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We all know wooden blocks are timeless toys for kids. They can be stacked, made into structures and are durable to last hours of play. By taking a set of plain wooden blocks, you can transform them into playful sets with the bonus of making the project a fun craft to do with the kids. You can paint them, apply paper patterns or even make chalk blocks! Take a look at these fun and easy wooden block projects to get you inspired.

Modern Wooden Blocks (via hello, Wonderful) Find out how to turn a set of plain blocks into a bright, playful and modern set.

Washi Tape Blocks (via Meri Cherry) Give plain blocks a designer makeover with strips of decorative tape.

Sky Blocks (via Lovely Indeed) How cool are these? Each side’s got a pretty design such as clouds, sky and sun to stack that doubles as a fun block puzzle.

Chalk Blocks (via The Lovely Bits) Here’s a simple project that combines two playtime favorites into one: chalk and block play!

Puzzle Blocks (via Untrendy Life) This bright block puzzle comes with a free template to easily cut and paste the designs onto the wood.

Wooden Gradient Blocks (via Handmade Charlotte) Here’s a fun way to brighten up plain blocks and teach your child all about color patterns.

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Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.