We are going through a post-holiday season/ pre-spring cleaning toy purge. If you are too, join us in drooling over these toy hacks!
Don’t throw your piles of outgrown playthings out, recycle old toys into something cool!
How Do I Recycle Old Toys Into Something Cool?
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Recycling/ upcycling old toys is way easier and less work than you might think. It’s also really fun and a cool way for you and your kids to bond while using your imagination. It’s also a good lesson in resourcefulness!
I’m loving this a memory sculpture bow holder, from Makely! What a unique and functional way to hang onto some of your kid’s favorite toys, by morphing them in to a piece of art, while organizing their room at the same time!
Recycle Old Toys Into Something Cool: Up-cycled Animals
Animal toys are something that almost every kid has. They are sort of an investment toy, because not only are they educational, they are a classic, and can be played with at almost any age. Regardless, your kids will still get to a point when they won’t play with them as much. The good new is that there are tons of ways to recycle old animal toys into something cool!
Cut old toys in half, then paint, and glue them into wooden “L ‘s” to create bookends with this cool idea from Doodlecraft!
Recycle Old Toys Into Something Cool: Hacking Like A Boss
I love how creative people are with every day items. You can take something that you use everyday, and multi-purpose it ten times over! This is especially true when it comes to upcycling old toys.
Who knew a tennis ball could be so handy! There are a lot of ways you can use this trusty monster ball, from Dishfunctional Designs.
Store your kids’ stuffed animals and create a bean bag chair all at once with this bean bag cover!
Not all toy hacks are for toys your kids have outgrown. You can paint toys they still love to play with, and give them new life. Check out this this coupe Bat Mobile from Sweet C’s!
25 cent toy “bubbles” from the gumball machine can be repurposed into a fun lipgloss necklace with this tutorial from Not So Idle Hands.
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