Here you will find a great three piece construction crew toy, a truck, trailer, and bulldozer.
When I was a kid I got sometimes a cardboard clown that you put together, and when you pulled on a string his arms and legs would swing out. I guess in English these are called jumping Jacks. This got me thinking and here is the result of a figure I made from left-over plywood; total height about 12-1/2 inches.
Here is a classic climbing bear toy has been around for generations. It is quick and easy to make…and a joy for the kids to play with.
Through the generations, puzzles have always been popular with children, being one of the few toys the kids can take apart without fear of breaking them. The three puzzles presented here, have two added attractions: First, they are easy to build and second, they are thick enough to stand up on their own, once your child has pieced them together.
This is a simple paddle boat toy project when pre-cut pieces are used. Scrap pine can be used for all parts.
Pieces of odds and ends found in most shops were used to make this pull toy. Trace the design on the stock…
This simple stacking sculpture flaunts itself by apparently defying natural laws. A series of blocks are stacked in such a way that the topmost one extends beyond its supports. Viewers are convinced that the blocks are attached to each other, but closer inspection indicates that they are wholly independent The sculpture relies on some basic physical principles. Read on for a thorough description and several ideas.
The Jacobs ladder is one of the most ancient and famous of folk toys.
Here is one of my finest toy train projects. It is not designed for hard play but rather as a keepsake. My four year old son loves his. He does play with it, ever so kindly, on occasion but mostly leaves it on display atop his bookshelf.
Here is a really fun wood puzzle. Amaze your friends by hooking the rubber band in the bottom.