How to Make Wood Toys

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Learn how to make wood toys with thread spools, simple fasteners, cloth, and wire to make the best pull toys for toddlers that stand the test of time.

Christmas (the season of sharing) isn’t really Christmas unless you give a few toys to all those special “little folks” on your list. And here are some good, old fashioned toys that you can make yourself from hardly more than odds and ends lying around the shop.

“When it comes to the construction of toys,” says Billie R. Tyler of Otis, Oregon, “nothing beats the strength and reliability of a solid chunk of wood.” And solid chunks of wood are exactly what Mr. Tyler uses in the three playthings that he’s designed especially for toddlers.

Wooden Pull Duck

  • Updated on Nov 1, 2022
  • Originally Published on Nov 1, 1978
Tagged with: DIY toy, homemade toys, pull toy ideas, wooden toys
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