Matchbox Art Robot: Design One With Your Child

What do you do with used matchboxes? Throw them away? Well, we have the perfect solution to recycle these boxes—and our solution is something your child will love! Matchbox art robot! Pile up a few matchboxes and transform them into a mini robot to do your bidding!

This matchbox art robot activity will:

  • Teach your child to recycle materials
  • Give him/her a confidence boost
  • Keep him/her away from TV/Smartphone

Materials You’ll Need:
  1. Matchboxes – 4
  2. Matchsticks – 2
  3. Coloured paper
  4. A pair of scissors
  5. Glue
Instructions for Matchbox Art Robot:
  1. Stick coloured paper over a matchbox.
  2. With a matchstick, punch a hole at the bottom of the box.
  3. Place two matchsticks on top as antennae.
  4. Add eyes for the robot.
  5. Stick three boxes together to form the body and legs.
  6. Prick a matchstick into the top of the body and connect it with the head.

Robot at your service!

If your child enjoyed this matchbox art activity, then he/she is sure to love our Little Scientist box—loaded with engaging activities and experiments on science!

90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
If your child is spending more time swiping and scrolling, instead of interaction with the real world, you need to act before it’s too late.
Find out if your child is being meaningfully and positively engaged by taking this simple quiz.

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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

1 Comment

  • sreelatha

    December 19, 2016 - 2:27 pm

    awesome …..
    just with simple things around us

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