Cardboard Box City

How to turn a box into a cardboard city for play

The children and I spent a glorious afternoon creating this cardboard box city.  It cost me all of…nothing, was mess free and is still going strong! Keep this in mind next time you have a big box lying around, or you can even ask places like Bunnings or The Good Guys if they have any […]

Mini Books in a Cardboard Box Library

Mini cardboard books

I recently featured a gorgeous mini cardboard library by a mother and teacher from Spain. When I put the article together, I realised I had a box we could use to do the same thing from inside the printer we purchased when we moved at the start of the year.  It’s a great little project! Materials Hot […]

Box Cubby House (dollhouse style)

box cubby - dollhouse style

I shared this idea for the Pumpkin Patch blog last year, and am re-sharing it here. School holidays: It’s the opportunity to think big about play. Play, not only in sessions, but over days and weeks. Creating play environments, like a cubby house, is a good example because it starts with the building phase, then […]

Indoor Cardboard Box Cubby House

box cubby house

This Winter School Holidays period, I converted our unused garage space (we park the car in a carport) into a fun play space for the children using cardboard boxes.  I find just a little set up goes a long way for days of play over the school holidays. You can find the tutorial and more […]