Christmas does not have to cost the earth and you really can make your own toys with a little bit of confidence some patience and the right tools>? Worx the power tool experts have put together a series of videos how you can put together stilts a dolls house or a toy dog!
I do think there is something lovely about a child having a handmade gift. In our family we have a wooden train lovingly made by great great grandad and still looking awesome and working well. There is timelessness about wooden toys that means they always look good and they last well. So do you fancy trying to make a dolls house
or how about some (simpler) stilts to start you off?