Toys

  • How to Make Old Pioneer Day Toys
    Most children living during the 1800s, or in pioneer days, did not have much time to play with toys; they spent a lot of their time helping around the house and farm Many of ...
  • How to Build a Self Propelled Car With Rubber Bands
    Rubber bands can store enormous amounts of potential energy, at least as far as toy cars are concerned When wrapped around a rigid axle attached to wheels, a rubber band can ...
  • How to Build a Homemade Remote Control Car
    Remote control cars are extremely entertaining and are one of the most popular toys in the world Many enthusiasts build their own remote control cars so they can customize ...
  • How to Refinish a Radio Flyer Wagon
    With its iconic red-and-white paint job and whitewall tires the Radio Flyer wagon has been providing transportation to young Americans for generations While the solid metal ...
  • What Is Play-Doh Made Of?
    If you have ever smelled, played with or even tasted the clay-like substance of Play-Doh, you may be curious to find out its exact ingredients This popular modeling material ...
  • How to Make a Flying Helicopter at Home
    A helicopter flies by creating lift with rotating blades The blades rotate and displace air downward, which lifts the helicopter into the air. You can make a simple flying ...
  • Experiments With Baking Soda and Vinegar
    If you are looking for some fun, educational and inexpensive things to do with your kids during the summer or after school, all you need is some baking soda, vinegar, a few ...
  • How to Fix Rechargeable Batteries That Won't Hold a Charge
    Rechargeable batteries are a popular and cost-saving choice to power tools, games and appliances Unfortunately, even rechargeable batteries have a life cycle and eventually ...
  • Fabric Used to Make Beanie Babies
    When the first Beanie Babies hit stores in 1993, it was hard to imagine they would become a national phenomenon But Ty Inc. sold more than 100 million of the simple beanbag ...
  • How to Make a Baby Doll Crib
    When it is time for your little girl to tuck her baby doll in for nap time, make a special homemade crib for the doll When it is finished, you can paint the baby doll crib ...
  • How to Build a Model Elevator
    Building a model elevator is a great way to have fun with your children and to educate them at the same time This may seem like an expensive undertaking, but this is not the ...
  • 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 Repaint Power Wheels
    Since their inception in the 1970s, Power Wheels battery-powered vehicles have been widely popular toys for children 7-years old and younger Now manufactured by Fisher Price, ...
  • How to Make a Homemade RC Tank
    The tank is a symbol of battlefield superiority, heavily armored and mobile artillery For some enthusiasts of RC models, they have made their own model tanks capable of ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • How to Fix Loose Joints on Action Figures
    Action figures are enjoyed worldwide, by children and adults alike Many enthusiasts have a hard time resisting the urge to remove their action figures from the packaging and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kids Workbench Slipcover
    Children love play areas that stimulate their imagination If your little ones enjoy working with tools and dreaming up projects to build or fix, this workbench slipcover ...
  • How to Build a LEGO Flower
    Use colorful Lego building bricks to build flowers that are beautiful from both sides Make your Lego flowers taller or shorter by adding or removing bricks from your Lego ...
  • How to Charge an Air Hogs Havoc Heli
    The Air Hogs Havoc Heli is a remote-controlled helicopter that can fly up to 100 feet in the air, has four-way control for flying in any direction and a blue LED light for ...
  • How to Recondition Doll Hair
    Your daughter loves her doll Wherever your daughter goes, the doll is in her arms. They climb monkey bars, play hide-and-seek, and take naps in the sunshine. So it is no ...
  • How to Trim & Fly Mini RC Helicopters
    Flying mini RC helicopters is a great way to experience the fun world of RC aircraft In order to make the most of your flight, it is important that you understand how to ...
  • How to Make Baby Alive Play Doll Food
    If you have a daughter and she owns the Baby Alive doll, then you are already acquainted with how expensive purchasing more food for this doll is While you probably want to ...
  • How to Bleach Doll Hair
    Your child may start out only wanting a doll with dark hair Once she has played with it for a while, she may not think her doll is quite as interesting as it once was. She ...
  • How to Size a Boys Bike
    Boys and bicycles seem to be as classic a combination as apple pie and ice cream They spend endless hours pedaling and playing on their two-wheeled transports. Like adults, ...
  • How to Turn on a Furby
    Furby is a battery-operated pet substitute Although he's a toy, Furby is capable of speaking and even "learning." Furby does not have a traditional ...
  • How to Make My Plastic Sled Faster
    Sledding is a fun outdoor winter activity that anyone can participate in regardless of age There are a variety of sleds available, from the old-fashioned wooden variety with ...