I've put together an awesome collection of Kids Furniture Projects made from unwanted items easily found at thrift stores or maybe in your own basement or garage! You'll love making these doll beds, benches, desks and more as much as your kids will love using them.
DIY Doll Furniture
This small bench for dolls or children is actually made from repurposed cabinet doors. Throw in a few pieces of scrap wood plus odd legs and you have the perfect weekend project to make for the kids.
Here’s a fun project making a doll bed with scrap wood and chair spindles. Your little one will get years of fun, and you get the satisfaction of knowing you made it just for them.
Making a fun doll bench out of an old door isn’t as difficult as it may sound. This would be great in your child’s room, or even in a hallway if you’re a grown-up girl who still collects dolls.
Kids Step Stools from Repurposed Items
The bottom of an old nightstand cabinet makes the perfect sized stepstool for your child to reach the counter in the kitchen. He or she will love helping out with cooking and more. Doing it yourself is all about the customization and personalization.
Sometimes, all you need is a new paint job to refresh a stool for the kiddos. That was the case in this baseball themed stepstool for girls and boys.
Kids Desks -- Make it Yourself
Truly adorable bedside table with book storage. This is a build it yourself project with great directions to have this completed this weekend!
Make a handy chalkboard desk for your little one using repurposed furniture pieces. It’s easier than making one from scratch. This desk offers storage and a handy bookshelf!
Maybe you have a regular sized desk, but you need a desk for your child? This desk suffered water damage, which made it the perfect candidate for downsizing it for kids. What little boy or girl wouldn’t love to have a camouflage desk?
Mindi used cabinet doors to make a desk for her boys. Using reclaimed and repurposed components really cuts down on the price of great DIY furniture projects for kids.
Check out the awesome chairs made from car jacks! Mindi is a whiz at putting pieces together!
Here’s another great kid’s desk made from a nightstand. You can’t go wrong with great storage and a chalkboard surface on a kid’s desk!
Kids Furniture Projects | Chalkboard Tables
Living room side tables are easily found at thrift stores. When there’s only one, they generally sell really cheap. Use a single orphaned side table and fun kid’s chairs to make a chalkboard table and chairs set for the kids.
Here’s another example of a cheap side table turned into a chalkboard table for the kids.
Dining tables also make great kids furniture projects. You can cut the legs off or leave them full sized for the older kids. All you need is a little chalkboard paint. Turn your old table into a chalkboard table for kids.
Make Your Child a Bed
Some kids furniture projects are built from scratch, but they aren't that difficult. You can make this teepee bed with these simple directions.
Repurposed Dresser Ideas
The great thing about making kids furniture projects is how you can turn old, odd furniture into new and useful pieces for the little ones! By cutting up an old dresser, this leggo storage solution came to be!
A free dresser gets a new look and purpose with decoupage! Use your child's drawings to make a dresser their own!
Random Reclaimed Items | Play Kitchen Center
I think a kitchen center is one of the best kids furniture project you can make yourself. Creative play is so important for young kids. Can you spot the items used to make this kitchen center come together? See all the details here.
If you love these ideas, be sure to check out the other collections below:
Kids Organization Ideas Using Repurposed Furniture