How to Make a Cardboard Car for Kids: A Fun and Eco-Friendly Craft Project

If you are looking for a creative and fun activity for kids, you have come to the right place! We have an easy craft project for them: building a cardboard car using everyday materials like a cereal box. This simple activity will not only sparks their imagination but also teach them about sustainability. It’s an educational, yet exciting, project idea, perfect for a rainy day or a weekend at home. We have broken it down into several easy steps to follow. 

What you need

  • A cereal box
  • A pencil
  • A cutter or pair of scissors
  • Coloured sheets
  • Glue



How to proceed

    Step1: Using a cutter, cut out a square in the middle of the box.
    Step 2: Then, on a piece of paper, draw 4 circles.
    Step 3: Cut out the circles.
    Step 4: Put some glue on the sides of the box.
    Once the glue is dry, your child’s cardboard car is ready for some play. Grab their favorite teddy, place it in the driver's seat, and have fun!

    Why This DIY is Great for Kids

    • Boost creativity This project encourages children to use their creativity and imagination.
    • Educational Value: It introduces concepts of recycling and sustainability in a fun and practical way.