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15 Toys & Games To Make With Kids

Recapture your childhood with homemade toys and games — these cool and clever ideas can be made with stuff you have on hand!

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Hardware Store Chess Set by jsuits.
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Hardware Store Chess Set by jsuits.

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Angry Peeps Game. Because you still have Peeps left from last Easter.
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Angry Peeps Game. Because you still have Peeps left from last Easter.

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Quick & easy slate tic-tac-toe board.
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Quick & easy slate tic-tac-toe board.

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Speaking of tic-tac-toe, how about this to-go version using dinosaurs? Rrarr.
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Speaking of tic-tac-toe, how about this to-go version using dinosaurs? Rrarr.

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Alter some regular old squirt guns into sweet rubber band guns.
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Alter some regular old squirt guns into sweet rubber band guns.

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Slotted paper animal toys - cheap, simple, easy. And will entertain your kid for at least 20 minutes.
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Slotted paper animal toys - cheap, simple, easy. And will entertain your kid for at least 20 minutes.

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Wooden paper slingshot. Make it out of junk mail for bonus earthkarma points.
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Wooden paper slingshot. Make it out of junk mail for bonus earthkarma points.

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Homemade Play Dough!
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Homemade Play Dough!

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DIY Moon Sand

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Marshmallow blow gun made from PVC pipe.
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Marshmallow blow gun made from PVC pipe.

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Wheelie duck on a stick toy - made from stuff from the recycling bin.
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Wheelie duck on a stick toy - made from stuff from the recycling bin.

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Make a peg doll family
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Make a peg doll family

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Heart-shaped memory game made from gift wrap and recycled cardboard.
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Heart-shaped memory game made from gift wrap and recycled cardboard.

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DIY Parachute guy - remember those?
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DIY Parachute guy - remember those?

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Silly Shape Dice Drawing Game
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Silly Shape Dice Drawing Game

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