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How To : Make an edible bird house with your kids

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an edible bird house with your kids. You will need: bird seed, 1/2 c flour, 2 tbsp corn meal, scissors, twine, paper plate, ice cream cones, 1 pint milk, raisins, peanut butter, nuts, and graham crackers. Now, poke three holes into your p ...more

How To : Watch the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Online

The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards take place this Sunday, January 16th, 2011 between the hours of 5 and 8 PM PST — that's 8 & 11 PM for those of you on the East Coast (and Somewhere in the Middle for those of you Somewhere in the Middle). Can't make it to the Beverly Hilton ...more

How To : Watch the 2011 Super Bowl Commercials Online

It's that time of year again when pizza boxes line the room and buffalo wings stain the couch. When cases of beer sit in the cooler and the big screen TVs are fired up and properly calibrated. When two of the best football teams vie for the championship title and the Vince Lom ...more

How To : Stay Safe When Trick or Treating on Halloween

Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays of the the year in the United States. Retailers even lease out empty retail spaces to put in Halloween stores. People hang Halloween lights on their houses, decorate the front yard and of course there are hundreds of haunt ...more

How To : Make childproof medicine caps easier to open

If you don't have kids around the house and have trouble opening the tops of your medication, check out this tutorial. If your joints ache and you have no need for the child safety features this tutorial will show you exactly how to make those caps easy to open. No longer wil ...more

How To : Assemble graham cracker gingerbread houses

Learn to make beautiful gingerbread houses with graham crackers. Graham cracker gingerbread houses are quicker to make than actual gingerbread houses. This is a fun and easy project to do with the kids. All you need are graham crackers and royal icing. Watch this how to video ...more

How To : Make a schoolyard chic scissors holder with kids

With inflation making even simple household wares like cups and pencil holders going for $10 a pop, it's easy to see how attractive making your own home essentials is. In this kids project, you and your kid will learn how to create a schoolyard chic scissor holder out of thin ...more

How To : Make slime for kids

Any time is the right time for slime! In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to whip up a nauseating glop of green goo. It's actually a remarkably simple process, requiring just a few basic steps and materials you probably already have around the house. So get to work, and t ...more

How To : Create candyland chic Christmas candy trees

We can't guarantee that these candy trees will still be there the next day if you happen to have a few candy-obsessed kids running around the house! As short or as long as they last, these candy trees are a gorgeous compliment to your holiday decor. When untouched, these trees ...more

How To : Create a string figure Siberian House

Did you play Cat's Cradle as a kid? Well, there's more to string figure art than just Cat's Cradle or Jacob's Ladder. This string art video demonstrates how to make a string figure Siberian House. Song: Focus - Hocus Pocus. Browsing the International String Figure Association ...more

How To : Decorate a chocolate moose-shaped cupcake

Have you ever read the children's book "If You Give A Moose A Muffin"? The book is among one of a series that explores all the fantastical fun a kid can have when she/he tempts an unexpected animal with a yummy dessert. While you won't find us asking for a moose anytime soon, ...more

How To : Make birthday cupcake cakes with jelly beans

Do you have a cupcake fan in your house who's having a birthday soon? Then he/she will just die over these cupcake cakes, each of which contains not just one, but three cupcakes stacked high and proud to form a multilayered "cake." The great thing about this food project is t ...more

How To : Organize Your Home with Kids

One of the most difficult things about owning a home is being consistent with how you organize things around the house. Some have perfected and see it as a science, others have a hard time putting things in the right place and that can lead to confusion. When you have kids, or ...more

How To : Make a homemade snow globe

This is a really easy arts and craft project that's a great way for the whole family to get together. Because this craft project calls for the use of a glue gun, kids should only do this project along with their parents. You'll use items you already have around your house, and ...more

How To : Build a Basic Birdhouse

How to Build a Basic BirdhouseMaybe you were outside in your back yard and you noticed that it seemed a little lonely and empty. Our maybe you have young kids that love to experience wild life in their own back yard. Whatever reason you have for searching out this article, you ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Feed picky children

Every mom struggles with trying to ensure her kids get enough to eat and that they eat the right foods. We hear and read so much today about childhood obesity but in our house it is sometimes a struggle just to get the kids to eat. If you have a picky eater you know what I am ...more

How To : Make a wall out of balloons

This approach to building balloon walls uses round balloons to join layers of airships. Learn this great balloon joining technique. Make a cool balloon house for your kids!

How To : Cope with empty nest syndrome

Not sure what to do now that your kids are gone? Is the house feeling eerily quiet and empty? Check out this video and grab a few tips on how to turn 'empty nest syndrome' into an opportunity for some precious 'me time'. In no time at all, you will be adjusting into your new l ...more

News : Summer Theme

The Summer themed items are here! Tuesday 8-24 Today they added 2 new buildings, 5 decorations and new mystery game items. New Buildings Roadside Diner Curiosity Shop Decorations New mystery game! Stone Pool Pig Trampoline Kids Playhouse Pool House Pot Belly Pig an ...more

News : fake amber alert

get a local news station to film a fake amber alert with the subject of the prank being the one who stole the kid. hijack the persons cable and play the breaking new so they can see it and get freaked out no this might be the hard part. get the cops or even swat to show up at ...more

How To : Craft a decorative paper lamp with your kids

Paper lanterns are a cool decoration. Why not make one yourself and get your kids involved? Your kids will love making these cool looking lamps and they will be fun to hang around the house or for a party or holiday. Follow along with this step by step tutorial and learn how t ...more

How To : Make a lemon battery to run a clock

Did you know you could create a battery by using a few items from around the house? Get you and your family "Hooked on Science." You need two electrodes, some wire and some lemons. Check out this demonstration from Hooked On Science to learn more about science firsthand. Brin ...more

How To : Make recycled crafts with Magpie

This is Magpie Time, a new show dedicated to teaching arts and crafts to children in an accessible and entertaining manner by re-using found everyday objects in creative ways. Think responsible, green craftiness that engages kids in fun arts and craft projects that use things ...more

How To : Create secret messages with invisible ink

Video explains how to make and use invisible ink with stuff you find around the house. How to create secret messages for spy kid use and the secret to decoding the message. Use this as inspiration for one of your April Fools Day pranks!

How To : Plan a home fire drill

Do your children know how to get out of the house in the event of a fire? The best way to prepare your kids for a potential home fire is to have fire drills at your home. This program will offer ideas on how to make fire drills fun for everyone.

News : Who Knew LEGOs Could Be So Deadly?

Seems just about anything can be constructed with LEGOs these days. You name it- a printer, an engine, an ATM, guns... even a house! Dave and John Xandega's circular saw is made with LEGO bricks, but the blade is definitely real: "She's got a Lego 9V Battery Housing and Moto ...more

How To : Make the fake "glass in the hand" Halloween effect

Show your kids how to make special effects for the movies, haunted houses, or disaster drills. You can really freak some people out with this special effect makeup. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to make the fake "glass in the hand" Halloween effect. This fake glas ...more

How To : Make a homemade magnetic compass

Take a look at this science how-to video to see how to make a homemade compass. It's very easy to build your own DIY compass and is a great science project for the kids. You only need a few materials: a tea light (candle), a magnet, tape and a bowl of water. Take the candle o ...more

How To : Get rid of mice

If you see a mouse in your house, don’t kid yourself—his entire extended family has moved in with him. Reclaim your home, once and for all. Check out this Howcast video tutorial on how to get rid of mice. You Will Need * Snap traps or glue boards * Peanut butter and/or choco ...more

How To : Make your own kid's party games

Hello! My name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now we're going to talk about how to appropriately shop for games for a birthday party. Let's be honest. The average person ...more

News : Are u depressed?

The purest smile of every baby is the best medicine for the wounded heart...what do they know ..?what do they expect..?" nothing "...but what they giv us ,is the happiness...a soft hug with the tiny hands calling mama..or papa..will make any stone hearted human to melt..many r ...more

How To : Remove ink stains from cloth using hand sanitizer

If you have little kids, then you probably know that they LOVE drawing and doodling. But it's when that love of doodling extends beyond the preschool classroom and paper to your walls, furniture, and clothes that things go a bit awry. But fear not; there is a quick and easy w ...more

How To : Make DIY lace-up ribbon high heels

As kids, we had dreams of becoming a prima ballerina and dancing for the New York Ballet Company (while we loved dancing around our house in our skivies, we think it had more to do with the pretty tulle skirts and beribboned toe shoes). Dreams discarded, we are nevertheless st ...more

News : 7 Disney Movies Based on R-Rated Stories

via Cracked Think Disney came up with all those fairytales on its own? No way. The Mouse House single-handedly ripped off dozens of classic tales, turning adult fare into kid-friendly cartoons! "As happy as they were to give us the occasional nightmare, Disney's favorite way ...more

How To : Make Christmas reindeer food with your kids

Shelley Lovett explains that reindeer food is, and demonstrates how it is made. Reindeer food is something you can make and then sprinkle on the snow or grass in your yard in order to help Santa's reindeer find your house. All have to do is mix some quick oats with a little re ...more

How To : Make a motion activated silly string shooter

Systm is the Do-It-Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. They will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. In this DIY episode, see how to make a motion ...more

How To : Make a lifesize Halloween zombie corpse prop

The spooky Halloween prop in this how-to video is a great addition to a haunted house or a front lawn display. Scare kids and trick-or-treaters with this surprisingly life-like for the undead looking zombie corpse. This prop may be a little time intensive, but the finished pro ...more

News : REVIEW - Marmaduke

Review: Marmaduke I liked the part where the fake dogs danced. The funniest joke in the long-awaited live-action/CGI adaptation of everyone's second-least favourite comic strip Marmaduke is actually intentional, which is kind of impressive. Of course, it's not funny in the w ...more

How To : Have an eye-catching online dating profile

Make a great online dating profile with this tutorial! Having a good profile is very important because when it comes to catching someone's eye and getting them to contact you. You have maybe a few seconds so your profile has to stand out, be interesting, and personable. Photos ...more

News : Steve Wozniak Presents 9 Revolutionary Gadgets

How did we get to the age of smartphones, ereaders, laptops, and crazy touchscreen displays? Gizmodo covers Steve Wozniak's recent presentation of nine key gadgets that have deeply influenced the tech God's work. A few highlights below; click through for the full survey. Stibi ...more

How To : Make playdough for your kids

It is a rainy day and the children are bored. What can they do? Mom has a great idea, make play dough. You have all the ingredients in the house. Ingredients you will need: 2 cups flour 1 -cup salt 1-cup water 1-tablespoon oil Few drops food coloring Add all of the ingr ...more

How To : Get free stuff on your birthday

Weird gifts from friends and family aren't the only things you can score on your birthday. With a little advance planning, you can get lots of freebies. You Will Need * Time to sign up for various birthday clubs * Proof of your birth date Step 1 Many chain restaurants offer a ...more

How To : Get your kids out of bed and out the door

Does the morning routine in your household include temper tantrums and a mad rush to get out of the house? Follow this plan to keep everyone on track. You Will Need * An alarm clock * Healthy breakfast foods * Patience Step 1 Make sure kids have enough time to wind down at th ...more

How To : Play the "stack of chairs" kid's party game

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about another group competition game. This game is known as stack the chair. You can easily get this at one o ...more

Octodad : An Award Winning Game… From College Students

Fatherhood is difficult, especially when you're an octopus. That is the moral of the 2011 IGF Student Showcase winner Octodad, available for free from its website. This hilarious little title was created by a team of interactive media students at DePaul University in Chicago ...more

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