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Jul 10

I’m the driver because I’ve got the helmet

f you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that I love creating play spaces for my kids out of everyday objects.  Their kitchen was made out of an old entertainment unit – it’s not a really flash one like some of the ones you see out there, but my kids love it and that’s all that matters to me.

A race car is born

Our latest endeavour involved a bed frame left behind by my brother-in-law when he moved out, various sized tyres, two car seats, and the plastic wheel rim from a balance bike.

car

 

I’m the driver because I’ve got the helmet

The fun really began once they took their car out for a spin.  Drifting, skids and some fancy footwork came into play by Master 4 as he raced the car over some very interesting terrain. Then his co-driver decided to be an argumentative little so-and-so.  They’re like a little old married couple…

The best part of this car is that  when you get tired of driving you can just pass the steering wheel over to your co-driver.

For our next project, Master 4 has visions of a submarine made out of the motorcycle packing crate in the garage. Stay tuned for that one.

 

1 comment

  1. Susan

    Renee C. – July 10, 2012 at 5:32 pm
    Awww…that is so adorable. Creativity is so important as a parent. I swear that I’ve used my brain more trying to stay a step ahead of my kids than all through University! lol
    I haven’t run across your blog before – it’s really great! I’m now following you via FB, Twitter, Linky, G+, etc…
    Just wanted to leave you a quick word to make sure you’ve seen our Summer Reading Weekly Book Giveaway. We are giving away free children’s books all summer long and the giveaways are open internationally. Week #2 is ON! Thanks so much and have a great week. Cheers, Renee
    http://motherdaughterbookreviews.com/summer-reading-weekly-book-giveaways-week-2/
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    Sarah -July 12, 2012 at 4:43 am
    That is awesome! You certainly are creative–I never would have thought of putting that together!

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