No matter how shiny the gift inside, time and time again kids want to play with the box. We’ve found 19 epic transformations of an ordinary cardboard that will make you forget it was once a humble box. From mini-golf to airplanes to castles, flip through our slideshow to get inspired.

Making Movie Magic

A car and a movie? This is one great way to get kids to stay in their seats (especially when it’s their own seat), and mess free as they nom on popcorn, candy and lemonade. Visit Small Fry blog to see more pictures of this totally awesome drive-in party.

photo: courtesy Small Fry Blog

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

— Christal Yuen & Gabby Cullen

 

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