Kids grow so quickly that almost every season of every year calls for a new wardrobe. As new clothes come in, outgrown clothes end up sticking around in totes, closets, basements, or attics far longer than they should. Even those children who are grown and have flown the nest leaving behind items of clothing that haven’t seen the light of day in years.
Not only are those piles of clothing taking up space but they’re not being used to their full potential. Yes, those jeans with the worn-out knees have some life and purpose left in them. Instead of letting old kids’ clothes take over your house or end up in a landfill, you can give them a second life.
Here are some ideas to recycle, repurpose, and reuse your kids’ old clothes to keep them out of the trash and out of your storage space.