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Cardboard creations for kids : 50 fun and inventive crafts using recycled materials
2021
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Eco-Friendly Cardboard Crafts to Make and Play WithAt last, a genius way for you to put all that cardboard lying around the house to good use! Mailing boxes, paper towel rolls, cereal cartons and more can be transformed into a range of crafts, toys and games that guarantee hours of fun, imaginative playtime.Blast off in a cardboard Rocket, set up a fun Ice Cream Cart or become royalty in a Castle Cubby with life-size play structures that will delight your little ones. Let big imaginations run wild with pretend play creations like cool Butterfly Wings, a handy Tool Belt or a Mini Monster Truck that's built for jumps and tricks. Create games that will challenge and engage your kids with projects like a Pinball Machine, Tabletop Soccer and Cardboard Labyrinth.With all of Kathryn's best tips and tricks for sourcing, upcycling and handling cardboard, plus a wide range of inventive projects, this incredible collection is your go-to guide for easy, eco-friendly ways to transform cardboard into crafty creations your kids will love.
Table of Contents
Introductionp. 6
On Being Resourcefulp. 7
Hoarding for Playp. 8
Fostering Creativityp. 10
Cardboard Master Classp. 13
Which Cardboard Where?!p. 13
Sourcing Cardboardp. 14
Basic Toolsp. 14
Preparing Recycled Cardboard for Craftingp. 15
Cardboard Cutting 101p. 16
Cardboard Tricksp. 16
Larger than Lifep. 19
Rocketp. 20
Carnival Puppet Theaterp. 23
Castle Cup. 26
Ice Cream Carlp. 29
Retro Vanp. 32
Blackboard Play Screenp. 36
Campingp. 38
Play Ovenp. 41
Submarinep. 45
Cardboard Cottagep. 50
On the Movep. 55
Trainp. 56
Little Yellow School Busp. 60
Mini Monster Truckp. 63
Construction Cranep. 66
Puppy Pull Alongp. 69
UFOp. 72
Jet Planep. 75
Race Carp. 78
Sailboatp. 81
Bulldozerp. 85
Little Hands, Big Imaginationsp. 89
Llama Finger Puppetsp. 90
Tool Beltp. 92
Butterfly Wingsp. 95
Toadstool Gnome Homep. 97
Laptopp. 100
Treehousep. 103
Simple Castlep. 107
Cash Registerp. 110
Magic Wandp. 113
Crownp. 115
Inside the Boxp. 119
Pinball Machinep. 120
Camerap. 124
Doll Bedp. 127
Doll Swingp. 130
Shadow Puppet Theaterp. 133
Space Helmetp. 136
Monster Mini Golfp. 139
Tabletop Soccerp. 142
Car Washp. 145
Cardboard Labyrinthp. 148
Crafty Creationsp. 151
Rainbow Mobilep. 152
Spinning Topp. 154
Chameleon Suncatcherp. 156
Flying Dragon Puppetp. 158
Donutsp. 161
Flower Pressp. 164
Unicorn Ridersp. 167
Initial Bannerp. 170
Bug Stampsp. 172
Swanp. 174
Templatesp. 177
About the Authorp. 187
Acknowledgmentsp. 187
Indexp. 188
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