11 Ways to Turn Empty Boxes Into Fabulous Fun for Kids

Looking for something fun and creative to do with your kids?

Got any cardboard boxes ready to recycle?

Create some corrugated family fun! The editors of My Kids’ Adventures have searched the Internet to find cool stuff you can make from cardboard boxes.

In this article I’ll show you how to “upcycle” cardboard into several different projects that your kids will love. So hold off on that trip to the recycling center and read on for some unexpected ideas.

Learn how to "upcycle" cardboard boxes into several innovating and entertaining projects that your kids will love.

Why Make Projects Out of Cardboard?

Remember when your kids were little and they seemed to enjoy the box as much (or more) than the present itself? Preschoolers and toddlers have a knack for turning a plain old box into a car or a boat or some other kind of adventure. Kids are wired to be imaginative and cardboard is the perfect blank canvas.

Feed their imaginations! The fun doesn’t have to end when your kids get a little older. They may just need some bigger ideas. Cardboard can be an awesome medium for anyone to make something fun out of. It’s free, plentiful, strong yet flexible and easy to work with.

This time of year, you might have a lot of extra cardboard boxes around the house. Take a look at those boxes and envision your kids creating something innovative and entertaining. Here are some ideas to help.

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