Ditch the plastic toys and build your child something instead! I've found 40 amazing woodworking projects for kids to keep them entertained for days!
There's something so gratifying about watching your child playing with something you made with your own two hands. I've built my son plenty of things over the years, and I love seeing how much he appreciates them.
So dig through the scrap wood pile, or load up the truck with lumber, and get started building one of these woodworking projects for kids!
Keep all those stuffed animals in one spot with this DIY stuffed animal zoo!
Need lots of storage space for Lego pieces or craft supplies? This desk has room for up to 15 IKEA Trofast bins to keep things organized while your kids work on their latest project
Let your kids climb the walls (literally!) with this home climbing wall!
This compact bookcase features a toy storage bin and space for plenty of books. It works great as a nightstand for your kids, too!
This simple shelf adds double the storage to your wall! Fill the bins with toys or Lego, and display the kids' favorites on the shelf!
Give your kids a creative way to store and display their favorite Lego minifigures!
Bring Lego pieces on the go with this handy Lego bin with built in baseplate storage!
Turn posters of your kid's favorite characters into art with these easy to make poster frames!
Blast off with this fun rocket shaped bookshelf!
This open top storage bin is perfect for putting away toys quickly at the end of the day!
Are your kids taking karate lessons? Show off their progress with this martial arts belt display!
DIY Pikler Triangle
Help your little one learn gross motor skills with this fun Pikler triangle and climbing wall!
Make Believe Station
This adorable imagination station has everything your child could wish for! They can pretend they're grocery shopping, sitting at a cafe, or at the store!
DIY Mobile Mining Setup
Do your kids love panning for gold at the children's museum? Make your own set up in the backyard!
DIY Large Wood Name Cut Out
Decorate your kids room with a personalized wooden sign on the wall!
Epoxy and Wood Lunar Surface Night Light
This night light is so cool! It uses epoxy to create glowing planets to lull your child to sleep at night.
Kids Stage with Dress-Up Clothes Storage
Your kids will love to perform on this miniature stage with a spot to store dress up clothes!
Art Easel for Kids
Keep your kids entertained for hours with this DIY art easel, made from a single sheet of plywood!
DIY Treasure Chest Toy Box
Ahoy! Thar be treasure in this chest!
DIY Swing Set
What kid wouldn't want their very own swing set in the backyard?
DIY House Frame Kid's Desk
This adorable house shaped desk will make doing homework almost fun!
DIY Wooden Blocks
Have you seen the price of wooden blocks nowadays? Make your own for a fraction of the price with these templates!
DIY Canopy Doll Bed
Dolls need a spot to sleep too! Give them the rest they need with this cute canopy doll bed!
DIY Backyard Bean Bag Toss Game
Keep the kids busy at the backyard barbeque with this bean bag toss game!
DIY Play Table with Storage Bins
This play table will keep your kids entertained for hours, and the rolling bins underneath keep all the parts and pieces contained.
Three Story American Girl Dollhouse
This giant dollhouse is big enough to fit American Girls dolls, plus a kid or two!
Industrial Kids Bookshelf
Kids are more likely to grab a book when they can see the cover. Build this industrial bookshelf so they can view all their options easily!
Simple Kid's Table and Chair Set
Give your kiddos their own pint-sized table and chairs for art projects, play-doh creations, and more!
DIY Toy Organizer
You can pack a lot of toys into this compact organizer!
DIY Ruler Growth Chart
Keep track of your kids' heights as they grow with this oversized ruler!
Convertible Kids Craft Table
This kids craft table easily goes from a compact square to a long desk!
Space Saving DIY Train Table
My son LOVED trains when he was younger, and this train table would have been a dream come true!
DIY Cabin Bed
It'll feel like they're camping out every night with this adorable cabin bed!
DIY Kids Teepee Bed
For a more open air camping experience, try this teepee bed instead!
DIY Over Bed Kids Loft
What kid wouldn't want this treehouse-like loft over their bed?
DIY Farmhouse Kids Table
This kids farmhouse table is a scaled down version of a timeless classic!
Kid's Step Stool
Help your kids reach new heights with this handy step stool!
DIY Kids’ Imaginary Play Table
Turn this play table into the ultimate imagination station!
DIY Water Table for Toddlers
Keep your toddler busy for hours with this DIY water table!
Toy Storage Bulk Bins
These open bins keep toys easily accessible, and easy to put away too!
Check out these DIY Lego storage ideas too!