DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

by Lucy Baker November 10, 2017 2 min read

DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

Have you got big travel plans this holiday season? Nervous of how to keep your kiddo entertained minus the constant screen time? Check out this easy-to-make DIY DUPLO Carry Case, the perfect gift for any building brick enthusiast!

 

DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

 

Materials Needed:

- 1 x Creative QT Peel 'n Stick Baseplates, 10" x 20" Compatible with DUPLO style bricks
- Plastic carry case (we got ours from Michael's for less than $5)
- Selection of DUPLO building bricks (we used the My First All-in-One Box of Fun pack)

 

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    Start off by cutting one of your baseplates in half using a craft or utility knife. This should leave you with two smaller square baseplates. To help create a straight cut, line up some DUPLO bricks to run the blade along. Go over this initial cut line several times, applying reasonable pressure.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    Next remove the DUPLO bricks and gently bend the baseplate until it snaps along the cut line. Don't be afraid to apply some pressure.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    Now that you've got your two baseplates you can decide where you want to stick them. We went for one on top of the carry case, and the other on the underside of the lid. To stick them down, simply peel off the red backing and apply some pressure as you stick it to the carry case.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    We just eyeballed this sticking process, but you can always measure for a more exact fit.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    The reason we opted for one baseplate on the top and one on the inside lid is to give different building surfaces for kids to work on. The inside lid is great as all the bricks are contained in one spot. It also means that when your little one is done building, you can just fold up the case and keep their creation as they've left it.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    Building on the top surface always offers a new perspective, with kids enjoying building 'super duper tall towers', and 'high up worlds'.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

    So go ahead, be your kid's hero and make them a unique Christmas gift that that will inspire creative play and laughter for years to come.

     

    DIY DUPLO Compatible Carry Case

     

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    Creative QT designs quality + innovative toys that declutter homes and inspire creative play. Founded by parents of five, Adam and Dana Sue Hinkle, Creative QT’s vision is to empower parents and encourage a culture of families that Make Time Together. All products are designed to enrich families’ lives through active, creative play and play based learning. Creative QT products are laboratory tested for compliance with CPSC requirements and are free of lead, cadmium and phthalates so you can play with confidence. So, go ahead … today is the day: be your kid’s hero.

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