With Ben’s birthday this month, I was on the hunt for some new games for his Leapster 2. I ran across a great deal at the Just Between Friends sale that I posted about last month. I ended up getting him 14 new games for basically nothing! Then I realized that the case he was using to hold the 14 games he already had would NOT hold 14 more games! He was using a padded, zippered black cosmetic bag to keep all his games in and would just keep the Leapster loose without being in a case.
I started looking for a case for his Leapster that would also hold all (soon to be) 28 Leapster games. Most of the cases on the market hold 1 or 2 games and also the Leapster but I needed something better than that. I determined that it would be great if it was “padded” and could hold everything and had a handle. Then it occurred to me that we had a few leftover lunchboxes from the past few school years!
I quickly dug out last years Star Wars lunch box and sure enough everything fit! It is one of those “soft-sided” lunchboxes so it was padded too! Of course it also had the handle! Another plus is that it will hold MANY more games! Whoop! I love it when I come across a solution that works for FREE using something I already had on hand!
Needless to say, Ben is loving the new “Leapster case” because he loved that Star Wars lunch box! I can’t wait to see his face when he gets the 14 new games I got for him too! Here is what it looks like inside with everything in it (before the new games are added) !