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My Cardboard House

Updated: Dec 29, 2021

Explore the neighbourhood with your child using this charming replica and encourage him/her to tell stories about the life that goes on around him/her.

Skill Level: Advanced Suitable For: 5 - 6 years old Estimated Time: > 30 mins Environment: Indoors


  • Empty Boxes

  • Paper

  • Empty Toilet Roll

  • Clear Tape

  • Coloured Tape

  • Assorted Colours Marker Pens

  • Scissors

Step 1:

Wrap the boxes and the empty toilet roll with paper. Secure them with clear tape.

Step 2:

Draw a block of flats on the box.

Step 3:

Colour the blocks.

Step 4:

Repeat steps 2 and 3 on the other boxes to create houses and traffic lights.

Step 5:

Create roads with coloured tapes.

Step 6:

Populate the estate with fun characters and tell stories about them!

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