Creative Ikea Hacks for Kids Play Spaces
Ikea is full of weird and wonderful items; many of which already grace thousands of homes across Brisbane. These innovative Ikea hacks for kids are the perfect way to dress up, make more room or add some va-va- voom and personality to your Brisbane Kid’s playroom.
Transform a Bekvam step stool into this fabulous and transportable play kitchen for your budding master chef. This doubles as a step stool so that your Brisbane Kids can play cook next to you in the kitchen and hen hop up to the kitchen bench to help you finish off creating the family meal (as demonstrated by Grow and Resist).
Ikea train sets are a sturdy track that many households have in their toys boxes. Add some colour and destinations to your child’s train play by lining the tracks with foam cut outs of buildings and landscapes and glue to the side of the track. An original idea from Fler.cz (translation required, but the pictures speak for themselves)
The clever folk at Shelterness have created this scoot-a-long toy using only a storage box, chopping board, zip ties and a set of coasters. Decorate and personalise for your own Brisbane Kids.
This super Trofast sandbox is neat and tidy and just the right size for small Brisbane Kids. Follow this link for full instructions.
Repurpose the Eepedit bookcase into a spacious open plan dolls house. Complete the transformation using washi tape for the roof. We found this one on DecoIdeas.
Sick of the toy guns and swords lying around the house? This fabulous storage idea from That’s My Letter, uses a Rationell Variera plastic bag dispenser as a holder for all weaponry things.
Keeping kids busy, happy and quiet in the car can be an absolute mission. And finding storage solutions for all the small things they like to keep on hand requires some imagination. Luckily the people at Apartment Therapy have come up with this solution—using a Flort remote control pocket to store kid-friendly items such as drawing materials, snacks and magazines.
Create a snug reading corner using Bekvan spice racks to hold all your Brisbane Kids’ favourite picture books. A simple and kid friendly storage solution, Table Tonic created this sweet spot.
Awesome Art & Craft Ikea Hacks for Kids
At Brisbane Kids we love being creative and letting kids express themselves through art. One of our favourite Ikea hacks is this Tidny fabric, at $9.99 a metre. Keep the kids busy and entertained colouring this massive fabric art work with Sharpies permanent pens. The finished canvas can be rolled up and used as an on the go play mat or a giant Look and Find map—brilliant for rainy days.
Create an amazing art space for your Brisbane Kids with this inspirational corner from Modern Parents Messy Kids. This child-friendly art space uses a Latt Ikea children’s table, a Spontan magazine rack to hold colouring books and paper, a Bygel rail and plastic containers to hold pencils, crayons and art supplies, a Spontan magnetic board to display their artworks AND the Ekby shelf and brackets for additional art supply storage. For around $100 you’ll have an amazing art space!
Repurpose your tired Mammut plastic table! Paint the top with chalkboard paint for the ultimate chalk drawing experience. Brisbane Kids will love drawing on their own table (found via Media Cache).
Funky art works deserve an equally awesome display area. Show off your Brisbane Kids’ art works by using the Losjon hanger knobs and twine to create this web like display area found on Ikea Hackers. Knobs can be screwed into the wall or fitted using the self-adhesive backing. So simple and effective!