Toys

  • How to Make Bubble Solution Without Glycerin
    While many homemade bubble solutions call for the use of glycerin, there are a number of ways to work around this Using certain brands of the foundational soap ingredients ...
  • How to Identify Fine Porcelain Dolls
    Collecting porcelain dolls is a popular hobby among youngsters and adults alike While many children collect porcelain dolls simply for the beauty of the dolls and the joy ...
  • How to Clean Old Stuffed Animals
    A treasured stuffed animal from your childhood or even your parent’s childhood can bring back the fondest of memories Over the years, these stuffed animals can break ...
  • DIY Wooden Swingset on a Budget
    The swing set has become an icon of the American backyard You can spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on these structures that now include forts, slides, seesaw, gliders ...
  • Troubleshooting for Power Wheels
    Fisher Price's Power Wheels is a brand of battery-operated ride-on children's vehicles Fisher Price has sold more than 10 million of them as of 2010, and many models are ...
  • How to Replace Radio Flyer Wagon Wheels
    Radio Flyer has been making sturdy metal toy wagons since the early 1900s Radio Flyer not only manufactures the original red wagon but a variety of toys including tricycles, ...
  • How to De-tangle Doll Hair
    For many dolls, their hair is their crowning glory, showing off both beauty and realism in the doll's build That is, unless the hair is a tangled disaster, in which case it's ...
  • How to Clean Cabbage Patch Dolls
    Cabbage Patch Kids are a brand of dolls created by Xavier Roberts in 1978 Xavier Roberts has his signature on the bottom of each Cabbage Patch Kid. Cabbage Patch Dolls come ...
  • How to Check the Fuse on a Power Wheels Battery
    New Power Wheels models have a built-in thermal fuse to keep the car battery from overheating during use Older models used a removable 25-amp fuse to protect the battery from ...
  • How to Anchor a Trampoline From the Wind
    The large surface area and light weight of a trampoline acts like a parachute on windy days Some homeowners will bury the trampoline as a safety measure but digging is not ...
  • How to Build a Playground Slide
    A slide is one of the most common features on a children’s playground It is basically a smooth slope with ladder on one end, soft landing surface on the other and ...
  • Homemade Simple Machines for Kids
    A simple machine is a tool most often used by a person to make a job easier or more efficient A machine with one working part is classified as simple, whereas a tool with ...
  • How to Be a Gerber Baby Model
    A Gerber Baby has "expression, charm and uniqueness," according to Gerber Generation Photo Search Your baby can be a Gerber Baby! Parents can choose between entering the ...
  • How to Convert a Pipe Into a Bubble Pipe
    Bubble pipes are plastic toys used for blowing soap bubbles However, for a more unique and attractive toy or costume piece, you can convert a regular tobacco pipe into a ...
  • How to Make a Rubber Band Helicopter
    This interesting toy can be constructed from generally available household materials, or with items that can be obtained at most craft or hobby supply stores With adult ...
  • How to Find a Copperhead Snake Den
    Copperhead snakes, named for the copper-red color of their triangular heads, belong to the pit viper (Viperidae) family of snakes Copperhead snakes are usually not aggressive ...
  • How to Build a Pedal Tractor Weight Sled
    Tractor pulling is a spectator sport most commonly found at your local county fair There are a number of variations of the traditional tractor pull, including truck pulls and ...
  • How to Put Together a Graco Winnie the Pooh Pack & Play
    The Graco company is a popular manufacturer of infant, toddler and child products This company offers a variety of juvenile products, including car seats, travel systems, ...
  • How to Fold a Pack 'N' Play
    The Graco company makes multiple types of products for babies, including the Pack 'N' Play system This system can serve as a portable crib, play area and changing station for ...
  • Rainbow Play Set Assembly Instructions
    Rainbow play sets have an excellent reputation for creativity, durability and lasting value They are not, however, known for their easy assembly. In fact, Rainbow ...
  • How Does a NERF Gun Work?
    The release of the NERF Sharpshooter in 1992 started an era of NERF dart blasters that has continued to the present Each new generation of blasters introduces new ways for ...
  • The Best Bubble Soap Recipe
    Big bubbles can add fun to any outdoor activity for children There is something festive about bubbles no matter the occasion. Using commercial bubble soap can get expensive, ...
  • How to Troubleshoot the Peg Perego Gator
    An Italian manufacturer of juvenile products, Peg Perego is perhaps best known for its quality strollers The company also produces products such as high chairs, car seats, ...
  • How to Make the Invisible Dog Leash
    You've seen them at the state fair or in novelty shops The "invisible dog" leash can be fun as well as funny. If you've ever thought of making one yourself, it's not all that ...
  • How to Stop Power Wheels Tires From Slipping
    With more than 25 million sold, Fisher-Price's Power Wheels are the No 1 battery-powered, ride-on vehicles for children. While there are over 100 different models, they all ...
  • How to Put a Trampoline on a Slope
    A trampoline that tilts can throw the jumper off the side The safest surface on which to erect a trampoline is a perfectly flat, level lawn; unfortunately, not very many ...
  • Consumer Product Safety Review of Trampolines
    The US. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has been investigating trampoline injuries for over a decade. Common especially in summer months, trampoline injuries ...
  • How to Train a Furby
    Furbies caused a worldwide shopping craze during the holiday season of 1998 and have continued to be a popular children’s purchase since their release A small infrared ...
  • How to Upgrade the Ride on Toys From 6V to 12V
    While ride-on toys are great fun, they aren't very fast, and this can make them quite boring Most of these toys are built with safety as a top priority, as they are designed ...
  • How to Make a Simple Catapult Launch a Tennis Ball
    A medieval backyard war game, science experiment or target practice is not the same without a working catapult If you're looking to launch a tennis ball long range, then you ...