Five Activity Toys Made From Recycled Materials

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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.

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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.

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Written by Maria

Hey there! I'm Maria Raffaelle and I currently live in Chicago, IL. I have a passion for all things eco-friendly in makeup, skincare, haircare, and fashion. The crafter in me loves to put a DIY twist on beauty too! One of my goals is to help women realize that they are all beautiful; no matter their size, shape, or skin. Let's celebrate the beauty in each of us, together!


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