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Making : Milk Carton Buildings

9 July 20099 Comments

Gee. I just checked. The last time I posted an ‘Arts and Craft’ post was way back in May!

Not that we stopped doing arts and crafts stuff at home, because we still do. But somehow I think there seems to have been so many other topics that I wrote about and I simply didn’t get around to sharing more about the crafting stuff we do.

Oh well. Anyway.

Here’s one quick-yet-great crafting idea that you can try and make!

Milk Carton Buildings!

What you need :

– Used milk cartons

– Coloured Paper

– Glue, scissors, crayons

What we did :

– Cut the milk carton (see top picture), leaving the top part a little longer than the bottom part

– Cover the sides with coloured paper (to create ‘different buildings’ use different coloured paper)

– Glue the ‘buildings’ to each other (see the picture above)

– Cut bits of different shapes and stick them on as windows, doors, etc

– Cut out the ‘doors’ so they can be opened and closed

– If the child can already write, let him/her name the kind of buildings they’ve just made


Anya created a house and a museum, while Vai … well, he’s just happy enough to have created buildings where he could drive his little toy cars in and out of the doors!


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