Category Archives: toys

Wooden outdoor play blocks for kid

Summer has finally arrived and these will be great attraction for kid to play and learn outside the house. My uncle has made terrace to the lake and left some materials – great materials! It took me 3h of work … Continue reading

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Balance wheel

One of most valuable instinct for humans is balance. We will boos it up with this balance wheel. This type of things make great physical activities for kid. Hardest part was to figure out proportions and size. Project costs 30 EUR … Continue reading

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Introduction to skeleton – a platform with wheels

  It’s not a conscious step to make intro for kid about skeleton. This is very quick idea and 15min project just for fun. This kind of toy make sense for kids different muscles and coordination. Even older kids (close to … Continue reading

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Tree planting game for kid

  Today with kid we made this game and together planted trees. We made more than 10 different forests and even Mose came to play in our forest. In materials I spent not more 3 EUR and 1h of work

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Wooden catapult toy

This game is teaching the very basic of physics and allows kid feel that he can make things to fly. Simply wooden catapult with 5 bullets. Material costs around 2 EUR and 1h of work.

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Activity panel for baby

This is for boys but I think girls also will like to play with. This panel provide for baby different objects, shapes, weights, movements and sounds. All together some 40EUR for parts and 5h working together with baby

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Wooden pyramid

This was really quick, 2h! Material – under 1 EUR. There is some issues with vertical hole precision but in any case my little helped me with sanding this all stuff and we worked together all this hours

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Wooden device with multicolor buttons for baby

Another wooden toy from free material which I have got from “Latvijas Finieris” for free. Lets see the process how I have made it…

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Crazy roller for baby who are starting to move around

This is the way how you can keep motivation for baby to move around (sneak, creep). This educational toy is full of fun – something inside, rolling away, sounds, colors and if he has enough patient he can put hand … Continue reading

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Cube and cylinder for baby practice

As you see, this is a version of toy for baby with goal to practice of recognizing figures. This toy is made from plywood which I get in “Latvijas Finieris” as non usable material for free.

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Wooden toys in white photo box

In this post I will show you some new wooden toys and my new technic how to take photos of them. On this vacation I have got photo white box. Of corse there is also lot of photoshop because I … Continue reading

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Old good friend – Moby Dick

This is real Moby Dick when he was younger – moving fast and shooting wather out of his nose. From Wiki: “Melville published Moby-Dick in 1851 during a productive time in American literature….”.

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Easter rabbit – sitting and waiting

It is kind of serious rabbits – siting, thinking and planing easter activities!  

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Twinkle, twinkle little star

Does it really helps to lull baby? I am not good singer, but star is already done! Hope this will help:

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Wooden puzzle – simple tree

Some times it is enough if puzzle have only 4 pieces! Can you tell me what is the average kids age for this toy? I have no idea:)

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Racing rabit

Have you ever heard that soft and little rabbit can be Fast and Furious? :) Easy to make – easy to drive!

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Wooden puck toy

Two types of wood – acacia and cherry. Guess who is who? I have read that toys for babies I can paint with linseed oil – it is kind of wooden protection syrup.  So you can se difference between painted … Continue reading

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Wooden clock & noisy rattles

What time is it? Educational toy and coordination training.. Movements always is fun? :)

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Fishing equipment

Do you think that in your river is empty? Make your own fish. This is fun for kids and shapes up coordination and patients. Same eBay magnets – 10EUR for 100 pieces.

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Mystical magnets

How to add sense into wooden toys? Build in magnets and get new ideas! In eBay you can buy small but strong magnets – 10EUR for 100 pieces and glue into toy. Don`t forget that magnet has two polarities:)

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