Create amazing cardboard crafts that kids will love to play with, share, and make. Take that pile of boxes and recycle them into something unique and fun.
Cardboard Crafts for Kids
An empty cardboard box is the perfect craft supply. It’s sturdy, easy to rip and manipulate, and inexpensive.
Plus, the possibilities are endless! You can build with them, paint on them, and play with them.
This collection of cardboard crafts includes crafts that kids can make and crafts that you can make for your kids to play with.
Nothing brings the imagination to life like a giant cardboard box. It’s in our list of favorite craft supplies, along with construction paper and pipe cleaners.
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Pin these things to make out of cardboard
Are you still brainstorming what to do with that pile of boxes? No worries, just pin this to your favorite craft board so you can find it easily.
This super simple craft combines cardboard with pipe cleaners to create an adorable flower.
A basic shape craft that teaches about shapes and secondary colors.
This easy sun craft uses pipe cleaners, cardboard, and construction paper.
Instead of building with boxes, use them to make art projects!
Pour paint onto cardboard shamrocks to make this festive mobile.
Decorate your classroom with press painted apples.
This castle will be a hit at any princess birthday party.
Use a box to create unique dragons that your kids can wear and fly around the house.
These Minecraft swords are perfect for a party or a gamer.
Bring Minecraft to life with these DIY cardboard bricks.
These cardboard torches actually light up.
Use these Minecraft pickaxes to bring the game to life.
More recycled box projects
Check back. We will have seasonal ideas for your box pile soon!
If you loved this collection of cardboard projects, please pin them to your favorite Pinterest board!