For backyard play equipment a sandbox is good place to start! The box itself can be built in a morning and is very inexpensive.
Children will get many hours of enjoyment pulling this elephant pull toy around.
This childrens project for building a tot-sized table and chairs furniture set makes up nice in oak with a buff lacquer finish.
Here is a scrap wood toy project that the children will enjoy. All of the parts necessary for one complete unit are shown.
I made this simple step stool for my grandson Michael. It is made of 3 ft of 1X10 pine. Simple butt joints reinforced with screws make this an easy project for the beginner, or perhaps a childs first project. Help yourself to the plans!
This being a war minded age, your little boy will want one of these aircraft carriers to add to his war collection. The drawings at this resource are self explanatory.
This sturdy glider swing for the children can be used both indoors and out.
Bookcase and Storage for childs room. Includes cutting diagram. DXF Format