8 Crafts From Household Items

Rocket
Avery Powell
Tap into your kids' creative side with these easy projects that can be assembled from everyday items.
Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Craft Lab

With some glue, yarn, and maybe even a cereal box, your regular household items are transformed into these 8 creative crafts for kids.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Guitar

Let your child make some beautiful music. Cardboard boxes form the base of this inspired instrument; corks make the tuning pegs.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Puppy Puppet

Transform cardboard tubes into a canine marionette; the head and legs will move when it walks!

Kids can quickly transform a cardboard ring box into a finger dancing puppet.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Cable Car

Your little one's furry friends will be able to zip around in this simple vehicle. Cut windows from a box and tape on a piece of straw; then let your child go wild with decoration.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Balloon Car

Get ready to race—inflate this car's balloon and set it down: the expelled air will make it go!

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Sailboat

Take to the high seas with this boat constructed from a milk carton hull and a skewer mast.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Windmill

Watch the mill's cardboard tube and Popsicle-stick blades spin in the breeze, with the help of a brad.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Village

A few simple snips and a coat of paint transform milk cartons into a colorful village.

Avery Powell
Avery Powell

Rocket

This ship lets imaginations soar! A cardboard tube is topped with a foil-covered paper cone to form this space vessel.

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