5 Everyday Household Items You Can Repurpose For Your Kids


These ideas are brilliant, who would have thought that something as simple as a pair of old jeans could be re-purposed into a car track for toddlers?

We often overlook everyday household items and discard them or give them to charity but with so many inspirational blogs available to spark some creativity it’s time to re-purpose and rejoice.

Old Jeans Make Awesome Fabric Roads

Perfect for the iconic Matchbox toy cars, little hands and imaginative minds.

Source: http://lilmoptop.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/easy-fabric-roads.html

Coffee Cups For Spill-Free Painting

If you are a coffee shop regular why not politely ask for one of their plastic cups with a lid and re-use it as a paint pot.

Source: http://www.modernparentsmessykids.com/2011/06/weekend-look-book_18.html

Flower Planter Toy Storage

BHG Flower Basket toy storage_1So simple yet so effective and what a superb way to keep items up off the floor and within easy reach for the kids.

Source: http://www.attemptingaloha.com/2012/01/think-outside-toy-box-over-50.html?m=1

Ikea Spice Rack Bookshelves

Ah! Good old Ikea hey? They never fail to disappoint and these spice racks prove exactly that point, absolutely perfect for a neat little bookshelf.

Metal Dustbin Stuffed Animal Hideaway

As cute as cuddly toys can be, they always seem to find their way into every corner of the house. A metal dustbin with a lick of paint and a fabric liner is just the trick to store them in, adding a funky touch to any child’s bedroom.

Source: http://www.attemptingaloha.com/2012/01/think-outside-toy-box-over-50.html