5 Kid Approved (And Affordable) DIY Projects

Here is a great blog from our friends at the Lake Agassiz Habitat ReStore….

Try a family DIY project! With a little spare time and creativity, you can turn something old into something brand new. Create awesome DIY gifts with your kids that they’ll love to play with all year. And the best part? You can find most of the supplies you’ll need for an affordable price at ReStore.

LEGO Table

If your kids love to use their imaginations while playing with LEGOs, give them an inspiring space to both build and store their collection with a LEGO table. All it takes is an old table, a good paint job and some LEGO-friendly accessories!  Visit the Fussy Monkey Business blog for a How To.

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Diner Playset

If you’ve got an old cabinet, it doesn’t take much to turn it into a brand new diner playset! With a kitchen on one side and a drive-up window on the other, it’ll provide hours of playtime for the kids and their friends.  Visit Debbie Williams blog for more info!


Drawer Dollhouse

This adorable DIY dollhouse allows for lots of creativity—and all you need are a couple of old dresser drawers. Put the empty drawers together to create the house, then paint, decorate and it’s ready to be played with. Semiproper will show you how…

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Kids’ Workbench

This project is perfect for all the little builders in your family. Create this kids’ workbench with an old end table and some pegboard. It’s a great place for your kids to play with their toy tools and help you with your next DIY project!  Follow honey bear lane to find out more.


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Play Vanity

A play vanity makes a great gift for an aspiring barber or stylist. You can either choose to build it yourself or make one out of an old desk. Add a mirror, some storage bins for all the supplies your kids need, and they’ll be ready for their first customer.  Last but not least is this fabulous project brought to you by Capturing Joy.


We would love to see what you built!

Please share your ideas and projects with us: restore.nation@habitat-mc.org

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