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Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1) - MakingSociety. 50 Things you can do with a Card Board Box!! We buy a TON online, especially in recent months – and this means we have TONS of boxes.

50 Things you can do with a Card Board Box!!

Don’t throw away your cardboard – before you recycle it, play-cycle. Here are 50 things your kids will *love* to do with your excess boxes. Card Board Toys Paper puss-n-boots. Bring life to your carboad boxes by cutting them into story book characters. Make a no-water-needed aquarium – the fish are cardboard. FInger puppets are so fun, and easy to create. There are no instructions from this post from Cargo Collective, but the concepts are terrific – LOTS of cardboard animal face ideas you can wear! Create an animal “drop box” – if your kids are like mine they will love dropping animals (or cars) through the slots. via Meri Cherry. Turn Cardboard Boxes and Paper Towel Rolls into Toys. 18 Amazing DIY Kids' Toys You Can Make With a Cardboard Box. From: La Factoría Plástica What You Need: Box from Ikea Forsa lamp or similar fold-open box with a flip lid, scrap cardboard, X-acto knife, scissors, ruler, hot glue gun, black marker, adhesive velcro and ribbon or felt.

18 Amazing DIY Kids' Toys You Can Make With a Cardboard Box

How to Do It: With the X-acto knife and ruler, cut off the small sides of the flip lid, and cut some scrap pieces of cardboard into various size rectangles to form the gas station, ledges for the parking areas and a ramp to the second level, all as pictured. If your box isn't already divided into two sections, cut a piece of cardboard to make a divider and attach it with a hot glue gun. Using the ruler, draw parking space lines inside the box on both levels, dotted road lines on the ramp and lid, and gas station details.

Cut squares of adhesive velcro to attach the gas station and ramp to the structure (they can be removed to close the box). Easy to make cardboard marble run - All. DIY Pinball Machine. 41 15 0Share0 Post by Candice Blansett-Cummins of The Wishcraft Workshop Our Wishcraft Workshop team had full-tilt fun launching into summer with little Chicagoans at the Land of Nod store this past weekend and the kiddos did too!

DIY Pinball Machine

How to Make Simple Pinball Machine with Recycled Materials Crafts Project for Kids. This is a super cool crafts activity that we are going to do today.

How to Make Simple Pinball Machine with Recycled Materials Crafts Project for Kids

The Scientific Mom: Let's Play Pinball! Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the Flag) - All. Hold thine cardboard horses, and raise thouest cardboard tubes, because ye have been called upon for delightful papery battle!

Cardboard Fortress Battle! (capture the Flag) - All

When you mix forts, cardboard, and capture the flag, you're sure to get something great! Whether you're a full-on LARPer or allergic to the idea of going to a Medieval Times restaurant, you'll still enjoy this a bunch. Time to lay siege to your recycling bins, and get ready to add some glory to your weekend. What's In A Box? Behold the humble cardboard box - our house is full of these, and today I am taking a break from sewing to extol its virtues as a craft medium.

What's In A Box?

Emily loves playing post office. The BEST Toy Car Play Ideas. Giant Cardboard Dinosaur Puzzle. Shop Best Sellers at Maker Shed → Kits, Books, More!

Giant Cardboard Dinosaur Puzzle

Make: Welcomes Your Contribution! SHARE YOUR PROJECT Make: Projects Giant Cardboard Dinosaur Puzzle. Paper Roller Coasters :) - All. Start out by making two straight tracks with good creases.

Paper Roller Coasters :) - All

Tape the two tracks together at the ends with about 2 cm overlap. Cut both walls, down the entire length of the combined tracks, from the top of the wall to the CREASE. Each cut should be about 1 cm apart. If you don't cut all the way to the crease, it will not work. Wrap the tracks around a roll of masking tape to get the desired shape.

Watch the video for the rest. The following passage comes from Kids Britannica. Making an Impressive Working Robotic Arm from Cardboard. Years ago, when my son was in high school, he came home with a robotic arm that he’d made in class.

Making an Impressive Working Robotic Arm from Cardboard

I was in the process of writing a book about robotics at the time (The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots) and was absolutely tickled by the design of the bot he brought home. They were studying hydraulics and had built robots using little more than some 1/2″ pine board, 10ml needle syringes, plastic tubing, and water. I think I had more fun playing around with it than he did. I hung on to it and still have it in my robotics collection today (right next to my Armatron and Super Armatron). This project, by the mysterious group of makers known as The Q, utilizes the same basic design as my son’s robotic arm except they substitute cardboard for the pine lumber.

How to Make a Steampunk Robot (and Teach Your Kids About Science) Step 1 Take a toilet roll tube (tube A) and use a compass to draw a circle on one side (slightly smaller than the diameter of the tube).

How to Make a Steampunk Robot (and Teach Your Kids About Science)

Draw another circle on the opposite side. Step 2 Now draw a small rectangle between the two circles. Use a craft knife to cut out the circles and rectangle. Step 3 Take the other tube (tube B) and cut along the length, squeeze it & slide it through the 2 holes in tube A. Step 4 Use a hacksaw to cut the top off an empty plastic ‘roll on’ deodorant bottle.

Step 5 Spray this, the two tubes, and an A4 sheet of thick card with metallic silver. Step 6 Draw a ‘heart and pipes’ onto paper and glue it on to the middle of tube B. Step 7 Cut two discs from the silver card & glue them onto the ends. Step 8 Spray some more card with bronze metallic spray. Step 9. Box Crafts for Kids: Ideas for Arts & Crafts Activities using shoe, check boxes, oatmeal, and pizza boxes Projects for Children, Teens, and Preschoolers. Home > Arts and Crafts Projects for Kids > Box and Cardboard Crafts Cardboard is everywhere. We throw away so much cardboard, instead we should try to upcycle it (recycle it by re-purposing it) to make things that are useful and fun. Cardboard can be cut and folded into so many things like toy houses, castles, cars, boats, play mats, mini towns, play people, or anything else you can think of.

31 Things You Can Make With A Cardboard Box That Will Blow Your Kids' Minds. Cardboard Truck - All. Repurpose Cardboard Boxes into Kid Crafts/Toys! 28 Feb WOW – (from one of my absolute favorite parenting websites – Parents.Com) check out these amazing repurposing ideas for cardboard boxes, disposable plates, straws etc. Make a Cardboard Game. How to... Make A Cardboard Dolls House. This week, I wanted to “show off” our Cardboard Dolls House. There are MANY ways of course of making your own dolls house and this is just how we made it.. A while back, I bought some little wooden dolls for Pip Squeak’s birthday, as well as a random set of kitchen furniture.

It was one of those “opportunity” buys and I wasn’t really thinking what we would do with them. As Pip Squeak’s birthday drew nearer, I realised we needed a house! I have always wanted to make a dolls house for my children (see 7 plus 1 things) and here was my opportunity. Materials: One large box. Apart from the acrylic paint, this house was made from things I had around the house, old wrapping paper, old fabric (The Englishman’s shirts made good bedding; my old skirt made a rug etc).

Unfortunately, I didn’t take photos at each step. I had one large box… what next. 1) I started off by painting it all white – I figured this would give me a “neat” background to work with. 3) Then we had 2 pieces of card going across. Cardboard Box Hot Wheels Car Garage with Ramps. Turn a Cardboard Box into a Jump for Hot Wheels Cars.