14 Garden Games To Make And Play

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This post and photos may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through any link, I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you. Garden Games You Can Make And Enjoy With The Family Summer is here, so lets make the most of the great outdoors. Here are my ideas for garden games and activities for the young and the young at heart. I have shown links to the source of the photos and, wherever available, a link to detailed instructions on how to make the game. Lawn Dominoes dreamlittlebigger.com Size of dominoes   6″ x 1″   Number…

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Scooter For A Small Child

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Building A Scooter  A Scooter……a child’s first wheels Scooters have come a long way since I was a kid. Nowadays they are shiney chrome with an electric motor……when I was growing up they were  made of wood and you had to provide the foot power. This is the style of scooter I’m going to describe today……a retro scooter for a small child. Wood Our scooter is made from pine, which is sealed and varnished. The wood required is…… For the Runner Boards, Handlebar and Handle Bar Upright 11/4″ x 11/2″ PAR For the Neck      2″ x 3″ For the Platform    …

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Swing That Makes You Fly

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How To Make A Swing Swing which flies! Making a swing for any child is a true labour of love, but when it’s for your own child or grandchild, then that’s extra special. A swing, featuring a biplane, will bring a smile to any child’s face. List of Materials    (all dimensions are in inches except where stated otherwise) 1 No. 2 x 4 x 8 foot 1 No. 1 x 8 x 8 foot 1 No. 1 x 6 x 10 foot 1″ Dowel. 6-8 inches long Box of 2″ screws for external use Handful of 11/4″ screws for external…

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Wooden Toys….The Top 10 Books On How To Make Them Yourself

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Wooden Toys…The Top 10 Books Wooden toys, made yourself, show your love for a child more than anything else. The following ten sites contain a huge number of woodworking plans for you to choose from.   1. Aschi’s Workshop. Aschi’s have a huge range of plans for a wide range of toys….trucks, farm vehicles, aircraft, construction equipment, trains and cars. They can all be made with basic woodworking tools. 2. DIY and Crafts There are plans in Rustic Wooden Toys for toddlers to teens and even a few babies. These fabulous toys take you back in time. Many of them…

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