Putniņiem jauns vecāku pārstāvis – Santa Valter

Aplausus:)

Savilku kopā fonda naudu. Pārskaitīšu atlikušos EUR 85.44 Santai un arī visu dokumentāciju kas/ko/kad ir skaitījis un kam tērēts.

Veiksmīgas bērnudārza gaitas. Tiekamies skolā! :)

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Meklējam jaunu grupiņas vecāku pārstāvi

Sakarā ar dzīvesvietas maiņu pāriesim uz citu bērnudārzu. Kam pārskaitīt atlikušo fonda naudu? Šonedēļ gribētos sakārtot šo jautājumu!

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Outdoor Kid play area with house, sandbox and slide

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I used Latvian national holidays and some vacation days to fulfill the promise about this. Now we can spend more interesting time outside the house but not in shopping centers as usually urban families do it in Latvia. This is only fundamental start of play area and I will add some more actions during the summer. Great investment about 400EUR and 33h of work together with kid. We really enjoy building together. This is setup for kids Name Day celebration with other kids

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Outdoor Blackboard for Kids

7This great idea belongs to my wife. Extremely easy way how to create outdoor blackboard for kids as pizzeria street menu. All together 10EUR + 1h work. Both sides of this menu are painted with blackboard colour.

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Wooden outdoor play blocks for kid

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Summer has finally arrived and these will be great attraction for kid to play and learn outside the house. My uncle has made terrace to the lake and left some materials – great materials! It took me 3h of work and 25 pieces are ready to play. Each block is masterpiece of nature over 30 to 40 years old - count the annual rings!

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Balance wheel

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One of most valuable instinct for humans is balance. We will boos it up with this balance wheel. This type of things make great physical activities for kid. Hardest part was to figure out proportions and size. Project costs 30 EUR and 8h of work.

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Birch Juice 2013

1Sir – Do you want take away or on the place? On the place please! Finally spring and fresh juice for my family!

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Introduction to skeleton – a platform with wheels

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It’s not a conscious step to make intro for kid about skeleton. This is very quick idea and 15min project just for fun. This kind of toy make sense for kids different muscles and coordination. Even older kids (close to 30 years) make fun of that. Construction costs are 8 EUR

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Tree planting game for kid

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Today with kid we made this game and together planted trees. We made more than 10 different forests and even Mose came to play in our forest. In materials I spent not more 3 EUR and 1h of work

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Refurbishing russian sleds with steering wheel

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This device is more than 20 years old and it is developed in Russia (in local slang that was – Argomat). Each boy wanted them and was in those 90% who did not get them. Now I will refurbish that one and try to catch winter with kid

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QR Code as wine label

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Making special gifts for special people. Tasty gift (quinces and chokeberrie wine) with interesting packaging (QR codes & wife’s snow balls). Still wine is not ready but it will after 3 months in bottle.

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Wooden chair for baby

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After I got lessons learned from this DIY Bunny wooden chair for baby now I will make more stable chair with more than one function. This is chair and tread in one that took me 3 EUR and 1h of work

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Wooden catapult toy

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This game is teaching the very basic of physics and allows kid feel that he can make things to fly. Simply wooden catapult with 5 bullets. Material costs around 2 EUR and 1h of work.

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Knife holds with magnet

This project refresh will my kitchen. I have found that holding knives using magnet is great idea. Total costs 20EUR and 4h of work

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Baby Play House with LED ceilings

When babies become older (+/- 1,5 years) parents should think about play house because they need some private space to play and house is he way what they love! This is made for inside use from wood and fabric. All materials I found and cant evaluate expenses – maybe 10EUR and 3h of work together with little

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Favorite – apple & chokeberry wine

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Three big brothers. This is my recipe. Chokeberries give this fantastic acidity and bitterness – even color looks professional. Thanks to my colleges Mrs & Mr FOX I can get apples how much I can place in my car and make miracles. In photo you can see fermentation after 2 weeks

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Sparkling Wine from grapes – First time

It is really first time when I am making sparkling wine from grapes and even worse – it is special order from my mother-in-law to use her grapes and make wine for Christmas tasting. Hope I will prove my self. Wish me good luck!

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Making quinces wine for the first time

September is month of preparing wines. This time it will be another experiment – quinces wine because this year was good for them and we get more than 20 kg these sour, yellow, hard fruits

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Planting 3 sour cherry trees

My grand mother bought 3 cherry trees in autumn fair. By the w this day is perfect for planting fruit trees and something like last chance. All together takes 1 hour and lot of tricks which know my grand mother

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Bunny wooden chair for baby

Another inspiration get from Pintrest. This is chair for baby and its height is 20 cm. From material perspective it takes 5 Euro and 5 hours of work together with my little master.

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Activity panel for baby

This is for boys but I think girls also will like to play with. This panel provide for baby different objects, shapes, weights, movements and sounds. All together some 40EUR for parts and 5h working together with baby

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Rain water drainage repair

Water makes possible to live in this world. Also it makes pavement blocks to move it makes wall to become green it makes in rainy days puddles. To fight with causes I will make drainage system to move all water from roofs one side straight in to ground not on pavement. It takes 120 EUR and 8h

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Expanding House II – attic repair

All starts last year with left attic wing Expanding house I. This year was stage II and finally all is done. Some 15 m2 more space and well insulated ceilings for winter cold and summer hot times

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Garden site stairs (mini terrace) renovation

 

Three years later garden site stairs need some renovation. Terrace always is expensive thing because of material used. This time it will be 100 EUR case. Question how long it can live is about how good it is leveled to not keep water on it

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Wooden pyramid

This was really quick, 2h! Material – under 1 EUR. There is some issues with vertical hole precision but in any case my little helped me with sanding this all stuff and we worked together all this hours

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Baby rope swing

Swings for baby is making lot of fun and smiles. This is custom made for my little with extra safety. Just 10EUR in materials + 4h of work together with little (without him there should be 3h).

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Refurbished wooden horse swing as motorcycle for real man!

Some time ago it was horse but now it is eco motorcycle without engine! Drive as you swing. Complete new design in about 6 working hours and some 10 EUR for materials. Hope my real man will use it after some month when he will start to walk

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Baby’s wardrobe with self made wooden hangers

I like ordering, grouping and other pedant specific features. Hope my little wildcat will inherit it from me. I have made for him 45 wooden hangers and ordained wardrobe to hang 85% of his clothes not to pound drawers or shelves. This is the way how you can see what you have and make best choice. Costs 8EUR + 6h of hard work

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2 EUR Book shelf

This is 2 EUR and 1 working hour (while little is sleeping) book shelf which combat with 2 major issues – there will be just new/interesting books and I can take out them without any problems

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Wooden bunny as easter Egg holder

I have refreshed my Easter morning equipment. It means that I have made new egg holders for my family and friends. It s about 4 hours for 12 bunnies and my wife has crouched these amazing colorful not breakable eggs while little is sleeping – each egg takes 20 minutes. Materials for me takes 4EUR

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Vanilla Coffee STOUT and Apple Cider

Two beautiful drinks that I have made. Apple Cider and Coffee Vanilla Stout. As always I am trying to get extraordinary flavors. This time I add to my Stout vanilla pod, orange peel and 3 table spoons with coffee

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Bottom Baby safety gate for stairs

Little hero think that all world is training polygon – and it is. For safety I have made fence   also from bottom because little can get to third step with no problems. Only problem is in parents minds because we don’t want to see how hi is falling. So 10EUR and 2 h – fence is ready!

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Beer brewing (Sparkling ALE and Pilsener)

These two bees came out in December 2011. Both of them are extreme. I add ingredients like mint, cade tree, dry and wet hopping. If you are adding mint be patient and modest because first 4 months beer just smells and you think that there is some infection, but really beer is in maturation process

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Wooden device with multicolor buttons for baby

Another wooden toy from free material which I have got from “Latvijas Finieris” for free. Lets see the process how I have made it…

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Crazy roller for baby who are starting to move around

This is the way how you can keep motivation for baby to move around (sneak, creep). This educational toy is full of fun – something inside, rolling away, sounds, colors and if he has enough patient he can put hand inside and take out some balls

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Cube and cylinder for baby practice

As you see, this is a version of toy for baby with goal to practice of recognizing figures. This toy is made from plywood which I get in “Latvijas Finieris” as non usable material for free.

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Special christmas gifts – beer and wine

Christmas time is over but ideas is here. This year I was made special bottles for my dark beer (STOUT with  coffee, vanilla and orange) and wine which my wife found in pinterest.com.

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Vegan gingerbread (with soya milk)

As usual christmas come with traditional things to do. This year is special because in this year gingerbread should be made without cow milk (usually it is in form of butter). Some people has problems with common milk proteins. And this was the way how to keep traditions using vegan recipe! And yes.. suddenly I got (Mikkeller beer hop breakfast) beer with great rating. But not the rating is major! Flavor was outstanding and concentrated – this is beer bottle for 3 persons.

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DIY Baby bed (UPGRADE)

Some time ago there was post about project first phase. Now its time to upgrade and make higher sides. Main idea was to make convenient operation field and solve security issues. And there is some inventions which makes this baby bed unique!

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Advent wreath from pine

Thanks to my wife idea I have made this advent wreath. Idea came from pinterest.com. As I am living near the forest this is 30min job – cut, drill, clean. Merry christmas – hou, hou, hou!

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Brewing my first beer

Beer is one of my favorite drinks. Ths year is special because I have tried out my self in beer making and I like it. Hope my friends like it to because right now is easy to grab some box with bear and visit couple of them. Right now I’am talking about extract beers not All grain.  This is my first collection – Stout, Lager, IPA and Dark Ale

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Baby safety gate for stairs

As main activity is going in second flor very essential is safety on stairs. I have made safety gate with lock. This gate becomes as activity wall. Total cost is 15 EUR.
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Apple wine 2011 – 3rd chance

September is time when apples are ready to become in juice and then in wine. In this year I have more equipment and better chance to get good wine (drinkable). To make these I spent 1 day (3 evenings). This year I have played with sugar types (sucrose, glucose, fructose) and chokeberries

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Ready to winter – new furniture for handcraft office

Wooden box is simplest way how to hide and categorize stuff. In handcraft office stuff is a lot specially if DIY is your life style. My solution is 5 reserved style boxes. Simply as box!

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Organized closet

Closet size is around 1m x 1m and now it is organized. As you see one of the boxes have note. Idea was to write on the boxes about content like “home wear” or something else. Using little magnets notes can be changeable. Each box has made with love

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Baby maintenance resources organizer

In this rainy day I get special order to create some rack for baby maintenance process (cleaning, pampering etc.). After 3 hours and using materials for 5 Eur my customer (wife) was fully satisfied becaus I jumped higher than expected

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Low profile drawer under the bed

This project is from the old story “How to find more space”. Under the bed is lot of space, but tricky part is how to use it convenient! There will be some idea from my side

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BBQ smoker – adittional module for grill

This will be a smoker module for my existing BBQ grill. Cost of materials ~40EUR and 8h of work. Ideas and princips are taken from this kind of technology. This is just first step and maybe after some years I will make stationary smoker but for beginner playground this is more than good
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Creating massive log bench

Before some 10 years there was lightning in the pine tree and half of the tree still was on place. What to do? Cut down to make log bench and other pieces burn in cold winters

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Fixing water tank foundations

This will be simply before/after DIY photo show. Last summer I have made simply construction and after winter I fill water tank with 1000 liters and fundaments started to sink. Also there was one more problem after opening the tap water was all over the ground. Solution – concentrate fundaments and make small terrace

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