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.

Suds-Free Washing Machine

Doing chores has never been this much fun! Don't be surprised if this DIY washing machine jump starts your kids love for cleanliness. To get the details on making this uber cool cardboard creation, head over to Ooh La Wawa.

photo: Ooh La Wawa


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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