5 DIY baby toys that will make your wallet and the planet happy

Instead of spending a fortune buying new baby toys, consider these 5 safe and sustainable homemade toys made from objects you already have at home. A DIY rattle made from a plastic bottle. Take a dry, empty bottle and fill it up with rice or beads and then glue the cap shut. Take a dry, empty bottle and fill it up with rice or beads and then glue the cap shut. Rain sticks made from upcycled cardboard. Fill a cardboard tube with rice, put strong tape on the ends and wrap in decorative paper. A drumming kit made from tins. Take an old tin (like a coffee tin) and wrap it with soft foam. A fabric box made from an old wipes container . Take an old tissue box or wipes container, clean it out, and load it up with pieces of fabric or washcloths for your baby to pull out. A TV remote, made from... an old TV remote!. Just take an old TV remote, remove the batteries, ensure the battery compartment is firmly closed and sealed, clean it up, and check for any loose buttons

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