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SHUT.THE.FRONT.DOOR.Type in your algebra problem and this software shows you how to get the answer. I needed this in school!
I'm not sure they will have the solution to MY problems.
Make your own bouncy balls from scratch. Just borax and corn starch! This is a ridiculously cool science experiment.
Be sure to check out Pinstrosity. I think they did an article on this.
I did this with a group of kids at my library, and while it made some goop that was slightly bouncy, it was nothing like the picture.
A bitter ditto to that.
It's a hoax, unfortunately.
I have done this many times with my class at school. It does work. It has to be exactly the right amount of Borax and corn starch, and you have to work it for awhile, and let it set up. But it is bouncy and cool. It does NOT look at ALL like the photo above, however. It is a lot like Silly Putty.
Beach balls painted to look like eyes put in a tree for Halloween
I'm doing it!,,
my husband doesn't understand this at all...
i've done this!!!! But on a house and car and other things :)
Reminds me of My Neighbor Totoro
I made this for The Hubcap for Valentines Day.
He doesn't mind washing dishes? Does he have a brother?
I did this for my boyfriend a few months ago. I procrastinated and it wasn't quite finished in time, so our date that night was spent mod podging the little papers on. I heard, "Awww, thank you!" dozens of times. :)
Sharpie marker on wax paper looks like stained glass.
I ❤ Sharpies!
It's even prettier all over a child's hands and face!
I'd just spend my time sniffing the sharpies.
i;m going to try, i love abstract,and i've got the sharpies ,,cool, thanks
the more i look at it the more i like it, cheep entertaiment
Brilliant Alice in Wonderland costume!
We did this for my daughter a few years ago, but a little simpler... just used a build a bear box. http://wisdomofthemoon.blog...
I want this bed!
A tauntaun bed would rule too.
@Shannon Johnson I bet your boys would love one of these
James promised riley a space ship bed from mass effect, but that'll do
Simple....only two ingredients. Looks too fun not to try!!
I can vouch for this slime/goo recipe. It actually works, which is more than I can say about the other 3 recipes for slime/goo I;ve tried this summer with the kids.
finger weaving tutorial @clubchicacircle
That there is an adorable little redhead giving the tutorial just made my heart grow two sizes today.
I did this all the time as a kid. I think I even used red/white/green yarn and used it as a Christmas tree garland.
This entertained me on an entire flight from Washington DC to Seattle when I was 12!
OMG I did this all the time as a kid. Drove my mom nuts with all the yarn around the house :)
I used to do this as a kid. I cannot remember how many bracelets I made. :)
Flower bun tutorial
My hair is almost down to my butt and I wonder if its too long to do this...
Okay, just tried this with one of my LongLocks sticks. In step 4, after she wraps the hair around the stick again she's rotating it clockwise about a quarter turn. In step 5 she then levers it up to the left top of her head. Then she takes the stick out AND tucks the remaining ponytail into the little tunnel created at the right, puts the stick in the tunnel after tucking the ponytail, pulls it down to 3 o'clock and pushes the hair stick through all the hair to hold it. My hair is hip length and I was able to do this easily. The trick is to wrap the hair around the stick more times if it is really long (and I would use two sticks to secure your long locks).
Why does this look way more complicated than it probably is?
Donut/sock buns are easier if your hair is long enough, and they stay put better too.
Very cool. It took me forever to realize that the first stapled strips become the top of the first heart. Very clever.
Thanks for the wonderful board Jenny - I'm going to be trying a bunch of these out with my daughter too. We made these awesome hearts tonight - what a fun little activity!
@Laura Stuckey I could see you doing this!
wendy gold globes
You guys are weird. First thing I thought was HOOOOOOOOOOO!
Nope. Thundercats here too.
No one remembers the Lionel saying, "Thundercats--HOOOOOOOO!" Anyone? Gah.
Sara, I got it! :)
Definitely first thought was Lion-O, "ThunderCats, HO!"
Camp Mom! Activities to Make Summer Awesome for Everyone. I like that a lot of these activities involve the kids working together.
At the end of every kids Bday I hosted, I had the kids play sit on the balloon game. They had a blast popping the balloons and then all we had to do was sweep up
@Bridget My mom had the sit on the balloon game at one of my birthday parties. I was the first one to play as I was the birthday girl. When it popped I screamed and ran crying to my bedroom. (But now I work at a booth for the Renaissance Festival where Balloons are popped all the time, sometimes while I am blowing them up, so at least I wasn't scarred for life)
i heart u card (try using a box cutter type knife to score the lines)
Paper flower tutorial.
My husband and I are huge fans of your blog and he found this entry on your Good Mom/Bad Mom blog. He actually made these for me and our daughter. You've inspired my husband to be crafty! You are AMAZING! Thanks!
Champagne Chairs how-to
These are a great way to remember special times!
I now have a good excuse to buy Champagne!
Heck, some beer bottles come with these too. :-)
Sock Bunny ^Holy crap that's cute! (The link is in Chinese, but the pictures are clear enough that words aren't needed.)
This is from a book called Stray Sock Sewing, which is definitely in English and explains all the stitches so someone who's never sewn a thing in their life could do it. And there are SO MANY OTHER sock creatures you can make, all equally adorable. I recommend the elephant.
If you open it through Google Chrome, you'll get an option across the top of the screen to have Google translate it. The translations aren't always perfect, but help fill in details for the times the photos don't cover it all.
It looks like a Totoro.
glue the buttons to a balloon & when the glue dries pop the balloon to make a button bowl.
Lizz her blog is hilarious and I'm going to follow it. As for the actual pin? Use something that will bond the buttons together not stick them to a film. So, no white or puzzle glue.
According to commenter http://www.blogger.com/prof..., "My kids and I did this! Believe it or not we used Elmer's School Glue!! It dries clear. First we applied a VERY THIN layer to the balloon, stuck the buttons on the balloon, and allowed it to dry overnight. Then I took a sponge brush and applied an outer coat of glue to the buttons while still on the balloon. Allowed it to dry for 24 hours and then released the air from the balloon. Very fun to do with the kids :-) ENJOY!"
Oooh interesting, I'll show her that: @Heather Wiegraffe
I am finding that a lot of pins are a bunch of bunk. I started a blog about trying out pins, and definitely have some fails.
Very cool but what do you do with it when its done?