My three year old son LOVES Curious George. They have so much in common, too, mischievous, curious, with a hands-on approach to the world. He mimics George's monkey talk so well, too! He's our little monkey man.
He is interested in his Duplo blocks, though. I've wanted to get him a lego table but we just don't have the room for more kid furniture. After seeing several ideas for DIY lego tables I was inspired to create one, too.
Paint & Finish:
Behr's Licorice Stick
Behr's Bright Star Yellow
Homemade Chalk Paint Recipe from Elizabeth & Co.
Satin finish Polyurethane
Duplo Blocks set: $3 garage sale find (more under the table)
Duplo Base Plate: $15 or so from Target
(instead of gluing the base plate down I velcroed it so we can transition this table to the smaller legos with greater ease. those base plates I will glue down. We'll see how long the velcro lasts! He hasn't figured it out yet.)
The chair was a matching Cars chair to the Cars table. I have NO artistic talent when it comes to drawing free hand so I printed off a coloring sheet from online and traced it onto the chair. Same with the Curious George logo. Used a mixture of acrylic paints and colored sharpies for the balloons and George.
***** Colored Sharpies RUN when polyurethane is applied. Luckily I caught it while it was still wet and was able to wipe up the runs then lay the chair flat to finish drying. Use colored sharpies with caution.****