cargaragecraft-1They’ve revved their engines and raced around the track. What’s next for those toy cars? A new home, of course! Read on for an easy-peasy DIY toy garage tutorial that’ll really get your kiddo’s creative engines running.

You’ll Need:
a box
paint
paint brush
scissors
sharpie pen
Hot Wheels® cars

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Instructions:

1. Choose what color you want to paint your toy car garage. We chose blue for the outside and grey for the inside.

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2. This step might get messy so you’ll want to lay out some newspaper or scrap paper to place underneath your box as you paint it.

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3. Once your garage has dried, cut off the box’s flaps. Mom and Dad might need to help with this step.

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4. Choose what cars you want to put in the garage.

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5. Using your sharpie pen, create parking spaces for each car.

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6. Use your scissors to cut a flap so your cars have an entrance and an exit. cargaragecraft-910

We love how easy and entertaining this project is! Have you ever made a toy car garage? Are your kids into Hot Wheels? Share your creations with us on social media by tagging #RedTricycle and we’ll repost our favorites!

photos by Christal Yuen; copy by Erin Lem; and a special thanks to Momtastic for the inspo

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