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How To : Submit a children's book manuscript to publishers

In this video, we learn how to submit a children's book manuscript to publishers. First, you will want to type your manuscript oh white paper and make sure it's double spaced and indented at the beginning of each paragraph. Use one inch margins on each side as well. Make sure ...more

How To : Alter a children's book into a scrapbook

This video scrapbooking tutorial shows how to make an altered book using a children's board book. This craft project is simple, as there's no need to build a book from scratch; all you need to do is decorate. Learn how to make a scrapbook from a kids' board book by watching th ...more

How To : Create a mechanical dog card with Martha Stewart

Dogs are cute little things, so why not create a dog card for a loved one (or maybe for the big dog of your house, your dad, for this Father's Day)? But don't just toss your dad any old ordinary, flat card. In this episode of "The Martha Stewart Show," Martha and popular chil ...more

How To : Lose weight quickly with Mirage Meal Bowls

Lose weight with this handy Chindogu invention. Shaving Cream Man Solution show teaches us how to diet using the Mirage Meal - Mirror Bowl. You can purchase the children's book featured in this video by following this link: http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/176116

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 : Draw a detailed, cartoon dog

In this in depth, four part series learn how to draw a cartoon dog. The adorable puppy you will be learning to draw is top notch and would fit in nicely in any children's book or comic strip. Cartoon dog drawing is really easy, and this tutorial will show you just how to do it ...more

How To : Make a Where the Wild Things Are Halloween costume

Release your inner wild thing with a costume based on the classic children's book. You Will Need * 1½ yards of 72" wide white fleece * Marking chalk * Scissors * Straight pins * A sewing needle and a sewing machine * 1½-inch white polyester thread * ½ yard white Velcro * A tap ...more

News : 10-Year-Old Girl Imitates Banksy

When children's book author Aaron Zenz took his family to see the highly acclaimed Banksy documentary, Exit Through the Gift Shop, his 10-year-old daughter Gracie was immediately inspired to become a street artist. Aaron quickly explained that "while the art was fun and the st ...more

How To : 10 More Thrifty DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Last year, I wrote a post on "10 Thrifty DIY Christmas Gift Ideas" for people looking to get crafty during the gift-giving season. It seemed only right to do a followup this year with 10 more ideas! Gift-giving for the Christmas holidays does not have to be an expensive ordea ...more

How To : Eat for Free at DragonCon 2012

If you're like me, you've already spent a ton of money on your costumes, your badge, and your hotel room, and now you're looking for ways to cut costs. There are all kinds of ways to save money at DragonCon, but many of them involve violating the rules in some way, such as not ...more

How To : Watch the Hobbit

Many people that I know who have gone to see the Hobbit have come back unimpressed or annoyed with the film. I LOVED it. When those non-specific people, cough Loziers cough, gave me their reasons for not liking the movie, I was very annoyed... I considered the demands that the ...more

How To : Make a Paper Bag Princess DIY Halloween costume

The Paper Bag Princess is one of the most beloved children's books for girls of all time, and it's heroine is a great role model for young girls everywhere. If you love the book, watch this video to learn how you can make an easy, sexy Paper Bag Princess Halloween costume. Fr ...more

How To : Draw and color a beautiful Christmas tree

Here's a neat little demonstration video on how to draw a Christmas tree using a pencil, an eraser and pen. This tree will be drawn with a more realistic looking drawing style, compared to the simplified abstract stack of triangles that people normally draw Christmas trees wit ...more

How To : Draw anime Chibi emotions in twenty different ways

Fun tutorial on japanese anime drawing. "Chibi" is a Japanese term for "short person" or "child". All the chibis in this video are based on characters from Miki Falls, a book by Mark Crilley, the creator of this video. The music was created in Garageband 2.0.2. Learn how to dr ...more

How To : Teach children to search on the internet

Who needs books when you’ve got the Internet? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will help you get the most out of your Internet connection as they give you some guidelines to start your research on the World Wide Web. Teach children to search on the internet. Click through ...more

How To : Play "Teddy Bears' Picnic" on the ukulele

Want to play John Walter Bratton's "Teddy Bears' Picnic" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not ...more

How To : Read Guitar Tab

Guitar Essentials My friends and I would secretly scribble tab in the darkly lit practice rooms in our university even though we were educated musicians. So, being able to read tablature, or tab, is essential for beginning guitarists. Tab is a curious way to write down music ...more

How To : Take a Car Trip with Children

Planning the Trip Get lots of brochures Send for brochures of the places you will be visiting. Make a travel book with the brochures to get the grandchildren and their families excited. The best place to contact for these brochures are the Visitors Bureaus or the Chamber of ...more

News : R-Rated Golden Books (For Adults Only)

Pixar animation artist Josh Cooley presents a series of drawings based on R-Rated movies in the style of G-Rated Golden Books (you remember, the children's books your parents probably read to you as a kid). Keep an eye on Cooley - his book, Movies R Fun, should be coming out l ...more

How To : Prepare Your Child For School

Academically Preparing Your Child For School Many parents are anxious when their child begins school for the first time, especially when he/she is the first child to leave the nest. Is my little one ready for school? What should my child know/be able to do before starting? Un ...more

Pedophile How-To Guide : Amazon Caught With Pants Down

Here at WonderHowTo, we are often presented with morally questionable HowTo's. When it comes to stocking our library, we have to weigh in the community value of indexing tutorials with potentially negative repercussions. Where is the line when it comes to areas like weapons, s ...more

How To : Make a mini booklet with Crayola

Create a travel journal, make a doodle book, or write a story about yourself with this how to video from Crayola. All you need is paper and scissors to create your own 8-page mini book. This is a fun and east project for your whole family to do. With this arts and crafts tutor ...more

How To : Do potato painting activity with children

Here is a rainy day activity for children brought to you by StoryBox Books. Watch this how to video to learn how to do potato painting with your children. Carve different fun shapes into the potato and use your favorite colors to create wonderful works of art. Who said there i ...more

How To : Repair the binding on a book

Don't feel like you have to throw your child's favorite book away just because it's starting to fall apart - learn how to fix it! This video series shows you how to fix a broken or breaking binding on an old or over used book. Part 1 of 17 - How to Repair the binding on a book ...more

How To : Play the "On Top of Spaghetti" song on the ukulele

Want to play "On Top of Spaghetti (All Covered with Cheese)" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to ...more

How To : Play "Sweet Child of Mine" on the ukulele

Want to play "Sweet Child of Mine" on your ukulele? Of course you do! Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not onl ...more

How To : Treat acid reflux in toddlers

Acid reflux can be painful and irritating, and did you know that toddlers can be affected by it too? Acid reflux is actually very common in young children during the first and second years of life, but luckily there are natural ways to treat this and help your baby feel health ...more

How To : Draw a bat

Shoo Rayner demonstrates how to draw a realistic bat that can be scary, funny, or friendly for children's books. You will need a pencil, pen, and eraser to help you achieve texture. With a light pencil sketch, draw a round head and an oval body. But don't worry too much about ...more

How To : Make a book mark out of foam

Take a colored foam and cut it to a bookmark shape. Mostly the bookmarks are tall rectangles. Decorate the foam bookmark using markers. Now design it for looking more beautiful. Use stickers to add additional decoration. Collect stickers from a craft store that offers a large ...more

How To : Make an ice cream cone punch using Stampin' Up!

If you like arts and crafts then this video is for you. Watch and learn how to make a simple, creative, and fun paper ice cream cone with strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate ice cream scoops. Great for scrap-booking, covering diaries, keeping children (or anyone who is bored) b ...more

News : Medieval peasant house

Hey everybody, here is my entry for the medieval building contest. I don't actually care if I win, it was just fun to think about. I have this great book series called The History of Private Life which goes into wonderful detail about how people did everyday things throughout ...more

News : WHAT HAPPENED IN 1965? (STANDP'S BIRTH YEAR)

In 1965, the world was a different place. There was no Google yet. Or Yahoo. Or Stumbleupon, for that matter. In 1965, the year of your birth, the top selling movie was The Sound of Music. People buying the popcorn in the cinema lobby had glazing eyes when looking at the pos ...more

How To : Start a paper doll dress-up tin/purse project

The video describes the making of Paper doll dress up and a Tin Purse to put the dolls inside. You can use the cartridge paper but regular paper should do. She was sticking to the princess themes in this tutorial. The tin comes from provocraft but creative imaginations also of ...more

How To : Do the magic coloring book trick

Remember that magic trick from when you were a kid where the magician colors the drawing without any crayons? Ever wonder how they do that? Check out this tutorial and you will know their well kept secret! Use it to impress your friends! You Will Need • Magic coloring book • ...more

How To : Deal with a toddler's temper tantrum

Have a crazy toddler at home? Patience is a key factor when taming an out-of-control toddler. Learn how to deal with a toddler's temper tantrum in the most effective way in this video. What you will need: • A calm demeanor • Empathy • Patience • A "time-out&a ...more

How To : Stop snoring

It may not bother you so much, but think about your significant other, or your children, your mother… your dog. You may be keeping them all up with your noisy nose. Snoring is no joke, especially if you're the one trying to sleep on the other side of the bed. Here's author and ...more

News : The GOP Race

It seems the Republicans aren't happy about Obama. But then again, they never will be. As the time for re-election draws near, the Republican Party is scrambling to chose their candidate who will beat Obama. So far, Mitt Romney (we'll discuss the candidates soon) has somewhat ...more

News : Those important disclaimers

Any time you broach the subjects of natural or holistic health, you run into that gray murky area where you have to watch what you write and make sure you are not making any claims that the FDA does not approve. I actually don't want to delve too much into "curing" or "treati ...more

How To : Choose the rabbit that's best for children

Learn how to choose the rabbit that's best for children. There’s probably not a kid out there who wouldn’t love a pet bunny, but rabbits and children can be a tough combination. To make the match a happy one, follow these steps. You Will Need * A rabbit rescuer or breeder * ...more

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