As some of you may remember, we took a Little Tikes Cozy Coupe and painted it up to match our Mazdas for our pregnancy announcement.

My son is now fourteen-months-old, so I got the car out for him to play with. Only problem: it’s old and passed down to us through multiple family members and somewhere along the way, it lost its steering wheel.

I scoured eBay and Facebook and stumbled upon a Cozy Coupe for sale on Facebook for $10.00. The steering wheels on eBay are $30.00 - just for the wheel.

I texted the owner and they said their dog chewed up the steering wheel (bummer) but I could have the car for free. So, I picked it up on my lunch break (it surprisingly fit in the trunk of my 6) and took it home.

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Wrapped the steering wheel in electrical tape to make it smooth and then harvested the floorboard and gas cap.

Voila.

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Now, my son has a fully functioning Mazda Cozy Coupe and a parts car. Teach them young.