Sunday, August 7, 2011

Rainy Day Fun

Yet again - we are in for another solid 5 days of rain. How on earth do I entertain a toddler in the rain?? Normally an art project would be fun but he's too little to understand or enjoy doing any crafts so I did the crafting and he reaped the fun!
Diaper Box Rocketboatruck! (I just kept cutting and taping so I have no idea what this could be!)
You Will Need - 1 or 2 cardboard boxes the ones for diapers are ideal.
Box Cutter/Knife
Packing Tape/Duct Tape (or if you're like me) Security Tape

Cut the sides down in a wave shape so you little one can see over the side and can easily be put in/taken out.
Cut out windows - one in the front and two on the sides. Round or square - get creative!
Now cut out various shapes and tape em on. For example, a half roof, wheel, front engine, steam pipe - anything really!
Tape along the cut edges to avoid paper burn, paper cuts or picking/chewing on the sides.
Now push the little bugger around and wear yourselves out.
Now go take a nap ;)

Hope you enjoy this project - here is a picture of ours:



  1. I want to do this so bad now!! Did you use the larger diaper boxes or does it really matter? i have several diaper boxes in two slightly different sizes.

  2. so creative!! great ideas!

  3. i used both sizes - the top is the big size and the bottom is the small size :)