Author: Erin Feuchtel-Dearing
Finding toys that are made from natural products and promote fun and imaginative play can be difficult to find and often carry a hefty price tag. That’s why stay-at-home mom, Erin Freutchel decided to teach herself how to use a scroll saw and begin making safe, colorful, and irresistible imagination-building toys for her children.
Using just a scroll saw, a palm sander, a drill, and with no prior experience, Erin shows through step-by-step instructions, how to make more than 75 charming wooden toy designs with themes like fairytale, farm, and ocean. Also included are instructions on creating natural and non-toxic colorful finishes. Sidebars throughout the book explain how to incorporate open-ended Waldorf-style elements into your child’s play. These captivating wooden toys will encourage a child’s creativity by helping them set a scene with a backdrop, characters, and accessories – the rest is up to them!