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Toys you can make for your Pet at Home

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Some pets are better at playing than at exercising, am I right?

We love playing with our pets but when the time comes for us to get back to our work, providing them with appropriate toys can be a great way to keep them challenged and entertained. We’ve gathered a list of tutorial videos for making toys at home (so you don’t have to break the bank).

5 Super Easy DIY Dog Toys

1. The Puppy Rattle

What you'll need: old socks, a plastic bottle and popcorn kernels.

2. Ball-in-a-Sock

What you'll need: old socks and tennis balls (how many depends on the size of the socks you are using).

3. Braided t-shirt Toy

What you'll need: old t-shirts cut into strips and scissors.

4. The Sea Monster

What you'll need: old fabric or t-shirts cut into strips, scissors and a tennis ball.

5. Ball-on-a-Rope Tug Toy

What you'll need: old fabric or t-shirts cut into strips, scissors, one tennis ball and a knife or drill to make a hole in the tennis ball.

Easy to Make DIY Cat toys your pet will love!

1. Fish Toy

What you'll need: an old sock, drinking glass, shredded paper, catnip, scissors and a marker.

2. Pom-Pom Stick

What you'll need: a ball of yarn, cardboard, scissors, a stick or wooden rod and a Hot Glue gun.

3. Fabric Toy

What you'll need: a wooden hoop of ring and fabric strips.

DIY Bird Toys!

1. Beaded Mobile

What you'll need: cardboard cut into squares, screwdriver, yarn or twine, scissors, sticky tape and beads.

2. Bird Swing

What you'll need: cardboard toilet paper rolls, screwdriver, yarn or twine, scissors, sticky tape and beads.

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