Pendulem Paint a cardboard boxCardboard Boxes – There are so many fun things that my preschoolers and I can do with them!   They among my kids favorite “toys”.   Rachele from Tinkerlab, in honor of her 1-year blogging birthday, is having a round-up of activities you can do with cardboard boxes.   Fun!   We had fun “throwing paint” onto our box with a makeshift pendulum. .

How to have fun playing and decorating a   cardboard box?

We used paint, yarn, a clothespin, diaper wipes, a cardboard box and some willing kiddos to help the paint fly.

.decorating cardboard boxes with kids

After tying the yarn to a nail we had hanging on a beam, we squeezed the paint onto a diaper wipe, pulled back and let it fly!   When that got boring we began throwing the wipes.   Could you believe that my two year old left to go play in a different part of the yard?   We were having too much fun for her – that and it was harder for her to reach/pull/throw the paint.     Poor thing.

.Pendulem paint with preschooler and boxes

Many thanks to the other participants in the Cardboard box challenge.   Have fun browsing their submissions: .



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  2. Thanks for the great idea, my kids need some new play ideas and this is a great one. Looks like fun! They already love constructing anything and everything with the egg cartons 😉