Making fun & imaginative wooden toys on the scroll saw is childâ€™s play with this book! Author Erin Freuchtel-Dearing, a stay-at-home mom who taught herself to make toys without any prior woodworking experience, shows how to make 75 simple and charming wooden toys using just a scroll saw and a few simple tools. Her toys are so easy to make that your children can help to create and decorate them too Finding toys that are made from natural products and promote fun and imaginative play can be difficult to find and often carry a hefty price tag. Thatâ€™s why stay-at-home mom, Erin Freutchel decided to teach herself how to use a scroll saw and begin making safe, colorful, and irresistible imagination-building toys for her children. Using just a scroll saw, a palm sander, a drill, and with no prior experience, Erin shows through step-by-step instructions, how to make more than 75 charming wooden toy designs with themes like fairytale, farm, and ocean. Also included are instructions on creating natural and non-toxic colorful finishes. Sidebars throughout the book explain how to incorporate open-ended Waldorf-style elements into your childâ€™s play. These captivating wooden toys will encourage a childâ€™s creativity by helping them set a scene with a backdrop, characters, and accessories â€“ the rest is up to them!