I bought a set of orange cones last Spring in Target for $1 or $2.50 (by the way, I saw the same set in the store this morning). We’ve used them both outside and inside for obstacle courses or even as an easy way to tell J how far he’s allowed to go down the sidewalk.
This winter, I cut doors into each cone and created Sally’s Cozy Cone Motel (from the Disney movie, Cars). How easy is that! J loves the movie and knew exactly what they were. He’ll often want to put his cars to sleep at night in their Cozy Cone. A simple change to an old toy to bring it to life again and add to a toddler’s pretend play! We can even still use the cones for their normal uses.
I think this would be a fun addition to a homemade highway. We might just have to break out the painter’s tape again!