Merry go round is an amusement park moment that kids enjoyed so much. Because of the movement of the merry-go-round as they sit on the horse or when they sit on the seat on the Ferris wheel. To bring the fun into their toy world will make all the excitement for them.
The merry-go-round doll is very easy to put together, and you can make it from materials you have ready in your house. There are 20 different merry-go-round ideas below.
1. DIY Toy Merry Go Round
Make this doll carousel merry-go-round for your kids, and they will be very excited. All you need include blank paper, red and white ribbon, wooden stick, animal toys, and a large container cover. The piece was designed into an open cone to cover the merry-go-round. You can decorate it with some small stickers.
2. DIY Pocket Merry Go Round
To make this pocket merry go round, you need to gather the materials required. Connect the motor and battery to power the merry-go-round. The merry-go-round is very small, and you can take it along with you anywhere.
3. Building A Merry Go Round
Turn your chair into an axle and your dining tabletop into a piece of circular wood for a merry-go-round. Give the nice tabletop sand, then paint it in your preferred color. After that, prepare the chairs and assemble them.
4. DIY Bench Go Round
You will need quite a several tools for this outdoor bench to go round. It looks fantastic. The tools include CAD software, CNC router, metal chop saw, angle grinder, MIG welder, power drill, and hand tools (wrenches, tape measure, screwdriver, and marking implements).
5. DIY Cardboard Merry Go Round
Cardboard boxes are very flexible and easy to recycle, especially those with a honeycomb interior (carton). When you peel off the two outer layers, the honeycomb-like inner can easily be folded into any shape.
The instructor in this video uses this to his advantage to make sure the merry-go-round looks fantastic; other materials he used aside from the cardboard box include hot glue, bottle cap, compass, pencil, marble, bamboo sticks, paint.
6. How To Make A Merry Go Round
This merry-go-round is made from pure metal. It looks complicated as you can use many power tools during the process, but if you don't have them, you can improvise with other essential tools you can get.
The metal used is the old rusty metal. Therefore 80% of the time was spent on cleaning and polishing the metal to a new look. You can use a very high grit sandpaper/ sander for the cleaning if you don't have the power tool.
7. DIY Merry Go Round
Make this merry-go-round for your kids and watch them play happily with it; it is made from crafted wood pieces. It doesn't require any wood glue or screws to put it together. There are pre-drilled holes and grooves on it to assemble each piece. You will need some tiny beads and long pins at some point.
8. How To Make Kids Merry Go Round
All you need for this merry-go-round include pipe, motor, wire, meter wire, wooden boards, wooden sticks, batteries, rope, animal toys, and hot glue. Take out the tube and double-check the dimension; the pipe used here has a 1.5inch diameter on one side and 1.7 inches on the other side.
On the side with a shorter diameter, fit the motor through it and let the wire come out from the other end. You can add more wire to it if the wire from the engine is not long enough.
9. DIY Baby Go Round
Make a baby go-round for your toddler! Let your baby have a moment of fun while on it. The first thing to do when you are making this is to gather the materials. After collecting the materials, mount the fan and cut out the spinning platform.
10. DIY Mini Merry Go Round
See this mini Ferris with a few supplies you have lying about in your house. The first step is to take the wheel and attach it to the base. After that, make and secure the seat. Once you're done with these, you're almost halfway up.
11. DIY Merry Go Round With Eyeballs
Here is how to make a merry-go-round with an eyeball. The eyeball is made from styrofoam and cardboard. Cut a circular piece from the styrofoam and attach a piece of cardboard to it using glue. If you like, you can paint the base.
12. How To Make Merry Go Round For Kids
Here is another type of merry-go-round. The difference between Ferris and merry go round is that it moves circularly: it rotates because of the design pattern, unlike others that move up and down. It is made from a cardboard box, hot glue, cutter, compass, motor, and wire. Start by making the seat for the merry-go-round. It is straightforward to make.
13. DIY Merry Go Round
See here how to make a portable merry-go-round for your kids. It is effortless and straightforward to make as you will be using basic materials you can find lying about in your house.
The materials include a cardboard box, scissors, glue, pencil, sheets of white paper, colored pencil or paint, and yellow colored paper. If you want to customize the merry-go-round to your taste, you might need to change some materials or colors to make your effect.
14. How To Make Miniature Merry Go Round
To make this miniature merry-go-round, you need cardboard, white paper, wooden stick, paint, colored paper, glue, sharp scissors, gold trimmings, gold shredded paper, paint, and tiny dowels. It is straightforward, portable, and cheap. Your kid can carry it around, put it in their bag when visiting a friend, and so on.
The first thing to work on is the base. Then, the center pole; paint the center bar in blue and glue it to the center of the floor. After that, draw horses on white paper, color them and attach them to the tiny dowel that will surround the merry-go-round.
15. How To Make A Cardboard Ferris Wheel
I love this cardboard Ferris wheel! It looks natural and adorable though it takes lots of effort before putting it together. A DC battery powers it. Start by cutting the cardboard box into pieces and joining them together part by part.
Tale one side of the wheel and attach the seats to it with some tiny dowel. After that, connect the other side to it using glue. Now, it is time to assemble the wheel panels.
16. How To Make Merry Go Round For Kids
To start making this carousel amusement ride for kids, you need some materials, including a white paper, a compass, pencil, colored pencils, and glue. Screw your pencil to the compass and use it to make a big circle on the white paper. Dissect the process and draw a smaller loop at the center.
Then, cut the process out and slit the ring on the area dissected. Now, fold the edge of each part. After folding, add glue to one side of the piece and attach the next on top of the mouth; repeat the process for other the slits are closed again, and they form a cone.
17. How To Make A Ferris Wheel At Home
Here is another method of making a Ferris wheel at home using two bottle caps, different popsicle sticks, colored dowel, hot glue, drill, pen, and straight edge.
Dissect the top of both bottle caps; this will give where the central holes will be by the sides. By the sides of the bottle cap, drill holes around. Fit the tiny dowels into the holes and secure them with popsicle sticks. Check the whole process below.
18. DIY Carousel From Cardboard
Learn how to make a carousel at home with cardboard in just five minutes. It looks fantastic though no color or paint is used on it except the color of the carton. A little design is on the horses, and it was made with a pen.
The carousel post was made from tiny dowels. A Dc motor was embedded in the cardboard, and a switch was attached to it to make the carousel work properly.
19. How To Make Merry Go Round
Turn your computer chair into a cheap merry-go-round. This video tutorial shows you how to make your computer chair into a merry-go-round and play with your kids on it. The instructor explains the sitting posture that benefits the chair.
20. How To Make Carousel
Make this colorful carousel for your kids and make them happy. The materials used are the basic materials you can easily find in your house. The materials include cardboard, hot melting glue, glue, color paper, syringe, and tiny dowels. It is very cheap and easy to set up.
There are 20 DIY merry-go-round toy ideas you can follow when you want to make one for yourself or your kids. Some of the projects and others might be a bit difficult. Either way, you will need to devote time to this project.