If there’s one thing that’s in plentiful supply after Christmas or a birthday, it’s cardboard boxes. Before you send them all off to be recycled, try making one of these cardboard box craft ideas with your child.
Who knew a bit of old cardboard could be so much fun?
Cardboard Box Crafts
Cardboard Washing Machine: Estefi Machado
Now little ones will have the perfect place to wash their toys’ clothes.
Pizza Box Art Easel: Makedo
Turn that takeaway box into the perfect art easel.
Shadow Puppets: Classic Play
Use a torch to bring your puppet show to life.
Ball Maze: A Happy Wanderer
Run balls, cars, and whatever else will fit down this simple but effective tube maze.
Cardboard Pizzeria: Handmade Charlotte
This cardboard pizza is almost good enough to eat.
Packaging Houses: Reciclando en la Escuela
This super-simple cardboard craft idea can produce a whole play town in minutes.
Shoebox Barn: Mommo Design
A few well-placed windows will turn an ordinary shoebox into a neat and tidy toy barn.
Wall Hanging Box Aquarium: Made By Joel
All the bright colours of an aquarium without the pesky tank cleaning.
Cardboard Noah’s Ark: The Craft Train
This cardboard box ark has plenty of room for lots of cuddly friends.
Collapsible Cardboard Playhouse: She Knows
The ideal solution to bulky cardboard box playhouses.