Arts & Crafts: Box House With Garden

Nerdy Mama Does It Best

Sorry for the late post. It has been a hectic day.

In this previous post I talked about toddlers and their love of boxes. I also showed you how to make a cardboard box train.
In this post I will show you how you can make a cardboard box house with a small window garden for your toddler.

What you need:
A large cardboard box
Small cardboard box (like a shoe box)
Tape (Duct tape is best)
Glue
Construction paper
Pipe cleaners
Colors (crayons, markers, colored pencils)

Pro Tip: While you are setting up for this fun craft set the little one(s) up with something else to do so they don’t bug you while you are holding sharp objects. They could be watching a movie, having a snack, playing with dolls, bugging another family member, sleeping, anything really so long as they are involved in that activity.

Step 1:
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