Toys

  • 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 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 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 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 Design a Balloon-Powered Car
    Compressed air is a powerful force that can be easily harnessed with a balloon to make a working toy car Using only a piece of cardboard, wheels, a few straws and some glue, ...
  • How to Curl Barbie Hair
    A Barbie is a doll created by Mattel in 1959 Barbie has come in many different outfits and hairstyles over the years. Some Barbies have curly hair. Once you purchase a Barbie ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 hand-held ...
  • 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 Supe Up Power Wheels
    Just because you're not old enough to ride a two-wheeler bike doesn't mean that you don't feel the need for speed You can supe up your Power Wheels. Power Wheels are ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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 Do Wind-Up Toys Work?
    Whether they walk, roll, hop, spin or play the drums, all wind-up toys operate on the same basic mechanism In the age before cheap batteries, these simple mechanical devices ...
  • 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 Make a Tin-Can Phone
    Even today's kids, used to smartphones with dozens of advanced features, can enjoy the classic tin-can telephone This simple do-it-yourself toy uses basic principles of ...
  • How to Make Violins Out of Cardboard
    If you want to provoke your children's interest in music, or if your children are begging for a violin but you want to avoid listening to the sounds of a wailing cat, then ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Mega Bloks Instructions
    Mega Bloks is a creative toy for children that aims to improve their motor skills and encourage creative play The various Mega Blok sets are targeted to three different age ...
  • 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 real ...
  • 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 Toy Battery Powered Car
    Over the course of an afternoon, you can gather together all of the components needed to make a simple battery-powered toy car This kind of toy is about as rewarding to make ...
  • 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 Does Glycerin Make Bubbles Last Longer?
    The practice of blowing bubbles goes back as far as the seventeenth century when children would blow bubbles out of clay pipes, or would use leftover dishwater to blow ...
  • How to Dye Barbie Hair
    If you want to give Barbie a makeover, there are numerous methods to dye her hair vibrant and funky colors But the technique that works the best is food coloring. Adults or ...
  • 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, ...