Wooden toys, made yourself, show your love for a child more than anything else.
There are many reasons why wooden toys are better. They’re long-lasting and more durable.
They cause less waste than plastic toys. …
The truth is that good quality, eco-friendly wooden toys don’t contain PVC, phthalates, or similar chemicals used in plastic toys.
So there are many reasons you should choose a wooden toy for your child.
The following ten sites contain a huge number of woodworking plans for you to choose from.
1. Aschi’s Workshop.
Aschi’s have a great selection of wooden toys to choose from….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 wooden toys take you back in time.
Many of them can be made from the left overs from previous projects
If you want to buy a toy which is a little different, look no further than Etsy.
Here’s a selection of the wooden best toys I could find. Just click on the toy you are interested in to view full details.
3 Craftsman’s Space
ffer a wide range of plans for many traditional toys…..old timer car, passenger plane, periscope, rocking airplane, animal figurines, snowman and many more……
4. Easy Carpentry Book For Children
15 great woodworking projects for your children to make……sailboat, bird feeder, coaster, steam boat, toy sled, tie rack, book rack, table lamp, clock shelf, candlesticks, towel holder, cart, birdhouse, shoeshine kit, bird box. Available from Amazon Books
5 Ted McGrath’s Plans For Wooden Toys
Available in ‘The Art Of Woodworking’ by Ted McGrath which you can download free here
How to guide to woodworking skills
440 pages, 40 plans. All completely free.
6 Advanced Toy Patterns
How to make wooden educational toys at home
Plans with full instructions
119 pages. Printable. Instant download
7. Making Wooden Toys
Classic book on making wooden toys, first published in 1987.
12 Easy to do projects
Full size templates
8 Great Book of Wooden Toys
Great Book Of Wooden Toys has 37 three dimensional projects, each complete with exploded illustrations, material lists and step by step instructions.
Over 125 photographs show how everything goes together.
Special chapter on finishing and painting
9 Cherry Tree Toys
Woodworking plans, kits and supplies from
Specialise in toys that children can ride on.
Rocking tractor, Roaring motorbike rocker, Rocker pony, Red Baron Aircraft rocker, Motorcycle, Stage coach and Mustang pedal car.