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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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