It seems that there is always a cardboard box lying around your house and you don’t know what to do with it. Most often you decide to throw it away or use for storing some old and unnecessary stuff. And how about you use it to create some toy for your kids? Yes, there are many toys you can make out of a cardboard box and today we decided to give you some such inspiration. Below, we have made a collection of 19 Cardboard Box Crafts that your kids will love to play with.
These crafts are so easy to be done and they are the cheapest ones you have ever seen. Whether you want to make some cardboard sewing machine, camera, guitar, oven, laundry set, TV or maybe some playhouse, we have got you covered with the following DIY projects. Check them out below and choose how you will surprise your little ones. Follow the links under the photos to get to full tutorials.
DIY Cardboard Camper Playhouse
Make a vintage airstream camper and give your little boy a playhouse for an unlimited adventures.
DIY Cardboard Box Play Sewing Machine
This sewing machine won’t sew for real, but it is great for a pretend play.
DIY Box Castle
Get several cardboard boxes and arrange them into a castle shape. After that paint and decorated it in the way you like.
DIY Cardboard Box Lap Tray
This lap tray can be perfect for doing the homework, painting or maybe for snacking on in the bed.
DIY Cardboard Cash Register
If your kid loves going to the grocery store and watching the cashier scan items, then you should surprise them with this cardboard cash register.
DIY Cardboard Box Laundry Set
Your little girl may be too young for helping you with the laundry, so this cardboard box laundry set can keep her busy until she grows up for doing the real one.
DIY Piggy Bank
An empty cereal box can be turned into a lovely piggy bank.
DIY Cardboard Box Elevator With Push Buttons
This elevator may not take you from floor to floor, but your kids will enjoy pretending it does.
DIY Cardboard Stove And Oven
If your kids are always around you when you are cooking, then this cardboard stove and oven can be their place for pretending they’ve been cooking too.
DIY Recycled Cardboard Dollhouse
A dollhouse is what every little girl loves to play with, so try to make some out of that empty cardboard box.
DIY Chalk And Cardboard Laptop
If you believe that your kids are too young to stare at the laptop, than you can consider making this chalk and cardboard laptop.
Shoe Box School For Pretend Play
Find out on the link below the photo how to make this fun shoe box school for pretend play.
DIY Cardboard TV
And how about a 6D TV where your kids will be the main actors?
DIY Cardboard Telephone
Another craft that you can do with a cardboard is this rotary-dial telephone.
DIY Cardboard Guitars
You can also make guitars out of a cardboard and thus give your kids a chance to pretend they are playing like rock stars.
DIY Cardboard Gingerbread House Life Size
When its Christmas time, we usually prepare some tiny delicious gingerbread houses. Get inspired from them and make one out of cardboard but in a life size, so that your kids can play in it.
DIY Toy Cardboard Camera
Get some cardboard and plastic lids of detergent bottles and make this toy camera.
DIY Cardboard Boat
Make this cardboard boat and offer your kids an adventure to explore the seas and sail to faraway lands.
DIY Cardboard Bed
And the last project for today is of a cardboard bed that your kids can use for putting to bed their dolls.
So, how would you choose to surprise your little ones? Tell us in the comments and don’t forget to stay up to date with our content to find many other DIY projects you can do in your free time.