Any vintage or Scandinavian design fan will LOVE these Supermarket Play Shop Box Printables from Alice Apple. Perfect for your little one's retro kitchen, or use them as gift boxes for a kitchen or cooking themed retro design
-- use tacky glue instead of sewing & use ribbon to close. Also instead of blank paper use coloring book pages. Overall super easy craft! A bit labor intensive(no quick way to cut slits for crayons & books) but very easy!
@ Lauren- something for boys-Portable LEGO Tray - Brilliant! You could even hang these on the wall of the toy room. Also, great for a portable play surface for the kids when away from home, just make to fit inside a book-bag or back-pack :-)
Trash to Treasure - DIY Recycled DVD Case Travel Checkers Board. Another recycled DVD case project from Stacy Vaughn. Her DVD case coloring kit can be found in this post. Love her use of Velcro and buttons. Tutorial by Handmade by Stacey Vaughn here.
Wipe-off Dinnertime Doodle Placemats - this one each kid sits down and draws out their day while you cook dinner. Then it gives everyone something to talk about while you eat! (Other doodle mat ideas on post.