Epic Ways To Make Your Home More Child-Friendly

Alison Coldridge
·Editor Yahoo Style UK

Once you become a parent, it can pay to make your home to make it slightly more child-friendly. And no, we're not talking child-proofing every corner and painting the nursery pink or blue.

We're talking about finding genius ways to adapt your home into a more fun and child-friendly space that your little one will love growing up in.

Go Crazy With Chalkboard Paint
The one and only time your little one CAN draw on the walls.



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Build A Reading Nook
A place your childcan escape to and it will make storytime 10 times more fun.

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Install A Magnetic Wall
A great way for your child to practice his spelling, maths or just have some fun.

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Put A Slide On The Stairs
Erm... who wouldn't want this in their home?! You'll probably use this just as much as your child.

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Create A Place To Be Arty
Ideally in the kitchen, or somewhere you spend a lot of time so you can keep an eye on your tot.

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Create A Place To Play
If you're lacking in space, make use of the space under the stairs. Build your little one their own little house to play in and have some quiet time.

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Embrace The Silly
Lego in soap dispensers and drilling holes into a toy dinosaur to use a toothbrush holder. All brilliantly silly additions to your home, which your child will love.

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Build An Epic Playhouse
OK, so you may need a fair amount of space for this (not to mention some serious DIY skills) but LOOK HOW AMAZING IT IS. More ideas here.

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Any other ideas? Share them in the comments below.

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