Frugal Toys: Child's Frugal Drawing Table

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, April 09, 2017 | 0 comments
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After looking at high priced drawing tables and easels, I found a very simple and cheap alternative.

I took the cardboard box that our stereo came in, left the packing Styrofoam inside for a little extra support and covered it with used printer paper, blank side up.

I gave Caleb some crayons, and now not only does he have a drawing table, but a drawing cube.

For some reason, coloring on the sides is a lot more fun!

Thanks to Sheryl for this Frugal Baby Tip!

Photo credit: Shyn Darkly, on Flickr
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Image: Childrens Furniture: Children's Table and Chair Set - Made of extra strong coated cardboardImage: Alex Toys: Alex Paper Roll White, 12in X100 foot - heavy-duty white construction paperShopping Suggestions:
Children's Table and Chair Set
Melissa + Doug Easel Paper Pad
Alex Paper Roll
Crayola Crayons
Crayola Washable Crayons
Crayola Washable Crayons, Large

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