THE TOOLS Makedo is custom designed to make cardboard construction easy for everyone. CARDBOARD The perfect material for creative construction. Cardboard is everywhere! It’s in your recycling bin, protecting your fruit and veg from farm to table and helping you move house. Why, it probably found itself wrapped ar
A Drive-In Movie Night
The concession Stand. Decorating the cars. Buying the treats and a ticket to the movie. In their cars ready to watch the movie. The other night we had a Drive-In movie party. We asked our guests to bring their pillows and blankets. When the kids arrived I gave them markers and let them decorate their cars made out of boxes. I used spray glue to attach postal paper (from the dollar store) to the boxes. I traced and cut out yellow circles for the head lights and glued blue paper plates on the…
I’ll Take One in a Size Four
Just wanted to share this photo from the November Anthropologie catalog, featuring some of my robots and THE CUTEST KID EVER. I swear, if they didn’t grow into teenagers, I’d order on…
Boredom Buster: DIY Ball Run
You know the old adage that kids have as much fun with the packaging as they do with the toy it contains? Here’s yet another clever example; look what you can do with one large flat box and few large cardboard tubes cut in half.If you’ve got some cardboard tubes (or paper towel tubes would work) and a large piece of cardboard, you’re in business. You’ll have the little ones busily learning about gravity for hours.Read more: A Happy Wanderer(Image: A Happy Wanderer.
Repurpose Cardboard Boxes into Kid Crafts/Toys!
WOW – (from one of my absolute favorite parenting websites – Parents.Com) check out these amazing repurposing ideas for cardboard boxes, disposable plates, straws etc. I personally wil…
Oliver’s Cardboard Box Train Party
While a train party may be just about the least original third-birthday theme out there, it was specifically and often requested in the days, weeks, and months leading up to the big event so what’s a mom to do, but oblige.In brainstorming what activities could possibly keep a slew of sugared-up pre-schoolers occupied and out of trouble for 3 hours, I figured they’d need something they could band together and destroy.
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Cardboard Box Crafts: Fun Cardboard Creations for Kids to Play With
When it comes to creating fun crafts for your kid, think outside the box. The cardboard box, that is. These cute cardboard box creations will keep your child entertained for hours and are super simple to put together.