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DIY Projects

Animal Art

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With a bit of paint and the boys’ dinosaur collection I think I could manage this DIY project. A jungle animal one would look amazing too! Via Paperyandcakery

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Paper Plate Sewing!

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Apart from the fact that this is a great fine motor skill activity, I think every boy should learn how to sew. You never know when you will need to sew on a button or fix a hem. via Prekinders

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Book Art!

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This is a simple idea that will look great in a toy room or bedroom. If you don’t want to ruin your books, head down to the second hand book shop. They normally have a great range for a few dollars and you won’t feel so bad about cutting the book up. This is one DIY [...]

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Best little Grocer in town!

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Designed by a mum of two, this little Grocery Store would have to be the best in town. This creative mum, who has a background in Retail Design, was planning her daughters third birthday and could not resist the opportunity to create something special that would also be a lot of fun for years to come. Of [...]

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Penguin Water Bottle project!

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A great weekend project that I think would be easy enough for a toddler to do. I’m sure the older boys would love to join in on this one! via prekandksharing

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Tree bunk!

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This simple idea would create a great feature in a bedroom. I love how the branches provide a rail type barrier for the top bunk. via designeast

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Play under the bed!

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Why not make use of the area under his bed. You could really create some storage space which neatly tucks away when not in use. Put a play area on top of the drawers and you won’t need a play table in his room. This idea could prevent him creating a mess under his bed. via gltc

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Noodle Horse!

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Can’t afford a horse…how about a noodle horse?? I love the fun DIY projects that people are creating with pool noodles and this one gave me a giggle. Simple to make and the kids would love them. I actually thing they would be more comfortable to use than the wooden stick type! via Mrs King [...]

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Does the car need Petrol?

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Every boy loves to drive his car around the backyard but at some point, the car will need Petrol. I love this Petrol pump that has been created with some scrap timber, a garden hose and a few odds and ends. via apartmenttherapy

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Aeroplane Clip with magnet

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A fun little project with a clothes peg and paddle pop sticks for the kids but add a magnet to the back and mum can use it too! Make It: Paint one spring-style clothespin, two craft sticks, and one mini craft stick in your child’s favorite colors. Once dry, glue a craft stick on top and [...]

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