I am always astounded at the cost of toys these days and I know that I am not the only one. It seems as though toys are getting bigger, flashier and more expensive by the day. Unfortunately my bank account doesn’t seem to be doing the same.

On the plus side, this doesn’t have to stop you from having fun with your children and there are some inexpensive ways of making your own versions at home.

In this video we have a look at how to make your own balls at home with materials that you probably already have lying around.