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71 DIY Toys for Tots

From DIY Celeb Dolls to DIY Foam-Shooting Machine Guns

— December 16, 2010 — Life-Stages
The holidays can do some hardcore damage on your wallet and bank account, so why not take the time to make some DIY toys for tots for your children? Not only can these gifts still be loads of fun, they can also become sentimental valuables for your kids as they get older.

From DIY celeb dolls to DIY foam-shooting machine guns, there are no DIY toys for tots that you can't make yourself!

Implications - Consumers enjoy the act of crafting their own products because they feel the extra effort required to assemble the item enhances its intrinsic value. Corporations may consider letting consumers assemble goods on their own in order to satiate consumer desire to make products.
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Nerdtastic DIY Calculators
Nerdtastic DIY Calculators
The LED Binary Calculator Will Bring Out the Inner Geek
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DIY Cartoon Mods
DIY Cartoon Mods
Qee Bart Simpson Lets Aspiring Designers Have Fun, Man
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DIY Pimptendos
DIY Pimptendos
Customize Your Nintendo by Adding Gems and Zebra Patterns
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DIY Clear Consoles
DIY Clear Consoles
XCM Creates See-Through Shell for DSis
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67
DIY Fighting Robots
DIY Fighting Robots
The Robocraft Boxing Kit
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66
DIY Robot Kits
DIY Robot Kits
Build Yourself a Junimotion Robot for $4,000
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65
Toy Brick Medical Equipment
Toy Brick Medical Equipment
The LEGO Syringe Makes Med School Seem like Fun
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64
Kiddie Elf Accessories
Kiddie Elf Accessories
Mini-Eco's Knitted Ankle Bells are Colorful and Cute
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63
Time Teller Cushions
Time Teller Cushions
Ohdeedoh's 'DIY Clock Pillows' are Educational
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Robotic Illuminators
Robotic Illuminators
The DIY Robot Lamp Puts a Fresh Face on Lighting
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DIY Solar-Powered Robots
DIY Solar-Powered Robots
RobotiKits for Kids Include Happy Hopping Frog Bot
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Cute Customizable Robots
Cute Customizable Robots
The DIY Paintable Android Figurine is the Perfect Geeky Craft
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DIY Gaming Gear
DIY Gaming Gear
Geektastic Gamer Creates Life-Size Katamari Controller
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Shoe Box Supercars
Shoe Box Supercars
The Puma Race Car Replica Sculptures by Ben Wilson
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DIY Celeb Dolls
DIY Celeb Dolls
Knitted Icons
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DIY Breakable Banks
DIY Breakable Banks
The Intricate LEGO Safe is Made for Monopoly Money
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Zebra Papercut Puppets
Zebra Papercut Puppets
DIY and Shadow Puppets from Crankbunnyshop
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DIY Stuffed Toys
DIY Stuffed Toys
Shawnimals Plusform
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Fuzzy Monster Feet
Fuzzy Monster Feet
Instructables DIY Helps You Create Yo Gabba Gabba Slippers
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52
Toy Brick Gatling Guns
Toy Brick Gatling Guns
The LEGO Machine Gun Packs a Serious Punch
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51
Animal Cracker Sculptures
Animal Cracker Sculptures
DIY Edible Animal Sculptures to Entice Healthy Eating
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50
DIY Dino Lighting
DIY Dino Lighting
Think Geek Creates Mega Mesozoic Craft Lamps
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49
Recession Era Toys
Recession Era Toys
Discovery Paper Recycling Studio Is An Eco-Friendly, Fun DIY
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DIY Matryoshka Dolls
DIY Matryoshka Dolls
These Painted Treasures Make for the Ultimate Customizable Gift
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DIY Transformer Camera
DIY Transformer Camera
90's Toy Turned Into Picturesque Warrior
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Doodling Dolls
Doodling Dolls
Manuella Doodle Dolls are Paper-Covered Figures for Crafty Kids
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Garish Kiddie Clothes
Garish Kiddie Clothes
Blue Donkey Crafts Dubious DIY Kids Clothing
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Robots from Deconstructed Gadgets
Robots from Deconstructed Gadgets
Recycled Junkbots
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DIY Game Packages
DIY Game Packages
The 'Simon Kit' Allows You to Build Your Own Electronic Entertainment
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DIY Wool Bling
DIY Wool Bling
MollaSpace Offers an Easy Way to Create Wool Diamonds
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DIY Neon Signs
DIY Neon Signs
VisoBoard Lets Your Business Stand Out
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Iconic Spaceman Origami
Iconic Spaceman Origami
The Buzz Lightyear Paper Craft Art is Sure to Bring Out Your Inner Child
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DIY Branded Toys
DIY Branded Toys
Custom-Made Munnys for Corporate Holiday Celebrations
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Crocheted Thanksgiving Dinners
Crocheted Thanksgiving Dinners
CraftyAnna Makes T-Day Treats for Dieters, Vegetarians & DIY Fans
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Reindeer Masquerades
Reindeer Masquerades
The KEAG Recycled Bottle Masks Offer Eco-Friendly Fun
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DIY Toy Speakers
DIY Toy Speakers
The Handmade Kidrobot Munny Doll Speaker Plays Your Music Adorably
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DIY Skull Art
DIY Skull Art
iArtistLondon Pre-Packages Iconic Masterpieces For a Small Price
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DIY All Spark Cube
DIY All Spark Cube
Transformers Fan Transforms Xbox into All Spark Cube
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DIY Lego Furniture
DIY Lego Furniture
The LunaBlocks Kit
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DIY Rainbow Bicycles
DIY Rainbow Bicycles
'Bike by Me' Lets You Design Your Own Bikes
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Crocheted Guns & TVs
Crocheted Guns & TVs
Hellocraftlovers' Handicrafts Will Shock Grandmas
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Building Block Headphones
Building Block Headphones
These DIY LEGO Headphones Brings Playfulness to Music
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Insane DIY Cosplay
Insane DIY Cosplay
Nathan Sharratt's Bioshock 2 Big Sister Suit is a Feat of Extreme Engineering
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DIY Iron Man Armor
DIY Iron Man Armor
Anthony Le Creates a Real-Life Iron Man Suit
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DIY Sci-Fi Paper Art
DIY Sci-Fi Paper Art
Shunichi Makino Designs Eco-Friendly Models and Shares the How-To
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Office Supply Insects
Office Supply Insects
DIY Creepy Crawlies to Distract You From Work
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DIY Robot Mods
DIY Robot Mods
The Morphius Casemod is for Animated Movie Fans
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DIY Paper Heroes
DIY Paper Heroes
Cubee Craft
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Roasted Marshmallow Toys
Roasted Marshmallow Toys
Toasted Marshall Vinyl Figure is a Hot Seller
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Knit Nintendo Toys
Knit Nintendo Toys
Michelle Rheaume Sells Classic Toy Patterns for Geeky DIY Projects
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Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Budget-Friendly DIY Toys
Free Papercraft Projects to Print and Assemble
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DIY Puppets
DIY Puppets
Customize Your Own Muppets
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Sci-Fi Knitting
Sci-Fi Knitting
Star Wars Crafts Take DIY Art To A Gallery Far, Far Away
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DIY Foam-Shooting Machine Guns
DIY Foam-Shooting Machine Guns
Nerf Dart Blaster Can Fire 500 Rounds Per Minute
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DIY Mammoth Plushies
DIY Mammoth Plushies
This Love Elephant Sewing Pattern PDF Teaches You to Make Toys
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DIY Spider Robots
DIY Spider Robots
The Spiderbot by Daniel Schatzmayr is a Hexapod
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DIY Dinosaur Beds
DIY Dinosaur Beds
A Place Where Dino-Loving Kids can Rest Their Heads and Dream
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DIY Animal Art
DIY Animal Art
Ann Wood Gets Crafty With a Step-By-Step Guide to Stampede Art
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DIY Bottle Catamarans
DIY Bottle Catamarans
Recycle Plastic Bottles in Fun Floating Science Project
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DIY Cardboard Kids Chairs
DIY Cardboard Kids Chairs
Finish Your Self Junior
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DIY Paperbots
DIY Paperbots
Create Your Own Papercraft Gundam Using Simple Instructions
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Knitted Wigs
Knitted Wigs
Meg Reardon's DIY Style Statement Signals the End of Bad Hair Days
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DIY Pony Bikes
DIY Pony Bikes
The Horsey Bicycle Kit Encourages Cyclists to Treat Their Cycle like a Pet
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Food Geeking
Food Geeking
DIY Guide Lets Nintendo Geeks Transform a Radish into a Super Mario Mushroom
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DIY Star Wars Masks
DIY Star Wars Masks
Make a Stormtrooper Helmet Out of Two Milk Jugs
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DIY Pebble Animals
DIY Pebble Animals
Hand-Painted Pet Rocks
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DIY Arcades
DIY Arcades
Cure Your Nostalgic Cravings With Your Own NES Gaming System
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Personal Spy Copters
Personal Spy Copters
Air Hogs Hawk Eye Remote-Control Helicopter by Spinmaster
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DIY Ironman
DIY Ironman
Fan Takes Cosplay to a Whole New Level With This War Suit
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DIY Faux Taxidermy
DIY Faux Taxidermy
The Medium Cardboard Elephant Gives Your Home an Animalistic Vibe
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Green Children's Toys
Green Children's Toys
SEE Toys Charge by Crank
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