Amazing DIY Cardboard Learning Toys

diy cardboard toys from play and grow blog

Play and Grow is an amaz­ing blog by a Russ­ian archi­tect that has a pas­sion for mak­ing hand­made card­board toys for his lit­tle girl. The site is filled with great diy tuto­ri­als for upcy­cling card­board into early learn­ing toys.

A few favorites:

DIY Cardboard Learning Toys

DIY Geo­met­ric Sort­ing Board (view tuto­r­ial)
A card­board ver­sion of the clas­sic geo­met­ric sort­ing board.

DIY Cardboard Learning Toys

DIY Devel­op­men­tal Toy (view tuto­r­ial)
An early learn­ing devel­op­men­tal toy made from a dia­per box, knit­ting nee­dles, a doorstop, and paper.

DIY Cardboard Learning Toys

DIY Steamship Pull Toy (view tuto­r­ial)
A card­board pull toy made from a dia­per box.

DIY Cardboard Learning Toys

DIY Card­board Train (view tuto­r­ial)
A card­board train made using a dia­per box and boxes from old toys.

DIY Cardboard Learning Toys DIY Cardboard Learning Toys

DIY Mini Geoboard (view tuto­r­ial)
A card­board ver­sion of the clas­sic peg/pin board toy used to make shapes, pat­terns, let­ters, etc.

Visit Play and Grow for more cool projects & tutorials!

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  • Rachel @ rainbowvintagehome

    These are beau­ti­ful! Thanks so much for shar­ing, this blog looks like a lot of fun. :)

  • Kay­lyn L

    Those are great. I had to look twice to see they were card­board. Amazing!

  • http://www.handmadecharlotte.com hand­made charlotte

    aren’t they? so talented

  • http://www.handmadecharlotte.com hand­made charlotte

    thanks for the kind words!

  • http://www.facebook.com/alastair.monk.7 Alas­tair Monk

    They are really cool (sim­ple & attrac­tive) — - I just started http://www.boxitoyz.com (scale mod­els on web­site for now) — - what do you think?

  • http://www.handmadecharlotte.com/ hand­made charlotte

    very cool!