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Craft: How to make a box car

Spend some quality time with your little one by making a box car in three easy steps.

By Sadiya Dendar
Craft: How to make a box car

Craft: How to make a box car

Step 1: How to make a box car

Find a large cardboard box. (We bought ours from a moving supply store for $5.) Cut a square out of the box, but leave about a third behind for the hood.

Craft: How to make a box car

Step 2: How to make a box car

Paint four paper plates black and silver for the wheels; set aside to dry. Use non-toxic acrylic paint to transform the boring cardboard into a shiny new car.

Craft: How to make a box car

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Step 3: How to make a box car

Once the paint has dried, attach the wheels with glue. Let each kid use markers or paint to trick out their rides with cute details like headlights., racing stripes and licence plates. Attach a basket for treats using bulldog clips.

Craft: How to make a box car
This article was originally published on Jun 13, 2012

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