Have some old cookie sheets that have seen better days? Repurpose those old, rusty pieces of metal into something practical or beautiful for your home — perhaps a kitchen command center or an activity tray for the kids! Of course, you should make a batch of homemade cookies on your new cookie sheet while you’re at it.
Fun Ways to Reuse Baking Sheets
Make a travel tray the kids can use whenever you take a road trip.
via Two Sisters Crafting
Set up a colorful bulletin board that everyone in your home can use to leave notes and important reminders.
Make an adorable chore chart with magnets. Even very young children can understand the symbols on each magnet. Genius!
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Your kitchen could use a chalkboard, couldn’t it? You can write the menu on it each week or leave fun messages for the family.
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Or how about an entire kitchen command center? Love the addition of the clothespins to hold coupons.
via Crafty Staci
Help little ones with a fun word building activity. Smart!
via No Time for Flash Cards
Make a pebble boot tray to drain wet boots on when you come into the house.
via My Frugal Adventures
This monogrammed magnetic makeup board would make a great DIY gift!
Or make a simple makeup tray for your vanity. This All-American Girl version is so fun!
via Redhead Can Decorate
Make a board for the kids’ toy cars. Draw a road, add some traffic signs… lots of fun!
via The Nerd’s Wife
Turn an old cookie sheet into a lovely serving tray with some fabric and spray adhesive.
Put together a couple of sets of travel games for your next trip with the kids. It’ll save your sanity.
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Make a magnetic Scrabble board to leave each other messages (and to beat your spouse in a word game, if you’re the competitive type).
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Aren’t these cookie sheet calendars gorgeous? They make practical and useful gifts, so get started making them early for the holidays this year!
via Then She Made
Speaking of calendars, Christmas just isn’t complete without an advent calendar. Here’s one with magnetic fillable tins.
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Designate a wall for your kids’ artwork. Using magnets, you can easily change out which pieces are displayed.
via Spearmint Baby
Isn’t this magnetic stop and go traffic light project adorable? Add some car magnets, and your child can have hours of fun!
via A Spotted Pony
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