Make an Elephant

How To : Make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction

Try out this science experiment... a classy chemical demonstration. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make a foamy elephant toothpaste chemical reaction. There's a reason why they call this elephants toothpaste. Hydrogen peroxide is decomposed to form oxygen gas and w ...more

How To : Make a cute origami elephant for beginners

Is your best friend's baby shower speedily approaching and your mind out of ideas for a cute and cheap way to decorate the party? Then you've come to the right place. These tiny blue origami elephants would make great pieces of decor as centerpieces on the dining room table an ...more

How To : Make a fondant elephant for a kid's cake

Elephants are among the smartest mammals in the world (falling behind only us and dolphins), so what better way to decorate your cake than by adding these symbols of longevity and intellect? Mold a fondant elephant into life and onto your plate by watching this two-part video ...more

How To : Make a paper mache baby elephant

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a paper mache baby elephant. To begin, you will need a pattern, which you can find at Ultimate Paper Mache. There is a grid on the pattern that you can use to expand onto a large piece of particle board. This will give you the entire body ...more

How To : Make "elephant toothpaste" with hydrogen peroxide

C For Chemistry delves into the chemistry of science experiments. This chemist knows what he's talking about. These chemistry experiments are not only fun, but very educational for all of those interested in scientific chemical reactions and properties. This video tutorial wi ...more

How To : Make an adorable fondant pink elephant

Thanks to Mrs. Betty Crocker anyone can proclaim herself a good baker, thereby confusing the line between actuall good bakers and those who rely on Mrs. Crocker's famous pre-made ingredients mixture. While anyone can bake a delicious set of cupcakes, though, making these cupca ...more

How To : Make an Elephant with Oshibori Origami

An oshibori is a Japanese wet hand towel. With an oshibori you can make all kinds of things, just like origami. Oshibori Origami is the latest Japanese craze sweeping the nation! Instead of paper, we're making origami from wet Japanese hand towels. Oshibori origami is easier t ...more

How To : Make a Towel Elephant

The towel elephant is an amusing way to fold towels for friends and family. With this demonstrational video, you can learn how to make your very own towel elephant.

HowTo : Make Elephant Toothpaste

Nope, not the kind used by this elephant dentist: But THIS kind, the kind a mad scientist concocts: And what better mad scientist to demonstrate than Nurdrage? Another tutorial this week by WonderHowTo's doctor of science (previously, Turn Your Piggy Bank to Gold). Image cre ...more

How To : Make elephant toothpaste with H2O2 and Nal

Making a Elephant Toothpaste Volcano! Dr. Carlson is demonstrating rates of chemical reactions in his video. He takes a solution of 3 % Hydrogen Peroxide and some dish soap and adds Sodium Iodine to the graduated beaker and we get a slow reaction of the two major chemicals. H ...more

How To : Make an elephant pop-up card

In this video we learn how to make an elephant pop-up card. First, draw a picture of an elephant on a 4x6 card. You can make this anyway that you want and put whatever other characters on it as well! After this, clip a small piece of paper into the shape of an ear. Then, glue ...more

How To : Draw the Sitting Hindu God Ganesha, Step by Step

Personification of the Infinite Consciousness. Lord of Hosts. Master of the Universe. These are just three of the hundred-odd titles of the Hindu god Ganesha. Luckily, drawing the Hindu deity Ganesha isn't so complicated. The patron god of art and wisdom, Ganesha is known in ...more

How To : Origami a ballin' dollar bill elephant

Dollar bill origami is fun, simple & cute. All you need is a dollar bill and some origami folding skills. Spend your spare dollar on some creativity... and you will end up with a cute origami figurine. Watch this origami money tutorial to learn how to fold an elephant with an ...more

How To : Origami a dollar bill elephant

In this dollar bill origami tutorial learn how to make an elephant from a single dollar bill. Learn the art of Money Origami and start folding dollar bills instantly. Money Origami is an easy hobby to learn and certainly a fantastic skill to have. Money Origami is relaxing, s ...more

How To : Draw an African elephant with Jan Brett

Celebrated and award-winning children's illustrator, Jan Brett, shows how to sketch an African elephant in this video tutorial. Learn how to draw an elephant by following Jan's simple instructions that go from making easy shapes to the finished product. Discover the wonders Ja ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

How To : Shoot Day for Night

Day for Night courtesy of Videomaker.com Those 3 Words We Love to Hear, Day for Night (DFN). What better three words could a director ask to hear? No huge generators, no freezing temperatures, no vampire-style living... what's not to love? Are you perplexed? Well, long ago, ...more

How To : Fold a towel into an elephant shape

These elephant-shaped towels are so cute and easy to create that you’ll never want to use them for drying. Step 1: Open towel and lay flat Open the bath towel lengthwise and lay it flat on the floor. Roll each side inward, toward the center. Step 2: Fold in half at center Fo ...more

How To : These 10 Garlic Hacks Don't Stink

Garlic is a key ingredient in many delicious meals, and if you've been a fan of our site for even a short while, it's no secret that we love to share tricks and tips to make cooking with garlic even easier than you first assumed. Here are just 10 of the many ways to both prep ...more

How To : Hide big ears with hair

Big ears are no laughing matter, unless your a ten thousand pound elephant and your name is Dumbo. So, how can you keep your larger than life ears a secret? One answer is surgery, but that's one of the worst ideas ever. The easiest and cheapest way to hide those flaps is by si ...more

How To : Play "Elephant Gun" by Beirut on the accordion

This video is a great tutorial on how to play "Elephant Gun" by Beirut's Zach Condon. This song, from the Lon Gisland EP, is a great song for beginner accordion players. Part 1 of 2 - How to Play "Elephant Gun" by Beirut on the accordion. Part 2 of 2 - How to Play "Elephant G ...more

How To : Skip the Oven—Microwave Your Fish

Fish are delicate, flaky, and can be damn tricky to cook; more often than not, you end up with a hard, dry block of flesh that makes your taste buds sad. And the best ways to cook fish that you know of—c'mon, who doesn't love a fried fish—take way too much effort for you to bo ...more

How To : Play Beirut's "Elephant Gun" on ukulele

This video tutorial demonstrates the ukulele strum to Beirut's "Elephant Gun." The strumming pattern is as follows: Up, Up, Down, Down, Up, Up, Down, Up, Down. When you strum, use your finger as opposed to your thumbnail and pluck just the C and G strings (or in this case C# a ...more

How To : Make stick puppets

Learn how to make stick puppets in the classroom -- even if you're not in the classroom. Check out this really fun video for making a pumpkin stick puppet, an elephant stick puppet, or any other stick puppet you want.

How To : Bake palmiers with puff pastry

Palmiers are one of the world's most-loved pastries. They are a combination of puff pastry and caramelized sugar that creates a deliciously simple and flavorful cookie—especially served warm and right out of the oven! Watch this how to video to learn how to bake palmier cookie ...more

How To : 11 Fun & Useful Facts About Java

Coffee! It's so amazing that J.S. Bach wrote a comic opera about caffeine addiction. Meanwhile, more than half of Americans 18 years or older start their day with a cup of the hot stuff. Most of us take coffee for granted, but it's a bean that can surprise you. Read on to unde ...more

News : The Thrill of Burning Steel Wool

WonderHowTo favorite NurdRage once again triggers the inner mad scientist in all of us (well, all of us WonderHowTo-ians at least). Below, watch what happens when steel wool- found in every common household Brillo Pad- is lit on fire. "Normally we do not think of iron as bein ...more

How To : Origami a towel elephant

This video will show you how to origami an elephant from a towel. This has long been a standing tradition of cruise ships, and today, you can learn it too. Just be careful, some people might think it's a real origami elephant.

News : Robo-Elephant Tentacle Moves Just Like a Real Trunk

Robotics company Festo Bionics has released footage of a robotic manipulator arm modeled after an elephant's trunk. The first video in the gallery below is the concept animation; click on the second video to see the real thing in action. (Love how the grabbers hand off "giant ...more

How To : Set a racoon snare

You will need a snare made of aircraft cable. Snares are relatively inexpensive. Remember that most likely you will only get one catch out of a cable as they kink when an animal is caught. Look for a place to set your snare. In a survival situation you are looking at animals ...more

How To : I Love Puff Pastry. Here’s Why You Should, Too

I always have several sheets of puff pastry in my freezer. It's unlike any other pastry dough: the layers of butter let out steam when the dough bakes (hence, the "puff" in puff pastry). The dough's flakiness perfectly compliments sweet and savory dishes, which makes it a tota ...more

News : Light dry ice on fire

Impossible, right? Ahh, well science says fire and ice can and do coexist. The Science of this experiment:Dry ice at -109ºF, is frozen carbon dioxide (CO2), not water (H2O). Dry ice is also much colder than a freezer ice cube. To be exact it is almost as cold as Earth's cold ...more

News : Bridal Mehandi Design

This beautiful Bridal Mehandi Design shows Bride Groom faces on opposite hands. Beautifully decorated with elephant face and bajaa and shehnai by intricate work.

How To : Build a shelter in the Savannah

Check out this instructional safety video that demonstrates how to build a shelter in the Savannah. Rock walls, leaf roofs, and elephant dung mattresses might not make for the most ideal lodging, but they will protect you from the elements, and that is what really matters in t ...more

How To : Fold an awesome origami elephant

This is a video about how to fold an awesome origami elephant by the help of paper only. For this you have to complete the following step (1) Fold half of the paper. (2)Again fold in two outer edges. (3)Fold corner across middle and then fold edge into center(4)Collapse triang ...more

How To : How About a Ride on My Robo-Insect?

This simple yet odd robot moves like a four-legged, single unit of a centipede, which unfortunately makes me think of the Human Centipede (shudder, don't click on the second video in the gallery below if you're faint of heart... or at work). OK, maybe a stretch. But for whate ...more

How To : Sculpt an elephant balloon animal

Watch this video to learn how to make a balloon elephant. This tutorial will teach you a vary simple animal design thats great for beginners. This is another balloon animal that is based off the dog design.

How To : Play xiangqi, also known as Chinese chess

Chinese chess is the world’s most popular board game. Chinese chess, also known as xiangqi, has been played throughout East Asia for over 1000 years. The playing pieces have traditionally been identified using Chinese characters, so only those who could read Chinese characters ...more

How To : Start meditating like David Lynch

What would David Lynch do? Well, being a deep, deep man, David Lynch would meditate. Elephant Man, Eraserhead, the Straight Story, Blue Velvet, and so on, David Lynch has been writing and directing movies that have alternately scared, confused, and inspired an international au ...more

News : Home brew elephant toothpaste

But elephants don't need toothpaste, do they? Mr. Kent, a Long Island chemistry teacher, is at it again with his after hours experiments. We like to refer to him as Mr. Wizard 2.0. Elephant's toothpaste is what science geeks call this foamy reaction. Chemically it is the dec ...more

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