Turn an Ordinary Walmart Bike Into an Extraordinary Ride Using Dollar Tree Items
Check out how Hip2Save reader Jen transformed an ordinary kids bike from Walmart into a fun ride for her daughter using $1 items from Dollar Tree!
“We are gearing up for spring – ready to get our wheels rolling! If you’re in the market for a new bike, we found these bikes at Walmart on clearance.
The women’s Schwinn bike was $59 (originally $159) and the girls BCA 20″ bike was on clearance for $40 (originally $88). We needed one with gears for my daughter to make it easier for when we go on longer bike rides with hills. They had some without gears and a few different brands.
We wanted to make it a little more girly, so I made handlebar tassel/streamers. I bought the mesh tube used for making wreaths at Dollar Tree, and the ribbon was also from Dollar Tree.
I tied them to a large safety pin and then fit in the holes of the bike handles. I’m hoping they will hold up better since we used the mesh tubing! I was able to make two sets of them with ribbon and mesh left over.
Another fun find (and on clearance for $5) were the cruzinbrightz lights that you attach to your bike and looks like a disco party! They also can detach from the holder and be used anywhere. We camp a lot, so these will be fun for the bikes and for around the campfire. They also had lots of other bike accessories on clearance, and, if you’re looking for a helmet, they had these, too!”
I wheelie love this!
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