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St. Patrick’s Day Kids Craft: Perler Bead Bowls - Daily Party Dish My kids and I discovered this fun craft the other day and decided it would be great for St. Patrick’s Day, or any holiday. We created these great bowls out of Perler beads. You can find them at any craft store. All we needed was an oven proof bowl, the beads and cooking spray. How to Can, Freeze, Dry and Preserve Any Fruit or Vegetable at Home How to Can, Freeze, Dry and Preserve Any Fruit or Vegetable at Home This month's notes: April 2014: Spring is just around the corner. Strawberries are here in Florida, Texas and California, next in late March and April for much of the South, then in May for most of the country and June in cooler northern areas.

Painting on Wet Glue We are back with another Paint and Play challenge with Crystal from Growing a Jeweled Rose and Vicky from Mess for Less. If this is your first time joining us, the focus for our series is all about the process and encouraging our kids to get excited about creating art with fun and unique mediums! Our challenge this week was to create art with Glue. CZ Chain Earrings Designed by: Virginia Magdaleno Skill Level: Intermediate Materials: 26 Gauge Silver Soft Flex® Craft Wire – 1 spool Sterling Silver 4 Loop Open Faced Connector – 2 connectors (1 pkg) Sterling Silver Earwires – 2 ear wires (1 pkg CZ Rondelles – about 66 beads Tools: Soft Flex® Professional Needle Nose Pliers Soft Flex® Professional Round Nose Pliers Soft Flex® Professional Flush Cutters Instructions:

Projects As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge.

Floating Bathroom Shelf Project Details The German DIY magazine, Selber Machen, featured this floating bathroom shelf using pipe, Kee Klamp fittings and some Lack components from Ikea. The shelves have a modern industrial look that will provide a lot of usable space to an unused bathroom wall. Of course there is nothing is limiting this shelf to the bathroom, using different color shelves or a different arrangement, you could use this approach for any room in your house.

macrame instructions - introduction Macramé is the art of decorative knotting. I am attempting, in the pages shown here, to teach you the basic knots which you can then use to create your own original designs. This is not meant to be a comprehensive course in macramé but I hope to provide information to get you started. I will periodically add new design ideas and tips to this site. The two most commonly used knots are the square knot and the double half hitch. Folding Wing Glider Patent Papers by Jim Walker Here are the original patent application papers Jim Walker filed for the folding wing glider concept. This was the model airplane that came to be known as the Army Interceptor. As a historical document, it is offered here for you to see. Please note that the lawyers insisted on the use of "toy" glider and not "model" glider that Jim Walker would have preffered. Nevilles E. Walker, Portland, Oreg.