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25+ DIY Toys to Make at Home. Who needs store bought toys when you can make your own?

25+ DIY Toys to Make at Home

Encourage little designers by making DIY Toys! If you have followed Babble Dabble Do for awhile you have probably gathered that I am slightly obsessed with DIY Toys. There is one simple reason: DIY Toys encourage creative thinking. Not only do you end up with something fun to play with at the end of the process, but you learn about design and problem solving as you make them! Many DIY Toys also have an educational component to them since they are often based on scientific principles to give them a “wow” factor, principles like inertia, energy, and gravity. East Coast Mommy: Homemade Kites. Homemade Windsock Kites for Kids. Paper_sun.gif (GIF Image, 640 × 900 pixels) How to Make a Paper-Bag Kite. Kite flying: How to make a homemade kite. Paper Plate Frisbees. Summer is here and the kids are outside more and more.

Paper Plate Frisbees

Whether it’s summer camp, playing in the park or just hanging out in the neighborhood, outdoors is where it’s at! This is a fun project that can be made (outside if you want to!) Easily and with little supervision. When done, have fun tossing the frisbee around with your friends, but don’t let the dog get it! Paper Kites from One Sheet of Paper. 20 Kites in 20 Minutes.

Paper Kites from One Sheet of Paper

Making Boys Men: World's Easiest Kite Ever! Life was a bit busy last week and I didn't get the chance to post about our daily outdoor activities - so here they are from two weeks ago, come back tomorrow and I'll also be sharing what we did last week!

Making Boys Men: World's Easiest Kite Ever!

Monday 4th June - It seems light year's away now but this was the long weekend due to the Queen's Jubilee so Hubby was off both Monday and Tuesday so we had lots of fun family time. This included a trip to the local children's farm which has a massive sandpit so despite the Baltic weather the boys enjoyed themselves - snow boots in June! Tuesday - Another holiday day so we went for a long walk which surprise, surprise involved us coming home with enough sticks to build a bonfire - again! Wednesday - Our local church fun day today which included water fun and painting outdoors, although the boys were somewhat more drawn to the bouncy castle!

Thursday - Wet, wet, wet, so we jumped in some puddles! I made this kite today with garbage bags and bamboo skewers. Great and fun way to recycle! I also had fun doodling on it with sharpies! Great and e… How to make a kite - confetti kite - Fun Crafts Kids. Carp Kite Craft. DIY Spring Break Craft: Spring Kites - Growing Up Blackxican. Getting Messy With Ms. Jessi. Japanese Carp Kite. Kids will love playing with Mini Kites on a stick. An Original #kids #craft by www.piikeastreet.com #piikeastreet.

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Paper Plate Kite

It was a tough winter here in southeast Wisconsin, so when temperatures finally started to rise the kids couldn’t wait to get outside! Flying a kite is fun, but for younger kids with short attention spans, it can be a frustrating task. So making a kite that’s little kid friendly is a must for these breezy late-spring days. As you can see it flies in the wind but there’s no chance of it being tangled in the trees. And when they’ve had enough, which happens often with young children, they can set it down and go do something else. It will always fly, even when there isn’t a breeze. Simple Paper Kite from Better In Bulk. Lolli from Better In Bulk has a simple way to make a kite from a piece of paper and shows us how with her fabulous photos!

Simple Paper Kite from Better In Bulk

Lolli writes… Summer is a great time to fly kites. I found a simple and fun kite pattern that is perfect for kids (today kids 2 to 9 used these kites!). They decorated their papers first before following these instructions to “assemble” their kites: Step 1: Gather materials (one piece of paper, a ruler, a pencil, some yarn or string, a stapler, and a hole punch) Let's Go Fly A (DIY) Kite. Here in the Midwest, it seems like I’m always fighting with the wind.

Let's Go Fly A (DIY) Kite

Skirts and perfectly coifed hair sometimes feel a little pointless. As soon as I attempt either of those things, the wind whips things up. Lightly enchanted: Goldfish kites for Chinese new year. This is our third craft so far for Chinese new year which is on February 3rd, the children have been having so much fun preparing for all the festivities, and have learned so much in the process.

lightly enchanted: Goldfish kites for Chinese new year

I think this craft was their favourite and caused many delighted squeals as they played with their creations. We decided to make a goldfish kite, goldfish are considered very fortunate in China especially at the new year and signify abundance. This is another very simple kids craft and we have used a inner tube from a kitchen or toilet roll as the base for our goldfish and covered it in orange crepe paper. We then attached 2 fin shapes to the side with a glue stick and many long strips of crepe and tissue paper to one end to represent the tail. As you can see from the above photograph the design is pretty self explanatory, little googly eyes were added to make it more fish like. These are the 2 goldfish kites hanging up for a rest at the end of the day, just waiting for tomorrow. Recycled Craft: Plastic Bag Kite. Here's a fun way to make light of those errant plastic bags. 1.

Recycled Craft: Plastic Bag Kite

Cut bag in half on the side seam and then into an elongated diamond. Lay thin dowels in a T, tape to bag, and tape and trim ends. 2. Cut and tape three streaming tails (the length of the kite) to the underside. 3. 4. Carp Kite Craft. Paper Grocery Bag Kites: Crafts for Kids. Lessons and Activities for children in kindergarten to grade 12: KinderArt ® Level: Primary, JuniorGrades: K - 5 | Age: 5-11 | Written by: Andrea Mulder-Slater [Andrea is one of the creators of KinderArt.com]

Paper Grocery Bag Kites: Crafts for Kids. Lessons and Activities for children in kindergarten to grade 12: KinderArt ®