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When you have kids and they start to get into coloring, it can start to feel like a crayon graveyard pretty quickly. Half broken crayons shoved into boxes or behind couches–sound familiar? You don’t have to just throw those crayons into the trash, however. Instructables user SomArtMama has a solution for you—reuse those crayons to make new ones in beautiful shapes! We think you’re going to love this. Here’s the materials needed: >Old crayons >Aluminum Cans >Wooden sticks or dowel rods >Candy mold or ice cube trays >Large Pan Cut the tops off your aluminum cans to make the crayon…

Since Instructables user Jenga747 has a highly active toddler and pint-sized apartment, they decided to build their child a board with a variety of sensory and play activities. You can create one too with some basic supplies and wall space. Step 1: Select Board Size Measure the space on your wall where the board will be hung. Then cover a sized piece of plywood with 2″ wide vinyl tape. You can use supplies at home in the garage or visit a local hardware store. Step 2: Go Nuts at the Hardware Store You can buy things like sponges, brushes, Velcro, chains, castors, knobs, zipper,…