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DIY Outdoor tic-tac-toe game from pebbles - garden game
Tatertots And Jello created this simple b ut fantastic DIY tic-tac toe game just using scrap wood and rocks from the backyard. This rock Tic-tac-toe game is inexpensive and provides great entertainment for all ages.Get your home ready for summer entertaining and create this fun o utdoor tic-tac-toe game ! Making this DIY tic-tac-toe game takes only seconds and you can customize it in many ways. Paint the stones your favorite color or draw hearts on the stones for Valentine’s Day. There are many variations you can make!
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DIY tangram rubber stamp from rubber eraser
A Tangram is a Chinese dissection puzzle consisting of 7 flat shapes . They all fit perfectly in one square. You can make all sorts of things with the pieces…animals, people,and things! Since geometric anything is all the rage, she though it would be fun to make Rubber Stamp Tangrams art and cards with the kids ! This would be so fun to make for a teacher appreciation gift –A little stack of cards and some envelopes wrapped in twine!
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DIY Sock kangaroo - soft toy for kids (free sewing pattern)
Please meet Mama Kass, the sock kangaroo, and Baby Kaden, the felt baby kangaroo! Craft Passion today share with us a super cute and free sock kangaroo sewing pattern!  The pattern on Craft Passion is a little lengthy but it is worth the read till the end. It has all the details you need to know on how to sew Mama Kass sock kangaroo and Baby Kaden felt kangaroo. Follow all the instructions well and you will be able to make one (or a whole family of) adorable sock plushies for your  kids or for yourself!
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DIY Word building activity travel kit - learning toy for kids
If your family loves long summer road trips let’s face it… the kids often get bored! Create a quick and fun learning activity to keep them entertained and busy for the upcoming long drive. This word building activity travel kit is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers for those long car rides and you can customize it with sight words, color words, word families, or whatever your child is currently learning. This word building travel kit is super quick learning activity craft, you can whip up one literally in minutes, and the kids will love it (not to mention its not just fun to play but also perfect for learning words and colors which is always a very nice addition)
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Little crocheted sweetheart bears (free amigurumi pattern)
We are glad to present you Tarturumies' newest amigurumi toy design the huggable sweetheart bears! These super adorable crocheted little bears with a small heart patch is absolutely in the right size to be a perfect super adorable huggable doll for kids. This free written amigurumi bear pattern and the assembling tutorial will teach you how to crochet your own cute little (MeToYou style) teddy bear! These super cute (and easy to crochet) amigurumi teddy bears can be great gifts for your friends and family members at Valentine's day or Christmas (or you can crochet them just for fun)!
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DIY Montessori sugar writing tray - fun learning toy for kids
If your toddler is really into learning and drawing letters, and loves to practice them over and over you will love this super easy , inexpensive DIY Montessori learning toy! She decided to use an old toy packaging box to make a tray to write their letters in sugar. This DIY Montessori toy allows your child to practice writing, improve their fine motor coordination, while having a tactile sensory experience. The writing tray is so easy to put together, and most likely you have all of the supplies already.
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DIY baby rattles (cat,mouse,bunny) - free sewing pattern
Crystal from Stitched by Crystal has a super adorable and quick baby rattle project to sew for babies, and today we share it with you! She will show you how to sew a plush rattle for baby that is perfect for boys or girls and makes a great baby shower gift! These cute little fabric baby rattles are the perfect size for little hands to reach and grab, the ears on them are great for chewing on, and they make fun sounds when you shake them! One great thing about sewing projects for baby is you don’t need much fabric.  All of these adorable and soft fabric baby rattles (the bunny, the mouse and the cat) were made from some fabrics she pulled out of her fabric scrap bin!  They are a really easy sew too, and a great project for beginners!
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DIY wooden robot - wooden toy for kids (woodworking)
If you want to make a simple wooden toy with a minimum of tools or are looking for the first woodworking experience for older kids, try this robot! While this little robot lacks realism or fantastic articulation, he definitely possesses all the charm of a toy made with love. Why else would he be wearing his heart where everyone can see it? The final result isn’t an elaborate toy, but it’s made of natural materials and safe for babies and toddlers to handle and teeth on (of course, under reasonable parental supervision). What I really like about this DIY wooden robot is that it can be a good first project to try with older kids, introducing the joy of woodworking to them.
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Watermelon seed counting activity for kids (free printable)
If your kids are really into learning numbers and math, AND yummy watermelons you will love this super easy ,fun, inexpensive DIY number learning toy! She designed a whole set of watermelon seed counting toy for us which can be downloaded from abcs to acts as a nice free printable! This fun watermelon seed counting toy  allows your child to practice numbers,improve their fine motor coordination, while having a tactile sensory experience. The watermelon counting set is so easy to put together, and most likely you have all of the supplies already. (Just a few black buttons and a few sheets of printer paper and of course this nice free watermelon seed counter toy printable)
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Cute little amigurumi cow with tag - free amigurumi pattern
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet cow pattern is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! This adorable amigurumi cow is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching this little cow as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi cow design to be any color you'd like, especially if you'd like a more realistic-looking amigurumi cowsCrochet a little cow as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. This free amigurumi cow  is designed to sit perfectly in the palm of your hand!
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Furry crochet Angry Birds nestlings - free amigurumi pattern
Inspired by the colorful furry baby birds in The Angry Bird Movie, here is the crochet pattern of  Craft Passion's version the Fur Bird Amigurumi! Anyone who watched The Angry Movie will definitely agree with me that the little nestlings at the end of the movie are melting our hearts away. They are so adorably cute with their big round eye, yet the innocent expression will turn angry with furrowed eyebrows in the next second. Not to mention the yellow little feet, so tiny and making them so bouncy. I was so dying to hug a bunch of them when I saw them at the end of the movie. So, here they are! Craft Passion’s Fur Bird Amigurumi free crochet pattern is here to greet everyone Happy Crochet!
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Kawaii amigurumi pencils (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi pencil which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) or it can be a great teacher appreciation gift as well! In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi pencil pattern and a nice detailed written crochet tutorial ! This amigurumi pencil is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the pencil easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted pencil doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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Cute amigurumi hippo & little bird ( free crochet pattern )
In this free crochet tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this LOVELY amigurumi hippo : Melman and his friend the little bird Pi ! Aren't they soo cute? This sweet amigurumi hippo and bird is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for girls. In this nice amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute crochet hippo and crochet bird  accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial - which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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Little crochet pumpkins (free crochet pattern)
We simply LOVE cute and quick crochet patterns! Just look at this lovely little crochet pumpkin ! Isn't it super adorable? Get your hook and yarn out and let’s hook up these adorable pumpkins ! Autumn is our favorite time of the year. Every fall we like to decorate with pumpkins and of course we love crocheting so why not combine these two passions together! Eva would like to share this wonderful free crochet pumpkin pattern with you, so you can decorate and welcome in autumn. Get the pattern at horgolom.blogspot.com and create your very own adorable little crochet pumpkins !
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Perez - the tooth fairy mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
This super cute amigurumi mouse by Amour Fou is the most adorable tooth fairy alternative we've ever seen! Be completely prepared when your kids starts loosing their baby teeth : crochet this unusual tooth fairy toy , Perez the amigurumi tooth mouse to hold his / her tooth ! Besides being totally adorable, this crochet mouse pattern is completely free , so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budge t. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, Perez the tooth mouse is a great amigurumi pattern for you! ( And of course the kids will LOVE him! )
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Amigurumi witch (or angel) - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own gorgeous, delicate amigurumi witch with this nice free crochet toy pattern ! This witch amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Halloween toy or you can use them decorate at Halloween! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi witch bigger for an absolutely giant witch use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This beautiful adorable amigurumi witch is such a unique way to decorate at Halloween !
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Little amigurumi owl pattern (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by I Crochet Things will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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Amigurumi witch cat pattern (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own gorgeous, lovely amigurumi witch cat with  this nice free crochet toy pattern! This witch cat amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Halloween toy or you can use them decorate at Halloween! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi witch cat bigger for an absolutely giant cat use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This beautiful adorable amigurumi witch cat is such a unique way to decorate at Halloween!
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Amigurumi sleepy doll pattern (free crochet pattern)
It’s time for adorable free crochet patterns again! Who wants free patterns for this amigurumi sleepy doll pillow toy ? Visit this nice craft blog and learn how to crochet this super adorable sleepy doll soft toy ( for babies ) in minutes! At lanasyovillos.com you will find the free crochet patterns of this super cute sleepy doll baby pillow toy with a free video tutorial! This amigurumi baby toy is really easy to crochet so you will have a bunch of these ready in no time! Hand embroider the amigurumi doll's eyes - this way this cute amigurumi sleep toy will be suitable for little kids & newborns as well!
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Autumn amigurumi dolls (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful amigurumi doll by Amilovesgurumi with all of her autumn clothes and umbrella can be an excellent gift for a girl! This free amigurumi doll crochet pattern includes the instructions for the  doll and also for her accessories ! Easy loops! The difficulty of this free autumn doll amigurumi pattern is medium ( it will take a couple of days to make it, and you will need at least a beginner crocheting/amigurumi skill to create one), but this adorable little doll will absolutely worth the time and effort! You can gift this amigurumi doll as a cute gift for any occasion or you can crochet a few for your kids just for fun!
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Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome (free crochet pattern)
It’s almost December so it's time to start your holiday crocheting! This Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome is soo adorable and Chi Wei will share a free crochet pattern of him with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this year's Christmas decoration! This free amigurumi Santa ( or amigurumi Christmas gnome ) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or this year make a little Santa amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Santa ready in no time!
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Cute crochet (amigurumi) reindeer toy - free crochet pattern
Let us present you this super adorable amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph ! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems! This crochet ( amigurumi ) Rudolph reindeer soft toy makes a great Christmas decoration , or you can crochet this Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids ! If you crochet this amigurumi Reindeer as a soft toy for small kids please leave out the buttons and hand embroider the eyes instead! Pattern designer: Diana Patskun
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Kawaii crochet Christmas cat in stocking (free amigurumi pattern)
Meet Chester, the curious Christmas cat who loves hiding in stockings! His arms and tail have wire in them so they are bendable! Chester can pivot backwards, so this stocking is functional as you can stuff special goodies in it!  This free amigurumi (crochet) Christmas cat  pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems!  This crochet (amigurumi) Christmas cat makes a great Christmas decoration, or you can crochet this amigurumi cat as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids!
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Crochet (amigurumi) nativity set - free crochet pattern
It’s almost December so it's time to start your holiday crocheting! This amigurumi nativity set is soo adorable and Erica will share a free crochet pattern of each piece completely for free! This free amigurumi nativity set pattern is fairly simple to crochet, but you will need a lot of time to make them all. This nice blog will give you a free crochet pattern of Joseph,Mary the baby Jesus, a shepherd, a sheep and a donkey. They make great Christmas decorations, or  this year make a little amigurumi nativity set  as a lovely gift for the kids!
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Crochet (amigurumi) angel doll - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own gorgeous,super cute  amigurumi angel doll (in boy or girl version) with  this nice free crochet toy pattern by Double Treble Trinkets! This little angel amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Christmas toy or you can use them decorate at Christmas! At Double Treble Trinkets' blog you will find the free pattern of this super cute amigurumi angel doll from top to bottom. This beautiful adorable amigurumi angel is such a unique way to decorate for Christmas!
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Crocheted flower Hello Kitty (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a Hello Kitty lover? We've got the perfect gift for her: a crocheted hello kitty plushie! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as a spring home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill hello kitty fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) Hello Kitty  by Tejiendo Con Chico can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids. In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi Hello Kitty pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!  You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi Hello Kitty , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Crochet (amigurumi) bug - free crochet pattern
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable brown bug in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi bug is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful decoration or soft toy for kids. This brown amigurumi bug is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with embroidery. At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute brown bug accompanied with a nice detailed a ssembling tutorial.
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Amigurumi (crochet) Lego pillow - free crochet pattern
Today Duchess Gala is sharing a free amigurumi pattern with us: a super cute crochet Lego pillow ( or Lego softie ) ! Adorable, isn't it? This fun amigurumi Lego pillow should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute Lego pillow amigurumi s for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the Lego pillow in any size and color they will be lovely in any form!
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Crochet (amigurumi) Captain America doll - free crochet pattern
Capture the fun of the Marvel comics with this Captain America amigurumi doll ! This crocheted ( amigurumi ) Captain America doll a great amigurumi pattern to work on if you need a funny gift for your kids or for him ! thus his super adorable amigurumi Captain America doll is an excellent gift for boys. This free crochet pattern includes the instructions for his armor and shield as well! Follow this free amigurumi chibi Captain America pattern and create your very own miniature Marvel hero !
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Amigurumi polar bear,panda and grizzly (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet these adorable bears in amigurumi ! These sweet amigurumi bears are sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal ( winter ) decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi bear soft toy is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with hand embroidery. At this nice crochet blog you will find the amigurumi patterns of these cute crochet bears ( the panda, the polar bear & the grizzly bear ) for free!
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Little crochet snowman (free amigurumi pattern)
Let us present you this super adorable little amigurumi snowman a lovely creation of Dendennis! This free amigurumi snowman pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations, or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree. OR this year make a little snowman amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi snowmen ready in no time!
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