Turn An Ordinary Wooden Stool Into Something Spectacular With Your Toddler

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Crafting is a lot of fun with toddlers, but it’s really easy to run out of projects, especially if you’re like our family who does it on a multi-daily basis. As I was thinking of ideas for a big weekend craft for my two-year-old, I decided to bring some furniture into the mix. She needed a bathroom stool, so why not have her decorate one?

And that’s what we did. We took a basic $10 wooden, unpainted stool from Michael’s, a craft store in our area, and went with it. Set up with paints galore and an entire floor covered in sheets, my daughter had a blast covering what would soon be the stool that would help her brush her teeth at bedtime.

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Of course, it was rather messy but isn’t that the fun of it all?

This project can be done with any sort of unpainted (or even painted, it really doesn’t matter) furniture. I do recommend going with non-washable paints though so that the design isn’t washed away if water or other liquids do happen to spill on it. With a toddler, it’s inevitable.

What’s your craft for the week/weekend?

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