Preview: Character cup lid hack! Make the kids’ cup so they don’t spill character cups lid hack!
Turn all of those big character cups you have lying around from kid’s birthday parties and trips to the dollar store into useable, no-spill cups! This one easy trick can turn those character cups into your child’s new favorite straw cup!
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Where can I find kid’s plastic character cups?
Okay, it’s kind of a trick question because I know you own an endless supply already.
Do you have a zillion of these cups? The ones the kids get at birthdays because they match the party theme? The ones that have their favorite character (because they are available in EVERY character ever created)! Me too.
My kids are all under 5 years old. Running through the house using a cup with no lid is not Mommy’s favorite pastime. I understand the importance of children learning to hold a cup and drink without spilling… but let’s try that in the summer. Outside. Where there is no carpeting.
This hack was actually discovered one day by accident. By my 4-year-old.
We have an Activity Idea Jar sitting on the kid’s table because we use it almost every day to help us pick something fun to do (or keep us busy!). It is made from an icing container. The lid was lying on the table so she decided to put it on her Trolls cup. Amazingly, it fit! And it fits well. There was a fairly tight seal and I even tipped it upside-down to test spilling and there was NO SPILLING! The character cup lid hack was born!
…and in case you were really wondering, you can get kid’s plastic character cups on Amazon in nearly every character ever designed, Walmart, your local Dollar Tree, and most party stores!
How to make a lid for the kid’s plastic character cups:
icing container (just the lid)
Here is how you make the kid’s cup lid:
- Remove lid from icing container
- Using X-ACTO knife, cut a small X on the lid (CAREFULLY- these knives are super sharp!)
- Secure the lid to the cup’
- Add a straw
I was able to turn the cup completely over without a spill- but cup/lid sizes may vary so I suggest testing it over the sink first.
Easy and super useful!
Now you can get some use out of all those platsic kid’s character cups from birthday parties! I hope this simple character cups lid hack saves you a spill or two!