My Cardboard House

by Nick Pan

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

Skill Level: Advanced

Suitable For: 5 - 6 years old

Estimated Time: > 30 mins

Environment: Indoors

My Cardboard House

Learning Framework

  • Physical - None

  • Intellectual - People and cultures, natural and built environment, places and spaces, observing, classifying, asking questions

  • Emotional - Comfortable and happy with themselves, reflectiveness, appreciation, inventiveness, engagement

  • Social - Be able to relate to others, love their families, friends, teachers and school


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Step 1

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

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Step 3

Colour the blocks.

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Step 5

Create roads with coloured tapes.

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  • Empty Boxes

  • Paper

  • Empty Toilet Roll

  • Clear Tape

  • Coloured Tape

  • Assorted Colours Marker Pens

  • Scissors

Step 2

Draw a block of flats on the box.

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Step 4

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

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Step 6

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


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