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Fun Recycled Cardboard Box Crafts for Kids of All Ages

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If you’ve been stuck at home for so long your kids are bored of their toys its time to check out these fun recycled cardboard box crafts for kids of all ages!

We’re spending a lot of time at home these days and that means there are an awful lot of hours to fill.

I’m sure we’re not the only family with children who are getting bored of playing with the same old toys and games over and over again.

Let’s face it we don’t all have the money or even the ability to head to the store and pick out some new things for them to play with. And we don’t want them spending hours watching TV either.

We need something that will ease the boredom and encourage our creative spirit right?

Today we have come up with the perfect solution.

Cardboard box crafts!

Did you know that the humble cardboard box can be turned into a whole variety of things, some of them useful, some of them just plain fun.

In the past we’ve shared projects to show you how to make a cardboard box playhouse, and a car garage but today we have some more ideas for you thanks to the creative folks at Quill!

Make a Cardboard Kaleidoscope

This quick and easy kaleidoscope is a fun STEM project that is a creative way to introduce your child to the wonders of optical illusions.

A simple project to make a kaleidoscope out of a cardboard boax

How to Make a Football Table from a Cardboard Box

This easy project is a great way to transform an old unwanted shoebox into a tabletop foosball table game that will keep the kids entertained for hours!

Make a football table game from a cardboard box

How to Transform a Cardboard Box into a Castle

And finally how about making this magical castle that’s perfect for story telling and pretend play. Hunt through your toy box for some knights and horses and a princess and boys and girls alike will have endless fun with this one!

How to transform a cardboard box into a castle for kids