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DIY Baby Rocking Scooters

My quirky little kiddo was in need of a rocking toy worthy of her spirit. So I came up with a plan to build my own for $10 out of a 1x10x8' pine board and a jigsaw. As an avid scooter girl myself, I decided to model her rocker after my own and paint it hot pink for a rock and roll edge. It turned out too cute! I've made a lime green, aqua and orange one for friends, and can't wait to make more. I know kid and baby toys can be a little daunting, but once you try it out you'll see how easy and affordable it really is. Plus, now I know she's using something made from 100% real wood and non-toxic paints. No recalls here! More images and links to the free plans can be found here http://www.killerbdesigns.com/baby-scooter-rocking-toy/

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  • TaniaC
    TaniaC Fairfield, IL
    on Aug 1, 2012

    OMG! So Funny you posted this just now I was just looking through all my stuff I have made and I have made your beautiful scooter.. I made it just cause I loved it and I wanted so much to try the pattern out ...I found your pattern on ana-white.com ..Thank you so much for this I have had so many compliments...One thing I changed on it though was the braces. I made them with thicker wood just for a little more reinforcement... Here is what you inspired me to do Cheers! and thank you again for you awesome scooter =)

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Aug 2, 2012

    How darling!

  • Brooke N
    Brooke N Lake Jackson, TX
    on Aug 2, 2012

    Aw, Tania that's awesome! And ditto on the braces. I just finished one up and kept cursing the split wood. Your butterfly looks so beautiful

  • TaniaC
    TaniaC Fairfield, IL
    on Aug 2, 2012

    Thank you Brooke =) My 8 year old Daughter said to me Mum that kinda looks like a butterflies body in the middle.. I sometimes wonder where she gets her imagination from? LOL! so I added some wings and Wolla! and thank you so much for sharing it.. I bet Charlie Loved it♥ =)

  • Anita Roll Murals
    Anita Roll Murals Alpharetta, GA
    on Dec 16, 2012

    These are so cute!

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