Our TV died a few months ago and its replacement arrived in a truly gigantic box. And that box, in all its hugeness, has sat underneath our house ever since. And annoyed me ever since. Even though it was my idea to keep the thing ‘to make something fun for Lachie with it’.
So finally, I did. And much to Troys (and my) surprise, it didn’t suck. So I figure I might as well share it here with you in case you find yourself one afternoon with a restless toddler and a gigantic cardboard box.
– One large box
– Stanley knife
– An enthusiastic toddler
Take the large box and cut off the top and bottom sections so you’re left with just four walls.
Then roughly shape it into a square.
Cut a door and some windows out while your toddler amuses themselves away from the sharp knife. If you’re accident prone like me, be careful not to hold your other hand where you are cutting. That would be bad. Very bad (and totally something I would do).
Fashion some long cut-off pieces into a roof of some description.
Enjoy the endless cups of imaginary tea your child will serve you in their new abode!
Pssst. There’s a much better cardboard box cubby house tutorial over at Kidspot here.