Cardboard crafts to do as a family

Making crafts as a family is one of the most entertaining ways to spend time playing with children. Working with different materials, making use of their skills, learning new ones and enhancing all their creativity, will allow them to enjoy a good time. Without forgetting that after finishing the project, they will be able to value the work done as a team.

Therefore, children will learn such important lessons as collaborative work, sharing tasks and even leading a team. To make crafts, you can use any type of material but whenever possible, try to recycle everything you find at home. In this way, children will also learn to give any object a second life and will become great fans of recycling.

Cardboard crafts

Cardboard is an easy to find material, cheap and perfect for making countless crafts as a family. From small decorative containers, a dollhouse With their respective furniture, to very resistant furniture with which to renew the decoration of some rooms in the house. Here are some ideas that can serve as inspiration. Together, you can adapt these crafts to family tastes.

A cardboard tetris

Cardboard tetris game

Tetris was one of the most fashionable recreational games back in the 90's, one of the most played and best valued by fans of this type of game. Perhaps for today's children it is something unknown, too basic compared to the graphics of today's video games. But surely you will have a great time explaining to your children how you had fun with tetris, how many screens you were able to pass or how you met one of your best friends at those arcades.

This tetris is a perfect idea for making cardboard crafts as a family, because after finishing the project, you can have a great time throwing games as a family. As you can see in the image, it is a simple project that does not require many creative skills, so it can be perfect to do with children of all ages.

A little cardboard town

This cardboard craft is perfect for boys and girls, because with very few materials they can build a miniature city where they can develop the symbolic game. If you have a small space in the garden, in the playroom or in the children's room, these miniature houses will create a perfect space where children will spend hours playing. As you can see, for this project you only need some cardboard, paintings and a lot of imagination.

A space rocket

Through the game, children discover the infinite possibilities they have to dedicate themselves when they are older. For this reason, it is very important to promote symbolic play, which is one that involves daily actions. In this way, children can pretend to be teachers, journalists, doctors and even astronauts. Use cardboard crafts to create different scenarios such as the one in the image, a space rocket, a helmet that protects from outer space, and children's imaginations.

One camera of photos


To play at being a photographer you need a camera, but you don't need to spend money on this type of toy. Especially since the children may not be too interested, and they end up leave abandoned as happens with many other things. Before buying something, it is better to create the object at home, see if it catches their attention and if it is really worth spending money on it. This beautiful toy camera is made in no time and kids will love it.

Who knows if a simple afternoon of family crafts, children can discover what their passions are. Let them investigate, provide them with everything they need to discover everything that is within their power and everything they can achieve if they set their mind to it. The first step is to develop your creativity, and for this, there is nothing better than crafts, especially if they are done as a family.


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