9 Matchbox Craft Activities Every Child Will Enjoy

What can you create out used matchboxes? Well, here are a few matchbox craft ideas to get your child and you to try. With a letterbox and cassette player, you can walk down the memory lane. Well, that’s just to begin with. Go on, stack up your used matchboxes and read this piece!

9 matchbox craft activities to boost your child’s creativity

Retro Cassette Player

Remember the good old cassette player? Has your child seen once? If yes or no, this nostalgic matchbox craft activity is for your little one and you to bond. Sit down and create a used matchbox décor!

 

 

Bunker Bed

Here’s how you can transform a couple of used matchboxes into a mini bunker bed. This enchanting matchbox craft idea is sure to make your child jump with joy. Go ahead, pick out some paint and get started!

 

 

Mini Suitcase

Vacation might be over and your child is off to school. Well, that doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t make a mini suitcase. With this enchanting matchbox craft activity, snip, stick, and paint a mini suitcase!

 

 

You’ve Got Mail

Let’s make a letterbox for your child. It will be a wonderful table decor in which your can leave reminder notes and all. Recycle and transform the matchbox with this wonderfully simple matchbox craft idea!

 

 

Matchbox Craft – Robot

Robot made out of matchboxes? Yes, you can create one. Check out this matchbox craft activity, build a robot out of used matchboxes and matchsticks. Let your little one help you in creating one. Use it as a storytelling prop!

 

 

Jeep Adventure

With a couple of used matchboxes and some bottle caps, it’s quite simple to build a jeep. Take a look at this matchbox craft idea for your child to make a jeep! Keep some paint colours and paintbrushes at the ready! Get, set, for the jeep to zoom away!

 

 

Matchbox Wall Decor

Your child and you can make a wall decor out of empty matchboxes by taking inspiration from this matchbox craft activity on arusuvai. All you need are a bunch of matchboxes and coloured papers to make a simple one!

Matchbox Craft - Wall Decor

Matchbox Holder

Does your child’s crayon, colour pencil, or sketch pen collections drive you nuts? Well, they are just in every nook and corner. Well, here’s a quick fix that your little one will absolutely love. Recycle matchboxes and make a matchbox art holder. Here’s the easy matchbox craft idea:

 

 

Harry Potter Mini Books

Get set to make a miniature collection of Harry Potter books! Your child and you can reuse the matchboxes to create all the seven books. Download the template for this engaging matchbox craft and have a fun magical bonding time!

 

 

Conclusion

Simple, weren’t they? Apart from learning about recycling, your child engages his/her creativity, motor and coordination skills. In the ‘Comments’ section below, tell us about the activities that were super duper hit with your little one.

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Sumitra writes on any topic that isn't political, mathematical, or well, hard to decode. She loves to read and narrate stories, put together quizzes, stargaze, and go to the beach. She has worked as a journalist, a storyteller, and a content developer. Now, she works with Flintobox, and without a doubt contributes for the blog.

2 Comments

  • Taniya

    November 15, 2017 - 6:50 am

    Very valuable and very busy activities for the kids…

  • Taniya

    November 15, 2017 - 6:47 am

    Hello Sir/Madam,…. Greetings……I am happy watching all the videos.It will be really very interesting and enjoyable,.for the pre-primary students… Thankyou

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