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More Homemade Fun

You all seemed to really enjoy the DIY Toys that are Totally Worth the Effort post a few weeks back. So today I’ve got another collection of DIY toys and games that are so easy to make, even the kids can get in on the fun.  What can I say, I’m a pleaser! (My real life friends are shaking their heads right now – I’m so not.)  Read on for all the goodies.

Sock Monkey Puppets at Mom Inc. Daily.

Shapes and Colors Memory Game at dandee.

Vacation Crafts: Rubber Band Balls at Creative Jewish Mom.

CD Case fimo Labrynith at bloesem kids.

Dashboard toy at the boo and the boy (via ohdeedoh).

Beanbag Balls at Family Fun.

No-sew superhero mask at kinderpendent.

DIY Domino Set from Ashley of aesthetic outburst at A Beautiful Mess.

And speaking of cheap (or in this case free) fun – don’t forget to enter our $150 American Girl giveaway!


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RookieMom Whitney June 13, 2011 at 4:27 am

Good ones!

I’m sad you missed mine this week – homemade slime! Totally worth the effort: http://www.rookiemoms.com/how-to-make-slime/


Steph at ModernParentsMessyKids.com June 13, 2011 at 4:42 am

Hi Whitney!

I didn’t miss it (your pics were hilarious) but I already posted a DIY slime carrot at Easter time: http://www.modernparentsmessykids.com/2011/04/diy-silly-putty-carrot-easter-recap.html

Love the stuff!


feelincrafty June 13, 2011 at 6:02 pm

I love the ‘designer’ look of the bean bag balloon balls. How cool! Thanks for sharing!


www.StarHughes.com June 13, 2011 at 9:50 pm

Those sock monkey puppets are the cutest thing ever! I’d love to turn one into a lunchbox!
Star Hughes Living


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