Cardboard Box CraftI don’t know about you, but I always have too many cardboard boxes left over after the holidays. Inspired by Tinkerlab’s cardboard box crafts, I decided to make a cardboard box to contain the cars my sons have.

First of all, I choose the largest box for this project. I cut the top of the box off. Then, my oldest son and I painted the purple roads inside the box and colored everything else green. I also painted some trees and sunshine on the edges of the box.

Then, we divided the box into four quarters, making each one a season. This way, we had the winter corner, as well as the summer corner and a spring corner and a fall corner. We used magazine pages, cotton “snow”, construction paper flowers as decorations for our seasons.

Finally, we put the wooden road signs up (Grandma gave us those a few months ago.) All the box needed was some cars. My oldest son also put some building blocks into it to make a house by the road.

You need the box, paint, paintbrushes, clear tape, scissors, glue, construction paper, magazines, cotton, leftover Christmas decor. Road signs are a plus, too.

About Dr. Anastasia

Dr. Anastasia Halldin holds a Ph.D in holistic nutrition. She is a homeschooling mother of four boys and a girl. Dr. Anastasia starred on a yoga TV show. She also produced and appeared in thirteen yoga DVDs. Dr. Anastasia speaks four languages and loves doing crafts with her children. She adores sharing her easy healthy family recipes with other mothers.
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