Tag Archives forDIY toys

Friday Adorbs: A Tube Toy

You know how kids sometimes enjoy playing with the box more than with the toy that came in it? That is where Oscar Diaz comes in, with his Tube Toys. Everything you need to build a toy is inside the tube and the only waste is a little paper label with instructions. Also, all parts […]

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Recycled Playgrounds

Playground season is on peeps. It’s been on since early spring, but now it is mud time, kids are going crazy, shoes are off, washing machines are getting clogged. Personally, I don’t mind my kids being dirty, I don’t even mind that those sand knee stain are impossible to wash out. If I’ve learned anything […]

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Kipod DIY toys

Not long ago Alex Khaykin, a designer from Tel Aviv, reached out to me to introduce her toys. For the past 2 years she’s been developing her KipodToys – a design studio specializing in DIY kits for kids helping develop their cognitive and motor skills, while allowing them to experience and enjoy their own work […]

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Free play with zizai

This is just me swooning over what I feel is a perfect toy. After an overload of cheapo plastic toys you get dumped with during Christmas time this is my healing… zizai block – a toy made of beech tree is a result of  collaboration of lammfromm and studio wanimokko“. Each block has gaps in […]

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Colorful playkitchens by Punkt

Recycled, natural, colorful. I love play-kitchen series made by Punkt Workshop from Bulgaria. Punkt Workshop are three friends from Sofia, Bulgaria – Maria, Ivailo and Petar, who recycle and upcycle old stuff. They are the ones who go to scrap yards, flea-markets and dustbins to collect valuable materials for their work. When they acquire what […]

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Tree softie for a baby

I made this softie during nap time, for the baby boy we went to visit yesterday. Very simple project from an old Ikea Fredrika fabric with tree prints. Note: stump needs to be made wider otherwise it will fold over because it can’t keep the weight of the tree top. P woke up and had […]

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