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This is very basic but my main reason for sharing is it is a great way to re-use something that will still eventually get recycled and it is a simple way to introduce your little one to crayons and drawing on a surface that won't rip like paper.


Material

  • Empty cereal box
  • crayons

Method

  1. Open out the empty box to expose the bare cardboard on the inside
  2. Let your little one get creative

Notes... My daughter is 15months old and I hadn't yet used crayons or pencils etc with her. This is such an easy way to introduce her to drawing and she had a ball.



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  • Stace
    • 04 Jun 2020
      5:39 pm

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  • Great idea, my mum always used to give me envelopes to draw on instead of just throwing them out.

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  • Fantastic idea! Recycle and reuse I love it

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  • We do this all the time – my children love creating things out of tissue boxes, or toilet roles, or any other cardboard that they can cut and colour :)

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  • Absolutely. I love the idea. Boxes can be so useful in a young household. Think also about big boxes to create a playhouse!

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  • Great idea, we do this and cut out things from catalogs and clue them to it

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  • Basic indeed, but it never hurts to remind people.

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  • Thank you for sharing your recycling idea. looks like a good activity

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  • love this idea. Good to recycle

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  • My kids bit grown up now. But we still use these cereal boxes to create many things.

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  • Great Idea for Kids thanks for sharing

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  • love this…drawing is so great for kids

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  • Kids love to draw and this helps stimulate their imagination. Plus using up the boxes is a great idea!

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  • Great way to maximise the use of these materials.


    • I agree, every opportunity to conserve and use resources wisely should indeed be taken.

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  • Great idea…my toddlers will love it

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  • I am a fan of reusing, recycling and up-cycling. It is cost effective and a good use of resources.

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