If you can’t find the right toy/game for your infant in the market, it’s time to DIY a few. Try any of these DIY baby toys for instance.
Making DIY baby toys is a great idea because it saves a lot of money and of course, it’s such a fun activity. We’ve listed down these 15 ideas to inspire you but you can go a little further and customize them with your creativity.
1. DIY Wooden Baby Gym
With a baby gym, you can give your kid ample opportunity to build gross motor skills at a very early age. What’s much better is that this DIY wooden baby gym is foldable so you can store it when not in use.
2. DIY Alphabet Monster
Make your kids learn and understand the English alphabets much easily with this fun alphabet monster game. All you need is a plastic baby wipes‘ container, plastic caps, and stickers.
3. DIY Sensory Bag
The gooey feel of this sensory bag will engage your infant all the time if not enhance their sense primarily. Visit Messy Motherhood to know the directions.
4. DIY Crochet Loop
Of all the DIY baby toys, nothing can beat the engagement of a traditional baby loop. Since the plastic ones can harm the baby’s health, crochet one with this tutorial.
5. DIY Ribbon Wands
Satisfy your kid’s zest for magic, especially girls by making this DIY ribbon wand in just 5 minutes with washi tape, a dowel, and ribbon. Click here.
6. DIY Tugging Box
Better your kid’s eye coordination and fine motor skills by giving them to play with this DIY tugging box. We found this baby toy here.
7. Fabric Beach Balls
You can DIY this beach ball to keep your little baby entertained while you enjoy a picnic or a beach day! Create one with this tutorial.
8. DIY Cork Drum
Give your kid a little encouragement in his interest in music with this DIY cork drums in a few steps. Visit Pretty Prudent to know more.
9. Caterpillar Toy
This large and soft caterpillar toy is everything you need to keep your little munchkin busy while you finish your work. Refer to this step-by-step guide.
10. Bottle Bowling
This idea is not just effective to cut down on your plastic waste but also an economical way to create a bowling game. Have a look here.
11. Infant Sensory Boards
Familiarize your kid with the textures and letters of daily life by DIYing this pretty simple sensory board here.
12. Felt Shapes Book
Inside a felt book, attach the shapes which you want your kid to learn and memorize as a part of their educational growth. Plain Vanilla Mom has the tutorial.
13. Felt Toy Truck
It’s seldom that a kid doesn’t try to chew on his/her plastic toy but that’s a bad gesture that can affect their health. You can’t really spy them always, so create a felt toy instead, click here.
14. DIY Glitter Wand
Fill a bottle with water and let your kid enjoy playing with it by putting different objects inside it like a cube, beads, or pom poms. Visit Pink Pistachio.
15. Felt DIY Baby Toys
How about creating a basket full of felt toys of the shapes and sizes that your kid will admire the most! Look at the idea here.
In case you’re new to parenting and have some innovative DIY baby Toys ideas, you can freely share them with us in the comments section!