(And we bet your furry friend would be happy to help!) Willow balls aren't that hard to make, and they are a huge favorite for tossing, chewing, and general playing. If you've got some willow, take an hour or so and make some fun!
All rats should have a free range area. Even if your rats have a large cage it is important for them to have time outside the cage to run around and socialize with you. This page provides some ideas of what to put in your play area, where to set up.
Cheap, easy DIY toys for small pets. Just use the toilet paper and paper towel rolls you're already throwing out to make affordable toys for chinchillas, rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and other small pets.