Cardboard Boxing Craft Ideas

For some people, they may have some small cardboard boxes that you can utilize.  Cardboard boxes can be recycled yes, but what about using them for some crafty ideas. Sometimes, if you need to, you can use these boxes to create some fun, exciting items, and then you can discard the extras.  So, what are some cool ideas? Well, read on to find out.

A fun one, especially if you have a giant box, is to cut out the holes on each side, cut out the end so that others can enter it, and then decorate it with waves and details to make a pirate ship.  This is great if you run a photo booth or work with kids since they can ultimately use this for some fun and exciting pictures, or even during playtime. Plus, it’s super cheap. You can even make houses out of this too, and small cardboard boxes are great for playing house, especially if you don’t want to buy expensive toys related to this.

There are also some fun costumes you can make out of this. Depending on how small the child is, and the small cardboard boxes you have, you can actually make fun little costumes out of these. For example, if you take a couple of cardboard boxes, and measure them to the kid, put a connection onto each side, and then decorate the front of it with a couple of circles, you can create a cardboard lego costume, which is super fun! There is also a robot costume, which is a bit fancy, and you can use small cardboard boxes, along with the lids to create an awesome DIY project. This is also great if you’ve got lids, and also small pieces of foam and paper around too.

Then there is a light box. If you’re a photographer or if you have products that need pictures, a light box will help the light focus on this. But, many of us don’t want to spend a ton of money trying to get one of these, and they’re surprisingly easy to create.  Thes light boxes are quite nice, and they save money.

Then, if you’re thinking about putting together something for children, or even just a really handy compartment, you can make a green grocers compartment, where you can put your fruits and veggies there. This can also be used as a playhouse, especially if kids like to pretend they’re shopping at a store.

Finally, if you want to make a shape sorter for kids, you can do so out of a box.  You just take a cardboard box, get one that fits, and then put the shapes in there.  You can create one of these for very cheap, and it will save you money.

Cardboard boxes, especially small cardboard boxes, are quite fun, and there are so many ideas that you can use to create some awesome pieces. If you want to really spark your imagination, you can with this.