Homemade Play

DIY toys regain appeal due to their budget- and eco-friendly nature

Implications - Dampened moods among adults due to the recession are in direct relation to the increasing depression among children. Parents who recognize this are beginning to make conscious efforts to increase positive interactive with children, namely playing with them and engaging in creative crafts in budget-friendly ways.
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Credit Card Crafts  - 10 Uses for the Unwanted Plastic Bank Cards
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Average 32,256 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 09
Credit Card Crafts
10 Uses for the Unwanted Plastic Bank Cards
With the recession in full swing, many people are feeling resentment toward their credit cards. Instead of discarding the unwanted cards, here are some fun ideas for crafts to do with them. In order in… [More]
Recycled Robots - Reclaim2Fame Uses 80% Recycled Materials to Make Little Gadget Guys
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Average 20,948 Clicks Pub: May 28, 09
Recycled Robots
Reclaim2Fame Uses 80% Recycled Materials to Make Little Gadget Guys
Reclaim2Fame sells some of the most spectacular robots ever! In an attempt to be greener, all robots are made using at least 80% recycled and reused materials. For the past 15 years, Reclaim2Fame has… [More]
Lunch Bag Art - Because Brown Bags are for Boring People
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Untested 14,677 Clicks Pub: May 18, 09
Lunch Bag Art
Because Brown Bags are for Boring People
This anonymous father uses his lunch break to create the most creative lunch bags for his kids. Inspired by cartoons and youtube videos, he creates unique lunch bags for every day of the week. Not only… [More]
DIY Chalkboard Fridges - Food Diaries & Drawing Boards for Kids Allows Smooth Running Kitchens
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Mild 24,443 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 09
DIY Chalkboard Fridges
Food Diaries & Drawing Boards for Kids Allows Smooth Running Kitchens
For hectic kitchens, chalkboard fridges ensures smooth meal-making and temporary babysitters for children. Using chalkboard paint as your main tool, some stores offer colours ranging from the classic… [More]
Tiny Tree Toys - Yo-Yos Handcrafted From Sustainable Harvested Woods
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Mild 7,655 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 09
Tiny Tree Toys
Yo-Yos Handcrafted From Sustainable Harvested Woods
Handcrafted classic toys are always a joy to get your little guys to play with because it brings you back to a simpler time when you were a child. This handmade wooden yo-yo is a treat to your child… [More]
Head-Eating Caps - Low Budget Knit Shark Attack Hat for Aggression-Loving Kids
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Mild 8,692 Clicks Pub: May 18, 09
Head-Eating Caps
Low Budget Knit Shark Attack Hat for Aggression-Loving Kids
One talented knitter has created the ultimate terrorizing hat for young kids called the Shark Attack Hat. Created from felt, it looks like the shark jumped out of the water and landed on the child’s… [More]
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