What’s plain, brown, and filled with imagination? A cardboard box, that’s what! Give your kids the best play time supply of all and watch their creative juices flow. Flip through our slideshow for clever ways to turn a basic box into a dream toy.

Cardboard, Ahoy!

From the queen of cardboard comes an arrrrg-uably awesome pirate ship. Probably one of the more easier projects you’ll find over at ikat bag, your little mates will be able to help raise the mast and set sail! Find out how to make your own over at ikat bag.

photo: Lorraine Teigland via ikat bag

  • Cardboard, Ahoy!
  • Auto-Box
  • It's the Small Things
  • Add Up for Fun
  • Kitschy Kid Kitchen
  • Cool Castle
  • On the Road Again
  • Make Your Own Maze
  • Blast-off! Box
  • Making Movie Magic
  • Going Up?

What’s the best thing you’ve ever made out of cardboard? Share with us in a Comment! 

— Christal Yuen & Gabby Cullen