Category: DIY toys

Sensory Tugging Box for Tots!

If you’re looking for a way to stimulate your tot’s fine motor skills development and engage their sense of curiosity, this simple tugging box ticks both…boxes. Plus, it sates a toddler’s innate need to tug and pull out items – so your drawers are safe. For a couple hours. […]

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Cutesy Pinecone Project for Chilly Days!

Get creative with nature’s art supplies! Collect pinecones before the winter chill sets in and get to work transforming them into super-adorable, woodsy critters… Use this pinecone ‘owlie’ tutorial as inspiration to create an entire menagerie of forest friends (or a family of owlies!). […]

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DIY Kaleidoscopes for Rainy Days!

I can vividly recall one of my most favourite childhood toys – a kaleidoscope; essentially just a basic tube whose inner galaxy of gaudy gems provided ages of rapt absorption. Fast-forward to today and I can’t think of a better way to keep my own tots mesmerised for a good chunk of mum-respite. Or hoovering. […]

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How to Make a Minecraft Piñata in Five Easy Steps!

Piñata are the showstoppers of any proper party – they’re gaudy-bright, loaded with the promise of saccharine treats, and kids can pummel ’em into oblivion with unchecked abandon. Piñata are also a fun and inexpensive project to make, and awesome for building up the anticipation before a big celebration. What is more, if you make […]

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