use proper safety precautions and always wear eye protection whenever working with tools. There are no plans or measurements as I built this out of whatever I had laying around. The only ...
By: trip janzen

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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 11:42:54 PDT
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Bubble-Cloud-Makers/
Rainbow Bubble Cloud Makers - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/UL46/HVVKFVIU/FR4UL46HVVKFVIU.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I spent a wonderful Memorial Day playing together, not something I get to do with them daily because of my choice of career.One of the things we did that day was go outside an make these recycled plastic bottle and duct-taped sock bubble makers.I had the hardest time coming up with a...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Fri, 30 May 2014 09:56:04 PDT
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-play-table-made-out-of-an-old-coffee-table/
Kids play table made out of an old coffee table. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBW/KKMH/HVT145XF/FBWKKMHHVT145XF.SMALL.jpg trip janzen I had an old glass topped coffee table that was missing the glass and rather than throw away a sturdy table on wheels I gave it a new top and created a place for my daughter to play. Old coffee table This Instructable shows you how I built a play table if you would like to build something similar...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 01:02:08 PDT
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Felting-with-kids/
Making Felt fast Balls with Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3F/2L61/HVNFJAVL/F3F2L61HVNFJAVL.SMALL.jpg Zig Zag This workshop comes from "WEAVE! Weaving Europe: Artefacts, values & Exchanges" a European project, with the support of the Culture Programme (2007-2013) of the European Union. Textile, fibre and felt: it's a Smart Child's play: http://zigzagproject.eu For children from 3 to 5 years old and their ...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 03:32:53 PDT
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough http://www.instructables.com/id/Silky-Stretchy-Two-Ingredient-Play-Dough/
Silky, Stretchy, Conditioner & Cornstarch Play Dough - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/HJ21/HVVKFVLA/FW3HJ21HVVKFVLA.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My children and I recently tried out another two-ingredient play dough recipe that I want to share with you. An inexpensive project (in the states,) it was played with for a good thirty minutes and began drying out after about an hour.A few notes:(1) The most important piece of advice I can give is...
By: DeandrasCrafts

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Sat, 24 May 2014 22:10:55 PDT
Celebrating Instructables Club http://www.instructables.com/id/Celebrating-Instructables-Club/
Celebrating Instructables Club - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/9M4B/HVFLALO4/FJI9M4BHVFLALO4.SMALL.jpg ecsaul23 We have had a great school year in our Instructables Club! We started off small with only about 10 members, but interest has grown through the shear awesomeness of our projects, so now we have over 50 members. We went from all members attending meetings 2 days a week, to all members attending meetin...
By: ecsaul23

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Wed, 21 May 2014 06:25:01 PDT
Lamp Bookends http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamp-Bookends/
Lamp Bookends - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/SYBB/HV8Y974T/FRCSYBBHV8Y974T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/SYBB/HV8Y974T/FRCSYBBHV8Y974T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/SYBB/HV8Y974T/FRCSYBBHV8Y974T.SMALL.jpg anayaphoto These are lamp bookends I made for my baby's room. The were made with a lasercutter, 3d printer, and a disc sander. I will show you the process and hopefully you can learn from some of my mistakes. The Design Process I made the outlines for the cuts in illustrator. A tip here would be to set the...
By: anayaphoto

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Fri, 16 May 2014 01:02:33 PDT
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Power-Wheels-For-A-Disabled-Child/
RC Power Wheels For A Disabled Child - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAC/FMCX/HU1RWU5M/FACFMCXHU1RWU5M.SMALL.jpg Haunted Spider Meet Oliver and his power wheels jeep. Oliver is the grandson of a good friend of mine. Oliver has Cerebral Palsy, but don't let him fool you, he loves to ride around in a power wheels vehicle just like every other kid. Oliver has an issue with some spastic movements which keep him from driving th...
By: Haunted Spider

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Mon, 12 May 2014 03:31:21 PDT
DIY Diaper Rash Cream http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Diaper-Rash-Cream/
DIY Diaper Rash Cream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/ZUHV/HU8O95U3/FLXZUHVHU8O95U3.SMALL.jpg amalkhan Those poor baby bottoms suffer quite a bit! Think about it: all that booty movement, chaffing, not to mention wearing relentless un-breathing diapers that make air circulation on sensitive parts a joke! Enter in the life-changing diaper rash creme! This stuff is miraculous in that it can gently soot...
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Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:25:33 PDT
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints http://www.instructables.com/id/Two-Ingredient-Edible-Finger-Paints/
Two Ingredient, Edible Finger Paints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/IB17/HU3TO55F/FOTIB17HU3TO55F.SMALL.jpg kelleymarie An easy recipe for edible, washable, and fun finger paint for kids and adults alike. Kids and especially young kids, love to explore the world through touch and taste. Finger paints were an excellent invention, allowing youngsters to create art, explore colors, and get messy. The problem? Paint can...
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:56:04 PDT
DIY Dinosaur Eggs http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Dinosaur-Eggs/
DIY Dinosaur Eggs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/2QG0/HTM4MJJ9/FQO2QG0HTM4MJJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/2QG0/HTM4MJJ9/FQO2QG0HTM4MJJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/2QG0/HTM4MJJ9/FQO2QG0HTM4MJJ9.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts My oldest son was learning about dinosaurs in his class and it gave me motivation to do these Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Dinosaur Eggs (or rocks if you don't want to shape them into eggs.) We had all the ingredients, but I would suspect that some people may not have sand readily available to them.  It on...
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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/
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...
By: amalkhan

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Thu, 27 Mar 2014 21:48:13 PDT
Picture frame blackboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Picture-frame-blackboards/
Picture frame blackboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AI82/HSVGZW2B/FBOAI82HSVGZW2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AI82/HSVGZW2B/FBOAI82HSVGZW2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/AI82/HSVGZW2B/FBOAI82HSVGZW2B.SMALL.jpg belpeor I had some spare frames that had come down when we changed things around in our store, they'd been sitting around for ages just collecting dust so I decided to put them to good use. Remove the backing board Most frames will come with a backing board, hopefully think enough to withstand the pre...
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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