Toys

  • Instructions for Building a Mousetrap-Powered Boat
    The common mousetrap, when set, stores a finite amount of kinetic energy as the spring is pulled tight When the hook is released, the "jaw" of the trap snaps shut ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Where Can I Find Out What Old Matchbox Cars Are Worth?
    Matchbox cars, the classic miniature toys, have become worldwide collectibles since their creation in England in the 1950s With a number of collectors buying and selling ...
  • How to Care for an American Girl Doll
    American Girl dolls are heirloom-quality toys enjoyed by children and collectors alike These beautiful dolls are well-crafted and stand up to rough play. With proper care, ...
  • 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 Build an Airplane Out of Legos
    You can build an airplane out of Legos using several flat pieces These are among the most common types of Legos. They are found in virtually every Lego set. Building a Lego ...
  • 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 Curl Synthetic Doll Hair
    A doll's hair can be styled in a variety of ways Hair styling is one of the fun benefits of owning a doll. You can enjoy creating everything from braids to cascading curls ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • How to Build a Flintstone Car
    Caveman costumes have been used for many years, but since "The Flintstones" premiered in 1960, cavemen costumes have been popular every Halloween No Flintstone costume is ...
  • 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 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 its ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • How to Care for American Girl Doll Hair
    American Girl Dolls have realistic hair that gives little girls a great chance to practice their styling techniques But what do you do when that hair gets dirty or tangled? ...
  • 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, ...
  • Difference Between Hot Wheels Cars and Matchbox Cars
    Both owned by Mattel as of publication, Hot Wheels and Matchbox are iconic brands of miniature toy car The products offered by both companies have a lot in common, but there ...
  • How To Use Tekno the Robotic Puppy
    Like any 8-week old puppy, TEKNO responds to care and attention Unlike a real puppy, TEKNO relies on robotic sensors in his head, nose, mouth, ears, eyes and legs to decode ...
  • 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 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 Set Up an Intex Pool
    Swimming in your own pool can provide hours of fun Intex pools provide the enjoyment of a swimming pool but without the big costs of an in-ground pool. Intex pools are easy ...
  • 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 Make Irish Clothespin Dolls
    Kindergartners can create clothespin dolls on their own, or this can become a family project, when the parents contribute as well The finished result will be simple, basic ...
  • How to Build a Solar Panel for a Kid's Project
    Building a solar panel with your kids teaches them about the basics of science and the importance of energy conservation As the world adjusts to climate change, alternative ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barbie Doll House Instructions
    The Barbie 3-Story Dream House, made by Mattel, stands 3 feet tall when assembled The lightweight plastic home includes a grand entrance, working doorbell, intercom, winding ...