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    Make Your Own Kids' Toys

    DIY toys you can make for your children


    Make Your Own Kids' Toys

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    Two different ways to build a rubber band powered Lego car

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    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

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    Build-a-face plates!

    Simple steps to make Build a Face Plates. - NellieBellie

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    How to Make Homemade Bouncy Balls- that really bounce!

    How to Make Homemade Bouncy Balls for Kids (That really bounce!)

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    • Rebecca Lavelle
      Rebecca Lavelle

      The link you linked to even says it DOESN'T work.

    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.

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    How to make windup paper butterflies - wow!

    wind-up paper butterflies are my fave (guest post from amelia)

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    • Donna Baer
      Donna Baer

      LOVE!

    Dollhouses Made Out of Suitcases >>

    Dollhouses Made Out of Suitcases

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    Fill tupperware containers with water and food coloring to make ice bricks for winter fun

    Ice Bricks for Outside Winter Fun - Shannon's View From Here

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    5 Ideas for Outdoor Winter Fun

    5 Ideas for Outdoor Winter Fun

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    Pocket Sized Magnetic Fishing Set in Altoids tin

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    Great ideas for DIY toys and activities to keep kids busy during winter break

    25 Ways to Keep Your Kids Entertained Over Holiday Break

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    15 fabulous ides for puppets kids can make and ideas for how to use them with play, stories, songs

    Goldilocks and the three bears sensory play tub

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    10 Fun and Free Family Activities - Great things to do with the kids during the summer months if you're running out of ideas....

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    8 Ways to Play with Junk Mail and Catalogues

    Literacy Spot #9: Junk Mail and Catalogues | Childhood101

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    Put XL t-shirts stuffed with pillows on the kids and let them sumo wrestle! Good activity for a rainy day

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    • Salome Taijeron
      Salome Taijeron

      Just be sure there are no sharp edged furniture around. I did that when I was a kid and ended up falling and hitting the back of my head on a corner of a coffee table resulting in a cut requiring stitches.

    How to make your own kite

    Make & Decorate a Colorful Kite

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    How to make a bow and arrow out of twigs, yarn, and fishing wire

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      Sarah James

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      Sarah James

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    How to make a play kitchen set out of a pair of nightstands {DIY}

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    Use corn cob holders with potatoes, apples, or other fruit/vegetable stamps for toddlers

    Toddler Painting: Another Use for Corn Cob Holders

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    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

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    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

    Tot Treasures: How to.... Make Mouldable Sand!

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    Collapsible Cardboard House instructions.

    DIY collapsible cardboard playhouse

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    How to make a banjo out of a shoebox

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    Crochet pattern for caterpillar toy (email sign up required)

    Caterpillar Crochet Toy

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    Homemade bath crayons- simple to make and much cheaper than the store bought variety- you can add all sorts of scents to make them even more fun too!

    Homemade Bath Crayons ~ Bath Activities for Kids

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