Kids and pretend play go together like Melissa & Doug. With the right supplies and a ton of imagination, it’s easy to transform any space into a world of fun. Order a burger from a sweet sous chef or mail a letter to a loved one, the possibilities are endless. Scroll down for nine ideas that can be set up and enjoyed all in one afternoon (no guarantee on a break-down date!).

Office Space

Your future CEO can get a dose of The Office when you set up a makeshift desk and workspace. We love the use of old electronics, and if you don’t have any on hand, mama Michelle shares where she found hers, over at Be Brave, Keep Going.

photo: Michelle Sybert via Be Brave, Keep Going



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— Gabby Cullen