Easy DIY Kids Furniture Projects

We’re always quick to tackle decorating projects in the adult spaces of our homes, but what about the kids? Don’t they deserve some design love as well? Well, we’re gonna fix that right now, because we have some of the cutest DIY projects for kid’s furniture we could find for you. From things that help out Mom & dad, like a DIY kid’s desk or triple bunk beds, to pure joy just for your kiddos (we see you rocking horse dog!), we have some awesome DIY kid’s furniture ideas & projects for your little ones!



DIY Kids’ Furniture


DIY Kid’s Farmhouse Table

Want children’s furniture that fits in with your other household furniture? Then build this DIY kid’s farmhouse table and bench with these plans from ‘Our Hand Crafted Life’.

EasDIY Kids Furniture Projects


DIY Kid’s Table & Chairs with Storage

Not only is this colorful DIY kid’s table and chair set adorable, it has toy storage! And it’s an easy build with this tutorial by ‘Her Tool Belt’.


DIY Kid’s Desk

If you have a young one at home doing school, or just need place for your kiddo to draw and read, then check out this DIY kid’s desk from ‘Rogue Engineer’. Step by step instructions for this easy woodworking project. Make it as a gift, or make it to create a study space. And it’s small enough to fit into a corner of a bedroom, too!


DIY Toy Box

Build a simple DIY toy box on wheels! This tutorial from ‘Twin Pickle’ shows  you how to use inexpensive shiplap paneling to build a rolling toy box big enough to house your kiddos family of friends! We love that it’s on wheels for ease at clean up time.


DIY Play Kitchen

Don’t want to spend big bucks buying a play kitchen for your little one? Then build one! This gorgeous little DIY play kitchen from ‘Ana White’ via ‘The Crafting Chicks’ is perfect for making your little chef happy. You could literally make this from scrap lumber. We are loving on the stove, and the sink curtains!

Easy DIY Kids Furniture Projects


DIY Kid’s Bookshelf

Vinetta at ‘The Handyman’s Daughter‘ has a tutorial for this creative DIY kids bookshelf… This is a just a little bit of genius! Toy storage right along with book storage!


DIY Dollhouse

Jaime Costiglio‘ is the queen of cool projects…and of making them easy… and she has these dollhouse plans for a simple two story DIY doll house that is amazing… and I would imagine, would make you a superhero to some little girl! Easy instructions!



DIY Kid’s Rocking Horse Dog

Shara at “Woodshop Diaries‘ made this ADORABLE DIY rocking horse dog, and it cost her very little to make! You can even tweak the design to customize the dog breed to match your family pet. Your kiddo can ride her best friend, without actually riding her best friend… 🙂 Her site is cool for a whole bunch of reasons, she is a great designer of a little bit of everything…check it out!


DIY Kids’ Triple Bunk Bed Plans

Got kids? If you have kids in a small home, chances are you have thought of bunk beds… From Jen at ‘Jen Woodhouse‘, try her tutorial for DIY triple bunk beds. Great for shared bedrooms and for sleepovers. This tutorial takes you through this project step by step, and could save you a ton of money.


DIY Kids’ Table

Our last project is from Andrea at ‘Strawberry Chic‘… She made this DIY Pottery Barn kid’s table, and it’s a really close knock off of the real thing! She has lot’s more photos and step by step instructions at her site, so be sure to visit her!

Isn’t it about time the kids in your house got a little respect in the design dept.? These DIY kids furniture ideas & projects make it easy to make them something special! Try our posts on DIY Bunk Beds and DIY Mud Rooms! Then jump on over and check out our post on How to Paint Wall Murals for Kids over at TBD, and check out our post on Fun & Cool DIY Backyard Ideas and DIY Kids Outdoor Playsets over at TGG!!

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Kathy Bates

Kathy Bates & Steve Bates (co-owners) – Woodard Bates Media LLC consisting of three blogs: TheBudgetDecorator.com, OhMeOhMyBlog.com and TheGardenGlove.com.

Kathy Bates’ previous writing credits include:

Former home decorating expert for Lifetime TV, Galtime and Country Woman Magazine.

Her book spent time at #1 on Amazon’s Home & Garden Topseller List in 2002.

Published or featured in numerous national publications, including:

Country Sampler’s Decorating Ideas magazine, Woman’s Day magazine, HGTV, The Wall Street Journal, CBS Marketwatch, Decorating Solutions magazine, Decorating Ideas magazine, The Seattle Times, Chicago Tribune, Kansas City News, The Oklahoman, Akron Beacon Journal, Pensacola News Journal and The Telegraph.


  1. Iyyappan
    November 11, 2020 / 1:21 am

    An excellent inspirational post! Fantastic DIY Kid furniture ideas! I am in love with the DIY toy box and play kitchen. My son enjoys involving himself in various DIY activities. I found your DIY Bunk Bed tutorial quite useful. I will very soon share pictures of some of my DIY kid furniture.

  2. March 9, 2017 / 3:30 am

    I would the pattern for the bunk beds if you can let me know how to get please

  3. Andrea
    March 31, 2016 / 10:08 am

    I love the play kitchen idea!! I have some particleboard cabinets collecting dust that would be just a little perfect for this project!! The backing needs to be replaced, but I’m thinking a simple foam board from the dollar store will do the job!

  4. Heather
    March 5, 2016 / 8:28 pm

    Hi there, I love the little scooter rockers, but unfortunately the link to the pattern is not working. Can you please send me the pattern and instructions. Thank you soooo much

  5. purplie
    May 20, 2015 / 2:58 pm

    this is great idea for a small space.. i wanted to have these kind of crafts.

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