DIY Tangle Fidgets!

DIY Tangle Fidgets!

Do your kids love to tangle themselves up in a big mess of string? If so, you might be interested in making them some DIY tangle toys! These are simple to make and provide hours of fun for kids of all ages. This hands-on project offers hours of entertainment and ingenuity for young creators alike! Plus, they're perfect for making on rainy days when you need something fun and educational. Keep reading for instructions on how to make your own tangle toys!

Tangle Fidgets perfect little is an ergonomic approach to hand therapy, minor stress relief, smoking cessation, building fine motor skills, and much more. Usually made with soft, texturized rubber bumps, these tangle toys provide a one-of-a-kind sensory and tactile experience in your hands. The motion is calming and fun!


Research has shown that fidgeting quietly during stressful times can lead to soothed nerves and anxiety, more body control, focus, and improved rehabilitation. Fidgeting is a natural human activity that allows us to release stress and entertain our creative ideas. When we fidget, it can lead to better focus on tasks at hand and improved rehabilitation following an injury or surgery recovery period where sitting still may be harmful to your health depending upon what procedure was done! Educators everywhere use sensory toys in their classrooms because they are valuable tools when used correctly - especially with children who need more movement during class time while learning essential skills such as reading comprehension & math knowledge progression.

How to make a DIY Tangle fidget toy

Creating your very own tangle fidget toy is as easy and straightforward. A Tangle Fidget Toy is an excellent way to get your child involved in creative play. For this project, you'll need some plastic straws, scissors, and rubber bands (you can find them at any grocery store). Start by tying the ends of each individual band together, so they are connected securely while also making sure it won’t snap off when being handled or pulled apart during the activity.


Take scissors and cut the straws into 5-centimeter pieces; you can make them smaller if desired! Now slide each piece over the assembled rubber band chain (using two extra ones at either side), making sure that the entire T’s cross sections are covered in plastic before adding more links for durability.
When you're done, add two extra rubber bands at the ends of your tangle toy and tie them together. There you have it! Your very own tangle fidget toy. If you are having trouble, check out this neat instructional video by Wow! Paper crafts


There are so many ways to create your own tangle toy! So if you don't have any straws you can utilize, grab some of our famous Poppin Pipes Pokies! But how do you make a tangle toy out of Poppin Pipes? All you need are our Pokies and five minutes of your time. First, grab two to four Pokies of the color you like. Then connect them to each other. That's it! Now you can twist pull and tangle with your own homemade tangle toy!
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