Make Your Own Kids' Toys
DIY toys you can make for your children
How to Create an Upcycled Inventor's Box for Hours of Open-Ended Play
Upcycled Inventor's box - awesome activity for teaching kids about recycling and creativity. Be sure to get the free printable idea cards!
Teaching kids about recycling: upcycled building kit for kids
Simple steps to make Build a Face Plates. - NellieBellie
How to Make Homemade Bouncy Balls for Kids (That really bounce!)
If your little ones like to play games with cards, you can help their tiny hands by creating this crafty card holder: Turn an empty egg carton upside down, and cut slits in each rounded cup just wide enough to hold a card. Slip one card through each cup, and they’ll stand up straight for easy viewing.
wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia)
Dollhouses Made Out of Suitcases
10 Fun and Free Family Activities - Great things to do with the kids during the summer months if you're running out of ideas....
Literacy Spot #9: Junk Mail and Catalogues | Childhood101
Make & Decorate a Colorful Kite
Toddler Painting: Another Use for Corn Cob Holders
Super-glue a large Lego piece to the inside of a plastic box lid ...and you have a perfect Lego Travel Box
.kv barn.: lego travel box
DIY "Moon Sand" - All you need is 5 cups of regular flour and 1 cup of baby oil. Simply mix the two together and it turns into this silky soft sand. You can throw some sand toys into your tray or you can use items such as spoons and measuring cups