10 Junk Modelling Cardboard Craft Ideas

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By In The Playroom

I’m happy to introduce another featured blog this week: Mama Smiles. Maryanne blogs about Joyful Parenting – Creativity, Learning and Play! I love Mama Smiles and there are some brilliant parenting posts there that you should check out later, but for now I am going to share with you 10 great cardboard craft ideas. We love junk modelling and creating with cardboard!


Click through each of the links below to go through to Mama Smiles and check out the full post for each activity.

junk modelling kids craft idea - cardboard laptop by mamasmiles.com

Cardboard Laptop

Cardboard Robot


Cardboard Washer Dryer

Cardboard Play House

kids art idea - cardboard as a canvas by mamasmiles.com

Cardboard Canvas

Cardboard Armoire for Doll Clothes

junk modelling - cardboard space shuttle with lights by mamasmiles.com

Cardboard Space Shuttle with Lights

Baby Play with Cardboard Boxes

cardboard astronaut junk modelling idea by by mamasmiles.com

Cardboard Astronaut

Cardboard Bus

I hope you enjoyed these cardboard crafts and activities! Which one is your favourite? Let me know in the comments 

For more ideas follow Mama Smiles on Pinterest

Visit MamaSmiles’s profile on Pinterest.

Check out last weeks feature with 10 crafts from around the world, from Kid World Citizen

You might also be interested in my post on Junk modelling: Ideas inspiration and supplies, or our Junk modelling craft party with Zack & Quack

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Anna Marikar, mum of four and seasoned blogger, has spent over a decade sharing her parenting journey and passion for kid-friendly crafts and free printables.
Her easy-to-follow craft ideas and practical parenting advice have transformed In The Playroom into a cherished resource for parents.

15 thoughts on “10 Junk Modelling Cardboard Craft Ideas”

  1. These are fantastic ideas, I have so much cardboard around the house it’s unbelievable and I never know what to do with it. I do now. Thank you ever so much for sharing these great ideas with Share With Me. They are great!!! You are so creative and looks like the kids really enjoy it too! #sharewithme Hope to see you again soon.


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