Toys

  • 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 Give a Barbie Doll a Haircut
    Cutting a Barbie doll's hair is one way to add your own stylistic touch to your Barbie doll. If Barbie hair is cut wrong however, this can lead to a disheveled looking ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Adopt a Reborn Baby Doll
    The creation of reborn baby dolls is an art form that is sought by many doll collectors. Reborn dolls are hand painted by artists so that the doll looks exactly the way a ...
  • 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 ...
  • How to Make an Army Tank From Cardboard Boxes
    Small children always like playing in cardboard boxes. A cardboard box for them is a car or a playhouse. In fact, more often than not, a child will set a toy off to the side ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Mod a Nerf Dart
    Nerf guns are popular among adults and kids alike, but stray shots and broken darts can soon deprive you of valuable ammunition and leave you regularly spending money on new ...
  • How to Care for Cabbage Patch Cornsilk Hair Dolls
    Cabbage Patch Kids were the must-have toys of the 1980s, and many toy collectors search for these vintage toys at garage sales, collectibles stores and online. Some Cabbage ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Things to Build Using Mega Bloks
    With a bin full of blocks, there’s almost no limit to the creative playtime your children can enjoy. Mega Bloks are brightly colored, interlocking blocks that are a ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • How to Make Furby Go to Sleep
    The Furby Boom, like older Furby models, has no off switch to make it go to sleep. The Furby Boom can be put to sleep by pulling its tail for ten seconds or setting it on ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • How to Adjust HPI Racing Carburetors
    Nitro engines combust fuel internally to generate the energy necessary to move a radio-controlled (RC) vehicle. While this action is generally regulated by using the ...
  • Thomas Trackmaster Assembly Instructions
    Thomas Trackmaster play sets include trains, railroad tracks and train stations modeled after Thomas the Train. The tracks and train stations can be navigated hands-free by ...
  • 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 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, ...
  • 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 ...