Make a Kid-Friendly Kitchen Measuring Station

Get organized and empower your little chefs with this custom, kid-level measuring station.

Get organized and empower your little chefs with this custom DIY Measuring Station.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Get organized and empower your little chefs with this custom DIY Measuring Station.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Materials Needed

  • cork roll or panels (wide/long enough to fit cabinet)
  • (8) removable adhesive hooks
  • extra-strong double-sided tape
  • (1) mountable clothespin
  • measuring cups

Measure Cabinet

Measure the area inside your cabinet door where you want to mount the cork.

Step 1- MEASURE CABINET
Measure the area inside your cabinet door where you’ll mount the cork.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 1- MEASURE CABINET Measure the area inside your cabinet door where you’ll mount the cork.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Measure + Mark Cork

Using a yardstick or T-square, measure and mark where you will cut the cork to fit your cabinet.

Step 2- MEASURE & MARK CORK
Using a yardstick or T-square to ensure straight lines, measure and mark where you will cut the cork to fit your cabinet.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 2- MEASURE & MARK CORK Using a yardstick or T-square to ensure straight lines, measure and mark where you will cut the cork to fit your cabinet.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Cut Cork

Cut out the cork, then lay it flat on a table.

Step 3- CUT CORK
Cut out the cork, then lay it flat on a table.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 3- CUT CORK Cut out the cork, then lay it flat on a table.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Arrange the Layout

Decide how the cups and spoons will be arranged on the cork, then make a small mark where each hook will go.

Step 4- ARRANGE THE LAYOUT
Decide how the cups and spoons will be arranged on the cork then make a small mark where each hook will go.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 4- ARRANGE THE LAYOUT Decide how the cups and spoons will be arranged on the cork then make a small mark where each hook will go.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Attach Hooks

Attach the adhesive hooks to the cork panel.

Step 5- ATTACH HOOKS
Attach sticky hooks to the cork panel.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 5- ATTACH HOOKS Attach sticky hooks to the cork panel.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Apply Tape

Attach extra-strong double-sided tape to the back of the cork panel.

Step 6- APPLY TAPE
Attach extra strong double-sided tape to the back of the cork panel.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 6- APPLY TAPE Attach extra strong double-sided tape to the back of the cork panel.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Hang Cork

Affix the cork panel to the back inside of the cabinet door.

Step 7- HANG CORK
Affix the cork panel to the back of the cabinet door.

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 7- HANG CORK Affix the cork panel to the back of the cabinet door.

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Add Clip

Add a clothespin with double-sided tape (or use a removable mountable clip) inside the cabinet to hang the measurement guide. (Download and print our free printable here.)

Step 8- ADD CLIP
Add a clothespin with double-sided tape (or use a removable mountable clip) inside the cabinet to hang the measurement guide from. (Download our printable here.)

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 8- ADD CLIP Add a clothespin with double-sided tape (or use a removable mountable clip) inside the cabinet to hang the measurement guide from. (Download our printable here.)

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

Hang Cups + Spoons

Hang measuring cups and spoons on the hooks. Now you're ready to enjoy baking and cooking with the kids.

Step 9- HANG CUPS & SPOONS
Hang measuring cups and spoons on the hooks. Now you’re ready to enjoy baking and cooking with the kids!

DIY Kid-Friendly Measuring Station

Step 9- HANG CUPS & SPOONS Hang measuring cups and spoons on the hooks. Now you’re ready to enjoy baking and cooking with the kids!

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

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