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Build this fun pig pull toy using this free tutorial. They have named him Pulled Pork!!!
This toy barn could bring hours of enjoyment and imagination to little boys and girls. Perfect to use up your scrap wood and would make an awesome gift as well. Free plans available at the link.
This is a simple project when pre-cut pieces are used. Scrap pine can be used for all parts.
The key to making a sword that looks good is to give it a non-flat profile. Here is how.
When I was a kid I got sometimes a cardboard clown that you put together, and when you pulled on a string his arms and legs would swing out. I guess in English these are called jumping Jacks. This got me thinking and here is the result of a figure I made from left-over plywood; total height about 12-1/2 inches.
Delight your little woodworker with this simple workbench suitable for toddlers and preschoolers by following these easy step-by-step instructions.
Use the free templates and step-by-step instructions to build this flower stacking toy. Painting them bright colors will also make them more fun for children to play with.
Old-fashioned toys -- particularly animated ones -- have been delighting children of all ages for generations . . . and these Pecking Chickens are certainly no exception! Just swing the toy in a horizontal, rotary motion and watch in amazement as each of the four chickens pecks, in order, at the seeds in the center of the paddle.
Toy boat, toy boat, toy boat! Here is a wood project for the kids that will need an adults assistance. We made these toy paddle-wheel boats as kids and played with them in the big pond we had at the back of our property. You can have that same kind of fun with this easy to build paddle-wheel boat. Make these with your friends and have boat races.
This childrens project makes up nice in oak with a buff lacquer finish.
Build a rolling lego sorter for your lego enthusiast. Bonus, it is on wheels so it can be rolled out when in use and can be stored under the bed is you wish.
To build your kids a sit spin toy, all you need is a couple of round pieces of wood, flanges, pipe, and a Lazy Susan. So easy and it will keep them entertained for hours. Follow the free woodworking instructions at the link to build your own.
Build a few of these balance boards from scrap wood and these free instructions.
This play kitchen plan features the sink and stove. It is easy to build and paint to customize. Built using 1×12, 1×3, and 1×4 boards. Free plans at the link.
This is a fun and educational toy for small chilldren. Build it using these free downloadable plans.
Standard and metric measurements available. This scooter is an example of how something mechanical can be made just by using standard materials that can be purchased from most building supply stores. This project should be undertaken in conjunction with a capable adult. This project basically involves cutting the pieces of wood to length, marking where the holes are to be drilled, drilling the holes and simply bolting the pieces together.
Build a child a square wooden stacker using this free tutorial. Painted these bright colors small children will be more likely to play longer with it.
This play kitchen fridge is not just any fridge but a french door fridge. Build it using the free plans at the link.
Make this stacking tree toy to help in the development of young children and paint it in bright colors.
This child size play kitchen is built using 1x12 boards and the back is a 24 x 48 inch plywood panel. At the link are the free plans.
This lego bin includes a space for baseplate storage. The plexiglass panels allow kids to see the pieces they are looking for while building. Free plans at link.
At the link, follow along and we will show you an easy way to make a balance board using plywood for home workouts. A balance board is great for use with a variety of exercises you can incorporate into your workout routine.
Get a little one started early by building them a wooden toy saw.
This type of lumber cart is by no means new. In fact the basic design has been around for many years, which is really a testament to the usefulness of such a toy; a toy that has helped many a child to take their first step to evolve from crawler to toddler. Apart from helping children to learn to walk, it also is a transporter for your child to move toys and blocks etc. to and from around the room. The pushcart is probably the most practical and entertaining toy a crawler or toddler can have!
This activity center is easier to build than you might thing and any toddler will love to explore the different areas. Free plans are available at the link.
Here is a quick and easy project that is sure to get a lot of play time. Make your own abacus using this free tutorial.
The climbing bear is great for children 3-10. Hook the center string to something high enough for the child. Pulling the strings alternately makes the bear climb the string. Let go of the string and the bear slides down.
Here is the step-by-step process with lots of pictures to guide you through the process of making your won wooden whistles.
Download this free plan and build a hobby horse toy for someone you know. Two different versions included.
At the link the template for the wooden paddle boat is available for free download as well as lots of pictures to help you along the way.
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