Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - kids - kids http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:34:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
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
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
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Dinosaur-Toothbrush-Holder/
Dinosaur Toothbrush Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/NSWB/HS0D3OZ1/FM3NSWBHS0D3OZ1.SMALL.jpg Bannockburn My son is a dinosaur fanatic like a lot of young kids. He also doesn't do a very good job of remembering to brush his teeth or keeping his bathroom nice and tidy. So, I made this toothbrush holder from a cheap dinosaur and both of these things have been remedied. I don't remember seeing this befo...
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Sun, 23 Feb 2014 11:41:09 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
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
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
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
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/No-Sew-Finding-Nemo-Clownfish-Costume/
No-Sew Finding Nemo Clownfish Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRO/DHHR/HNUEX5WM/FRODHHRHNUEX5WM.SMALL.jpg canida My daughter loves Finding Nemo, so when she asked to go trick-or-treating as Nemo, with her dad dressed as Marlin, I whipped up these super easy no-sew clownfish costumes from orange hoodies, some cheap felt, and hot glue! They really are easy, I promise: the hardest part is sourcing an orange hood...
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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/
Vertical Wind Tunnel for Kids' Toys and Balls - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/5FEY/HMMFCOR3/FIW5FEYHMMFCOR3.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm For my 4-year-old's birthday party, I built a wind tunnel for her and her friends to "test" the flight characteristics of stuffed animals, balls, toys, and anything else that fit into the 4-inch diameter tube. Powered by an air pump (normally used for a bouncy house), the tunnel was oriented vertica...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 18:58:40 PST
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Thermocol-Sheet-Stamps/
D.I.Y. Thermocol Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/300V/HN46NPX4/FWI300VHN46NPX4.SMALL.jpg Muhaiminah Faiz This instructable will show you how to make stamps using thermocol sheets. These stamps are easy and fun to make. I didn't realize until I stamped one to see how it turns out, that the thermocol sheet stamps give a cool smudgy pattern. Try making some right away, you'll have fun for sure! Lets star...
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 23:28:36 PDT
Capturing & Publishing a Child's Dream http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Childs-Dream/
Capturing & Publishing a Child's Dream - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/2ED8/HM8D0A3M/FAY2ED8HM8D0A3M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/2ED8/HM8D0A3M/FAY2ED8HM8D0A3M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAY/2ED8/HM8D0A3M/FAY2ED8HM8D0A3M.SMALL.jpg blueangelical In these uncertain times, its important to protect the innocence of our children, their dreams, their imaginations, their beliefs. After all, they are our future. I simply have to share this with you..., A friend of mine has a son, only a young lad, full of ideas, dreams and stories. One day he said...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 10:18:06 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
Kid sized life guard stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Kid-sized-life-guard-stand/
Kid sized life guard stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I27W/HLSH7YDH/FVDI27WHLSH7YDH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I27W/HLSH7YDH/FVDI27WHLSH7YDH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVD/I27W/HLSH7YDH/FVDI27WHLSH7YDH.SMALL.jpg Stryker This small scale lifeguard tower was supposed to be a "nice little decoration" for outside of the beach house.  Modeled after the Ocean City Beach Patrol guard towers, it took a few hours to build and a few more to paint.  Basic woodworking skills are needed, but  the hardest part is painting i...
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Sun, 29 Sep 2013 19:09:12 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
Straw Wars / Blow Dart / Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Wars-Blow-Dart-Rocket-Launcher/
Straw Wars / Blow Dart / Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B0DV/HK1DFN8L/FFWB0DVHK1DFN8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B0DV/HK1DFN8L/FFWB0DVHK1DFN8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFW/B0DV/HK1DFN8L/FFWB0DVHK1DFN8L.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Kids will have loads of fun blowing "darts" or launching rockets. Make sure you check out the game "Straw Wars" we made up using the "darts". Choking hazard. Not for small children. Adult supervision recommended. Check us out at Cat's Science Club Like us on Facebook Materials Straws of two ...
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 10:50:31 PDT
Making A Cone http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Cone/
Making A Cone - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/SHY4/HK4831RN/F4CSHY4HK4831RN.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club We actually have had 100's of people ask us how to make a cone. Granted most of them were in grade school but it led us to believe there must be an instructable on this. Cones can be used for many things. Such as traffic cones, snow cones, cones of a rocket, decorations, hats, etc. Check us out at...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:43:55 PDT
Indoor Fort For Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Indoor-Fort-For-Kids/
Indoor Fort For Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLI/I39Q/HK1DFUP8/FLII39QHK1DFUP8.SMALL.jpg colton_woods30 this is just a quick easy fort made with simple stuff that all children will have. it's perfect for ages 5-10. u can make small changes and customizations as you please:) have fun Things You Need a mattress2-3 blankets or bed sheets2 chairs (I found computer chairs work best)pillows(optional) S...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 00:17:58 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
Child's or Little Tykes Slack Line http://www.instructables.com/id/Childs-or-Little-Tykes-Slack-Line/
Child's or Little Tykes Slack Line - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/A60T/HIGFJ5PP/F6GA60THIGFJ5PP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/A60T/HIGFJ5PP/F6GA60THIGFJ5PP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/A60T/HIGFJ5PP/F6GA60THIGFJ5PP.SMALL.jpg CliftonSears I built a couple of these ( two sets of grandchildren ) and was I surprised how much the kids enjoyed them. They were able to walk and play on the line in a fairly short period of time. Basically a wood frame covered in padding that is normally used to cover hard living room floors. A simple strap ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 14:57:44 PDT
Ultimate Teacher Present: Kid-Art Carryall http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Teacher-Present-Kid-Art-Carryall/
Ultimate Teacher Present: Kid-Art Carryall - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/BSTR/HHTE15ME/FDNBSTRHHTE15ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/BSTR/HHTE15ME/FDNBSTRHHTE15ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/BSTR/HHTE15ME/FDNBSTRHHTE15ME.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Hey put that mug down; you can do better than that. I mean, how many mugs can one teacher have! We haven't had that many teachers to give end of year presents to, and we are already scratching our heads. This year we came up with something that meets the criteria: 1. Less than 20$ (some of you tea...
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:28:01 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
Rainbow Fish http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Fish-1/
Rainbow Fish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/91CK/HFD1D4IO/F9L91CKHFD1D4IO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/91CK/HFD1D4IO/F9L91CKHFD1D4IO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/91CK/HFD1D4IO/F9L91CKHFD1D4IO.SMALL.jpg makedo-able We collected our chocolate foil and Easter egg wrappings and created something with them, they're so colourful and eye-catching they make the perfect holiday craft material. Here's our Rainbow Box Fish. We gave an old box some fins, a tail, fish lips, an egg carton eye and of course rainbow coloured...
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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:31:54 PDT
Prize Cups for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Prize-Cups-for-Kids/
Prize Cups for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/1Z1W/HEXSMO02/F2N1Z1WHEXSMO02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/1Z1W/HEXSMO02/F2N1Z1WHEXSMO02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2N/1Z1W/HEXSMO02/F2N1Z1WHEXSMO02.SMALL.jpg ajoyraman Ever held a competition for kids and did not know how to reward the winners ? Here is a quick solution using the chocolate bar you were planning to distribute. Gold, Silver and Bronze prizes! You Need A chocolate bar and scissors.    Carefully cut open the chocolate bar.  Hygienical...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 03:54:09 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
Heart in Hand and Star Wars Valentines http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-in-Hand-and-Star-Wars-Valentines/
Heart in Hand and Star Wars Valentines - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/298Q/HD4VH99Y/F6W298QHD4VH99Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/298Q/HD4VH99Y/F6W298QHD4VH99Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/298Q/HD4VH99Y/F6W298QHD4VH99Y.SMALL.jpg DeandrasCrafts This short instructable gives the directions for the two different valentines my children gave out this year. My oldest is in First Grade and my daughter is in Preschool. Both Valentine ideas were inspired by Pinterest Pins, and although I couldn't make it to either Valentine Party, it was my under...
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Sun, 24 Feb 2013 22:38:07 PST
Recycled Crayons for Valentine's Day Kid's Craft http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Crayons-for-Valentines-Day-Kids-Craft/
Recycled Crayons for Valentine's Day Kid's Craft - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/KWXX/HCV9COTQ/FL6KWXXHCV9COTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/KWXX/HCV9COTQ/FL6KWXXHCV9COTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/KWXX/HCV9COTQ/FL6KWXXHCV9COTQ.SMALL.jpg BounceyBunny It is my 4-year-old daughter’s first year in preschool, which means it’s the first time she gets to hand out Valentine’s Day gifts. After a considerable amount of searching for suitable craft ideas (since that’s much more fun than buying something pre-made from the store), I came across this excelle...
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Mon, 11 Feb 2013 10:53:40 PST
How to Make a Denim Blue Fish from old jeans http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Denim-Blue-Fish-from-old-jeans/
How to Make a Denim Blue Fish from old jeans - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TVYN/HCJO6KMB/F5YTVYNHCJO6KMB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TVYN/HCJO6KMB/F5YTVYNHCJO6KMB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/TVYN/HCJO6KMB/F5YTVYNHCJO6KMB.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio Recycle your old jeans into this two-tone denim blue fish.  It's real quick and easy to make, and it can be sewn by machine or by hand.   Denim scraps is all you need! Use a wide area to make your fish body on your old jeans, like the bottom of the legs. Sketch a simple and easy fish body about ...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:37:33 PST
Valentine Hearts Paper Mobile Craft Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Valentine-Hearts-Paper-Mobile-Craft-Project/
Valentine Hearts Paper Mobile Craft Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/98LK/HCJO6KJX/FKD98LKHCJO6KJX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/98LK/HCJO6KJX/FKD98LKHCJO6KJX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/98LK/HCJO6KJX/FKD98LKHCJO6KJX.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio Fun Winter Craft Projects for Kids   How to Make a Valentine Hearts Paper Mobile Craft Project   You will Need:   paper plate red and pink construction paper pipe cleaner ...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:24:16 PST
How to Make a Valentine Heart Window Cling Craft for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Valentine-Heart-Window-Cling-Craft-f/
How to Make a Valentine Heart Window Cling Craft for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/F77F/HCJO6KHC/FLQF77FHCJO6KHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/F77F/HCJO6KHC/FLQF77FHCJO6KHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/F77F/HCJO6KHC/FLQF77FHCJO6KHC.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio These Valentine window clings are a craft kids will love! And they make pretty Valentine's day decorations too.   How to Make a Homemade Valentine  Heart Window Cling Craft   You will Need:   white scho...
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Sun, 3 Feb 2013 20:12:20 PST
Steps To The Perfect Sleepover http://www.instructables.com/id/Steps-To-The-Perfect-Sleepover/
Steps To The Perfect Sleepover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/B40P/HCJNWGZ4/FP4B40PHCJNWGZ4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/B40P/HCJNWGZ4/FP4B40PHCJNWGZ4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/B40P/HCJNWGZ4/FP4B40PHCJNWGZ4.SMALL.jpg agreen1019 So you're son or daughter has just come up to you and asked for a sleepover party. As a parent, at first you think where the heck did all that time go? Your child is growing up! This realization can be surprising at first but as a few seconds pass, you get used to the idea. Now onto the sleepover p...
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Fri, 1 Feb 2013 09:32:42 PST
Doorway Puppet Theater http://www.instructables.com/id/Doorway-Puppet-Theater/
Doorway Puppet Theater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0F3V/HAWBXOGG/FHR0F3VHAWBXOGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0F3V/HAWBXOGG/FHR0F3VHAWBXOGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/0F3V/HAWBXOGG/FHR0F3VHAWBXOGG.SMALL.jpg hellovillain Entertaining kids is one thing. Entertaining kids in a way which excites their imagination and promotes their creativity is another. That's why, when my brother asked me to make a Doorway Puppet Theater for our nieces, I was more than happy to lend my sewing skills towards a great gift for the litt...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:50:14 PST
DIY HEART KNEE PATCH BABY PANTS http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HEART-KNEE-PATCH-BABY-PANTS/
DIY HEART KNEE PATCH BABY PANTS - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/WN0T/HC9MJC2B/FWZWN0THC9MJC2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/WN0T/HC9MJC2B/FWZWN0THC9MJC2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/WN0T/HC9MJC2B/FWZWN0THC9MJC2B.SMALL.jpg Henry Happened Hi, I'm Stephanie from the blog Henry Happened. If your baby or toddler is on the move, give them a little more cushion for their sweet baby knees with heart knee patches! You will need: A pair of pants Felt A heart template – obviously I love hearts but this would work for any shape. Four leaf ...
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Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:25:23 PST
Bubble World Ball Pit http://www.instructables.com/id/Ball-Pit/
Bubble World Ball Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/I0DO/HCAXG9O3/FHEI0DOHCAXG9O3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/I0DO/HCAXG9O3/FHEI0DOHCAXG9O3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHE/I0DO/HCAXG9O3/FHEI0DOHCAXG9O3.SMALL.jpg LaurenBroadbent What child doesn't love playing in a ball pit? Instead of going to the local "Chuck E Cheese" why not have your own in the playroom? All you need is an inflatable kiddie pool and plastic balls. Inflate pool Inflate your kiddie pool For one or two toddlers a good size pool is 48" x 10". With ...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 10:18:14 PST
Kids Foot Print Penguin Arts and Craft Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Foot-Print-Penguin-Arts-and-Craft-Project/
Kids Foot Print Penguin Arts and Craft Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/18Q8/HAQ3DAVK/FI418Q8HAQ3DAVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/18Q8/HAQ3DAVK/FI418Q8HAQ3DAVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/18Q8/HAQ3DAVK/FI418Q8HAQ3DAVK.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio This penguin art makes a wonderful keepsake with your child's foot print. Kids will have a blast having their feet painted, and you'll both love the little penguin when you are done!   How to Make a Foot Print Penguin Arts and Craft Project   ...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 03:57:11 PST
Egg Carton Penguin Arts and Crafts Project for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Egg-Carton-Penguin-Kids-Arts-and-Crafts-Project/
Egg Carton Penguin Arts and Crafts Project for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/MOFE/HAQ3DARG/FK0MOFEHAQ3DARG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/MOFE/HAQ3DARG/FK0MOFEHAQ3DARG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/MOFE/HAQ3DARG/FK0MOFEHAQ3DARG.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio From egg cartons, paint, and paper you can make this adorable penguin craft with your kids.   How to Make an Egg Carton Penguin Craft Project for Kids   You will Need:   egg carton black, ...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 03:45:21 PST
Torn Paper Penguin Collage Arts and Crafts Project for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Torn-Paper-Penguin-Collage-Arts-and-Crafts-Pr/
Torn Paper Penguin Collage Arts and Crafts Project for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/4YUS/HAQ3DAP4/F4N4YUSHAQ3DAP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/4YUS/HAQ3DAP4/F4N4YUSHAQ3DAP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/4YUS/HAQ3DAP4/F4N4YUSHAQ3DAP4.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio   Kids can get real creative making this paper penguin collage craft. It's almost like quilting; take paper, rip it apart, and glue it back together to form a scene! In making this penguin project kids will get practice with ripping, cutting, a...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 03:30:18 PST
Toilet Paper Roll Penguin Craft Project for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Kids-Toilet-Paper-Roll-Penguin-Arts-andCraft-Proj/
Toilet Paper Roll Penguin Craft Project for Kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/4OO0/HAQ3DANF/FM64OO0HAQ3DANF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/4OO0/HAQ3DANF/FM64OO0HAQ3DANF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM6/4OO0/HAQ3DANF/FM64OO0HAQ3DANF.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio This penguin craft is easy to make and fun to make, so make a few of them, line them up, and help them waddle around the house.   How to Make a Toilet Paper Roll Penguin Craft Project for Kids   You will Need:   ...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:40:24 PST
Paper Plate Polar Bear Craft Project for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Plate-Polar-Bear-Craft-Project-for-kids/
Paper Plate Polar Bear Craft Project for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/6CEZ/HAQ3DAHB/FH96CEZHAQ3DAHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/6CEZ/HAQ3DAHB/FH96CEZHAQ3DAHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/6CEZ/HAQ3DAHB/FH96CEZHAQ3DAHB.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio This adorable little polar bear is fun to make and can be easily be made with things you have around the house!   How to Make a Paper Plate Polar Bear Craft Project   You will Need:   paper plate ...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:25:39 PST
Paper Plate Penguin Craft Project for kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Plate-Penguin-Craft-Project-for-kids/
Paper Plate Penguin Craft Project for kids - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/IUPT/HAQ3DA6M/FOVIUPTHAQ3DA6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/IUPT/HAQ3DA6M/FOVIUPTHAQ3DA6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/IUPT/HAQ3DA6M/FOVIUPTHAQ3DA6M.SMALL.jpg Love to Sew Studio While the cold winter stays outside, you can be creative inside with your children and make this adorable paper plate penguin project!   How to Make a Cute Paper Plate Penguin C...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 02:13:01 PST
Create a Cloud Nine Like Crash Pad with Removable Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Cloud-Nine-Like-Crash-Pad-with-Removable-/
Create a Cloud Nine Like Crash Pad with Removable Cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/U1W8/HAWSICOF/F11U1W8HAWSICOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/U1W8/HAWSICOF/F11U1W8HAWSICOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F11/U1W8/HAWSICOF/F11U1W8HAWSICOF.SMALL.jpg pvillese Our son has autism and is a sensory seeker so we are creating a sensory room for him.  One of the things we wanted for him was a crash pad.  A decent size crash pad is in the multiple hundreds of dollar range so I decided to create my own. It is simple and only requires extremely basic sewing skills...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 18:55:36 PST
The FunFort http://www.instructables.com/id/The-FunFort/
The FunFort - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/PO50/HAQ30TDQ/FV1PO50HAQ30TDQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/PO50/HAQ30TDQ/FV1PO50HAQ30TDQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/PO50/HAQ30TDQ/FV1PO50HAQ30TDQ.SMALL.jpg velacreations All kids seem to like making dens, whether under furniture or trees, in little crooks or corners, with blankets or chairs - wherever and however they can. Our four year-old, Leo, is especially into “building”, having watched us construct our own home from the day he was born. He is constantly making...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 16:19:11 PST