Build a City With Boxes

Build a City With Boxes craft

Children know a lot about city planning because they're such good observers. Build on their planning and construction skills with this city made of boxes.

  • 1.

    Gather several small, recycled cardboard boxes. Use Crayola® Scissors to cut construction paper to cover the sides of each box.

  • 2.

    With Crayola Twistables Crayons and Crayola Washable Markers, draw windows, doors, and other features for each house or building.

  • 3.

    Attach the construction paper to the boxes with Crayola Glue Sticks.

  • 4.

    Arrange the boxes on top of recycled cardboard to design your street scenes.

  • 5.

    Draw in streets, sidewalks, intersections, and parking lots to complete your city made of boxes.