Make hooks on a wardrobe with old toys

Repurpose some of the toys they no longer play with into fun hooks using Sugru Mouldable Glue. This is one of our favourite hacks and a really fun way to empower kids to enjoy taking more control and getting their jackets, bags and clothes in their rightful place (and not in a crumpled heap on the floor!). The added bonus is, of course, that there's no need to go shopping for new fittings - just have fun together choosing which toys to use! 

Toy pressed to wardrobe with Sugru

Step 1 - Stick & shape

Start by collecting your pick of toys, single-use packs of Sugru (depending on how many toys you want to use as well as their size) and masking tape. Open the Sugru and separate into 3 or 4 balls. Stick and shape them to the base of the toy into a cone, and press firmly on the surface you want to stick it to. 

Toy attached to wardrobe with Sugru

Step 2 - Rub it

Once you are happy with the positioning, rub the Sugru so that it is smooth and neat. 

Masking tape holds toy while Sugru sets

Step 3 - Secure it

Using some masking tape, secure the toy so that it doesn't get accidentally pulled down (by gravity or a little cheeky someone!) and leave it to set for 12-24 hours.

Toy is stuck to the wardrobe with Sugru

Step 4 - It turns into rubber

After 12-24 hours, Sugru turns into rubber! Remove the masking tape and voila - you've got yourself a secure hook fixture. Now the kids can be empowered to keep tidy and they have more space to just be kids! 

Toys stuck to wardrobe with Sugru to make hooks

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