10 handmade toys for kids

Jul 29, 2014

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This week we are showcasing

"10 Toys for kids that you can make yourself"

So many of the toys nowadays have such limited uses for kids. When buying toys for kids, I try and look out for open-ended educational toys with multiple uses. The price of toys has also gone up so why not save yourself some money and have a try at making some of these fun items for the kids to play with? Many of them use materials that you should already have around the house and it's great to recycle wherever you can. Time to get making!

1. 8 Activities for kids with lids from The Educators Spin on It

2. Using felt for imaginative play from Buggy and Buddy

3. Quick no-cook playdough recipe from Learn with Play at Home

4. Fine Motor Box Drop  from Racheous-Lovable Learning

5. "Where I live" Playscene from Wugs and Dooey

6. DIY Frozen Peg People from One Clever Monkey

7. Fun Food Play Mats from Picklebums

8. Edible Play Sand from A Little Pinch of Perfect

9. Button Busy Bag  from Spark and Spook

10. Gaspard and Lisa Puppets from Danya Banya

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Announcement: In order to keep up with the demands of our own households and also those of our readers, Cerys (from Rainy Day Mum), Ness (from One Perfect Day) and myself, have decided to open the Tuesday Tots link up to play ideas, activities and child related posts suitable from birth to teens. 
Where once we only shared ideas for those under the age of 5, we will now be sharing activities, ideas and posts for a larger range of ages/abilities. We look forward to seeing all the new material that is linked up from talented bloggers worldwide and featuring our top picks for the week.

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Happy playing,
Debs :)

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  1. We love DIY toys at our place. You have so much fun making them, AND THEN you get to have so much fun again playing with them! Thanks for including our Gaspard & Lisa puppets, and I'm looking forward to making and playing with some of the other ideas as well. :)

  2. What a great list! Love those printable play dough mats from Picklebums. Thanks for including our DIY Frozen peg people.

  3. What an amazing collection of homemade things. I am so thrilled you included our edible sand recipe. Thanks so much! Have a great day :)

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