Daily Archives: July 22, 2015

Up-cycling >>> DIY Toys/Learning Tools

            Diary of a SAHM – Day 509

Secret Recipe box (from Joshayne’s last birthday) + coloured paper + tools [cutter, double-sided tape, super glue, etc.] = DIY Edu-box
*learn to count 1 to 5 + shapes (square, rectangle, oval)


Empty milk cartons + tools [cutter, blu-tack] = tumbling track
* just for FUN (i.e. to keep the li’l one entertained for 5-10 mins)

Ribbon + Buttons + Pieces of cloth (with a slit in the middle) = Button Snake
*learn how to button and unbutton, improve his fine motor skills


Storage bottles + green beans/rice + cellophane tape (to seal the bottles) = rattles
*learn to shake the bottles in rhythm or to make “music”