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This craft category is a huge collection of fun DIY toys for kids! Homemade toys and free printables for kids of all ages ( DIY toys for boys, DIY toys for girls, DIY baby toys - handmade toys for babies, DIY toys for toddlers),  indoor and outdoor activities (DIY water toys,yard games, DIY board games,sport activities),  gift ideas (gifts for toddlers, gifts for girls, gifts for boys),  free toy patterns & toy plans (DIY soft toys, easy stuffed animals to sew, free crochet toy patterns , amigurumi patterns, homemade wooden toys), toys from different materials ( simple paper toys for kids, felt toys), learn and play ideas / educational toys (homemade sensory toys, Montessori activities), free printables ( free printable board games, free printable activity sheets ...) ... and a lot more!
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Little soft amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade Easter gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bunny by @anna_tee_toys at Amiguroom Toys is just perfect for Easter! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasions. Get the free pattern , and let's get crocheting:
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Soft amigurumi bear ( free amigurumi pattern )
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi bear ! This cuddly crochet bear by Dariya Baysh is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bear can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free bear crochet pattern at Amigurumi Space will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi bear. The difficulty of this free bear amigurumi pattern is easy/intermediate so if you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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Monya the amigurumi kitten ( free amigurumi pattern )
Do you know crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Try this super-easy crochet technique : the amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi cat by Julia Rassokhina at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start making these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi cat can be a great beginner amigurumi project , because it's simple and the outcome is so lovely. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys and let's get crocheting :
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Amigurumi bunny with heart (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free Easter or Valentine's day amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bunny ! Svetlana Proskuryakova designed this lovely amigurumi bunny. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bunny now!
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Piwi the amigurumi penguin (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi Piwi penguin which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . At Tarturumies you will find the free amigurumi penguin pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi penguin. Crochet a little penguin as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi penguin by Tarturumies is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Tiny amigurumi giraffe with scarf (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi giraffe by Olga Lukoshkina at Amiguroom Toys is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as Christmas or birthdays.
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Little crochet Easter chick (free crochet pattern)
Today Crochet For You shares an another super cute, fun and free! Easter crochet pattern with you: a little ragdoll chick! Since Easter is just around the corner, we bet that you are in need of a cute Easter craft that can be a great Easter gift for your kids or grandkids, so here's this little Easter chick! This adorable little crochet chick is a really quick and easy crochet project and a fun way to decorate for Easter! So grab a skein of yellow yarn and crochet this lovely Easter chick now:
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Little amigurumi unicorn ( free amigurumi pattern )
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this amigurumi unicorn b y Olga Lukoshkina which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . At Amigurumi Space you will find the free amigurumi unicorn pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi unicorn. Crochet a little unicorn as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi unicorn by Olga Lukoshkina is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Rainbow the amigurumi unicorn (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi unicorn pattern by Anastasia Klevakina at AmiguroomToys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little unicorn. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi unicorn today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Soft cuddly amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bear pattern by Yuliya Chebanova at AmiguroomToys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little bear. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi bear today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Amigurumi penguin Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
If you don’t want to think about putting another big crochet project on your hooks this lovely little penguin ornament by Ekaterina Ustinova and Amiguroom Toys is just a perfect project for you! You can hook up this super adorable penguin ornament in and afternoon! You can add little bells, ribbons or embroidered snowflakes to your finished crochet penguin ornaments as festive little additions. Get the free crochet penguin ornament pattern at amigurum.com and create your own little penguin ornaments now:
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Little blue amigurumi mouse (free Hungarian crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable little blue mouse in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi mouse is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie can be a wonderful soft toy for both boys and girls. This amigurumi mouse is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet it from cotton yarn and hand embroider it's eyes. At Eva's Doll Shop you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute little blue mouse, accompanied with a nice detailed crochet tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this mouse is an absolutely perfect toy to begin with!
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Adorable sitting amigurumi cat (free amigurumi pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet it as a lovely handmade gift for your friends or family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi cat from a skein of yarn by following along Svetlana Budarina and Amigurumi Space's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi cat from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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Little amigurumi hen (free crochet pattern & video tutorial)
Do you love super adorable handmade Easter decorations ? Crochet this lovely little amigurumi hen ! This adorable amigurumi hen can be a wonderful Easter decor or a handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . At Amigurumi Space ( as usual ) you will find the free pattern and video tutorial of this cuddly hen ( designed by Olga Askarova ) ! This amigurumi hen is an absolutely easy crochet project: you can stitch one easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted hen doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any size!
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Kawaii DIY pumpkin plushie (soft toy sewing tutorial)
Grab some fluffy fall fabrics and make a patch of adorable plush fabric pumpkins to accent your fall decor this year! ( This soft toy sewing project by Chelsey DIY is also perfect for making thanksgiving gifts or handmade toys for your little pumpkins ! ) This kawaii little plush pumpkin is a super easy sewing project ( even for beginners and without a sewing machine ) and an excellent way to use fabric scraps you might already have on hand. The sewing portion of this project is lightning-quick, and before you know it, you’ll have an entire patch of these beauties whipped up. Watch the video tutorial and create your own plush pumpkin patch:
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Soft pink amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi bear is no exception. This lovely bear pattern by Ekaterina Nikoaleva at AmiguroomToys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely bear for all of the bear -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi bear a great gift for any special occasion! )
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DIY Rocking Santa Christmas decor - recycling craft ( paper clay tutorial )
Transform an old ball , a plastic bottle , some tin foil and a bunch of newspaper ( or cardboard box ) into a g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s Christmas decoration with Creative Mom' step-by-step paper clay sculpting tutorial! Homemade ( or store bought ) paper clay can be molded and manipulated to make just about anything! There's plenty of time to make this jolly little Santa either for your own home or a craft show. We've always loved the delicate rich look of paper clay sculptures and this rocking Santa is truly unique! ( It simply ROCKS! )
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Miniature winter zen garden (sand box) with snowman
We need to confess that we love zen gardens and playing with sand ! This winter zen garden is the Christmas version of the traditional japanese zen gardens and it also grants a very fun and reaxing activity. This easy christmas zen garden craft is a must, because what can be more relaxing than drawing in and playing with "snow" ? You can decorate your miniature winter wonderland zen garden with any christmas figurines and trees, and simple use it as nice winter decor if you doesn't need to relax at moment. OR it can be a fun playset for the kids ( at least for a few hours ).
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DIY Crochet Amish puzzle ball - free crochet pattern
Let us introduce you Dedri ( from Look At What I Made blog ) and her super fun free crochet Amish puzzle ball pattern! We can hype it up and tell you that your kids will have endless hours of fun playing with this puzzle ball ,but the truth is that maybe you will have a lot more fun with this puzzle ball than your kids do ( although they love it ) . Besides of a fun crochet adventure this puzzle ball is also entertaining when you watch people as they try to assemble it. Of course it only takes them a little while to figure it out, because it IS pretty simple . But doesn’t it look cute?
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How mo make a spring flower fairy doll - doll making tutorial
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous ( spring ) flower fairy dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy doll with the kids using a basic flower fairy doll technique. This includes using floral wire, a wooden bead , embroidery floss, and a silk flower. The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered making a basic flower fairy there are a lot fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful fairies to decorate the kid's room , your home at spring or the classroom ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll play set for the kids as a gift ! )
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Amigurumi elk ( moose ) - free crochet pattern
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi elk by Liudmila Pershina is no exception. This lovely elk pattern works up really quickly, and doesn’t take much yarn to make. Crochet a couple for all of the elk -lovers in your life. ( Little newborns really love handmade toys , especially when they are colorful, which makes this amigurumi toy a great gift for baby showers! Just a quick reminder to use caution when gifting homemade cuddlies to babies and toddlers: Unless you've thoroughly researched all of your materials ( stuffing too! ) for baby-safety, we recommend keeping your amigurumi out of reach of curious mouths. ) Head to Amiguroom and get the free pattern :
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Little amigurumi giraffe (free crochet pattern)
Know a giraffe lover? We've got the perfect gift for him/her: a super cute little giraffe amigurumi by Amiguroom Toys! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this adorable little amigurumi toy will thrill giraffe fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) giraffe can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi giraffe is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Amiguroom Toys ( as usual ) you will find the free English version of this lovely amigurumi pattern ( designed by Olga Askarova )
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Quick and easy felt tulips - free sewing pattern  & tutorial
Tulips are among our favorite flowers , and we think it will be very nice to have a few wonderful tulip bouquets around the house at spring . However, we don't really like cut flowers because watching them die in a vase makes us really sad.The solution? None other than some super-soft ( and everlasting ) felt tulips , of course! This felt craft is easy, quick and the outcome is soo gorgeous! This sweet felt tulip flower can be a great home decor or classroom decor at spring ! ( You can even use these beautiful tulips as a wedding party decoration /centerpiece ! ) You can make the felt tulip flowers in vibrant fun spring colors or in stylish sophisticated pastel colors, it will look gorgeous in any form!
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Soft large amigurumi cat (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi cat by Ekaterina Gorban at AmiguroomToys is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as baby shower parties or birthdays.
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DIY Mix'n match articulated snake educational toy - popsickle stick craft for kids
We are super excited to share Kids Craft Room's snake craft with you! This mix ‘N match articulated snake craft is such fun for you to make and kids will love to play with it! ( And as a bonus: your kids can use the snakes to learn math and colors , or even shapes! ) Your kids will enjoy mixing and matching the brightly colored segments to make a unique snake every time they play. You can add different shape/color or math logic to the body parts ( imagine it as a fun domino ) ! With each snake section being cleverly interchangeable kids can have lots of fun swapping the colors to make new snake designs and they’ll be developing their fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination too.
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DIY sock pig - sock animal sewing tutorial
Do you know that 2019 is the pig year in the Chinese zodiac? To celebrate this, Craft Passion shows you how to sew this super adorable sock pig ! This lovely little sock pig is just the perfect sewing project for recycling some old ( half-pair ) socks ! Plus, you can whip up this sock pig in less than an hour. This little piggy can be a wonderful stuffed toy , theme decoration, keychain, ornaments or a great handmade gift to make for any occasion. Kids might be able to make it with a little help from an adult too.
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Free adorable amigurumi kitten pattern - crochet cat
Who can resist a super cute (kawaii)cat? Especially if its crocheted? If you love super cute cats and crocheting, you will love this brilliant free little cat amigurumi pattern by Little Bear Crochets! How cute is it? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi cat.  This super cute crocheted kitten is easy-to-create and perfect to start with if you’re a beginner in amigurumi!  This super cute (kawaii) amigurumi cat can be crocheted as a funny gift for a best friend!
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Cute amigurumi doll - Greta ( free crochet patterns )
This free crochet doll pattern ( translated by Papillon en Papier and designed by Petus Ochoa ) is an absolute joy to make! Perfect for the little ones. If you follow Papillon en Papier's free crochet doll patterns ( and Petus Ochoa's video tutorials ) you will be able to create and personalize Greta the amigurumi doll in no time. This link guides you to the free pattern of Greta's dress and boots but at the bottom of Papillon en Papier's pattern you will find the links of all the body parts as well. ( Body, arms, legs, and assembling ) . Maybe this amigurumi pattern is not suitable for beginners, but absolutely worth a try! Get the free patterns at papillonenpapier.blogspot.com:
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Colorful fluttering paper butterflies
Today we wanted to share this really neat fluttering butterfly spring kids craft idea with you. These adorable painted, and folded paper butterflies flutter when you move them! This is a very easy and fun spring kids craft project,or it can be used as a fun spring outdoor activity. You can decorate the fluttering paper butterflies as much as you want but one thing is important: you need to use a thinner paper  (printer paper,tissue paper, drawing paper) to create them because thicker papers doesn't really works  well with this craft project.
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Amigurumi snails and toadstool mushrooms (free pattern)
Well this free amigurumi pattern by Papillon en Papier is not the easiest crochet project in the world (because of it's small details)  but it's so awesome - worth every minute! In this beautiful crochet blog of Papillon en Papier you will find the amigurumi toadstool (mushroom), the snail and a pretty flower pattern completely for free! This amigurumi cutie can be a wonderful seasonal decoration or play set for kids. Visit Papillon en Papier and crochet a bunch of cute snails and mushrooms!
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Adorable felt sleeping donkey (free sewing pattern)
We are huge fans of stuffed animals,and felt! We adore  felt as a craft material because it does't fray so it's very easy to work with, and it's so versatile! This cute felt donkey can be made under an afternoon with simple hand sewing. Cute, isn't it? In this nice craft blog you will find the felt donkey's sewing pattern for free! With the free pattern creating one super cute felt donkey ( as an adorable baby mobile piece, soft toy or cat toy) will be a piece of cake!  This felt donkey may be your favorite felt craft you have made in a while!
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