25 Inspiring Ideas: Repurposing Old Toys

updated Mar 11, 2020
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So you’ve gone through the toys, sorted them, and chosen some to part with. Now what? You could donate them, do a toy swap, hide them away for a while, or trash them. But another fun idea I’ve come across recently is to repurpose those once-treasured toys. I’ve rounded up twenty-five inspiring ideas for repurposing your little one’s unwanted play things, from the practical to the outrageous and everything in between.



6. Build a Lego flower pot
7. Or perhaps use them to construct a utensil holder
8. Turn an unused train into desk knobs
9. Or try the same trick with some old blocks
10. Fashion a home for your keys

A tiny toy can be used as a candle holder
The ladder on this old fire truck is the perfect place for a little light
These tiny people can help your tell time
Use your little one’s toys to hold your big kid toys
And these prehistoric creatures make for a pretty planter

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