These amazing DIY toys will inspire you to make the perfect gift for your child.  Nothing is more fun than watching your child play with a toy you’ve made.  Kid’s Activities Blog found twenty wonderful handmade toys you can create for your child.  From simple to elaborate, each one of these ideas is sure to delight!


20+ Awesome DIY Toys You Can Make for Kids

DIY Wooden Dolls: Crafted after family members these little dolls are sure to inspire hours of play. By Small for Big

Personalized Interchangeable Blocks: Use photos of your kids to make one of a kind blocks! By Meaningful Mama

Trundle Train Table: Choo-choo!   This DIY train table provides hours of entertainment and with wheels to roll the whole thing under the bed, clean up is a cinch. From small + friendly

Make A Story Kit: Encourage creative storytelling with this beautiful handmade kit. By Buzzmills

Shadow Puppet Theatre: Creativity will run wild when your kids play with this simple shadow puppet theatre. Via Salsa Pie

DIY Play Kitchen: Your little chef will love whipping up meals in this cool kitchen made from old nightstands. Via small + friendly

Adorable  Handmade Gifts For Kids

Handmade Toys for Kids

Baby in a Pouch: These tiny babies all wrapped up make the perfect stocking stuffer. By Colored Buttons

Cardboard Pirate Ship: With simple cardboard and  less than an hour you can create a super cool pirate ship! From Molly Moo

Pocket Circus: This adorable and amazing play set is made of simple materials and lots of creativity. From Molly Moo

Sensory Taggie Toy: Don’t forget baby! Make this noisy tag toy for hours of sensory fun! Via The Realistic Mama

Simple and Fun DIY Toys

diy toys for kids

Play Dough Toys:  Make clever use of outlet covers for a play dough toy that will actually get played with!

Cardboard Stackers: This simple DIY  yields colorful super fun results! Via Meaningful Mama

Ice Cream Play Set: Play meets learning with this colorful DIY ice cream play set. By TwoDaloo

Travel Tic Tac Toe: This classic game just got a whole lot more special with a handmade twist! By Colored Buttons

DIY Toys for Outdoor Play

DIY Toys for Outdoors

DIY Water/Sand Table:  Easy and affordable, your kids will love playing with this cool water/sand table. From Your Modern Family

Pint-sized Wheelbarrow: This adorable kid wheelbarrow isn’t just fun, it’s useful! From Playtivities

Play Tent: Use PVC pipe to create this awesome tent for unending outdoor play.

Custom Handmade Toys

DIY Gifts for Kids

DIY Racetrack: Have a dollar and some basic drawing skills? You can make this cool racetrack play mat! By Your Modern Family

Personalized Coloring Book: You kiddos will love coloring pictures of themselves. From Beauty Through Imperfection

Bath Toys: You won’t believe how easy it is to make really fun bath toys!

Castle Toy Chest: Store all this handmade goodness in a special castle toy chest.

Get busy!  You’ve got plenty of time to make the perfect gift for your child.

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