Have Fun - Build a Wooden Toy

There is nothing quite like the satisfaction you feel when you build something yourself—especially when you build it for your child. It is a wonderful experience to fashion something out of your own hands for the child whom you love. Fortunately, even if you do not have a great deal of woodworking experience, you can learn to build a wooden toy for your little one. All it takes is a little bit of instruction, a little bit of patience, and a lot of love.

Fun Wood Toy Patterns
AZ Woodman.com offers some intriguing building plans for your woodworking adventure. Making Toys That Teach is an instructional book from Les Neufeld, a woodworker with a graduate degree in Curriculum and Instructional Materials. He shows parents which toys are most educational, and then gives you all the information you need to build the toys yourself. Options include pattern blocks and dominoes to a puzzle train. The book includes more than 200 color photos and drawings to help you in the building process.


Impressive Wooden Toy Plans
For some impressive wooden toy plans, look to Amazon.com. There, you will find a guidebook called “Easy to Make Articulated Wooden Toys.” The book includes patterns and instructions for 18 different playthings. It will be a welcome addition to your home library.

Wood Toy Kits
Yet, another option is a kit giving you all the instructions and materials to make fashionable wooden toys. These kits offer the type of detailed directions that can ensure that your final product is high quality and durable and will last for years to come.

Free Wooden Toy Plans
Free wood toy patterns are also available on the Internet. This allows you to fashion a beautiful toy for your child—without spending a great deal of money in the process. There are a number of advantages to wood toys. They allow your child’s imagination to grow naturally. You don’t need a lot of material in order to make wooden toys—all you really need is the wood, a drill with assorted bits, a chisel, saw, hammer, screwdriver, nails, screws, sandpaper, and paint.

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