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Post by Wilhelm Von Rhomboid on 26th April 2011, 10:41 pm

Take several plastic bottles as skittles, as per Pol's suggestion above.
Take toddler-sized child in wheeled babywalker.

hours of fun for toddler and adult alike.

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Post by polgara on 26th April 2011, 10:48 pm

Alright Billy. a triple way of keeping everyone amused.

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Post by polgara on 30th April 2011, 11:47 am

A sock or mitten will make a nice new friend for the smalls, & biggher smalls can make there own.

A couple of buttons for the eyes & a small bit of fabric for the tongue, wool for the hair & what ever other decoration you want hey presto a new friend.

A wooden spoon is even easier. mark ekes & nose & mouth with a marker on or in the bowl of the spoon. Take a square of fabric at least 2x the length of the handle, fold into 4 & make a snip in the centre big enough for the handle to slip through. Push the fabric up to the bowl & fasten with glue or a couple of stitches. Tie a ribbon round the neck or use a pony tail band. Big ones would. may enjoy making there own.

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Post by polgara on 16th May 2011, 3:15 pm

A shaker partly fill a tube with dried peas etc seal the top & shake.

A cut down broom handle nail on bottle tops & shake it, it should rattle.

A small wooden box with elastic bands round it make a sort of guitar noise

Comb & a bit of tissue paper make a kazoo.

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Post by polgara on 1st July 2011, 3:39 pm

www.toddler-activities-and-tips.com/paper-crafts-for-kids.html

Lots of ideas here, paper windmills are always good fun.

Also a cotton reel with 4 small pins/nails knocked in around 1 end & some spare bits of wool & away you go french knitting

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Post by Guest on 21st July 2011, 7:47 pm

hey...

I too make the toys in home for my kids... i also prepare a game with my kids o entertain them during their vacations and free time...

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Post by polgara on 21st July 2011, 10:34 pm

What sort of toys do you make? All ideas are welcome.

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