29 Things You Can Do With Things From The Dollar Store

Finding things that can really be useful at the dollar store can be challenging at times.

Little did you know that there are some treasures at the dollar store that can transform your kids summer into a blast. Check out these 29 great ideas below:

1. Take a dollar store plastic basket and attach it to the front of your kid’s bike.

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2. You can also use those same baskets for outdoor organizing.

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3. Make a cool hideout for your kids with a hula hoop and a bedsheet.

Using a shower curtain instead of a regular sheet might be helpful since it will be outside. Learn how to here.

4. Make an obstacle course with pool noodles.

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5. Use those same pool noodles and turn them into a sprinkler.

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6. Make an ice cream bar with crushed cookies and sprinkles in shaker jars.

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7. Take a shower curtain, tape, and frisbees to create a fun tic-tac-toe game.

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8. Get your kids to help you create these dollar-store chore baskets.

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9. Take some dollar-store toys and freeze them in water to create “ice eggs.”

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10. Make a doll swing out of a stackable bin.

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11. Make a bullseye game out of chalk and sponges.

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12. Those same sponges can also be used to make cool necklaces to cool your kids off while they have fun.

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13. Have your kids catch as many water balloons as they can with this colander attached to a bike helmet.

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14. Create some super bubbles with this hula hoop and dish soap.

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15. Make a croquet game using some hula hoops.

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16. Create a neat play garden in the back with these dollar-store items.

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17. Take a serving tray and bowl to create a sweet birdbath.

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18. Have some carnival fun games with stuff bought only from the dollar store.

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19. Make your own Olympic games in the backyard or beach with only dollar-store stuff.

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20. A DIY table lantern built out of glowsticks, dish detergent, and a jar.

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21. Make this amazing summer treat using Nutella, Cool Whip and a dollar-store ice pop mold.

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22. Take some suction-cup arrows and dip them in the paint to make a whole new game.

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23. Make these pre-packed busy bags for when the kiddos are bored.

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24. Make this really cool art box and fill it with supplies found at the dollar store.

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25. Make this DIY color mixing station using a vegetable tray from the dollar store.

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Use those same molds for a dirt mold to make flowers.

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26. Use a hanging shoe organizer for the next road trip and fill it with things for your kids to do.

27. Paint a baking sheet with chalkboard paint to make a magnetic activity board.

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28. Make the ultimate Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle costumes by painting roasting pans.

29. Make a dry-erase sheet with a shower curtain liner.

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