Published on February 17th, 2011 | by Maria3
Five Activity Toys Made From Recycled Materials
The last of the really cold weather is here, and kids are getting more restless than ever. If you live in an area where the cold weather keeps them indoors too much it’s hard to keep them occupied. Crafting fun, new activity toys is one way you can keep them active indoors. Here are five activity toy projects using recycled materials that will tide your kids, and you, over until outdoor playtime season.
1. Bean Bags
Bean bags are a staple toy every kid should have. They’re great for playing games or just tossing around. All you need are some felt and fabric scraps and some beans. Whimsy Love gives us a great tutorial for a simple bean bag with a reverse applique design. It would be great to make a set of the 26 letters using this reverse applique technique and develop a spelling/letters game with your kids.