Homemade toys are fun and affordable! It is a great challenge to transform random things you already have around the home into neat toys for tots. There are so many great ways to recycle cardboard boxes and tubes. Here are just a few to get you in the spirit of recycling!
Try this homemade fine motor toy for Baby’s first guitar (to be a true cardboard project – use a shoebox in place of a bread tin).
Dress up a sturdy cardboard tube and enjoy a newly created fine motor drop zone.
A simple fine motor puzzle box that is great for on-the-go traveling.
Here is a fun way to use all those toilet paper tubes you have been saving 😉
A marble run is such a classic toy for great fun.
I love magnetic toys! This DIY fishing reel is a great fine motor tool!
Most find motor toys are made for babies, this fine motor dash board from a recycled cardboard box is an awesome idea for older kids!
Save a giant cardboard box to turn into a giant lacing toy.
Help older kids understand emotions with DIY toilet paper tube empathy dolls.
This is an epic fine motor drop box, such a great inspiration!
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Check out this week’s activities here:
Silly, Simple Cutting Practice Activity from Lalymom
Kinetic Sand Rainbow Building from And Next Comes L
Shape Sorting Sensory Invitation to Play from Stir the Wonder