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The World's Biggest Show and Tell. Instructables is a web-based documentation platform where passionate people share what they do and how they do it, and learn from and collaborate with others.

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The seeds of Instructables germinated at the MIT Media Lab as the future founders of Squid Labs built places to share their projects, connect with others, and make an impact on the world. One of these early places was a blog Zeroprestige, which was an open source hardware experiment for kitesurfing. 

Instructables operates on a community based DIY kind of a model. Anyone who has done something(art,craft,project. etc) can post a DIY instruction manual in words pictures and videos. Thus enabling people across the world to try it themselves.

Instructables supports teachers by providing free pro memberships and awesome project ideas for your classroom. They provide plug and play hands-on projects to let you supplement your curriculum with the best projects that other teachers have to offer. You don’t need to be a traditional classroom teacher to participate, either. If you are an after-school teacher, a scouting leader, a librarian who runs programs, or anyone whose job is explicitly educational, you are invited to participate.(Source:

The platform enables communities across the world to contribute and learn from each other. DIY is an interesting way of learning as there is figuring out part to it also there are clear instructions when you are stuck. Its a good way to build creative confidence.

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Good idea but just a quick thing What you think we could do make this already existing idea even more young kids friendly ??

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