8 awesome toys you can actually make from cardboard boxes
The amazing thing related to the cardboard boxes is that you can use it for making toys and crafts. Its finest quality and smooth folding allow the customer to make fun of these cardboard boxes. You can also make the kids part of this fun and it would provide you great pleasure. Sometimes custom cardboard boxes that are available in different sizes from mini to large are so much obliging for making a perfect playing toy.
However different size of boxes is used to make different intriguing toys and play games. Some of such toys and their making process are discussed below:
1.Cardboard Box Cars and Trucks:
As you see in the picture a simple tuck made up of cardboard. Now have a look how you can make it yourself.
- Custom cardboard boxes of different size
Process of making truck: The very first step is to draw the front part of the truck with the pencil on the cardboard sheet. Cut it and also make the front mirror and side mirror. Then take another box of little large size to make the backside of the truck. Draw the parallel lines and cut it to shape the truck behind. After this draw circles on another box to make the tires of the car and truck. Next to this is to construct the bottom side of the truck from the cardboard sheet. It is in the form of a plain sheet. Now it is time to join all the parts by using glue and form your toy truck.
2.DIY Cardboard Toddler Play Area:
For building the toddler play area out of cardboard boxes you need the following thing.
- Big size shipping cardboard cartons
- Cutters and scissors
- Paints and colors
Construct the toddler playhouse: First of all, flattened the large size cartons and form them into big sheets. Then make the drawing of all the parts of the house like windows, doors roof. The next step is cutting step cut the window panes and door according to the drawn structure. Join the walls and roof with the glue and on the corner past plain sheets again in order to make the playing house more robust and durable. Now apply the color and texture on the walls to make it more creative.
3.Cardboard Box Washing Machine:
For the construction of the washing machine from the simple cardboard boxes you need the following material:
- The cardboard box of small size
- Styrofoam sheet
- Plastic buttons
- A transparent sheet of PVC
Make the washing machine: in order to make the washing machine of the cardboard first step is to draw the round shape in the front wall of the box. Cut the circle to make the hole and for providing the fine look you need to cut a ring of the same size from the Styrofoam sheet. The next thing is to past the ring on the hole of the box with help of glue. The front side of the washing machine is ready. Tape the whole corners and lid openings to strengthen your machine. And make the lid for the round hole separately. You need a clear PVC sheet for this purpose cut the round exactly match with the size of the whole and also use a ring of plastic and paste the PVC sheet inside that ring. Then join it from pasting its one side in the shape of the door. For switch buttons also see the Styrofoam. Your washing machine is now ready for playing.
4.Cardboard Box Dollhouse:
Playing with dolls is always fun for girls and display cardboard boxes are used to make the alluring dollhouse. First of all, collect the following stuff that is required to make the dollhouse.
- Cardboard cases
- Gable shaped cardboard boxes
- Mearing tape
Start the process of making dollhouse: The initial step in making the cardboard dollhouse is to cut the boxes into sheets and then measure the back wall it is a large size sheet. Then cut the side walls that are less in width from the back wall. Cut three sheets of equal size whose width and length match with the walls and backside. Now make a roof for which you need to make the triangle of the cardboard sheets. After this join all the parts and glued all the walls and roof together. Now you have your dollhouse in front of you.
6.DIY Cardboard Treasure Chest:
The treasure chest is also a titillating toy for the kids and the interesting thing that everybody does not knows is you can also make the treasure box from the cardboard boxes.
you need some material for making the treasure chest from the cardboard.
- Cardboard cases
- Small sticks for making key
- Emblem of pirates and their boats
Process of making the chest: Initially you require to cut the cardboard in the shape of the chest upper and lower part. And also make the hinges of the cardboard to join the upper and lower parts of the treasure chest. After this, you need a robust lock that is also made from the cardboard by using the spring inside and make its key from small sticks. Attach this lock with the chest. And paste the emblems on the chest. Now you can see the beautiful treasure.
7.DIY Cardboard Doll Bed:
Doll beds and other doll furniture are also used by the kids for playing and it is one of the easiest things that one can make from the Kraft Corrugated Boxes. Now have a look at how to make the doll bed. Firstly, you required to collect the following things.
- Cardboard box of your required size
- little size pillows
8.Doll bed made from cardboard: Cut the box in form of plain sheet. Draw the back side of the bed according to your desired size. Make long panels for the left and right sides of the bed. Cut the front panel that is of small size from the back. After this make the lower part of the bed. Join all the parts and glued them. For strength tape it from bottom. Cover the bed from cloth and place the pillow on it. Now your doll bed is ready to play it and have some fun.
So, the above-mentioned cardboard toys are easily made from the cardboard boxes and provide fun and enthusiasm to the kids and parents as well. However, just a little effort is required for making these toys as mentioned above. Add to this cardboard gift boxes are also used to make alluring crafts like jewelry cases.