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How To Make A Pretend Play Hair Salon from a Cardboard Box

When I saw this I thought what a fantastic idea.  Perhaps for those with a bit of time to spare though?  But it would make a great joint project for Mum or Dad and little girl.  Any little girl would be VERY excited I think.

Make A Pretend Play Hair Salon from a Cardboard Box

How to make a pretend play hair salonThis project has been rumbling around in my brain now as an addition to our dramatic play corner (which you can see here).

How to make a pretend play hair salon

All it took was a book sized packing box which I cut the front from. And two flat pieces of thick packing cardboard – one for the dressing table top and one for the back. I curved the edges of two corners to give the dressing table a touch of softness and wrapped it all up in some bright pink self adhesive book covering. The top and back were attached with a hot glue gun.

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I hemmed a piece of white fabric to make the dressing table skirt which has created a nice hidey hole for storage. Then I hung a piece of ribbon down one side of the mirror as a clip holder.

How to make a pretend play hair salon

The mirror I attached with copious amounts of double sided tape (I would suggest buying a shatterproof mirror). I collected rollers, hair ties, headbands, a brush and comb and some little bottles for pretend potions. And then it was time to play…

How to make a pretend play hair salon

…and play…

How to make a pretend play hair salon

…and play…

 

How to make a pretend play hair salon

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