Think you can’t make your own toys for your kids? Think again. We have rounded up some really fun ideas for homemade toys you can make. These are perfect for rainy day activities or to give as a gift.
We’ve got a racetrack, a marble run, memory game, doll furniture, and more. There’s something here for everyone who’s young or young at heart.
This little racetrack is perfect for all your Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars. The kids will love challenging you to a race!
Make some simple drums and let the kids practice their rhythm and moves.
Memory games are a great way to practice color, shape, matching and of course, memory skills.
This marble run looks like tons of fun. How many different paths can you send your marbles on?
Make a spinner (or more than one using different colors) and watch it go!
Make some paper houses – a whole city in fact – so your cars have some place to go when their big day of racing is over.
Who wouldn’t want their own magic wand? Abracadabra!
How many different structures can your kids create with these fun flexicubes?
Make and decorate some peg dolls – a whole alphabet’s worth. What words can your kids spell out with them?
These squishy balls are fun to play with for all ages!
Skeeball is our favorite game at the fair. Now we can play it at home too.
Make some food and watch your kids create their own imaginary restaurants, food trucks, and more as they serve you creative meals!
Make some story puppets and let the kids put on a show.
Give the kids some scrap wood and let them build their own boats. Which ones float the best?
Not only is this easy to make, it’s portable meaning you can take it with you wherever you need something to keep the kids busy and having fun.
Grab some old egg cartons and help your kids put together this fun fire truck!