Your baby is awake, sitting up, and grabbing everything! Entertain and provide a gentle introduction to the world with homemade toys that are easy on your budget and bright with colors, intriguing textures, and puzzling pulls.
Babies don’t need much to provoke the natural desire to learn and explore, try these easy and quick DIY playtime toys to encourage the development of hand-eye coordination, grasping skills, and other early fine motor actions.
10 DIY Fine Motor Toys for Babies
What’s better than a free toy that will entertain and educate your little one? This simple Baby Discovery Jug will do the trick.
These velcro dot craft sticks are perfect for little hands to practice coordinating with little eyes.
Excite your baby’s ear with a homemade rattle drum!
Welcome bright colors, diverse textures, and spinning fun to your Baby Play Station.
Save large scraps of fabric to pull from a fabric bucket, keep a watchful eye out to catch the ‘serious’ faces of baby play.
Upcycled cans are the stars of this post, clever push/pull games and audio stimulation merge in these homemade fine motor toys.
When it is quiet time, grab this snuggly taggie blanket for a baby safe chew toy.
For all the knitters out there, the last one of the list is for you – you’ll smile at this fancy DIY Bead and Toy Tutorial!