Waste Material Craft Game: Foosball Box

Bring an entire football ground into your living room with this waste material craft game! An exciting indoor game, Foosball will keep your kid at the edge of his/her seat all through the match! Set up an Ultimate Foosball Championship and enjoy quality family time!

This activity will:

  • Improve your child’s hand-eye coordination
  • Teach him/her to recycle
  • Keep him/her away from TV/Smartphone

  1. Cardboard box
  2. Long Straws/sticks
  3. Clothespins – 10 pins – 5 green, 5 red
  4. Paper Cutter (parental guidance needed)
  5. Pen
  6. Ball
Instructions for Waste Material Craft Game – Foosball:
  1. Make six equally spaced markings on either side of the box.
  2. Punch holes and insert straws through them.
  3. Alternate the straws with green and red clothespins.
  4. Make small goal posts on either ends.
  5. Drop the ball inside and let the fun begin!

How To Play Foosball:

  1. The match is between two teams—green vs red.
  2. The clothespins represent the players from each team.
  3. The objective of the game is to score a goal through the opposing team’s goalpost, just like football!
  4. Each team has to defend its goal post. .

Ready, Set, Game On!

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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!


  • Manish

    May 3, 2016 - 12:28 am

    This is the best one…

    • Sumitra

      May 3, 2016 - 11:22 am

      Hi Manish, Glad to hear you liked the activity.

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