These are made from plastic toy figures you can get at walmart (or anywhere. for those of us not in the US etc). Cut a hold in the back and paint! Super easy and super fun!- LIONS AND TIGERS AND BEARS, OH MY!
DIY Stuffed Animal Cage : wood + bungee cords = a place to easily store stuffed animals. *A shorter version of this could work for doggy's stuffed toys too! Plus they could pull out the toys themselves.