Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes

So you’ve just moved home or brought a large appliance and what it come in means you have lots of cardboard boxes left to take to the recycling plant. But don’t throw them away just yet, why not have a little bit of fun with them first…


Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes


Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Stair Slide Made From Cardboard Boxes

10 – Stair Slide
diytag.com/how-to-make-diy-cardboard-stair-slide-for-kids/

To make a Climb and Ride Stair Slide you need to have some rather thick boxes, but boy is it fun if you can pull it off.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Maze Made From Cardboard Boxes

9 – Maze Runner
www.viralnova.com/diy-cardboard-box/

Your going to need a serious amount of boxes to make this design, but looks lots of fun.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Pirate Ship Made From Cardboard Boxes

8 – Not the Caribbean
blog.chickabug.com/2012/01/pirate-party-jackson-is-5.html

I remember pretending a cardboard box my mums fridge had come in was a pirate ship. Nowhere near as good as thing epic build.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Shop Made From Cardboard Boxes

7 – Open All Hours
www.ikatbag.com/2011/10/greengrocer-etc.html

It’s the age old idea of making a shop from a cardboard box, but ramped up to the point it could almost be used as a real shop!

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Ball Drop Made From Cardboard Boxes

6 – Plinko
blogs.babycenter.com/life_and_home/7-things-to-do-with-a-cardboard-box/

It’s probably one of the oldest ideas to make with a cardboard box on the web, but yet it is still one of the best. It’s lost of fun and very textile for kids.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Desk Tidy Made From Cardboard Boxes

5 – Tidy Top
www.militarymodelling.com/forums/postings.asp?th=69886

It’s going to make your scissor fingers sore, but this cleaver desk-tidy is a good idea indeed. There is other ideas to keep your office desk tidy using cardboard in the link.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Millenium Falcon Made From Cardboard Boxes

4 – Card Wars
www.inhabitots.com/star-wars-fans-build-cardboard-box-millenium-falcon-for-toddler/

You’re going to need some serious craft and painting skills to pull this off, but for a growing little nerd it can be as much fun as watching the films.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
VR Headset Made From Cardboard Boxes

3 – Virtual Recycling
www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Google-Cardboard/

It might sound crazy, but all you need to make a Google Cardboard VR headset is a small box and a smartphone!

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Tunnel Maze Made From Cardboard Boxes

2 – Rat Run
www.designdazzle.com/2013/09/15-cardboard-creations-to-make-for-kids/

This is the 2nd maze in this list, but this time it’s a dark run through a rat run style maze. Simple, but loads of fun.

Top 10 Amazing Things Made From Cardboard Boxes
Castle Made From Cardboard Boxes

1 – Fit for Queens and Kings
notwordsalone.wordpress.com/2014/06/08/secret-hideouts/

This one might be a little over the top (but definitely amazing), but making a cardboard castle needn’t be hard, just keep it small and simple.

Which one did you like?