Do It With Kids: Cardboard Box Can Be Easily Transformed Into A Toy Car
October 18, 2017 14:30 By Mambee
In this economic climate, one of the most useful skills to learn is the ability to make things for yourself. It is not just about saving money, it is also a way to bring out your creative side. There are a lot of DIY inspirations out there, so we bet that for whatever you need, you will find a way to create it yourself.
When it comes to kids and toys, being a DIY parent is even more necessary. We all know how often kids outgrow the fanciest (and often times, the most expensive) toys. One way to cut down on costs in this regard is to make a toy by yourself. The fact that it took such an effort will not only make your child appreciate it even more, it will also give you a sense of accomplishment.
There are a lot of things you can create in terms of toys, and one of them is a toy car. While it might seem a little complicated, it is a project that is totally worth it. Making something like this on your own gives you a chance to personalize it in a way your kids will enjoy. You can design it with his favorite color, or paint one of his most adored superheroes on the body.
What do you need for a great cardboard box car? Well, as you might have already guessed, you will need a cardboard box. You will also need scissors for cutting, glue to bring it all together, and a strong ruler to help get neater angles. In addition, you will need other items that you can use to personalize the car, such as rhinestones, markers, and so on. Your choice completely depends on the idea you have in mind.
This video shows you a step-by-step process of building a car from a cardboard box. The instructions are pretty easy to follow, so have some fun with it!
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