Repurposing a Laptop for a Child's Toy

Repurposing a Laptop for a Child's Toy

Carrie McBride
Feb 19, 2010

Q: I have a Dell Inspiron laptop that no longer works. However, rather than throwing it away, I'm curious whether any of your ingenious readers have repurposed such an item into a play latop for their kids? I've seen advertisements for the VTech toy laptop, and was wondering if anyone has made their own.

Sent by Ruthie

Editor: Ruthie, if your laptop has any functionality left you might consider installing a kid-friendly operating system. Readers - what other ideas do you have?

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