DIY Ride-On Toy for Toddlers

  Check out Made By Joel for the details on how he made this totally rad ride-on for his kiddos! I love that they can haul a bunch of toys around on the inside as well! If you’re not one for using power tools, just have the folks at the hardware store make the cuts, [...]


DIY Masking Tape Roadway

I love all of the details in this homemade roadway!  All of it, including the cityscape in the background, was made from colorful masking tape (painter’s tape, washi tape…whatever you choose to call it). I think this idea could work equally well for those without a dedicated play space if you used a rug that [...]


Homemade Lacing Block

The Wonder Years shares many Montessori-inspired activities that can be made at home. This lacing board is simple to make and is perfect to help your preschooler practice his lacing skills. Click here to learn how to make one AND how to introduce the activity to your child!


Felt Roadway Play Mat

Peixinhos No Sotao shares a simple play mat idea for playing cars. She offers a basic template, so you can keep it simple or jazz it up as you wish! See it here!


Bottle Cap Stamps

Here’s a fun and easy way to add custom stamps to your child’s art supplies! Go check out Mel’s Own Place for a tutorial on making these stamps using bottle caps!

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Milk Carton Dump Truck

Love this toy dump truck made from recyclables! See Origami Mommy for the details!


Homemade Bottle Cap Game

This super-fun homemade toy from Julie K in Taiwan is a fabulous way to let your little ones practice screwing the tops on and off of bottles without losing the caps. Perfect for car rides! Check it out here!

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Sewing Cards from Juice Tops

One Inch World has discovered that juice tops are sturdy enough to make excellent custom sewing cards for your little crafters! Click here for more!


Rag Quilt Alphabet Tutorial

  These rag quilt letters from Happy Together are so bright and colorful…I think any child would be instantly attracted to them! Click here for the tut!

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Homemade Bathtub Paints

Just for Fun With Sandy shares a super-simple way to make bathtub paints…so simple you may wonder why you haven’t tried it before! Click here for the details!