Fast Fix: Kids Rooms

Easy Kids' Play Kitchen

With just a few simple modifications, a basic bookshelf can be turned into a fun kid-sized kitchen for your little chef.

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Cute Children's Kitchen Area

Materials Needed:

  • small 2-shelf bookshelf
  • drill
  • measuring tape
  • jigsaw
  • ready-made fabric window topper
  • 5/8" staples
  • staple gun
  • 8" round metal cake pan
  • 3/4" drill bit
  • tension rod
  • clear-drying adhesive
  • small faucet
  • optional: scraps of wood for building faucet

Mark Placement of Sink

On top of bookshelf, trace bottom of cake pan where sink will be positioned. Allow enough room around hole so jigsaw can easily maneuver and for faucet placement.

Drill Starter Hole

With 3/4-inch drill bit, drill a hole in the approximate center of the traced sink hole.

Cut Out With Jigsaw

Insert jigsaw into center hole and carefully cut out hole for sink.

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