Friday, April 05, 2013

Fun, Easy, and Frugal Play Idea: Masking Tape Roads

My kids thought I was pretty great when I pulled out the masking tape and began creating roads that led to all their Little Peoples play sets.  We rummaged up all the cars we could find, made road lines on the tape, and created a little town.
I'm telling you, they played for HOURS!  Even better, their creative juices were flowing full force.  My basic infrastructure was not sophisticated enough, so they made more roads, added a CVS and Walgreens store out of paper, and drew up a "Welcome to" town sign (of course, after I put the camera away)!  Even some of the older kids thought it was fun enough to join in.
So go grab that old roll of masking tape that you threw out in the garage after your last move, or pick one up the next time you go to the store, and let the kids have at it! 

And for you moms who struggle to get dinner going while you've got a toddler strapped to your leg, this should do the trick! ; )


  1. Anonymous9:49 PM

    Brilliant Idea! The sky is the limit with this easy and creative idea. Kuddos Mommy!! I see living room Disneyland in your future...what a money saver :)

    1. Thank you! The older kids were talking about making over-passes! lol

  2. Great idea! What I love is that the kids can design the whole thing themselves :)

  3. That's a cute idea, my boys would love this.


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