World Environment Day Cardboard Box Holder: Activity For Kids

When there are too many cardboard boxes at home, the easiest way to get rid of it is to throw them into a dustbin. But let’s take a minute and think about our planet. The Earth has way too much waste accumulated in all the wrong places. So what do we do? We need to learn to reuse, reduce, and recycle materials—as much as we can and as soon as we possibly can! Take the cardboard boxes, for example; you can create a lot of interesting products without being a craft expert. Here’s one for you: World Environment Day Cardboard Box Holder! All you need is a few scraps of paper and a pair of scissors! Don’t believe it? Read on!

Parental Involvement: High

Duration: 20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Caring, Thinking, Creativity



  1. Cardboard box
  2. A pair of scissors
  3. Glue
  4. Coloured paper

Instructions for World Environment Day Cardboard Box Holder:

  1. Cut the open edges of cardboard box.
  2. Cut the front in half and the sides diagonally.
  3. Measure the sides and stick coloured paper on it.
  4. Measure the back and stick a coloured sheet.
  5. Cut thin strips of coloured paper and stick them in front.
  6. Stick double-side tape on the back and place it on the wall.
  7. Add envelopes, cards, letters, anything!

Wasn’t that fun?

Reusing paper and cardboard makes a significant difference in reducing waste in the world. Imagine if all of us did the same!

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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!


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