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20 Ways You Can Upcycle Household Items For Kids

MARCH 31, 2015  —  By Spencer Montgomery

1. Upcycle a kitty litter pail for extra toy storage. 

Upcycle a kitty litter pail for extra toy storage. 

2. Create an artistic nook for your budding Picasso. 

Create an artistic nook for your budding Picasso. 

3. Or use that dress shirt to make a dress for a baby.

Or use that dress shirt to make a dress for a baby.

4. Turn an old crib into a playhouse. 

Turn an old crib into a playhouse. 

5. Upcycle a beat up bookshelf by converting it into a set of lockers. 

Upcycle a beat up bookshelf by converting it into a set of lockers. 

6. Turn a beat up old dresser into a toy storage bench! 

Turn a beat up old dresser into a toy storage bench! 

7. Keep you car in order with that shoe rack you never use. 

Keep you car in order with that shoe rack you never use. 

8. Give a trash can a face lift to create a storage space for stuffed animals.

Give a trash can a face lift to create a storage space for stuffed animals.

9. Repurpose an old papasan chair into a reading canopy. 

Repurpose an old papasan chair into a reading canopy. 

10. Put those crates to good use as a bookshelf. 

Put those crates to good use as a bookshelf. 

11. Or use a smaller tire to create a cool teeter-totter! 

Or use a smaller tire to create a cool teeter-totter! 

12. Or you could make a larger version using a bookshelf.

Or you could make a larger version using a bookshelf.

13. Turn a lunchbox or train case into a take-along dollhouse.

Turn a lunchbox or train case into a take-along dollhouse.

14. Convert an empty spice rack into a handy paint organizer.

Convert an empty spice rack into a handy paint organizer.

15. Convert a giant tire into a DIY sandbox. 

Convert a giant tire into a DIY sandbox. 

16. Turn an old dresser into a dress-up closet for the theatrical one. 

Turn an old dresser into a dress-up closet for the theatrical one. 

17. Give an old book new life as a portable art case. 

Give an old book new life as a portable art case. 

18. Use a man's dress shirt for this adorable dress. 

Use a man's dress shirt for this adorable dress. 

19. Repurpose a mismatched night table into a miniature kitchen. 

Repurpose a mismatched night table into a miniature kitchen. 

20. Centralize the mess with a custom-made train table. 

Centralize the mess with a custom-made train table.