Category: DIY toys


DIY Oobleck Slime

DIY Oobleck Slime!

Do we really need more slime in our lives—another recipe over which to agonise and apologise when we get it wrong, no matter how basic the instructions? This one claims to be basic too, but it lives up to the hype. Plus, playing with slime is a great (and cheap!) soothing activity. […]

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a toy for children mucus and liquid flowing on hand on a white background

Gooey Goo Recipe for Hours of Fun!

Slime has had a bad rap lately—even the homemade versions, mostly because of the addition of Borax. Borax isn’t toxic to handle, but it’s a problem if ingested; and we know almost everything undergoes the taste-test when it comes to tiny humans. But fret not, here’s a safe slime—or goo—recipe to delight and enthrall little explorers for ages […]

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Incy Wincy Spider Hand Puppet

Make-At-Home Incy Wincy Spider Puppet!

Puppets are brilliant for rainy days—or just those pockets of time when your tot is done with the Duplo and looking for something a bit different. They spark hours of imaginative play, storytelling, and by default, language development—what’s more, if you make the puppets, together with your little one, the activity will help hone her all-important fine […]

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