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If you are getting bored with the never-ending summer days and your mum has said a big ‘No’ to going out in the scorching heat until afternoon, don’t be disheartened because your mum is right, it’s too hot to take risk going out to play.

The best you can do to pass the day is doing some activities at home without disturbing anyone and for this — does the perfect job of entertaining you with wonderful templates of paper toys, which can be downloaded for free.

Once you open the site, you will find loads of paper toys’ templates neatly categorised; for instance, Fairies and Magic, Math and Learning toys, Toys that Move, Gifts and Boxes, Fun and Whimsy and many more. All these categories have loads of related toy templates in them. The instructions are very easy to follow that even a five-year-old can make a wonderful paper craft for him/herself.

All the toys/crafts templates available on The toymaker are very easy to create and can be done in just a few steps. You just need a glue, scissors and of course a printer. If you have colour printer you are going to enjoy your creation a lot more, but if black and white, it will still make you a great toymaker.

The great thing about these paper toys is that they’re fun to create — and fun to play with afterward. From paper doll pandas to printable puzzles, this site’s wide range of hands-on activities will appeal to all of you who like folding, building and creating.

The site’s design is refreshingly clean and simple, and the craft illustrations are lovely, plus you won’t find any advertisement. So have fun with papers at

Published in Dawn, Young World, July 14th, 2018