“Create with the Heart, Build with the Mind”

– Chris Jami – 

How do we do it?

follow our 6-day instructions

Day 1

Collect your Trash

Day 2

Shape your Trash

Day 3

Glue your Trash

Day 4

Seal your Trash

Day 5

Paint your Trash

Day 6

Finish your Toy

Toymaking Tools

using common items found at home or at school that require no skill

  • Scissors


  • Permanent Marker

    Permanent Marker

  • Elastic Bands

    Elastic Bands

  • Clothes Pegs

    Clothes Pegs

  • Glue


  • Podge


  • Chalk


  • Sieve


  • Paintbrushes


  • Paper Clips

    Paper Clips

  • Paint


  • Pencils


  • Spray Bottles

    Spray Bottles

  • Two-hole Punches

    Two-hole Punches

  • Old Brushes

    Old Brushes

About us

We build imaginations for free because

By showing you how to build your own epic toys out of trash

we are transforming trash into the new currency of education.

More toys = less trash.

Help us save the world, one toy at a time.

Free Toys For Life Foundation is a registered Non-Profit Company.

Please Donate

Every donation counts towards free toymaking kits being donated to low-income schools & communities