Empty cardboard boxes still have loads of imagination juice in them, even after your kiddos have climbed in and out and up and down. In fact, after a few snips and tucks, you’ve got a castle, pet store, airplane and more! Flip through our slideshow for easy ways to convert a boring box into a dream toy.

Cardboard Rocket by Built by Kids
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Cardboard Rocket by Built by Kids

Take one big step closer towards those dreams of landing on the moon! With just a few cuts and several strips of tape, this cardboard rocket is ready for launching. You can find Built By Kid’s instructions to making this rocket blast-off here.

  1. Cardboard Rocket by Built by Kids
  2. Camper Playhouse by The Merry Thought
  3. Cardboard Play Yard by Sean Walker
  4. Kid-sized Castle by The Busy Budgeting Mama
  5. Cardboard Box Plane by Mini Mocha

Have you seen how this family turned their cardboard boxes into a box office heaven? Check out The Cardboard Box Office

— Christal Yuen