31 Things You Can Make With A Cardboard Box That Will Blow Your Kids’ Minds

Who needs an iPad when you’ve got a cardboard box?

1. A camper playhouse.

With a few modifications you could make the camper from Breaking Bad. Just sayin’. Find the how-to here.

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2. A surprisingly chic handbag.

Find the tutorial here.

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3. Your cat’s dream home.

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4. A washer.

Love the creative use of the hamper. Find out more here.

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5. A dryer, too.

Learn more (in Spanish) here.

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6. A grocer’s shopfront.

“Hey. Got any grapes?” Find the how-to here.

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7. A bed that won’t hurt your sock monkey’s back.

Find the tutorial here.

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8. A gas pump.

The cool thing about this gas is that it doesn’t cost 5 bucks a gallon! Find the DIY deets here.

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9. A backyard playhouse.

“Hi, I’d like to mail this package and order a knish please.”

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10. A kitchen sink and stove.

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11. You can also make a stove using old CDs.

How cool is that? Find the how-to here.

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12. A town for Lego toys to populate.

See more here.

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13. A maze to end all mazes.

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14. A sewing machine.

Find the tutorial here.

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15. This phone that doesn’t even text.

This might be the first rotary phone your kids ever see. Find the how-to here.

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16. A castle.

Learn more here.

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17. A stoplight.

Click here and scroll down for the tutorial.

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18. Guitars.

Learn how to make these here.

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19. A pair of amps that almost certainly go to “11.”

This was part of an adorable rock star themed birthday party.

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20. A charming red barn.

Learn how to raise this barn here.

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21. A pirate ship.

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22. A deer head wall hanging.

Find out how to make this bad boy here.

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23. A ball maze.

This one is great fun for younger kids. Find the how-to here.

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24. Planes.

Find the tutorial here.

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25. Trains.

This train was part of a super cute cardboard box themed birthday party.

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26. And automobiles.

Find the tutorial here.

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27. A big (little) city.

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28. A coffee shop.

Find more photos of the cutest Starbucks rival ever here.

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29. An elevator.

Learn more here.

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30. Cars for a backyard drive-in party.

See more of this cute kid’s birthday party here.

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31. Lastly, you have to try this ten minute DIY Transformers costume.

Sorry. I meant ten hour DIY. Learn more here.

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