Old-fashioned toys — particularly animated ones — have been delighting children of all ages for generations . . . and these Pecking Chickens are certainly no exception! Just swing the toy in a horizontal, rotary motion and watch in amazement as each of the four chickens pecks, in order, at the seeds in the center of the paddle.
Building a dollhouse can be a rewarding project for the builder as well as the one who decorates it; if you like this simple castle-type design and wish to replicate it; begin with the supply list.
I know it seems a little late for toys but just because Christmas is over does not mean that there are not some little kids out there with birthdays. This pickup toy truck would make a great gift for that special child that likes real toys, if you know what I mean. Nothing nicer than a hand made toy.
It is time to get out in the wood shop and start making those great Holiday gifts for your kids and grand kids. This weeks project is simple and yet will give hours of pleasure to that special little someone in your life. A waddling duck push toy.
Here is a fun little pistol gun project you can do with your kids. My dad helped me make one of these when I was a kid and I think it was to keep me from using my BB gun on everything.
Toy boat, toy boat, toy boat! Here is a wood project for the kids that will need an adults assistance. We made these toy paddle-wheel boats as kids and played with them in the big pond we had at the back of our property. You can have that same kind of fun with this easy to build paddle-wheel boat. Make these with your friends and have boat races.
Patterns, instructions and diagrams for building a wooden rocking horse and dump truck.
Amidst the gadgetry and gimcrackery of today is modern toys, a good old-fashioned spin toy sure looks good!
How to build a wood and string climbing bear. Here is an old-time folk toy that you can whip up in a jiffy for any of the little people on your Christmas list.
How to build wooden games The Ring Thing and The Camel and the Needle.