Watch and learn how to make this awesome DIY toy car that runs off solar power. This makeshift mini-vehicle is made from a plastic bottle, small motor, tires, supports and a solar panel. See if you can replicate this interesting solar toy, or see if you can come up with a bett ...more
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F for FAKE. This video has been labeled a "Faux-To". Commonly contested as bogus science, we believe this video to be a hoax. What's your opinion? Comment below. Using some magnets and a pyrex bowl you can make an amusing anti-gravity chamber with an aluminum card inside that ...more
Watch this video and see how easy it is to make this paper toy. It looks like an origami flower, but it is a tad more complex. Have fun playing with it.
Follow the steps in the instructional video to make a crazy paper toy. This project involves the use of delicate hand maneuvers but it looks fun! All you'll need for this project is a piece of paper, some scissors, and tape. Check out this video tutorial and learn how to make ...more
Make an unbelievable paper toy from a piece of printer paper. You may have to watch this fast video a few times.
Watch this video a few times to learn how to make a paper toy transformer. Although this video is fast paced, the text will help you follow along.
If you've ever found yourself bored and not knowing what to do, this video tutorial might help you out. See how to make a homemade spin toy with a button. Just get out a pair of scissors, a large button, a glue stick, string and a small piece of paper and you can begin buildin ...more
It’s just a few steps to make a toy motor. Take a battery of any brand, then take two safety pins. Attach them to both the sides of battery as they act as positive and negative. Then take a magnet, keep it on the battery. Now take a strip, which is rolled into a circle, and ta ...more
This unbelievable paper craft toy is made of triangles and tape. Unlike origami, it has hinges and can transform to form many different 3D objects.
Make an amazing paper toy that can take on multiple shapes and appears to turn inside out. This how-to video will show you just how to make this perfect paper puzzle that will amaze anyone.
For origami lovers, learn how easy it is to make this twisting and jumping paper toy.
Create your own head turning magic by creating the easy to make paper toy in this how-to video. Make two paper dunce caps, cut out face holes, and stick the prop onto an assistant for this trick. Spinning the paper hats around creates a creepy illusion that the assistant's hea ...more
In this tutorial we learn how to recycle plastic bottles to make a toy windmill. First, cut the bottle in half so you just have the cap end of it. Then, use the scissors to cut strips in the plastic, all running next to each other. Once you have all of these cut, pull the stri ...more
For origami lovers, watch this video an learn how to make an unbelievable hexagon paper toy.
Want to make a plushie, but you're all thumbs when it comes to sewing? Don't worry, you can still make a little stuffed friend without a needle and thread. You will need felt, scissors, a hot glue gun, cotton stuffing, and a fabric marker. Watch this video tutorial and learn h ...more
Make an antigravity toy with just some magnets, a pyrex bowl, coper wire, a playing card and some aluminium foil. This is really cool! You can even interact with the flying card when the bowl is shut! Put 3 magnets somewhere, making a circle,over them, place a bowl, then wrap ...more
Make a paper toy from just a half square of paper and scissors.
A puzzle of sorts, this paper box toy uses 9 numbered cubes to create an IQ toy that will baffle you.
Learn how to make a free, fun, and weird toy for your cat to enjoy. All you really need is a cat!
This tutorial shows you how to sew together a plushie toy horse, complete with mane and tail. You'll need to use some fake fur and fleece to create this, and this tutorial shows you precisely how you can work with fake fur to get the effect you want.
In this video series, our expert Katalin Toth will teach you how to do crafts with children. She will show you how to make a toy boat including how to paint the boat, glue the popsicle sticks, cu the popsicle sticks, and test the boat out in water. Katalin and her children wil ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a silicone mold of a toy figurine. First, roll out clay and press the bottom of the figurine into the center. Next, use a plastic bottle to create the mold box. Cut the bottom off of the bottle, then press the bottle into the clay to make ...more
Learn how to make your own plush doll and plush toys in this free instructional video series on designing and stitching plush toys. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make plush toys & stuffed dolls. Make plush toys & stuffed dolls - Part 2 of 18. Click through to watch this video on exper ...more
This scorpion toy was constructed by Make Magazine with a Twitchie Robot Kit. If you're afraid of real life scorpions this friendly toy might help you get used to them. His plush body is made from some fabric aiming to make him look like an Arizona bark scorpion, which are tan ...more
How to make an amazing toy: Let me show you how to make it in ONE minute with TWO paper clips, it can jump up to 2 meters high.
Boomerangs can be dangerous. Oatmeal containers aren't. That's what makes this kids toy the perfect build for school or play. After constructing this "comeback can" toy, you'll have a can or container that you'll roll on the ground or table, and it will always come back to you ...more
This slime is toxic-free and can be used as either a kid toy or to make a great prank. This slime can be made in just a few minutes and doesn't require much for materials. Our video explains in detail how to accomplish this project with step-by-step instructions. Video: . If y ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make puppets from stuffed toys. In this video, Barbara Dewey converts Pink Panther, Bugs Bunny and several others into ventriloquist figures. Barbara also gives some tips for caring for your puppets and some ideas for modifying them. Stay tuned ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a toy parachute. The materials required are: lightweight fabric, ruler, scissors, string, 4 hole button and a toy army man. Begin by measuring a 10x10 inch square on the fabric and cut it out. Fold over each of the 4 corners an ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? With this guide, you'll learn how to make a moving paper butterfly toy from a folded sheet of square paper using origami, the traditional art of Japanese paper folding. For more information, including a step-by-step overview of ...more
Looking to add specimens to your paper menagerie? Make a bull toy with origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. This free origami video lesson presents complete instructions for making your own bulls from a sheet of folded paper. For more information, and to get ...more
Watch this video to learn how to hack together your own Jacob's Ladder optical illusion cassette tape toy.
Here's a fun little hack you can try at home with your kids. The purpose of this tutorial is to teach you how to make this fun toy gun. It's a very simple and economical project. Tools and Materials: You will need the following: 1 glue gun (you can purchase these at your loc ...more
In this video series, our expert will teach you how to make cat toys for your pets. You will learn how to create a variety of cat toys from household items like balls of paper, tin foil, strings or socks. An excellent idea for a homemade Christmas gift. Part 1 of 15 - How to M ...more
This toy can walk by itself, it is very easy to make and costs you only 10 cents. Learn how to make this fun paper snake toy - a great project for kids!
n this video series, our expert Katalin Toth will show you how to make a couple of air toys for children. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a toy parachute and airplane. Make a toy parachute and airplane - Part 2 of 16. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a to ...more
Are you new to Quartz, the modeling and composition software? Then rather than reading the manual and laboriously going through each and every function, have some fun learning the program instead by embarking on your first project. Take a gander at this Quartz tutorial to lea ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to recycle a plastic bottle to make a toy bottle rocket. First, take a large plastic bottle and a sharp knife, then cut it in half. After this, take the side with the cap on it and then paint on the inside of the bottle. You can paint whatever yo ...more
Start with a toy bullhorn that alters the sound of your voice when you speak into it. Then mod it using a few potentimeters and a few resistors as demonstrated in this video. Now you have a toy with an even crazier pitch!
If your cat insists that you do a DIY on how to turn an old mini RC car into a kitty toy that will cause a feline frenzy, check out this video!
With just sticks, some magnets, and a bit of Sugru, you too can be the proud owner of an awesome set of magnetic construction toys! The idea is very straightforward. Simply bond magnets onto the tips of thin sticks using Sugru, but the results look like a whole lot of fun. Vid ...more
Make this imaginative toy with beads, a hot glue gun and some junk drawer items.
There’s nothing a rabbit likes more than toys they can climb inside, shred, and drag around. With a good pair of scissors, you can make a steady supply of bunny-pleasers that won’t cost you a thing. You Will Need: * A rabbit * Heavy-duty scissors * Clean, old towels of any si ...more
How would you like to make some classic toys at home with your kids? Learn how to make three classic children’s toys, a Jacob's Ladder, a dragon clapper and a puppet, in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make 3 classic children's toys. Make 3 classic childre ...more
Here is a fun project to do for yourself or with kids! This video will take you on a step by step journey to sculpt toy men from clay.
This tutorial video will show you how to make your very own jitterbug moving toy. This toy moves around and is quite colorful. Make a moving jitterbuig toy - Part 1 of 3. Click through to watch this video on exploratorium.edu Make a moving jitterbuig toy - Part 2 of 3. Click t ...more
This tutorial will show you how to make an easy snake project out of fabric and rice. This is a fun project for a rainy day or any other time.
Need to keep your favorite feline entertained at home? Using common household items lying around your bathroom or kitchen, you can craft together DIY cat toys that cost nothing to make and will provide endless entertainment for your favorite cat. Cut toilet paper rolls into r ...more
Dogs need toys too! Show your dog some love by making him a handmade squeaky toy. You can put an old pair of jeans to use, practice up on those sewing skills and hear the sounds of enjoyment as your dog squeaks to his heart's content. Stop paying for overpriced dog toys at th ...more
This is a fun craft for a child of any age, which teaches how to make an octopus out of yarn. All you need besides the yarn is a pair of googly eyes, glue and scissors. And a few decorations, like a pom pom or foam flower, if you want.
Pull ToyI love dogs, but the toys can get really expensive. This is an easy to make, inexpensive way to make a toy that really works. My dog loves it! The materials you will need is an old dish towel and a pair of scissors. Cutting Cut three one inch wide strips from one short ...more
You have to see this amazing tutorial on how to make a WALL-E toy from junk just lying around your house. Literally. This is ingenious! Filth Wizardry: Home made recycled WALL-E. He's a cutie, and the great thing with this was that because Wall-e is a battered old robot, you d ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a toy drum. You will need: felt, recycled tin can, 1 red lace, 4 soda caps, 2 popsicle sticks, glue, and scissors. Cit, cut the felt into a circle and glue it around the tin can. After this, take red felt and cut it into strips, then glue ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to recreate the three-eyed squeeze toy alien from Pixar's Toy Story as your Call of Duty: Black Ops playercard emblem. Call of Duty 7 (COD: BO) is the seventh installment in Activision's popular Call of Duty series of military-themed first-perso ...more
Your dog doesn't care how much you spend on their toys – they just want to play! Here's how to provide some homemade fun. You Will Need * Tennis balls * A clean sock * Rope * A knife * A jingle bell * A strong needle and thread Step 1 Stuff a tennis ball inside a sweat sock a ...more
Make a fun little toy swing! This video gives you the plans to make a swing for your dolls or other toys. You'll need to assemble five pink rods, two red rods, one green rod, two blue spools, four yellow spools and four orange washers to make this item.
To get to the actual tutorial, skip to 2:23. Bethany, oh Bethany. What would we do without you? Bethany's makeup tutorials are completely inspired. She covers everything from cartoon characters to action figures to tv show characters and manages to make totally cute eye makeu ...more
In this crafty parent's how-to, Erin Bried, author of How to Sew a Button (And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew) demonstrates a method for making a simple baby toy, what she calls the Cinchy Ichy Caterpillar.
What are you doing this Cinco de Mayo? If you are celebrating this tequila filled holiday, you will no doubt have tons of fun with these maracas. Maracas are traditional Mexican instruments and they are quite easy to make. In this tutorial, learn how to make these fun noise ma ...more
The holidays will be here before you know it! Get a head start right here on Threadbanger with guest John Murphy from Stupid Creatures. Learn how to put together your own stuffed aniumal/plushie/stupid creature for your friends and family while saving a buck or two this holida ...more