Tag Archives: Father

Outdoor Blackboard for Kids

This great idea belongs to my wife. Extremely easy way how to create outdoor blackboard for kids as pizzeria street menu. All together 10EUR + 1h work. Both sides of this menu are painted with blackboard colour. Advertisements

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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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Birch Juice 2013

Sir – Do you want take away or on the place? On the place please! Finally spring and fresh juice for my family!

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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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Refurbishing russian sleds with steering wheel

  This device is more than 20 years old and it is developed in Russia (in local slang that was – Argomat). Each boy wanted them and was in those 90% who did not get them. Now I will refurbish … Continue reading

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Wooden chair for baby

After I got lessons learned from this DIY Bunny wooden chair for baby now I will make more stable chair with more than one function. This is chair and tread in one that took me 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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Baby Play House with LED ceilings

When babies become older (+/- 1,5 years) parents should think about play house because they need some private space to play and house is he way what they love! This is made for inside use from wood and fabric. All … Continue reading

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Bunny wooden chair for baby

Another inspiration get from Pintrest. This is chair for baby and its height is 20 cm. From material perspective it takes 5 Euro and 5 hours of work together with my little master.

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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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Baby rope swing

Swings for baby is making lot of fun and smiles. This is custom made for my little with extra safety. Just 10EUR in materials + 4h of work together with little (without him there should be 3h).

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Refurbished wooden horse swing as motorcycle for real man!

Some time ago it was horse but now it is eco motorcycle without engine! Drive as you swing. Complete new design in about 6 working hours and some 10 EUR for materials. Hope my real man will use it after … Continue reading

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Baby’s wardrobe with self made wooden hangers

I like ordering, grouping and other pedant specific features. Hope my little wildcat will inherit it from me. I have made for him 45 wooden hangers and ordained wardrobe to hang 85% of his clothes not to pound drawers or … Continue reading

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Bottom Baby safety gate for stairs

Little hero think that all world is training polygon – and it is. For safety I have made fence   also from bottom because little can get to third step with no problems. Only problem is in parents minds because … Continue reading

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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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DIY Baby bed (UPGRADE)

Some time ago there was post about project first phase. Now its time to upgrade and make higher sides. Main idea was to make convenient operation field and solve security issues. And there is some inventions which makes this baby … Continue reading

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Baby safety gate for stairs

As main activity is going in second flor very essential is safety on stairs. I have made safety gate with lock. This gate becomes as activity wall. Total cost is 15 EUR.

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Baby maintenance resources organizer

In this rainy day I get special order to create some rack for baby maintenance process (cleaning, pampering etc.). After 3 hours and using materials for 5 Eur my customer (wife) was fully satisfied becaus I jumped higher than expected

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DIY Baby bed

Question is – do or not to do? I chose – DO! I have made bed for my kid. It will be modular bed and right now is enough with first part. Basic idea is to make light frame, customizable, low profile healthy and cheep bed. … Continue reading

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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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Clothe changing table for baby

It is nothing special. Simply table for changing baby diapers:)

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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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