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Stuffed Animal as Bookend

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Stuffed animal as a bookendKathryn Barnard

To ensure your child’s favorite books stand at attention: Replace the stuffing with dried beans to weigh down the toy, sew up the opening, and display on a shelf. You'll end up with a sturdy, furry guardian of Goodnight Moon.

 

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